Anita Abram is an independent musician, illustrator, image creator and founder of Every Bird Records CIC. She has experience in education and as a Suffolk UK based arts charity director (The Curwen Print Study Centre) from 2017 to date. Her background in activism and music brings valuable artistic expertise to Every Bird Records CIC. Anita records under the Every Bird Record Label.
Marisa Batson is the trustee of a young person's charity, The Mix in Suffolk UK, from 2012 to date, and the chair (since 2016). She brings extensive charity experience to the CIC. She also has decades of experience in education and health, as well as social media and marketing. Her leadership skills and passion for supporting people is an assets to the organisation.
Sam Crane is an independent associate heading up the CIC podcast development, performance, and monetisation advice. She is musician with 20 years experience and is a producer who recorded an album of 10 original songs in 2022. Sam’s interests include:
Luke Concannon is an independent coach, musician, and singer-songwriter; his latest solo album is ‘Ecstatic Bird in the Burning’. Luke is also well known for inspiring a young Ed Sheeran, and Ed and Luke still work together running songwriting workshops from time to time.
Luke first came to prominence as one half of the band Nizlopi, a duo with his friend John Parker.. In 2004, they released their first album ‘Half These Songs Are About You’. JCB became a single from that album to reach number one on the UK Singles Chart on the 18 December 2005. It eventually won the duo an Impala Platinum award recognising sales of over 500,000 copies of the song across Europe in 2007.
Luke’s musical background and experience as a performer will bring valuable insights and knowledge to the CIC's support for artists.
Pete Moody is an independent voice coach, musician and producer and has extensive experience in the music industry. His expertise in vocal coaching and performance will contribute to the development of artists within Every Bird Records CIC.
Ophelia is an independent artist, illustrator and digital image specialist. She started with her own business, supported by her family, at a young age producing greetings card designs. She is currently an undergraduate at Oxford University, whilst supplying Every Bird Records with inspiring images.
Catherine is an independent entrepreneur, music promoter and radio presenter working worldwide. She’s run her own business CJC Promotions since 2015, which specialises in helping independent artists get their music on radio stations.
Dr Helen Bendon is an associate professor of the arts with experience in grant funding and is available to the directors to advise on appropriate use of the CIC’s monies in support of artist applicants.