Laura Callaghan Grooms, Director of Hand on Heart Arts, is a project manager, creative consultant, music education specialist, composer and artist. In her time as Director of Hand On Heart Arts, Laura has had the privilege of working with an array of arts and cultural organisations across the UK, including Deal Festival of Music & the Arts, Our Future City / Brighton Dome, SoundCity, Brighton & Hove Music & Arts, Surrey Music Hub, Kent Music, Philharmonia Orchestra, GSM London, Musiko Musika, London Philharmonic Orchestra, and many more besides.
Laura also paints. Cross-artforms and mixtures of media have been at the heart of her artistic output, and are particularly inspired by the natural world. www.lauracallaghangrooms.com She also composes music, and her music has been featured online, on TV and at festivals.