Louise Drewett is a British composer. She is a long-term collaborator with poet Clare Shaw, writing works for voices and choirs, and with theatre company Arbonauts, writing for productions at Inside Out Dorset and Latitude festivals. In 2017 Louise became co-director of Sing Healthy, a charity running community choirs in Berkshire, for whom she has written and arranged many pieces. Other projects include works for Festival Chorus, EXAUDI, and the International Guitar Foundation. Louise’s community opera, Daylighting, also written for the 200 PIECES project, was premiered in 2022, along with an orchestral work commissioned for the London Symphony Orchestra through the Panufnik Scheme.
Louise studied with Philip Cashian on a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music, where she was Manson Fellow in 2021-2022. She was awarded the 2018 and 2019 Charles Lucas Composition Prizes. Her study was supported by a Countess of Munster Musical Trust Award and a Vaughan Williams Bursary from the RVW Trust.