Darlene received her Bachelor's of Music in composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the tutelage of Linda Buckley and an endorsement in Social Change through Music. In addition, she's also
received support from Alistair MacDonald in her electroacoustic studies.
Recently, she's one of six composers to be shortlisted by New Music Scotland and Scottish Music Centre for ISCM 2021 for her text-spoken electroacoustic piece, "The Inevitable Withdrawal (feat. text by Phoebe McGowan)". She was also featured on BBC Radio Scotland: Introducing for her song, "This Heart Breaks for You", which was broadcasted in March2021. More recently, her piece, "Are You There?", won the violin and electronic commission for The Night With... for violinist Emma Lloyd which premiered Spring 2022 in the UK and Europe.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- Darlene loves playing indie and RPG video games with my friends!
- She is a huge animal lover; I have a lab-corgi dog and cute chonky cat!
- Darlene enjoys watching true crime documentaries (but only during the day!)