Ysabelle Wombwell

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Ysabelle is a musician, composer and music producer. Her music is honest and evocative, often inspired by her experiences of depression, solo parenthood, abuse and exclusion, and is heavily influenced by her lived experience of racial and gender discrimination, and ableism.

Ysabelle has toured across Europe and her music has received both national and international airplay. Her performing highlights include supporting First Aid Kit, Baby Gramps and The Magic Numbers.

As a composer she has worked with Deafinitely Theatre, Freedom Festival, The Herd, and NPOs The Warren Youth Project, and ARCADE and has had the privilege of collaborating with Hull’s Philharmonic Orchestra.

In 2021 Ysabelle received an Arts Council England DYCP grant, which helped her reestablish herself as a composer and performing musician after a substantial break when she became a parent. She has engineered and produced a range of artists including Rachel Croft, Jack Conman and Alice Clayton and her most notable producer credit is for the compilation album ‘Three Minute Heroes’ that received 4 stars from Mojo.

As well as being a working musician, Ysabelle also has a huge passion for activism and works as a creative producer and inclusion and Antiracism consultant within her local community. She has new music is due for release in early 2024.