''On the one hand, Cheryl was commissioned to write a song and perform it for Prince Charles and on the other, has rolled up her sleeves and worked in orphanages from India, Africa to Belarus. She has played her music to 20,000 people at festivals and yet, written songs with victims of domestic abuse to make legislative change and published books to help children with grief.''
Cheryl Beer has worked in the Music Industry all her life and touched the lives of many thousands of people. She started her career as a singer/ songwriter at 14 years old and in adulthood, moved naturally into directing large scale music & storytelling events. On returning from volunteering in India as a musician specialising in mantra, she became a full time Community Artist, setting up numerous Award Winning Arts & Health based projects throughout Wales.
When she left school, Cheryl originally trained as a learning disability nurse, has a first degree in Behavioural Sciences, and her first Masters Degree is in Social Science. Later on, her academic journey followed that of her career, and she went back to university to study an MA in Applied Drama, after which she went on to train as a Sound Therapist. Cheryl combines all of her specialisms in a unique fusion as a Meditation Musician & Community Arts Consultant, designing bespoke solutions through mindfulness and creative digital media.
In 2019, Cheryl won an Outstanding Contribution to the Arts for her work as Director of Sound Memories Dementia Friendly Radio Station, as well as an Excellence in Creative Media Award for her Life Story Projects. She has also won the prestigious GOLD National Care Award for her work with Older People, as well as two National Excellence Awards for her Creative Writing & Well Being Courses with Young People.
Cheryl was a Finalist for Welsh Woman of the Year in the Arts & Culture category & a Best Female Solo Finalist at the Welsh Music Awards. She has published 68 books through her Publishing & Well Being Courses, which were identified for Best Practice at the Cambridge University International Conference for Mental Health. Cheryl won an Outstanding Contribution to Drama Award from the University of South Wales, as well as being recognised as an outstanding artist by HMV album of the Month for her self penned songs.
''Cheryl Beer is a pioneer. Her unique view of the world, strategic vision & dedication to making the world a better place, is always inspirational ''
In 2016, Cheryl became hearing impaired with hearing loss, tinnitus and debilitating hyperacusis which led her to research multi cultural and spiritually connected ways in which she could Self Heal. This has informed her new show at Oystermouth Radio Woman Needs a Temple: Conversations about the Human Spirit and Well Being, as well as her new album of the same title, recorded in her Meditation Studio.
2020 sees her launching a series of exciting new projects that all promise to be as breath taking, authentic and life changing as her existing body of work. If you would like to work with Cheryl, why not get in touch.