Who we are

Givin’ it Laldie is made up of a small staff team supported by freelance musicians.  Everyone who works with Givin’ it Laldie is an experienced Community Musician with a passion for working with music to improve wellbeing and bring people together.


Clare McBrien – Manager

Clare McBrien – Manager

Clare works in the background to make sure the organisation runs smoothly by securing funding, leading on monitoring and evaluation, deepening partnerships in the Gorbals and ensuring all the correct policies and procedures are in place.


Marix Leahy – Community Musician

Marix leads the Gorbals Children’s Choir, and the Strum for Life and Inters groups.


Michelle Burke – Community Musician

Michelle leads the Sing for Health choir and the singing sessions in local dementia units and sheltered housing accommodation.


Chani Bond – Community Development Officer


Chani’s role is to create connections, within the Gorbals and beyond, building and supporting the Givin’ it Laldie community.