Bee Jarvis

MUSICAL NOTES

What do you do for PMZ?

I am a singing Music Leader for PMZ, and I am currently leading the Plymouth Proud Voices group!

Do you play any instruments?

I sure do! My main instrument is the piano, but I can also play the Guitar and Ukulele. Right now I’m learning the Cello!

What musical instrument would best describe you as a person?

I reckon I would be hanging chimes! They sound like sparkles, and I feel like I fully embody sparkles. 

What has music done for you in your life?

Music has played a significant role in my life, as a source of expression, comfort, enjoyment and connection. I’ve been involved in music from a young age, starting with piano and singing, and it has been a constant presence. During school and into University I struggled to connect with many of my peers, before I knew I was Autistic, but music was always there to provide a language I understood and a way to express myself. Even when I was feeling lost and unsure of my direction in my early 20s, being part of a choir helped me stay grounded. Today, music has become my work, and it brings me so much joy!

What’s the best bit about working at PMZ?

The wonderful people! There’s never a bad day at PMZ, the door is always open and there’s a smile and a cuppa waiting for you. Even though I don’t drink tea, it’s still very much appreciated.

What’s the first record/CD you ever bought?

I reckon it was the West End Recording of Joseph and The Technicolour Dreamcoat! There was a point where I knew every single word.