Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. I'm a singer, songwriter and community musician.
I believe that singing belongs to everyone and is a fundamental community building activity. My mission is to make it as joyful and accessible to as many people as possible.
I specialise in running harmony singing groups and workshops in the community, in mental health settings, in prisons and in schools. I provide one-to-one singing lessons for individuals wanting to learn more and take their singing to the next level.
I perform original material using voice and loop pedal under the name Kaninchen, sing in the brilliantly fun Yellow Goose Dance Band, and sing in a touring band with mega Prince nerds Prince Tribute Endorphinmachine.
I hold a Music Performance BMus(Hons) from the University of Huddersfield and an MA in Community Music from the University of York.
I attended Natural Voice Practitioners Network singer leaders training with Frankie Armstrong in 2009, attended Rhiannon's 'Mele A Hakuwale' followed by year long improvisation course 'All The Way In' in 2019. I have completed Vocal Process' 'Singing Teacher Training' and the SOVT Singing Technique course by Oren Boder.
I am a Vocal Health First Aider
with Vocal Health Education.
The Swan Song Project Singing Group
FREE weekly singing group on Thursday evenings from Nov 5th 2020
Raised Voices Community Choir
Raised Voices are a non-auditioned community choir. We sing a joyous and massive range of acapella songs, all taught by ear.
We rehearse at Hall Bower Sunday School, 69 High Ln, Huddersfield HD4 6RL
Prices are worked out termly and pay as you go is available. Get in touch for the latest dates and details!
Schedule a singing lesson (online and in person available)
Jess offers a bespoke service to suit your voice
using healthy, safe vocal technique
Developing vocal strength
Singing with ease
Recovering a tired voice
Musicianship and theory
Lessons are 45minutes @ £30
Join my Patreon Family
Monthly content for community singing leaders!
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Become a subscriber on my Patreon page and get monthly exclusive content for singing leaders. I share my tried and tested warm-ups and choir activities as well as original harmony songs for you to use.
Patreons also receive discount on singing course and sessions that I run!
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Mindfulness and Singing (Course)
How To Loop Pedal (Course)
One-off Pop-up workshops
Thula Mama (Singing for parents with their babies)
“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”