Vocal Freedom

Vocal Freedom workshops aim to improve singing technique while learning great music in a friendly environment with like-minded people.

During lockdown these workshops are on zoom, with the hope that they will be in-person in the future.

Tickets are available here for April’s Workshop:
Click here to buy tickets

Under 25s will receive a 25% discount. Email info@jessicanorton.co.uk to receive the discount code before booking.

Saturday 24th April 2021, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah
Learn to sing this incredible piece without straining your voice and how to approach it in a healthy way,



Jessica Norton is a freelance choral conductor, vocal coach, teacher and professional soprano. She is currently Musical Director of the East London Chorus, London Concord Singers and Henley Youth Choirs, and has recently finished working with the London Orpheus Choir. Previously she has also worked with the London Symphony Chorus, Milton Keynes Chorale, the News International Choir and St Michael’s Church, Bray, having previously had repeat invitations to conduct at CBSO and LSO chorus Come and Sing Days. She was also a conductor in David Lang’s UK Premiere of “Public Domain” in the Barbican Centre.

As a vocal coach Jessica leads workshops in schools across Henley, St Mary’s School in Cambridge and Hallfield Primary School in Birmingham. She also runs Come and Sing days and sessions at corporate events. Jessica sings solo soprano for choirs across London and beyond, including the London Symphony Chorus, Ealing Common Choir and Harwich and Dovercourt Choral Society, has sung on ITV’s The Halcyon” and is the featured soprano at Wanstead’s opera gala “Glamour on the Green”.

Jessica is also a keen composer and her choral pieces have been premiered in such prestigious venues as Guildford Cathedral, the Victoria Rooms in Bristol and Chevy Chase United Methodist Church in Washington, DC. Alongside her compositions Jessica also edits music for singer/songwriter Archie Smith, and has received multiple commissions from Guildhall students in London.

Latest News

Afternoon Arias and Glamour on the Green
Jessica will be performing a private outdoor concert on Sunday 13th September (email for the zoom link) and returning to Glamour on the Green in Wanstead.

Summer Singing
Jessica has just finished a series on online singing technique workshops while choirs stopped over the summer. For more information on future workshops to get involved please email info@jessicanorton.co.uk

Online Tuition
In the midst of Coronavirus, Jessica is offering online tuition for singing and music theory to keep music available for everyone. To book a session, contact her via the links on her website, or via info@jessicanorton.co.uk

Come and Sing
Jessica has continued her technique sessions around London, most recently hosted by the East London Chorus working on Mahler’s 2nd Symphony.


Conducting and Vocal Coaching

Current Conducting Engagements
– East London Chorus
– Henley Youth Choirs
– London Concord Singers

Previous Conducting Work
– London Orpheus Choir
– Pegasus Choir (Associate Musical Director).
– Hilton Youth Choir
– St Ives Choral Society
– Barclays Captial Choir

Deputising work
– London Symphony Chorus
– Ealing Common Choir
– News International Choir
– Milton Keynes Chorale
– St Michael’s Church Choir, Bray

Vocal Coaching
Jessica leads vocal workshops for choirs, school groups and organisations. Recent work has included:
– St Mary’s School, Cambridge
– Valley Road Primary, Henley
– Nettlebed Primary, Henley
– Trinity Primary School, Henley
– Hallfield Primary, Birmingham
– Richmond Womens’ Chorus, Virginia
– Haygarth Marketing Agency corporate event

Jessica’s latest videos can be seen via the following link: Pegasus at St George’s Bloomsbury

To book individual vocal lessons, school workshops or corporate event sessions, please contact Jessica.


Jessica is a lyric soprano and, with a Diploma in Singing Performance from ABRSM, has performed in prestigious venues around the UK and beyond as part of a choir and as a soloist.

Below are some of Jessica’s most recent live recordings. To see her most recent performance at Glamour on the Green please click here.



For more information or to hire Jessica, please use the contact details below. Services available:

  • Soprano (Choral or Solo)
  • Vocal Coaching: individual lessons, school workshops, corporate events
  • Choral conducting
  • Compositions, arrangements, transcriptions, transpositions