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Jessica Norton is a choral conductor, vocal coach, teacher and professional soprano based in North West London. 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 worked with the London Symphony Chorus, Milton Keynes Chorale, SAVoce and Hertford Voices, among many others. Alongside her work with a myriad of choirs across the UK she has appeared at CBSO and LSO chorus Come and Sing Days and was 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, alongside organising and running her own online workshops; ‘Summer Singing’ and ‘Vocal Freedom’. Jessica teaches for Music in Offices alongside teaching private students. For more information on booking a lesson please see “Teaching”.

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”. During the Pandemic Jessica has been organising and performing solo virtual concerts. For more information on these are other events you can contact Jessica here.

Singing Lessons

Jaw Positioning from Jessica's "Consonants Webinar"

Free your voice with individual or group singing lessons! Whatever genre you love, Jessica can help you find your full potential. To find out more about lessons with Jessica and how to book, please email info@jessicanorton.co.uk.

Picture: Jaw Positioning from Jessica’s Consonant Webinar. You can see this and some of her other technique tricks on her YouTube channel.

“I have lucked out having Jess as my singing teacher this past year. She is a really excellent tutor – very encouraging and supportive.” Tom Peddar

“She has saved my voice and my self-confidence. Lessons are tailored to what I need, scheduling is flexible, and Jessica has excellent skills as a teacher. Highly recommended!” Naomi Flynn

“Using her detailed knowledge of the processes of voice production, Jess has been able to improve my consistency and connection. A good listener, she researches and innovates to provide me with effective advice and direction.” John Penty

“She is very skilled at making some really quite difficult things feel easier and I enjoy her energy and enthusiasm. I can absolutely recommend her, both for workshops and individual singing lessons.” Sabine Stanley

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 May’s Small Group Workshops:
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 22nd May 2021, 10:00am – 11:00am
Alongside direct feedback from Jessica you can learn by listening to others.

Performance


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.

Jessica is available for weddings, funerals, corporate events, and choral concerts as a soprano soloist. To book her or to find out more, please contact Jessica.

Contact

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