MEET THE FOUNDING

DIRECTORS

GEMMA KNIGHT JONES

Gemma has sung, danced and pranced as long as she remembers and is happily working as a professional singer and actress on the West End stage.  She is currently appearing in the UK premier of Falsettos the musical at The Other Palace until 23rd November 2019.

Other theatre credits include; The National Theatre Production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time," "The Lion King" "Sister Act" and "Hairspray." and she has also made her screen debut in Netflix released musical film "Been So Long" written by Ché Walker.  Alongside her successes on the stage, Gemma is a freelance vocal coach, teaching in schools and music instiutions across London and the South East.  She coached the lead singer in Sainsburys 2018  Christmas Advert, directed by The Greatest Showman's Michael Gracey.

 

Gemma has also enjoyed work as a session vocalist for artists including Ariana Grande, John Legend, Shaun Escoffery, Omar and Rumer.   

KELLY FRASER

Kelly is a successful singer and freelance industry vocal coach. 

She has worked on X-Factor for 5 years as part of the vocal coaching team and also for Britain’s Got Talent, Disney, Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Text Santa, Kidz Bop and Channel 4’s Comedy Gala. She has performed with artists including Mica Paris, Rick Astley, Omar and Shaun Escoffery at the 02 arena, Wembley Arena and Shepherds Bush Empire. 

 

Kelly has extensive professional training and holds a First-class honours degree in Popular Music, a PgCert in Education and is currently studying a Masters in Music Therapy at Roehampton University. She has been Principle Lecturer at BIMM London for 10 years and travels across Europe leading specialist masterclasses in contemporary vocal techniques. 

 

When she isn’t coaching or performing you’ll find her arranging and conducting various contemporary choirs in London and the South East. 

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