Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is one of London’s top studio session singers, regularly working at the famous Abbey Road Studios, recording music for film, TV, video games and with the most famous names in the music business... Read more about Joanna
Choral coach & adjudicator
Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is a former Musical Director of The Swingle Singers. She has a great rapport with singers of all ages and ability, coaching choirs and a cappella groups for concerts and competitions. She judges for the International A Cappella Contest in Leipzig, Choir of the Year, Voice Festival UK... Read more about choral coaching
Joanna Forbes L'Estrange - Professional Singer & Choral Coach
Specialising in contemporary music on microphone: Mass in Blue • Steve Reich • Berio's Sinfonia • modern a cappella • Howard Shore's Lord of the Rings • John Adams • Stockhausen's Stimmung........
Latest news: performances, film soundtracks, media
Ensemble Magazine, February 2015 issue: Composition Issue featuring Song Cycle: vive la vélorution!, the new choral work by Alexander L'Estrange (composer of Zimbe! and Ahoy!) with lyrics by Joanna Forbes L'Estrange.
New CD of Song Cycle: vive la vélorution! out on May 1st 2015 to coincide with the Tour de Yorkshire.
"Joanna and Alexander were amazingly professional and very efficient yet also managed to be enormous fun, hugely energetic and truly inspiring. It was so wonderful to sing Song Cycle again - it is an absolutely brilliant piece - and I feel so proud and privileged to have been involved in the process of its evolution."
Claire Duckworth, Chapter House Choir, York.
"Joanna & Alexander = talent, energy, fun, humour, organisation, teamwork, drive, enthusiasm, determination, passion, focus, attention to detail, empathy..... The list is endless!"
Andrew Cox, singer on the Song Cycle CD, Hants.
• Concert artist – contemporary vocals with orchestra, classical choral, modern a cappella, soprano soloist, jazz singer
• Studio singer – film, TV, video games, backing vocals for world-class artists
• Choral coaching – You can sing...but can you swing?!, Eton Choral Courses, Ingenium Academy, Voice Festival UK...
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