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Hartley Voices has gone from strength to strength over the last decade with an ever expanding team of very carefully selected team members which work closely together, auditioning each performer and carefully building on the performances that we offer to our varied clients to give the most amazing and memorable performances to the UK and abroad.

Sara – Managing Director

Sara Hartley Managing Director Hartley Voices SIngers for Hire UK
Sara created Hartley Voices in 2003 and has worked passionately over the last decade to develop it into a resilient and enviable team of the most talented performers and ensemble leaders to bring unique, beautiful, engaging and entertaining performances to all of the UK’s varied events and abroad.

She fused her love and talent for performing with her other natural talent for organisation and creativity, creating a company where people can find fabulous, reliable performers for their events. An accomplishment that Sara is profoundly proud of and humbled by.

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Clare – Events and Business Administrator

Clare Administrator Hartley Voices A Cappella Singers for Hire LondonAs Hartley Voices apprentice events and business administrator, Clare’s crucial job involves working with both our clients and performers. She assists with ensuring that the booking process is as simple and straightforward as possible, and makes sure that our clients are happy with the service they receive every step of the way, from enquiry to creating the performance that they envisage.

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Laura – IT Support Administrator

Laura Administrator HArtley Voices SInging Waiters for Hire London
Laura is the youngest member of the Hartley Voices team at 19 years old. We managed to steal her up as our apprentice straight from school after completing her A levels.

Information communication technology has always been a strong subject for Laura and she is highly motivated in this evolving field, which is a crucial asset to any modern company. Being at Hartley Voices means she can gain hands on experience learning about practical applications of her IT, the subject she loves while working with the unique and challenging needs of our performers and the requirements involved in bringing seamless performances to our clients.

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Catherine – Ensemble Leader

Catherine Singing Waiters Ensemble Leader for Hire London
Catherine has been working with Hartley Voices for over 8 years now and is no stranger to performing in any venue, for any event, with any blend of voices, singing our vast variety of repertoire.
Catherine graduated with her BAMus Hons from the University of Nottingham in 2003 and completed her studies at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has successfully led over a hundred ensembles through various events including weddings, birthdays, corporate parties, vocal recordings and film premieres. Client feedback has alway been overwhelmingly positive with countless recommendations leading to new future work and repeat bookings.

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Russell – Barbershop Quartet and Ensemble Leader

Russell Barbershop Quartet and Ensemble Leader
Russell has been working with Hartley Voices for almost a decade and involved in the arts all his life, stating at the tender age of eight in a school production of Yo-ho-ho. He moved from his home town of Kidderminster to London to gain his BMus and MMus at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study voice on an unconditional place under the tutelage of Mr Ian Kennedy.

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James – Choir Director

James Director Traditional Choir for Hire London
James is one of the UK’s most distinguished and respected young choral directors, in demand for his work as conductor, choir trainer, choral education practitioner, arranger and adjudicator and another hugely valuable member of the Hartley Voices team.
Formerly the chief choral advisor for the BBC’s sheet music archives, James has delivered projects for the BBC Singers Education Department as workshop leader and mentor, as well as regularly conducting and preparing choirs for broadcasts on TV and Radio.

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Hilary – Choir Director

Hilary Director Choir for Hire London
Hilary is another of our talented choral ensemble leaders. She gained a Distinction for an MMus in Choral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music with Patrick Russill, where as part of her course she was privileged to work with professional choirs including the BBC Singers and Cardinall’s Musick.
She also gained a Distinction for her MA in Vocal Studies at the University of York in 2005, and undertook an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in performance at Trinity College of Music in 2010. She now returns to the Royal Academy as the Meaker Fellow 2012-13 and is a guest conductor with BBC Radio 4’s BBC Daily Service Singers.

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John – Gospel Choir Director

John Director Gospel Choir for Hire London
John is our fabulous gospel choir director and another valuable part of the team.  He has an amazing amount of experience directing gospel choirs and organising his singers to perform for just about any type of event.  He is extremely reliable and his choirs give consistently inspirational and professional performances.

He is the Minister Of Music in his local assembly in south London, one of the largest African Caribbean churches in England, which has a membership of approximately 8,000 people.
Born 20th April 1966, known as one of Britain’s top drummers, and an all round musician, John has been around for over 30 years and is a well-known and respected face in the British Gospel Music industry.

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