Group Singing Lessons

Jonathan Jessop has successfully taught choirs and singing activities in schools and colleges in and around Peterborough. He is experienced in leading vocal development from Key Stage Two and upwards. He has planned and led vocal development projects for Cambridgeshire Music and Peterborough Children's Choir. He has conducted the Peterborough Male Voice Choir and the choir of Orton Longueville Church. From 2008 to 2012 he was singing coach for Kay's Academy of Performing Arts on Saturday mornings. Enquiries from schools who would like to kick start their vocal work are always welcome. Fees are reasonable and excellent results guaranteed. Please use the enquiry email or telephone.

Singing for Enjoyment.

This 2 hour class meets at The Peterborough College,Brook Street, every Friday, and provides high quality vocal tuition for the beginner and more advanced singer. The class starts at 11.45 am and lasts for 2 hours.

You will learn

The class have selected as a text book The Art of Song Grades 4-5, High Voice, from which graded songs can be selected.

We also sing traditional and popular songs from Appleby and Fowler collection and a variety of part songs and rounds, easy arrangements of well known pop songs and Christmas Carols. The exact course content will be determined by the type of voices that come and the ability of the group as a whole.  The warm-up follows the order of exercises recommended by Karen Sell.  It incorporates breathing exercises, establishment of vocal 'sob', the addition of 'twang', the development of range and flexibility.

Group Classes at Peterborough City College


Course Code

Course Title

Start Date

End Date

Day and Time
9310336 Singing for Pleasure 13 Sept 2019 06 Dec 2019 Friday:  11.45 to 13.45
9310242 Singing for Pleasure 10 Jan 2020 27 March 2020 Friday: 11.45 to 13.45
9310343 Singing for Pleasure 24 April 2020 17 July 2020 Friday: 11.45 to 13.45

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