London Vocal Project

The London Vocal Project is one of the UK's leading contemporary vocal ensembles. Led by jazz composer and educator Pete Churchill, LVP is a vibrant community of performers.

Formed in 2008 from graduates of London conservatoires, the 24-strong choir comprises singers, instrumentalists, composers and music educators.

Our repertoire spans a huge breadth of genres, from jazz and popular music to gospel and groove.

In addition to performing our own arrangements and compositions at London's most famous venues, we have collaborated with some of the world's leading writers and performers, including Sir John Dankworth, Kenny Wheeler and Bobby McFerrin.

Passionate about music education, we have worked with various schools music services, leading workshops in composition and performance, culminating in major productions involving over 1,000 young musicians.

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Backstories at the Royal Albert Hall

Tuesday 21st April 2015

Royal Albert Hall, London

LVP continue or relationship with Merton Music Foundation, as we join a cast of over a thousand on stage.

The aim of Backstories is to unite generations through music, and will see young and old performing together.

It will feature songs by Pete Churchill and other members of LVP.

MMF website


LVP at 606 Club, Chelsea

Sunday 24th May, 1pm

The 606 Club, 90 Lots Road, Chelsea

LVP return to the basement jazz club, one of our favourite venues in London.

This will be our first public performance of 2015, and we hope to have lots of exciting new music to share.

606 website


LVP & Strings

Wednesday 3rd June, 8.30pm

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean St, Soho

As part of Pizza Express' string quartet festival, LVP are joined by Bowfiddle.

We'll be performing a variety of songs, including music by British jazz composers, and inspired by British folk songs.

Pizza Express website


Workshop & performance in Devon

Saturday 15th August 2015

Cullompton Community Centre, Devon

Come sing with LVP in a 4 hour workshop, led by Pete Churchill and open to all.

Following the workshop, LVP will present a full evening's performance, during which workshop attendees will be invited to perform what they have learnt.

The workshop is £25 (which includes entry to the gig), and the gig only is £8.

Workshop info/tickets

Performance info/tickets



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Recent News


LVP were part of a memorial service for composer Kenny Wheeler, along side a host of British jazz luminaries paying tribute.

Read Jazzwise's report here


LVP at Kings Place

In October we performed an intimate a cappella concert at Highgate's Lauderdale House, and the following day made our first visit to Birmingham as part of Symphony Hall's Jazzlines programme.

Peter Bacon reported for his Jazz Breakfast blog.


We recently supported renowned jazz vocal group New York Voices at Kings Place, singing our own set before joining NYV and the Swingle Singers on stage for the finale.

The gig was part of the first London International A Cappella Summer School, curated by the Swingle Singers.

LVP at Kings Place