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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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 will focus on our groove repertoire, with songs by James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Carole King, Michael McDonald and more. As usual, various choir members will be providing instrumental contributions.

A great way to spend a Sunday lunchtime at an intimate, friendly gig.

Our last few visits to the 606 have been busy, so advance booking is highly recommended.

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

 

Backstories at the Royal Albert Hall

LVP continued our relationship with Merton Music Foundation, performing alongside a big band, string orchestra, soloists, community choirs and over 1000 children.

The music was written by our MD Pete Churchill, with songs by LVPers Nikki Franklin, Sam Chaplin and Adam Saunders.

MMF website

 

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