Jane is an experienced choir leader and Director of Songways, based in Bath. She has a clear, inclusive and enabling teaching style which uncovers the best in singers’ voices and draws people together with heartfelt, resonant singing.
Jane leads thriving choirs in Bath and Bradford on Avon and more than 100 people sing with Songways each week. An ever-widening network of UK singers come to Songways singing workshops, and Songways singing retreats attract singers from the across the UK and the US.
Jane writes songs, often inspired by the natural world, featured on her first album, One touch of nature, released in 2020. Jane has published two songbooks: Everybody needs Beauty and Celtic Song Trio. Jane’s songs are sung by choirs across the UK and in the US and Canada.
Jane performs with Rolling Harmony, a vocal nonet of choir leaders and singers from South West England. She has also performed with Helen Chadwick in House of Light.
Jane directs Soul Soundings, special participatory singing events in exceptional sacred spaces.
I’m passionate about the songs we sing and I’d love to share them with you… harmonies that lift us up, powerful songs that draw us together and songs that bring us to a deep sense of stillness and peace.
During the lockdown, Jane led international online singing workshops with singers from across the UK, US, Canada and the Netherlands.
The best online singing experience I’ve enjoyed this lockdown
Amazing… easy to follow, great fun and so well organised
A wonderful and satisfying online singing experience
As close as you can get to the real thing
Fantastic… life enhancing
Bath, Bradford on Avon