Tutors for SingFest 2018
Jackie Oates is a singer and fiddle player hailing from Staffordshire. Her unique treatment of English ballads and songs, and pure, haunting singing style has established her at the forefront of the new English Folk revival.
Randolph Matthews, inspired by his belief that the power of the human voice changes people lives and the world in incredible ways. The British Jazz singer songwriter is described by Jazz FM as "Flawless and world class."
He has also graced the Royal courts of Buckingham palace to perform for Queen Elizabeth II.
Rebecca Askew is an experienced singer, performer and composer with a background in jazz and improvised music. She is an expert ensemble musician adept at using the voice as an instrument. She's performed her music in many venues including the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House and Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi.
The singer and guitarist Téa Hodzic was born in Sarajevo. Since living in the UK Téa has appeared on both television and radio and sang on the soundtrack for Channel 4's award winning series, "Bloody Bosnia". She also performed at international event "Acting for Sarajevo" at St James' Church Piccadilly, alongside artists such as Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson, Sir Ian McKellen, David Threlfall and others.
Anna Tabbush is a singer, composer, conductor and SingFest founder and director. She started the first SingFest as a way of bringing together members from local community choirs in celebration of their shard love of singing. Anna runs the SingFest vocal warm-ups each morning and facilitates the group composition of the SingFest Song each year.