Jo HarrisTeaches: Choir, Piano, Vocals
Jo Harris is a Hertfordshire-based singer/songwriter who teaches vocals and piano lessons at HCM, she also previously worked with Rock Choir as a leader for the Hoddesdon, Enfield and Bishops Stortford Areas, and continues to work with independent choirs in the area.
Before teaching at HCM, Jo completed a Modern Drama studies degree at Brunel University, after achieving a First Class Honours degree in Drama, she went on to pass her Grade 8 ABRSM singing grade, and did a years intensive Musical Theatre training at the American Musical Theatre Academy of London, where she passed with distinction in Drama and Vocals.
Her musical influences include Etta James, Tori Kelly, Nina Simone, Michael Jackson, Kerry Ellis, Janis Joplin and Ludovico Einaudi. She strongly believes that access to learning a musical instrument should be made available to as many people as possible and is passionate about imparting knowledge and skills to her students.
Jo also runs a YouTube cover/tutorial channel where she teaches arrangements of requested, popular contemporary songs.