"Abigail coaxes wonderful sounds from us by giving confidence, clear direction, fun and technique"
"Abigail is a sensation! Her love of all things musical is infectious and it is an absolute joy to be part of something so special"
St. Albans born musician, Abigail Harris, has over 15 years’ experience as a conductor, singing teacher, classical soprano, pianist and workshop leader.
Classical Chorus has developed from a love of singing with others and the belief that singing can be enjoyed by everyone and at the same time achieve extraordinary results.
Graduating with high honours from the Royal Academy of Music, Abigail has performed solo at many prestigious venues including St Martin–in–the-fields, The Royal Albert Hall and The Wigmore Hall. Further afield, Abigail has performed across Europe and Russia in a series of concerts and Television broadcasts. She was also a finalist in the Yamaha European Scholarship Competition and appeared as the youngest contestant on Channel 4’s TV series Operatunity.
From many happy days in school choirs and as a previous member of the National Youth choir of Great Britain, Abigail now enjoys inspiring all ages and abilities from the front, and helps singers to improve their individual singing skills within a choral setting. Abigail is frequently booked by companies for corporate team building events and has had exciting results turning a room of any number into a brilliant choir, in a very short space of time. Abigail has been awarded The Guinness 'Music in Community' prize.
Across Hertfordshire, Abigail leads sessions for nationwide phenomenon Rock Choir with over 700 adult singers regularly attending weekly rehearsals and learning pop, gospel and Motown chart toppers. Abigail has taken her Rock Choirs all over the UK performing at iconic locations and venues including Wembley Stadium, Wembley Arena, Liverpool Echo Arena, the NEC, the O2 and she has even taken her choirs to record at the world-famous Abbey Road Studio 1. In 2016 Abigail organised and led a tour to Paris where 300 singers performed onstage at Euro Disney and at the Notre Dame. The choirs regularly raise huge amounts of money for a variety of charities including Breast Cancer Care, Homestart and Isabel Hospice.
Abigail also works with the wonderful North London Military Wives Choir and has attended training days with Gareth Malone. NLMW have performed at many prestigious events and venues, including Claridges Hotel, The Tower London and for the Mayor of London.
Please visit www.abigailharris.co.uk for further information and recordings.