Singing Teachers

Helen Groves

Singing Teacher, Girls' Choir

Following postgraduate performance studies in singing at the Royal College of Music, London (where she was taught by Heather Harper), Helen has pursued a full career as soloist, teacher, and ensemble singer. Highlights include recitals at Wigmore Hall and her solo debut at the BBC Proms; staged productions with Sir Simon Rattle at the Salzburg Festival (Rameau Les Boréades, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment) and the Berlin Philharmonie (Bernstein Wonderful Town, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra); and appearances worldwide with numerous vocal ensembles including The Tallis Scholars, The Sixteen, Gabrieli Consort and I Fagiolini.

In 2001 Helen moved with her family to Cambridge and has steadily built a thriving teaching practice with students from school to the university. Her work with young voices ranges from coaching St Catharine’s Girls' Choir to those of Great St Mary’s Church and, formerly, the boys at King’s College Chapel Choir.

George Mosley

Singing Teacher, College Choir

George Mosley studied at the Guildhall School of Music, Chigiana in Siena and Hochschule für Musik in Munich. Since winning First Prize at the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg, George has performed with Covent Garden, ENO, Scottish Opera, Opera North and BBC TV.

He has appeared extensively in Italy working for La Scala, Turin, Bologna, Rome, Naples, Venice and numerous other Italian Theatres. Further afield he has often sung in Tel Aviv, Hong Kong,  Singapore, Athens and Beijing. In America he has performed for New York City Opera, Seattle, Detroit and Washington DC. . He has recorded Aeneas (Dido & Aeneas), Pallante (Agrippina) with Eliot Gardiner and Tavener’s Eternity’s Sunrise for Harmonia Mundi which was nominated for a Grammy in Los Angeles.

Jessica Summers

Singing Teacher, College Choir

Jessica Summers studied music at King’s College, London and is an alumna of the Britten-Pears Young Artists Programme (Contemporary Performance). She has sung for English Touring Opera, the Royal Opera and for the education departments of RO, ETO and Opera North. She has given a wide range of concerts nationwide. These include performances (as soloist) at the Three Choirs Festival, St John’s Smith Square, Holywell Music Room, Oxford (Pierrot Lunaire), St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Brighton, Newbury, King’s Lynn and York Late Music Festivals as well as at the Science Museum, HMP Wandsworth and the Young Vic. Committed to singing new music, she has given many UK and world premières of songs and vocal pieces. She has her own performance project, Living Songs, showcasing songs written in the twenty-first century alongside more traditional song repertoire.

Jessica is highly experienced singing teacher and vocal animateur, having led many singing projects nationally and internationally. She has had her own teaching practice for over twelve years and currently teaches singing at The Perse and at CYM (Peterborough), a division of the GSMD.

Contact details

Director of Music
Dr Edward Wickham
01223 337746