John Sutton – Musical Director
John is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and an accomplished bass player, singer and conductor. He was the youngest ever bass player in the National Youth Orchestra and a founder member of the group that went on to become Mott the Hoople, Since leaving the RCM, John’s eclectic love of music has seen him performing with musicians as diverse as Pierre Boulez and the Walker Brothers and organising and conducting musical events throughout Europe. Engaged with Voices for Hospices since it’s inception John is dedicated to the ideal of voices joining together to support the Hospice movement – and to the idea that doing so should be fun!
Jenny Sutton – Charity and Events Coordinator
A professional singer since the age of eight, Jenny had already won prizes for her performances at Festivals such as Llangollen and Blackpool, and with Sir Charles Groves and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, before entering the Royal College of Music. Post graduation Jenny performed with artists such as Elton John and Peter Skellern, made regular appearances with the BBC Singers and had many solo engagements throughout Europe. Working closely with her husband she has played a significant part in raising large sums of money, and awareness, for Hospices since the early days of the VfH movement back in 1989. Jenny is committed to the ideal that musicians, and singers in particular, should give something back to the community that supports them.