Lauren Kinsella

Professorial Staff - Jazz Voice

Music

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Biography

Lauren Kinsella performs in a range of diverse projects as a band leader, side-woman and collaborator. Using her voice as an instrument, her work encompasses composition and improvisation across several genres including jazz, alternative folk, experimental and contemporary classical music. Awarded UK vocalist of the year (Jazz FM 2016), she has received many accolades to date including the Arts Foundation Fellowship in jazz composition (2017), THSH Jazzlines Fellowship (2015) and the Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize (2013). Kinsella’s performances and music are reviewed worldwide and she regularly features on radio stations including BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6 and RTÉ Lyric FM. To date, she has released several critically acclaimed albums on Edition Records, WideEarRecords, Diatribe and Two Rivers Records.