Biography

​Jennie began her musical career in the classical world. She is both a trained opera singer and an excellent pianist. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where she won the Elsie Thurston, John Wray and Kate Snape prizes for singing. She was generously awarded a major scholarship by the Peter Moores Foundation, and the MSM Centenary Scholarship, to continue her post-graduate studies at the RNCM.

Jennie works all over the UK, and indeed the world, singing and playing piano for all sorts of events.   Her style is very diverse and she has been involved in a number of creative projects and collaborations including releasing her own album of original songs, “Fighting the Fairytale” on her own record label.

  

Her talent and passion for singing at weddings became clear when, at the end of 2010, she was voted ‘Wedding Singer of the Year 2010’ by The Bridal Magazine. She was then awarded the title of “Best Entertainment Act” in 2012 & 2014 by County Brides Magazine and went on to be a 2015 finalist.  Last year, she has had the pleasure of joining many of her wedding supplier friends at the Cafe de Paris in London, where she was awarded Best National Solo/Duo Act in The 2018 Wedding Industry Awards.  She also won the Best North West Solo/Duo Act in the 2019 competition as well.

 

Notable performances have been at Coronations Street’s Catherine Tyldesley’s wedding, Eastenders’s Jacqueline Jossa & TOWIE’s Dan Osborne wedding, Ricky Tomlinson's wedding, Manchester United’s Old Trafford for the Champion's League Final, Wayne Rooney's birthday party, Charles Kennedy's birthday at London's Dorchester Hotel, the Carlton Tower Hotel with Brian Connelly, the Manchester United Players' Christmas party and Arsenal’s Martin Keown's testimonial dinner at the London Hilton.

 

She regularly works as a rehearsal singer for the celebrity coaches on BBC's The Voice and has just filmed her recent music video in the Hollywood Hills with the talented Joe Bryant of Da Vinci Creative.

Jennie is passionate about making each event a special and personal experience for you, and takes great pride in creating a magical atmosphere for you and your guests. Whether it's singing you down the aisle at your wedding or playing for your company Awards Dinner, Jennie can add that unique element to your special event.

© 2014 by JENNIE SAWDON