The Group

It all began in a coffee shop in Lanchester (overseen by a rather critical bust of Mozart!)


When the opportunity came about for the five of us to join together and sing some Christmas music in KaffeeHaus Amadeus (Lanchester), it all just fell into place. All keen for the quintet to continue, we met a few more times and Quintessential Voices was born.

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What we do


As a flexible quintet, we are able to offer a variety of performance types, including:

  • Full concerts. A wonderful mix of music across the ages and genres.

  • Short sets. A perfect complement to your concert, packages can be tailored to meet your needs

  • Functions. You may just want some background music to give that something extra to your event. Again, packages can be tailored to meet your needs.



Every member of the group has significant experience (over 90 years combined!) of teaching and delivering workshops and educational programmes to all ages. If you just want a workshop for your choir or have something more in mind, please get in touch to find out what we can offer.

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Jim Morgan - Bass

Jim went from his role as Head of Music Department in a York school to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He sang with the cathedral choirs in London as well as with the BBC Singers. He toured Europe and the USA as a member of the Deller Consort and broadcast as soloist with BBC Radio Orchestra in Songs from the Shows. He lives in Durham and works as a singing teacher there, as well as in Paris and London.