Lauren Dove is a professional singer specialising in blues, soul, gospel and jazz. Lauren can usually be found performing alongside fellow blues companion Mark Howes as Dove and Boweevil with whom she has gigged extensively across the UK and worldwide. Lauren has also recently completed a Post Graduate Cert Dip in Vocal Pedagogy through the voice workshop and Cardiff University.
Facinated by the workings of the voice Lauren was taught to sing with Richard Charlton. With an indepth knowledge of vocal mechanics she has endevoured to teach and encourage students across East Anglia, both one to one and by leading singing workshops. After graduating in a Music BA hons Degree at the Colchester Institute she then went on to study Gospel, Soul and Jazz under Mike King at Goldsmith's University in London and has pursued her career in singing ever since.
In 2009 she took a three month sabbatical and worked in the Gospel tent of the New Orleans Jazz Festival where she also attended a masterclass with singer and Queen of Gospel, Mavis Staples. She then went on to perform in Austin TX, Nashville, becoming a finalist for a singer songwriting competition in Atlanta as well as performing in the blues clubs Chicago.
In 2011, having worked with the Norfolk Music Service for several years she then went on to further her learning and pursued study in London completing a course in Opera at City Lit in 2012 and has also obtained a certificate in choral conducting with CME in 2013.
With an infectious love of music and the arts Lauren has many strings to her bow from songwriting to arranging workshops and teaching.
Please feel free to contact if you would like any further information either through the contact form or missdovesingingATgmail.com