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About Gemma

Gemma Sugrue is a vocalist and vocal coach based in Co. Cork and is the owner and director of Voiceworks Studio. She is the only irish member of Vocology in Practice, a global network of voice experts and is constantly seeking to deepen her knowledge in all matters singing, performance and teaching related. The importance of continuous professional development is a value she also instills in all of the tutors at her vocal school, Voiceworks Studio.

Gemma is also a sought after session singer and backing vocalist and in 2016 has provided backing vocals for albums including Brian Deady’s Non-Fiction and Jack O’Rourke’s Dreamcatcher. She was the soloist with Jenny Greene and the RTE Concert Orchestra’s performance of 90s dance classics at Electric Picnic, the 3 Arena and the 2fm ball and she’s the vocalist on this year’s Home Focus TV advert. Gemma looks forward to recording and releasing her own material in 2017.

2FM at Dublins 3 Arena with The RTE Concert Orchestra + Jenny Greene

I’m so thrilled to perform again with 2FM DJ Jenny Greene and the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Gavin Murphy at the 3 Arena on Sunday November the 13th with support from Irish Djs Dave Treacy and Mo K.

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Performance @ Electric Picnic 2016 with Jenny Greene and RTE Concert Orchestra:

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Anyone searching for something fab to do next Monday night in Dublin?! Well, I think you should join us at Harry's on the Green from 8.30pm and experience the amazing Hot House Big Band Swing Jazz Orchestra. I’m looking forward to performing a few of my favourite tunes with them! Hope to see you there! 💁🏼 ... See MoreSee Less

Monday 26th March - Harry's On The Green

March 26, 2018, 8:30pm - April 30, 2018, 10:30pm

Please join us on Monday 26th March at Harry's on the Green for a special night of big band swing. Special guest vocalist Gemma Sugrue Doors 845pm Adm €5

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Looking forward to singing a set of jazz standards with the Julien Colarossi Quartet this Tuesday the 13th , 9.30pm in The International Bar, Dublin.
Free entry but donations welcome on the night.
Drums - Dominic Mullan
Bass - Barry Donohue
Guitar - Julien Colarossi
Keys - Johnny Taylor
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“Gemma Sugrue is a singer’s singer. Her voice takes me away. Gemma’s tone is exquisite – full bodied, capable of great emotion and also great restraint, her use of dynamics and her incredible versatility – soulful, raw, tender, whether singing rhythm and blues, folk and roots music, opera and even rock are all incredible strengths. You suggest a style and she’s there like a Valkyrie of singing.. However, it’s Gemma’s unique ability to simply serve the song that captures my heart. When singing on my music, she wraps her voice around mine like all the great singers – Aretha, Emmylou, Billie Holiday with fire and passion and love. She’s is in the moment. Gemma is a beautiful and real and authentic voice.”

Jack O’Rourke (Singer/Songwriter)

“Gemma has worked with me in many different scenarios over the years and I’ve found her stellar in all of them – super professional and great fun. She’s is a wealth of knowledge as a vocal coach and I have called on her advice many times.”

Brian Deady (Singer/Songwriter)

“I’ve co hosted many wonderful events with Gemma over the last few years, including our annual Summer Jam in Fitzgerald’s park, and our weekly Summer Breeze sessions in that venue too. Gemma has sang at loads of my other shows aswell and she has appeared on my radio show a number of times too! She is my favourite singer plus a great friend and a total professional to work with, so I can recommend her 100%”

Stevie G (RedFM)

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