Jekaterina Sharigina

Jekaterina Sharigina (UK)

Jekaterina is an award-winning young jazz vocalist based in London. She has graduated from the department of jazz at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where she studied voice and improvisation with Brigitte Beraha and Scott Stroman. Whilst a student, Jekaterina successfully earned a place to study at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris in France. This musical experience helped her to become a prize-winner in following European vocal jazz competitions – Jazz Voices 2011 in Lithuania and Voicingers 2012 in Poland. Her appearances include performances at Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, Rigas Ritmi festival in Latvia and various appearances across London: the Spice of Life in Soho, St. Martin-in-the-Field, Barbican free stage, Bridewell theatre and Southside house to name a few. Before studying at the Guildhall, Jekaterina's main focus has been on popular music and she has worked extensively as a performer, entertainer and a session singer.