Honorary Doctor of Letters for Rock
BRITISH Success Story; Leading female entrepreneur and
double platinum selling singer to be honoured by the London College of Music (LCM) for her contribution
to music and community across Britain. "We are both delighted and proud to announce that our founder and Musical
Director, Caroline Redman Lusher, is to receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters
from the London College of Music in association with The University West London.
This prestigious award is to honour Caroline for her magnanimous contribution to
music education and for the innovation of Rock Choir which has inspired the
nation's communities to sing and perform.
An honorary Doctor of Letters recognises Caroline's outstanding achievements
which will have had a long term and significant impact on the country. She
stands out at a national level as an example to others. Other community choirs
inspired by Rock Choir will recognise Caroline's contribution as inspirational
and significant requiring unending commitment over a long period of time."
said the London College of Music.
Caroline Redman Lusher, Founder and Musical Director of Rock Choir who is a:- double
platinum singer, recording artist, award winning musician, composer, arranger,
dynamic entrepreneur, award winning business woman and subject of the hugely
popular 2011 ITV1 Documentary series:- 'The Choir That Rocks.' founded Rock Choir in 2005. It was the
1st of its kind, inspiring
individuals and communities to join together and sing contemporary songs without
the need for audition or to read music. Whilst others tried to replicate its
success, Caroline's reputation dramatically grew, attracting thousands of
individuals to join Rock Choir to take part in its unique and exciting
experience. Through her musicianship,
creativity and inspirational leadership has developed it into the world's
largest contemporary choir, with more than 25,000 members. Caroline's voice has contributed to more than a million album
sales as well as the success of Rock Choir's own top 20 album released by
Inspires thousands of members who take part in Rock Choir each week through her
unique vocal arrangements of carefully chosen feel good pop songs. As Rock Choir
continues to grow, Caroline protects its original ethos of inclusivity,
accessibility and fun.
With an ITV1 popular documentary, a top 20 hit album with Universal, 3
Guinness World Records, a plethora of TV and radio appearances, over 1000 shows
a year with sell out performances at the London O2, Wembley, the NEC and LEA
Arenas, Caroline has created life changing experiences for all involved leading
Rock Choir to become a well loved and highly regarded National brand.
Behind the scenes, Rock Choir continues to attract other talented and
like minded musicians who now make up the formidable team of 75 Rock Choir
Leaders who work with Caroline and a dedicated HQ team to engage the hundreds of
communities across the UK. With 25,000 members and over 380 Rock Choir choirs
rehearsing weekly across the UK, Caroline continues to inspire and care for her
team and the members ensuring that the ethos and culture of Rock Choir remains
the same. She is also responsible for creating and recording the entire Rock
Choir repertoire allowing Rock Choir to remain unique and at the forefront of
Caroline will become an honorary doctor of the University, on 25 July 2017, at
Wembley Stadium along with 350 music graduates at their annual ceremony. It is
usual that after graduation Caroline will be invited to be a 'Visiting
Professor' which will include master class teaching at London College of Music.
It is very rewarding to be part of the phenomenon that is Rock Choir and
extremely gratifying that Caroline has been singled out for this most