Guest Artists 2019

New Hope Club Guest Performers New Hope Club will be appearing at VIAM2019 on the 20th and 21st March George Smith and Blake Richardson formed New Hope Club in October 2015.As a member of the boy band Stereo Kicks,Reece Bibby appeared on the eleventh season of The X Factor in the UK in 2014, finishing…

Guest Performers VIAM 2017, 2018, 2019

RoadTrip Guest Performers Pick up the NEW Limited Edition VIAM-Roadtrip Hoodie Road Trip are a British and Irish boy band who currently consist of Andy, Rye, Brooklyn, Mikey and Jack (Irish). They released their single ‘Take This Home’, and kicked off their Take This Home Tour, on the 20th of October 2018. RoadTrip will be…

Guest Performer VIAM2018

HRVY Guest Performer Harvey Leigh Cantwell (born 1999), also known by his stage name HRVY, is an English singer and television presenter. He was a presenter on BBC’s Friday Download on CBBC from Series 7 to Series 9.He plays the role of Miles in the web series Chicken Girls on the Brat YouTube channel. He…

Guest Performers VIAM2019

Bring it North Guest Performers Bring It North are a boy band and wannabe One Directioners. The band has five members – Harry, Max, Toby, Oscar and Felix who all come from the north of England. Harry Steel, 11 is from Nottinghamshire, ten-year-old Max Ferguson is from Darlington, Toby McTurk, 11 is from Bridlington, Oscar Williams,…

Guest Performers VIAM2016

Reggie & Bollie Guest Performers Reggie ‘n’ Bollie (formerly Menn on Poinnt) are a Ghanaian music duo consisting of Reggie Zippy and Bollie Babeface. They formed in 2012 and are best known for finishing as runners-up on the twelfth series of The X Factor UK in 2015

Guest Performer 2018

Riccardo Atherton Guest Performer Riccardo’s from Rochdale but originally from Italy. His biggest ambition used to be in his school choir, so being on The Voice Kids is a whole new level! His grandma flew out from Italy to see him – she supports Riccardo in everything he does and makes a LOT of delicious…

Guest Performer 2018

Lil T Guest Performer Lil’ T started rapping when he was 8 – he raps about anything, from football to school. He hangs out with his Dad a lot, and they both love having a little singalong! Lil’ T’s probably one of will.i.am’s smallest biggest fans!

Host VIAM2016 / 2017

Jonny Meah Co-Host You can listen to Jonny on his radio show on Heart Kent, 103.1 every saturday from 1pm – 5pm.

Guest Host VIAM2016

Perri Kiely Diversity website;  www.diversityofficial.com Perri appeared alongside Jordan at VIAM2016 at the SSE Arena Wembley on the 2nd March, to introduce the choir performing ‘Children United’

Guest Host VIAM2016

Jordan Banjo Diversity website;  www.diversityofficial.com Jordan appeared alongside Perri at VIAM2016 at the SSE Arena Wembley on the 2nd March, to introduce the choir performing ‘Children United’

Guest Performer 2016

Calum Scott Guest Performer website; http://www.calumscott.com/ Calum will be appearing as one of the guest artists for us at VIAM2015 at Hull City Hall and at VIAM2016 at the SSE Arena Wembley. On 11 April 2015, Calum’s audition for the ninth series of Britain’s Got Talent was broadcast on ITV. He performed a unique cover…

Producer / Director

Robert Garofalo Producer / Director Robert, with a lifetime of experience in the entertainment business,  Co-Founded VIAM with his wife Jo in 2009.  They select the content for each show between them. Jo takes care of the performance, rehearsing and directing the talented children and Choir, whilst Robert takes care of the look and production…

Creative Director

Jo Garofalo Creative Director Jo Garofalo was born and raised in Hull. Following her graduation from the Malet Lambert School she attended the Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom at the age of 16. As a teenager Jo developed her craft whilst training and by regularly performing on the club circuit in the North of England.…

Production Co Ordinator

Stephanie Hallam Production Co-Ordinator Stephanie is our Production Co-Ordinator at the events and also looks after Ticketing, Licensing and choir placements in her spare time. A day at VIAM is like a box of chocolates – sometimes hard, sometimes sticky, loads of variety but always enjoyable. #officebanter

Musical Director

Neil Shrimpton Musical Director (& Arsenal fan) Neil is and always has been, our resident Musical Director on our stage shows and rehearsals.  You will see him on stage with his trademark ‘white’ jacket. I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. Having shown a natural talent for…

Sound Rec

Neil Collins Sound website;  www.neilcollinsrecording.com/ I am passionate about what I do and bring that passion to every project I am involved with I am a qualified sound engineer based in Sussex. I learnt the craft of recording and engineering sessions whilst assisting for head engineer Dan Swift (Snow Patrol / Kasabian) @ Brighton Electric…

Accounts

Kathy Rosher Accounts Kathy takes care of our accounts department. If you require payment, call Kathy. If we require payment, she’ll call you !   email accounts@voiceinamillion.com

Assistant Creative Director

Emily Burrill Creative Assistant Emily is our assistant creative director.You will see her assisting Jo on stage at our events, Emily also works in the VIAM office and on school workshops. “I don’t sing because I’m happy, I’m happy because I sing” !!!   Emily is classically trained and just finished her final year at The…

Assistant Creative Director

Rebecca Hallam Assistant Creative Director website;  www.voiceinamillion.com Rebecca has been involved with VIAM since participating in the first ever VIAM stage choir at the O2 in 2010. Since then she has performed with them in venues all around the UK, in the stage choir, as a soloist and latterly as a BV. Rebecca is passionate…

‘Wiggy’ School Account Team Wiggy is one of our school account team

Hosts 2014 & 2015

Carrie & David Grant Hosts VIAM2014 &VIAM2015 Carrie and David Grant,  have hosted both our VIAM2014 and VIAM2015 events at The SSE Arena, Wembley Carrie and David Grant are probably best known as judges and vocal coaches, on the massively successful TV talent shows, “Pop Idol” (ITV) and the BBC flagship programme “Fame Academy”. They…

Guest Performers 2015 / 2016

Bars & Melody Guest Performers VIAM2015 / 2016 Britain’s Got Talent finalists Bars & Melody (BAM) performed live at VIAM2015 at the SSE Arena Wembley; and at VIAM Sheffield City Hall Bars and Melody (B.A.M) are a British singing/rapping duo consisting of rapper Leondre Devries (“Bars”) and singer Charlie Lenehan (“Melody”). They took part in…

Guest Performer 2014

Matt Cardle Guest Performer 2014 X Factor Winner Matt Cardle appeared at VIAM2014, supported on stage by the choir from his old school, Stoke College. Matt Cardle  is an English pop rock recording artist and songwriter. Cardle was born in Southampton, England and grew up in Halstead, Essex, England. Cardle has been involved in music…

Guest Performer 2015

Alesha Dixon Supporter & Guest Performer 2015 Alesha Dixon appeared at VIAM2015 at The SSE Arena Wembley.  She led the choir in the song ‘Children United’ which was recorded and released as a single in support of the Children United Foundation. Alesha Dixon  is an English singer, dancer, rapper, model and television presenter. She found…