Caroline Redman Lusher is the Creator and Creative Director of Rock Choir and a successful singer, recording artist and award-winning musician.
She is considered to be the pioneer, responsible for the contemporary choir movement in the UK. PRS ex-Chairman, Guy Fletcher said, “Caroline has created a cultural musical movement in this country with Rock Choir. Her story is inspirational!”.
She is the business woman behind one of Britain’s biggest brands and has dramatically helped the British public improve their well-being and mental health by creating joy with the power of group-singing, friendship and support. She continues to personally oversee every creative aspect of Rock Choir which includes special projects, events and performances, the musical harmony creations and the choreography of each song in the Rock Choir repertoire.
Caroline is also an award-winning entrepreneur and was the subject of the hugely popular ITV1 Documentary series, The Choir That Rocks.
She was awarded the music industry’s prestigious Gold-Badge award by the P.R.S and B.A.S.C.A for her ‘Exceptional contribution to British Music’ and given an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the London College of Music. She was also given the Freedom of London for her success and lifetime achievement with Rock Choir.
Caroline’s voice has contributed to more than a million album sales and she has gained four gold and platinum certified sales awards from the British Phonographic Industry. Caroline signed a 4-album record deal with Decca/Universal and has also experienced various chart positions with both the albums and singles she has since contributed to including 2 iTunes Christmas number one positions. Caroline’s distinctive vocals can be heard on over a million records released in the UK.
Caroline opened both the 2018 and 2019 BBC Proms in the Park performances in Hyde Park, London as lead vocalist accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra and joined by the 80-strong Rock Choir Vocal Group. Both events, hosted by Michael Ball, held an audience of 40,000 and was broadcast live by BBC’s Red Button and Radio 2.
Caroline regularly appears on national and world-wide television and radio as a recognised artist and contemporary choir expert.
TV and radio appearances include BBC TV’s ‘The One Show’, ‘BBC Breakfast News’, ‘ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain’, ‘This Morning’, ‘The Paul O’Grady Show’, ‘The Alan Titchmarsh Show’, ‘Sky News’, Channel 5 News, America’s ‘CBS Morning Show’, Talk Radio with Eamon Holmes, Talk Europe, Scala Radio, BBC Radio 2’s ‘Chris Evans Breakfast Show’, ‘Steve Wright in the Afternoon’, ‘The Michael Ball Show’ and ‘Good Morning Sunday with Clare Balding’
Her warm, inspirational and approachable personality allows her Rock Choir Membership to stay close to the real woman who has changed their lives. Hundreds of ‘Rockies’ attended Caroline’s wedding and sang, ‘Oh Happy Day’ as she left the church as a new bride.
Raising awareness and funds for charities is an important aspect of Caroline’s vision. Her philanthropic approach has allowed Rock Choir to support every one of the 400 UK communities it sits within, not only improving the lives of the Members and families taking part but also impacting local businesses and charities. Nearly every Rock Choir performance and event of the thousands taking place each year, helps raise both awareness and funds for local and national charities and projects. Caroline and Rock Choir have helped to raise millions of pounds over the 16 years it has been in operation.
Caroline is married to Stuart, a musician and pilot and together they have a son called Hamilton who was born during the lockdown of 2020. They live in Farnham, Surrey.