Gavin James Burke

GavinGavin began his career at the age of 10, performing and training with the English National Opera in fourteen of their productions, including Magic Flute; Street Scene with Lesley Garrett and; Lohengrin. Gavin was also a member of the London Children’s Choir performing as a soloist in venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and Opéra de Paris in France.

Early in his career, Gavin worked extensively as a principal vocalist for P&O, Norwegian Cruise Line and Crystal Cruises, Bally’s Hotel, Las Vegas and starred as Lead Vocalist in Andrew Lloyds Webbers concert musical, Music Of The Night. In the corporate arena, Gavin has performed for several high profile clients including Newcastle & Liverpool FC, Michael Schumacher, Noel Edmunds, Sir Richard Branson, Michael Buerk, Ross Brawn, Gloria Huniford, Hilary Devey (BBC’s Dragons Den), plus many other private concerts and corporate events.

The highlight of Gavin’s career so far, are his London and UK tour theatre credits. These include ‘Joseph’ in Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , ‘Kenickie’ in Grease and ‘Young Elvis’ in Elvis the Musical. He was also principal vocalist for the well known musical theatre review show “Back to Broadway” in their UK national tour; lead vocalist in the 50’s and 60’s musical “The Way We Were” and was recently chosen to play the part of the Phantom in “The Phantom of the Opera”, a concert version that was performed at the Four Seasons hotel in Paris.

With such a classical yet diverse career as a vocalist and performer, Gavin feels that Jersey Guys is right up his street! With a mixture of shows on the theatrical and corporate stage, demanding vocal harmonies and the need for charisma, Gavin is right at home and has a new found love for the Jersey Boys dance moves! Gavin is also our ‘Singing Waiter’ specialist, heading up the production of our Jersey Guys in Disguise!

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