A SUPERSTAR'S singing teacher will perform songs from her new album in west Dorset next week.

Joanna Eden, a singer songwriter and mentor to Sam, Smith, brings her beautiful voice and songs to the chapel at the Othona Community near Burton Bradstock.

As well as performing classic songs by Burt Bacharach, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and The Beatles, Joanna will take to Othona's grand piano to sing a few from her stunning new album Truth Tree. The evening will also feature Tony Jaques and Steve Watts.

In a 20 year career, acclaimed singer-songwriter Joanna has shared stages with The Buena Vista Social Club, Jamie Cullum, The Blockheads and Ronan Keating as well as her superstar student Sam Smith, who was her backing singer as a teenager. The Grammy and Oscar winning artist, has cited Joanna simply as 'the reason I sing'.

Joanna's previous albums have been played on Radio 2 and received rave reviews so don't miss this rare opportunity to see Joanna for free!

For more information call Othona Community on 01308 897130. Refreshments will be available. There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Othona buildings.

*Joanna Eden and Friends in Concert, Othona near Burton Bradstock, Thursday, August 8, 8pm.