The Amabile Choirs family was founded in 1996, by Charlotte Jackson with its members from Amabile (for girls aged 12-18) and Sempre Amabile (for women). The group enjoyed national and international success as they won the BBC Radio 3 Youth Choir of the Year; the Senior Children`s Choir class at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod; the youth choir section at the Manchester Amateur Choral Competition; the Youth Choir Category at the North Wales Choral Festival; the European Musical Festival for Youngsters in Neerpelt; and been presented the Alfred Wainwright Memorial Award.
In January 2019 this crystallised into the official founding of Sempre Amabile, directed by Amabile founder, Charlotte Jackson. Charlotte Jackson, Founder of Amabile Choirs and Director of Sempre Amabile, began her singing career as a member of the world-renowned girls choir, Cantamus.
Rachel Little, Director of Amabile, studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the Royal College of Music. Rachel was a founder member of Amabile Choir, became director of Poco Amabile in 2004, and since 2012, has been the Director of Amabile