Artist CV

 

Performed  Roles

  • Edith in The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan (Fargo-Moorhead Opera, March 2017)
  • Dater #5,8 and 22 in Speed Dating Tonight! by Ching (Fargo-Moorhead Opera, February 2017)
  • Dido in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell (Brisbane Baroque Festival, April 2015)
  • Envy, Greed and Lust in Seven Deadly Sins by Mills (World Premiere, VO, November 2015)
  • Missy in Remembrance by Mills (World Premiere, VO, October 2015) 
  • Gertrude in Hansel und Gretel by Humperdinck (Victorian Opera Regional Schools Tour , November 2014)
  • Die Hexe in Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck (Victorian Opera, May 2014 and Victorian Opera Regional Schools Tour, November 2014)
  • Tolomeo in ABANDON by Handel, arr .Crabb (Opera Q Studio, August, 2013 and February 2014)
  • Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (Bangalow Festival, August 2011)
  • Hippolyta in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (QCGU Opera School, September 2010) 
  • Shepherd in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortileges (QCGU Opera School, September 2006)

 

Studied  Roles

  • Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan ( Cover for Fargo-Moorhead Opera, March 2017)
  • Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd by Sondheim (Cover for Victorian Opera, July 2015)
  • Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd by Sondheim (Cover for Victorian Opera, July 2015)
  • Enrichetta in I Puritani (Cover for Victorian Opera, July 2015) 
  • Mary in Der Fliegende Holländer (Cover for Victorian Opera, February 2015)
  • Adalgisa in Norma by Bellini (Cover for Victorian Opera 2014)
  • Flora in La Traviata by Verdi (Study Cover for Victorian Opera, May 2014)
  • Chorus 1 and Marianne in The Riders by Grandage (Study Cover Victorian Opera, September 2014)
  • Emilia in Otello  by Verdi (Cover at Opera Q, October 2013)
  • Romeo in I Capuleti ed i Montecchi by Bellini, 2013. (Coached)
  • Third Lady in Die Zauberflote by Mozart, 2012. (Coached) 

 

Roles in Preparation

  • Donna Anna in Don Giovanni by Mozart
  • Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte by Mozart
  • Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro
  • Soprano Soloist in Carmina Burana by Orff

 

Other Professional Experience

  • Featured Artist in “Best of British” for The Queensland Pops Orchestra, May 2016
  • Principle Ensemble in "Seven Deadly Sins" (World Premier) for Victorian opera 2015
  • Principle Ensemble in "Remembrance" (World Premier) for Victorian Opera 2015
  • Various roles in Alice’s Adventures in Operaland for Victorian Opera, May 2015
  • Featured Artist in “Best of British” for The Queensland Pops Orchestra, April 2015
  • Chorus in I Puritani for Victorian Opera, 2015
  • Features Artist at “Opera in the Paddock” with Opera North and Opera Australia, March 2015
  • Chorus in "Der Fliegende Holländer" by Wagner for Victorian Opera, February 2015.
  • Featured Artist in “Best of British” for The Queensland Pops Orchestra, October 2014.
  • Chorus in "Norma" by Bellini for Victorian Opera, August, 2014.
  • Chorus in "La Traviata" by Verdi for Victorian Opera, May 2014.
  • Solost in Victorian Opera Gala Evening, March, 2014.
  • Featured Artist in “New Year’s Eve with the Pops” for The Queensland Pop Orchestra, December, 2013.
  • Chorus in "Otello" by Verdi for Opera Q (formerly Opera Queensland), October 2013.
  • Featured Artist in “Best of British” for The Queensland Pops Orchestra, April 2013.
  • Runner-Up in the 88th Herald-Sun Aria Competition, October 2012.
  • Featured Artist at “Opera in the Paddock” for Opera North and Opera Australia, March 2012
  • Chorus in The Elixir of Love by Donizetti for Opera Queensland, Mat 2010.
  • Chorus in La Traviata by Verdi for Opera Queensland, May 2009.

 

Education and Artist Programs

  • Gates City Bank Young Artist Program for Fargo-Moorhead Opera, 2017
  • Master of Music (Opera Performance) - University of Melbourne, 2015
  • Victorian Opera Developing Artist Program, 2014/15
  • Opera Q Studio (Formerly Opera Queensland Young Artist Program), 2013/14
  • Lisa Gasteen National Opera School, 2011 and  2012
  • Master of Music Studies - QCGU, completed 2010
  • Bel Canto Institute, Florence, Italy - 2010
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance -QCGU, completed 2008

 

Scholarships and Awards

  • Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship 2015 from the Opera Foundation for Young Australians
  • Sydney Opera House Opera Award 2015
  • More than Opera Development Prize at the 2015 German Australian Opera Grant Competition
  • Victorian Opera and The University of Melbourne Master of Music Scholarship 2014 and 2015
  • Harold and Erika Fisher Memorial Opera Scholarship from The University of Melbourne, 2014 and 2015
  • Runner-Up in the 88th Annual Herald-Sun Aria Competition 2012
  • Lisa Gasteen National Opera School Scholarship 2012
  • Lisa Gasteen National Opera School Scholarship 2011
  • Echoes Past Performance Award from the Bel Canto Institute, 2010
  • Awarded the Bel Canto Scholarship from the Bel Canto Institute, Florence, Italy, 2010
  • Awarded the Linda Edith Allen Scholarship from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, 2007
  • Awarded the Elizabeth Muir Scholarship from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, 2006

 

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