I have over 20 years of performing experience, having begun as a girl chorister at Peterborough Cathedral where I sang from ages 11 to 18. At The University of Nottingham I was a Choral Scholar at St Mary’s in the Lace Market, and since leaving have joined several ensembles.
My regular choirs are the Joyful Company of Singers (with whom I have performed and recorded for the past 10 years), and Commotio (Oxford's leading performers of contemporary choral music). Once a year I have the opportunity to sing for Nigel Short in a semi-professional fundraising choir called Vox Coelestis.
I perform and record regularly as a soloist in the Stamford area, and am available for concerts and services such as weddings and funerals.
Photo by Lorna Richerby Photography
Notable solo performances to date include:
¨ 'I sing of a Maiden' (Holst, 4 songs for voice and violin) as part of a fundraising concert for MIND at All Saints Kingston (January 2020)
¨ 'Oh di Betlemme Altera Poverta' Christmas Cantata (Alessandro Scarlatti) at All Saints Stamford (December 2019)
¨ 'Requiem - A Thanksgiving for Life' (Philip Ledger) for the choir of All Saints Stamford (November 2019)
¨ 'Endless Pleasure, Endless Love' (Handel) and 'If Music be the Food of Love' (Purcell) for The Stamford Singers (June 2019)
¨ 'Communio' (Malcolm Williamson) with JCS on tour in Sweden (May 2019)
¨ ‘Vivaldi 'Gloria' for Bourne Choral Society, soprano and alto, under Stephen Buckman (May 2019)
¨ ‘The Lord is Good’ (Cecilia Mcdowall) with Commotio (2018)
¨ ‘Rejoice in the Lamb’ (Britten) for Oliver Tarney, alongside David Hurley and accompanied by Malcolm Archer (2018)
¨ ‘Trois Beaux Oiseaux du Paradis’ (Ravel) with Commotio (2017)
¨ ‘Of a Rose, a Lovely Rose’ (Joubert) with Commotio (2016)
¨ ‘Not No Faceless Angel’ with JCS for Gabriel Jackson (2012)
¨ ‘Summertime’ with JCS for La Fabbrica del Canto, an International choral music festival held annually in and around Milan (2011)
¨ Rutter’s ‘There is a flower’ for Nigel Short with Vox Coelestis (2009)
¨ Purcell Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary in Cadogan Hall under the late Sir Richard Hickox (2008).
CD Recordings to date include:
¨ 'Christmas Carols from Fotheringhay' with The St Peter's Singers, Conducted by Jeremy Jepson (2019)
¨ Francis Pott ‘At First Light’ (Naxos 2019)
¨ Bob Chilcott Jazz Choral Works (Naxos 2017)
¨ Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil (Nimbus 2013)
¨ Bottesini Requiem with the London Philharmonic (Naxos 2013)
¨ Vaughan Williams and Hadley selected works (Albion 2011)
¨ ‘Sing Joyfully’, a JCS release in support of the Richard Hickox Foundation (2009)
¨ Holst Orchestral Works with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Conducted by the late Sir Richard Hickox (Chandos 2009)
¨ Vaughan Williams ‘Where Hope is Shining’ (Albion 2008).