When and where was your first experience of music / singing?
My first singing experience was when I joined the Manchester Cathedral Children’s Choir aged 6. I loved it and shortly after became a chorister there, aged 8.
Where did you grow up? Did you have access to classical music?
I grew up in Manchester and began piano lessons aged 5 and violin lessons age 7 at my primary school. I became a Chorister at Manchester Cathedral aged 8 whilst at Chethams School of Music.
What has been your most memorable performance so far?
Performing Mozart’s Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain Chamber choir as part of the 2021 Proms broadcasted live on BBC Radio 3.
What would your dream performance be?
I love Monteverdi and all things early music so a dream performances would be singing Monteverdi’s Vespers (The Sixteen’s recording of the Vespers is my favourite of course!).
What are you looking forward to with Genesis Sixteen?
I am really looking forward to learning lots of new repertoire and meeting all the other members of the choir!
Outside of singing, what do you like to do in your spare time?
Outside of singing I love to go on walks with my dogs.
Are you still in education? Are you in any other young artists schemes?
I have just graduated from my undergraduate degree at Royal Holloway University of London.
Outside of performances with Genesis Sixteen, have you got any concerts coming up?
Recently I sung with the Choir of Royal Holloway in a concert at St Bartholomew-The-Great that fuses classical/choral music with Jazz. The concert was with famous Jazz trio Acoustic Triangle.