Caroline started singing after graduating with a music degree in composition from Durham University. She then gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Studies from the University of London whilst gaining experience in choruses and small roles with Southgate College Opera and Opera Holland Park. At this time she received valuable coaching and advice through reaching the final stages of Channel 4's Operatunity competition.
Her major operatic roles have since included performances as Queen of the Night (Mozart's Magic Flute) for British Youth Opera and Surrey Opera, Clorinda (Rossini's La Cenerentola) and Adina (Donizetti's L’elisir d’amore) for Vox Lirika, Adèle (J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus) for Steyning Music Society, Fiordiligi (Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte) and Tatyana (Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin) for Birmingham Chamber Orchestra and the Lace Seller (Britten's Death in Venice) and Airport Officer/ZDF Director (Mason's Playing Away) in the Aldeburgh and Bregenz Festivals.
As a concert performer she has sung in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and St John’s, Smith Square. She has made regular appearances as a soloist for the Adoramus Choir & Orchestra in venues across England and Italy, particular highlights being Mozart's Exsultate, Jubilate, Handel’s Messiah, Schubert’s Magnificat and Rachmaninov’s Vocalise. Concert appearances with the Birmingham Chamber Orchestra have included Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 and Elettra’s arias from Mozart’s Idomeneo.
Caroline now sings regularly with the BBC Singers and is an experienced session singer for film and TV, most notably having sung on the soundtracks for the Harry Potter films. She also recently appeared on Alan Titchmarsh's ITV show as one of the finalists in A Night at the Opera - Search for a Soprano, and performs with tenor Darren Clarke as part of the duo Trovatori (www.trovatori.com).
Caroline has received coaching from David Syrus, Mary King, Anthony Legge and Donald Maxwell, and currently studies with Arwel Treharne Morgan.
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