Jermaine Chau – Mezzo Soprano

Jermaine Chau, mezzo soprano a recent graduate of the Lisa Gasteen National Opera Summer School in Brisbane, studied opera at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where she took on the role as a sassy aunt Fidalma in Cimarosa’s comic opera Il Segreto Matrimonio. In 2014, she has taken the lead role in Menotti’s Old Maid…

Caroline King – Soprano

Caroline is currently entering her 3rd year of classical voice performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as part of her Bachelor of Music under the tutelage of Maree Ryan, chair of Vocal Studies and Opera at. She is the winner of (2013) The Helen Myers Scholarship (Sydney Conservatorium of Music). In July 2014, she…

Hong Zhi Gao

Hong Zhi (David) Gao graduated from  Harbin Normal University Music College, China, and is currently completing a Master of Music (Conducting) at Sydney Excelsia College under Dr. Sadaharu Muramatsu. Hong Zhi Gao has conducted the Wesley Institute Choir (now Excelsia College Choir) and Tian Guo Yue Tuan (Celestial) Concert band. He worked as assistant conductor…

Shirrley Mahableshwarwalla

“Then in 1975 Shirrley Mahableshwarwalla became secretary, a lady recently from India, who was very intrigued with the orchestra when she arrived. She remained the secretary until 1997, an extraordinary period of devotion to a task, often very time consuming, that has merited our life long thanks.” So wrote Geoff Widmer in “A Thirty Year…

Bridget Patterson – Soprano

Soprano Bridget Patterson is a full time student at the Sydney Conservatorium in the Advanced Diploma of Opera. Prior to commencing this degree she graduated from the Bachelor of Music (Performance) with a High distinction. Since 2008, Bridget has been the recipient of the prestigious Helen Myers vocal scholarship for vocal excellence as well as…

Sylvie Humphries – Soprano

French-Australian soprano, Sylvie Humphries, has a Bachelor of Music Performance (2007-2010) and an Advanced Diploma of Opera from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (2011-2013). She has performed many roles, including Cupidon (Orphée aux enfers), Serpetta (La finta giardiniera), and Carolina (Il matrimonio segreto). Sylvie also has a blossoming recital career, having appeared as a soloist…