Born in 2000 in North Yorkshire, Charlotte is currently studying Classical Voice under the tutelage of Sarah Pring at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. Charlotte attended the prestigious Chetham’s School of Music Sixth Form in Manchester where she studied with Helen Francis.

 

Charlotte has sung with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain and has participated in the Samling Academy (developing the next generation of classical singers in the North East of England).  Singing with these ensembles, and the Tees Valley Youth Choir, she has been fortunate to sing in some amazing venues, including The Sage, the Royal Festival Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Durham Cathedral, Birmingham Symphony Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. In October 2017, Charlotte was honoured to sing at Westminster’s Central Hall, London, for 2000 invited guests and July 2018 saw her singing at the Proms in the Priory, Guisborough, with the London Gala Orchestra.

 

Keen to widen her knowledge of performance techniques,Charlotte has worked with principals from English National Opera, Melbourne Opera, staff from the School of Vocal Studies and Opera at the Royal Northern College of Music and participated in many vocal workshops and masterclasses including Malcolm Martineau, OBE, Caroline Dowdle, Sarah Leonard, Peter Polycarpou, Marcus Farnsworth, Patricia MacMahon and Sarah Walker.

 

Charlotte has performed solos with a range of vocal ensembles including the Chetham’s Chamber Choir, Chetham’s Vocal Department, Durham Singers, Guisborough Choral Society, Honley MVC, Stockton Synthonia MVC and in June 2019 she was invited, by Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir, to sing with Lesley Garrett.  Further afield, Charlotte has performed a number of recitals in Bagni di Lucca, Italy, most recently in the summer of 2019, where she was joined by the Italian tenor Claudio Sassetti and accompanied by Stefano Teani. Charlotte has been invited to return to Italy in August 2020 (Covid19 permitting). With the Guildhall School of Music vocal department Charlotte was involved in a 'Virtual Opera Double Bill' of Dido and Aeneas and La bella dormant nel bosco during the Coronavirus lockdown.

 

In spring 2020 Charlotte appeared in Season 7, episode 3  of ITV’s Endeavour, where she played the role of an Oxford University Music undergraduate.

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