Bronwyn Douglass, 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Quarter-Finalist
Bronwyn has held the Amelia Joscelyne Memorial Scholarship with the Melba Opera Trust since 2016. She graduated with a Masters in Operatic Performance from the Queensland Conservatorium GU in 2014, also attending the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School from 2013-2015.
Bronwyn has performed the roles of Olga in Eugene Onegin for Co-Opera (2017), Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly for Opera Projects, Sydney (2016), Flora in Verdi’s La Traviata for Opera New England (2016); Miss Baggot in Benjamin Britten’s The Little Sweep for the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (2015); and Second Witch in Dido and Aeneas for the Brisbane Baroque Festival (2015).
She has also performed as the Alto Soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (2015 & 2016) and the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic (2016), and as a Soloist in the Music on Sunday’s Series with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (2015).
Bronwyn has received many awards, grants and scholarships. She was awarded the 3rd place DECCA Award in the Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award, 2nd place in the Opera and Arts Support Group Vocal Scholarship and was a finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship and the Herald Sun Aria all in 2016.