Pamela Andrews, 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Quarter-Finalist
Pamela’s operatic experience includes Countess Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro with Pacific Opera, Belinda and Second Woman in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, the Baker in Brundibar by Hans Krasa, and chorus roles in La Boheme with Opera Australia, and Carmen, La Traviata and Tosca with Melbourne Opera. She is currently preparing Donna Anna with Opera Hunter.
As a soloist, Pamela has appeared with the Penrith Symphony Orchestra, SCUNA/National Capital Orchestra, Hobart Chamber Orchestra, Derwent Symphony Orchestra, Hobart Orpheus Choir, Tasmania University Musical Society, Hobart Festival of Voices and City of Launceston Carols by Candlelight. Repertoire performed includes Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Mozart’s Requiem, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and Dvorak’s Stabat Mater. Pamela enjoys performing new works, and has premiered new repertoire by composers Geoffrey Lancaster, Graeme Leak, and Matthew Dewey, amongst others.
Pamela holds a Master of Music degree, a Bachelor degree with Honours, Diploma of Music and Associate Diploma of Music (AMEB). Pamela has won numerous prizes and awards in competitions around Australia and was a Semi-Finalist in the 2016 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship. Pamela has studied singing with Marilyn Smith, Jane Edwards and Louise Page, and currently studies with Christine Douglas.