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Name: Kathleen Mary Garner
Skills: Singer, Soloist (Opera and choral singer)
Phone: +44 (0)7787 526240
Address: 37 Woodleigh Gardens, London SW16 2SX, United Kingdom
Links: Website     E-mail
Kathleen Garner studied at Oxford University, then won a Bodyform Careers Award to study on the ENO ‘Knack’ after which she studied opera performance at Birkbeck College. She continued postgraduate vocal studies with Wendy Eathorne and Robert Aldwinckle at Trinity College of Music. Kathleen was one of the singers on the prestigious Oxford Lieder Festival Mastercourse 2008, with Sarah Walker and Julius Drake. Kathleen has sung all over the UK with the Red Baroque chamber ensemble and with the Euphony trio, and as a soloist, in venues including the Holywell Rooms Oxford, Keble College Chapel, Oxford Playhouse, Edinburgh Playhouse, Corn Exchange Newbury, Grantham Guildhall, Waltham Abbey and Leighton House. She has also performed at the Bloomsbury, Hungerford and Hackwood Festivals. She performed with the Corkery Consort at the 2008 Inchigeela Festival in Ireland. Recent engagements also include Verdi and Mozart Requiems and recitals at St John’s Bethnal Green and Dartford Church. In 2008 she won the Opera, Oratorio and Song Recital Prizes in the Stratford & East London Festival, and together with Helen Lowe, she won the bronze medal in the North London Festival’s Premier Challenge class. Kathleen represented Trinity in the Sir Anthony Lewis Memorial Prize and AESS Patricia Routledge English Song competitions. She was a semi- finalist in this year’s Stuart Burrows International Vocal Awards and the Llangollen Eisteddfod. Kathleen has performed with opera companies including Blackheath Halls Opera Project, Greenwich Park Opera, New Youth Opera, Hungerford Festival Opera, Porcupine Productions, Hampstead Garden Opera,Opera Moriarty, Opera Integra, Harrow Opera, Kennet Opera, London Opera Vocal. Operatic roles include Laila (Les Pecheurs de Perles), Frasquita (Carmen), Belinda, Aeneas, 1st Witch (Dido & Aeneas), Giannetta (L’Elisir d’Amore), 1st Lady, 2nd Boy (Die Zauberflote), 3rd Bridesmaid (Der Freischutz), Lonely Heart (Shawna & Ron’s Half Moon), Diana (Orphee aux Enfers), Lover (Il Tabarro), Cis (Albert Herring), Suor Genovieffa, Suor Osmina (Suor Angelica), Sister 1 (Cinderella: an original opera), Phyllis (Iolanthe), Katisha (Mikado), Bridesmaid (Trial by Jury) and 3rd Wild Goose (Paul Bunyan). She represented Trinity in David Owen Norris’ 2007 Elgar Masterclass.



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