Biography

Eleanor is a freelance soprano based in London, currently studying with Mary Nelson.

 

With a focus on ensemble singing, Eleanor was a member of the National Youth Choir Fellowship octet in 2019-20, and is a regular member of Chamber Choir of London. This year she was a Vocal Apprentice at Southwell Music Festival, singing with the Southwell Festival Voices and as part of a vocal quartet, and she is looking forward to her role as a Choral Scholar at St Martin in the Fields in 2021-22. She has worked with various other ensembles and is a frequent deputy singer with London's professional church choirs.

As a soloist, Eleanor is a Making Music Selected Artist 2020-21. She was recently the soprano soloist for The Sirius Orchestra's performance of Haydn's Creation, and previous concert solo highlights include Bach's St John Passion, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Haydn's Missa Sancti Nicolai and Handel's Messiah. She can be heard as the soloist on recordings with Chamber Choir of London, The Queen's College Chapel Choir, and the National Youth Choir of Great Britain.

Eleanor studied MA Solo Voice Ensemble Singing at the University of York under the tuition of Robert Hollingworth and Susan Young, achieving a Distinction, and she previously read Music at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford and graduated with First Class honours. She was both an academic scholar and a choral scholar in The Queen's College Chapel Choir under Owen Rees throughout her time at Queen's, and was awarded the Maurice Pearton senior choral scholarship in her final year.

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Photo: Ben Tomlin