Biography

Eleanor is a freelance soprano based in London. She recently graduated with a Distinction in MA Solo Voice Ensemble Singing from the University of York, under the tuition of Robert Hollingworth, and she currently studies 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 is looking forward to being a Vocal Apprentice at the Southwell Music Festival 2021. She has worked with various other choirs and is a frequent deputy singer at London churches.

As a soloist, Eleanor is a Making Music Selected Artist 2020-21, and she received the Most Promising Young Singer award at the Woking Music Festival 2018. Concert solo highlights include Bach's St John Passion, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Haydn's Missa Sancti Nicolai and Handel's Messiah. She has recorded solos on the Chamber Choir of London single, Campkin's Sent From God, and on two discs from The Queen's College Chapel Choir.

Graduating with First Class honours, Eleanor studied BA Music at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. 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.

Photo: Ben Tomlin