Claire Williams Mezzo Soprano

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I'm seeking financial help to enable me to complete my final year of Masters Vocal training at the Royal Academy of Music, London

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On 23rd Sep 2015 we successfully raised £2,280 with 14 supporters in 14 days


I'm seeking financial help to enable me to complete my final year of Masters Vocal training at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music, London. Money raised will go towards the £11,120 tuition costs for the 2015-16 academic year.

Studying at the RAM provides me world-class coaching in vocal technique and repertoire, multiple languages, drama and movement without which, I will not be able to compete with other aspiring opera singers. 


To fulfill my potential, perform Opera and to appear in concert on the international stage.

About Me


I am currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music, London under the tutelage of Michael Chance ( and James Baillieu (;/staff/james-baillieu). This August, I have been involved in a series of Masterclasses with renowned Soprano Lynne Dawson and Counter-Tenor Daniel Taylor and performed multiple recitals at '180 degrees festival' in Sofia, Bulgaria. I performed on stage in the Sam Wannamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe in Nick Drake's new play 'All the Angels', directed by Jonathan Munby. 

In 2015, I have sung as a soloist at the internationally acclaimed St. Endellion Festival, Cornwall, where I am returning this September. I appear as the Mezzo Soloist on the recently released Magnificat by Oliver Tarney ( which has reached number 5 on the iTunes Classical Music Charts shortly after release and in which I will be appearing in March 2016 at the prestigious Cadogan Hall, London. 

In the summer of 2014, I performed Durufle Requiem solos on tour to France with the Halle Youth Ensembles, in locations including Chartres Cathedral and La Madeleine, Paris. I also appeared in Opera Holland Park's acclaimed 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' by Will Todd and as a soloist with the Southern Sinfonia.


Having begun my singing life as 'Head Soloist' Girl Chorister at Ripon Cathedral, I obtained both a Major Music Scholarship and an All Round Scholarship to Uppingham School where I was incredibly fortunate to meet Susan Waters (singing teacher) and a very supportive Music Department. Whilst studying at Uppingham, I sung as a soloist at St. John's, Smith Square and Captained the Choir on a tour to Hong Kong. 

Having left Uppingham, I went on to study with Susan Waters at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Baribican, London. During my time at the Guildhall, I sang as a soloist on tour at Rouen Opera House and was involved in concerts in the Barbican Hall and LSO St. Luke's. I was generously supported by the Uppingham Foundation. 

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