Marie Elliott - soprano

Marie Elliott was born in Devon. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, with the late Johanna Peters and on the Royal Academy Opera Course, with Mark Wildman where she was awarded a DipRAM, the Academy's most prestigious accolade.Marie has received coaching from Dame Janet Baker as well as taking part in a three-day masterclass at the Wigmore Hall with Brigitte Fassbaender.

While at the RAM, she received the Lucille Graham award, the Isabel Jay Prize for Opera and the Isabella Lucas prize for Contralto Singing.

Marie's solo oratorio work includes the World Premier of Karl Rütti's Stabat Mater at St John's Smith Square, Handel's Theodora as part of the Spitalfield's Festival, Mozart Requiem and Handel's Messiah at Gloucester Cathedral, Elgar's The Apostles at Wells Cathedral, Verdi Requiem at Bedford School, Mendelssohn's Elijah at Bishop Stortford School, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater at St Martin in-the-field's and Bach's Weinachts-Oratorium in Hanau Castle, Germany.