Amanda is a Lyric Mezzo Soprano who began singing Jazz and Music Theatre before moving to the Classical realm and studying Opera Performance. After completing her Bachelor of Music in Performance and Graduate Diploma of Music in Opera Performance at Queensland Conservatorium, then singing with Opera Queensland for two years, both as Principal and Chorus, she moved to Sydney to further her studies at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, graduating with her Master of Music Studies in Opera Performance in 2007. She has extensive professional stage and theatre experience and has been a soloist with Queensland Pops Orchestra and Central Coast Philharmonia, as well as many smaller concert platforms. In addition to this, Amanda has been Principal for Opera Australia's touring Children's Opera, as well as Chorus and Ensemble, most recently with the ‘Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’ operas.
Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Education, 2011: Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Master of Music Studies (Opera Studies), 2007: Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Music (Opera Performance), 2001: Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Bachelor of Music in Performance, 2000: Griffith University, Queensland, Australia