Elsa is a young vocalist, teacher, and composer, studying a Double Degree of Music (Classical Performance) and Arts (International Communication) at the Australian National University. She is learning classical voice with Cheryl Barker and Peter Coleman-Wright. Elsa recently performed as a chorus member in National Opera’s production of La Clemenza di Tito, and she sings with the Canberra Bach Ensemble Choir, Kompactus Youth Choir, and the ANU Chamber Choir. She teaches theory and aural with the ANU Open School of Music and Luminescence Children’s Choir. Elsa’s first commissioned original work was premiered in Melbourne in 2019. She also wrote and contributed to the performances of six pieces for the 2018 Canberra International Music Festival. Elsa was the recipient of the 2018 ANZCA Composition Prize (First Year), the 2017 St Mary MacKillop College Creative Arts Award, and an ACT Organ School and Wesley Music Centre organ scholarship in 2017 and 2018.
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