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Christine Hubbard

Christine Hubbard - International Soprano

Chris studied music in South Wales under Madame 'Winnie' Lloyd where she began her career as a very young 'Yum Yum' in the Mikado, gaining her LRAM(performer) and then BA Hons. ,Wales.

She belonged to the Resolven Operatic Society and the Morriston Aelwyd Choir, often singing alongside the Morriston Orpheus. Chris won the National Eisteddfod Lieder and Cud Adrodd prizes when only sixteen!

During her career with the Welsh National Opera, she performed many of the leading roles opposite well-known names such as Owen Brannigan and Geraint Evans. She is also in great demand for Oratorio. Her singing takes her all over the world, especially the U.S.A.
She has made recordings and is working on several CD's at present. She has on many occasions performed the iconic 'Rule Britannia' solo in Promenade Concerts. She has sung in San Francisco and several times in Rochester, New Hampshire, which she visited for the first time in May '98 with Roger Sayer (Rochester Cathedral Organist) in highly acclaimed concerts, which included the Schubert Mass in G and his "Shepherd on the Rock". Schubert's work, particularly his Lieder, being one of her specialities.

While in Rochester on this visit Christine was presented with the Freedom of The City. She has performed for BBC TV and has also performed in Canterbury Cathedral and on one occasion performed one of her own compositions. She has recorded programmes for Millenium7 TV (on Sky).

For many years Christine regularly travelled to Spain, where she did an annual spring concert in Fuengirola until the closure of the theatre. Last year she sang in the prestigious Music Festivals of Pembrokeshire and Gozo (Malta) and has been asked to Singapore by the Lieder Society for a recital tour, she has sung with the Warlock Singers.

During Mozart's anniversary she received many invitations to sing in celebration concerts and is about to sing the soprano line in Mozart's Requiem. This year, she also looks forward to singing in Christchurch, Dorset, Bognor Regis, Bexley and many other high profile concerts. She has appeared at The Barbican, London and plans to sing at St. John's Smith Square, Wigmore Hall and the St. John Priory Church, Clerkenwell.

She has the honour of being Chairman of the Medway Festival of Music, Speech and Drama. In 2006 she was elected to the Royal Society of Musicians. Christine is a member of the I.S.M. (Incorporated Society of Musicians) (Last year she accepted the invitation of the chairman of the South Eastern Centre of the ISM to become secretary), M.U., the A.O.T.O.S. (Association of Teachers of Singing), the Institute of Vocologists and The British Voice Association.

Christine teaches regularly as well as performs. In addition she undertakes remedial work for the spoken voice, eradicating dialects, lisps, stutters and other speech impediments. More recently she has been working with PR and promotional companies in order to improve managerial and executive presentation skills. Within this remit, she boosts their confidence and helps to improve their speech.

"The purest voice I have ever heard, second to none and the interpretation was inspired"
Vanessa Feltz, (After a concert)

"When she sang her "How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings" I was transported already to Heaven"
Monsig. Frendo (Vatican & Gozo)

"A breath of fresh air, outstanding"
Maestro Vella (Malta)

international soprano | soloist | superb teacher | vocal coach | singing teacher | voice problems | grade exams | diploma level | singing for fun |
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