Christine Heald is a graduate of the Masters of Music (Operatic Performance) - a partnership between the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Opera. During this two year developing artist programme with the Victorian Opera Christine covered main stage roles, performed lead and ensemble roles in various children's operas, and also performed as a concert soloist. She is fortunate enough to have worked with some of Australia's most talented conductors, accompanists, stage directors and singers.
In the classical field Christine has performed widely with choirs and orchestras as a concert soloist. She has over 20 years' experience as a vocalist - the last decade in classical singing - and prior to this as a jazz, musical theatre and contemporary music singer. She is still performing as a classical soloist and is also journeying full circle back to her love of musical theatre.
Christine has a special interest in vocal health and well-being, inspired and nurtured by her mentor
Anna Connolly, and speech therapist idol Dr Debbie Phyland.
Christine holds a Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance) and Master of Music (Operatic Performance) from the University of Melbourne. She has many years experience as a vocal instructor both in schools and through her private voice studio the Sing Strong Studio, Melbourne and Ballarat.