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Alfred Fonoti-Fuimaono

Samoan baritone Alfred, from Flaxmere, Hastings, dreams of performing on international stages and giving back to his community, hoping to one day share the stage with his brothers worldwide.

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Austin Haynes

A singer, poet, translator and researcher, Austin is a countertenor hailing from Kā Muriwai/Arrowtown and Naarm/Melbourne.

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Emmanuel Fonoti-Fuimaono

From Flaxmere, Hastings, Samoan tenor Emmanuel wants to inspire young people from all backgrounds to appreciate the magic of classical music and singing.

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Felicity Tomkins

Soprano Felicity, currently based between the United Kingdom and New Zealand, has been praised for her "voice like manuka honey" (Waikato Times, NZ).

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Katie Trigg

A Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar during her Bachelors degree at the University of Waikato, mezzo-soprano Katie is now continuing her studies at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

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Madison Horman

Under the tutelage of Nuccia Focile and Ingrid Surgenor, New Zealand soprano Madison has been studying towards an Advanced Diploma in Opera at the Royal Academy of Music.

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Manase Latu

Tongan tenor Manase is back in Aotearoa performing as the title role in New Zealand Opera's Rossini's Le Comete Ory.

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Morgan-Andrew King

A rising Māori bass from Tahaaroa, Waikato, Morgan-Andrew has most recently graduated with a postgraduate certificate from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, USA.

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Samuel McKeever

Hastings born bass-baritone Samuel is a current member of the 2024-25 artist cohort at Te Pae Kōkako - The Aotearoa New Zealand Opera Studio (TANZOS).

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Tayla Alexander

Tayla, a soprano with global ambition, will begin her intensive masters programme in September 2024, at the Royal Academy of Music in London.