Pamela Andrews loves performing, and her operatic experience includes Arminda in La Finta Giardiniera (Operantics), Donna Anna in Don Giovanni (Opera Hunter), Countess Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro and Natasha in The Gondoliers Dream Getaway (Pacific Opera), Belinda and Second Woman in Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas, the Baker in Brundibar by Hans Krasa, and chorus roles in productions of La Boheme (Opera Australia), Carmen, La Traviata and Tosca (Melbourne Opera). Her musical experience includes Beatrice in The Venetian Twins (Canberra Repertory Society) and Mary Sunshine in CHICAGO.
As a soloist, Pamela has appeared with The Metropolitan Orchestra, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, Penrith Symphony Orchestra, SCUNA/National Capital Orchestra, Hobart Chamber Orchestra, Derwent Symphony Orchestra, Hobart Orpheus Choir, Tasmania University Musical Society, Hobart Festival of Voices Choir and City of Launceston Carols by Candlelight. Repertoire performed includes Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Mozart’s Requiem, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and Dvorak’s Stabat Mater. Pamela enjoys performing new works, and has premiered new repertoire by Joe Bugden, Matthew Dewey, Sophie Joo, Geoffrey Lancaster, Graeme Leak, Paul Smith (Blush Opera), Johanna Van Tienen and Haomin Wei.
Pamela holds a Master of Music degree, a Bachelor degree with Honours, Diploma of Music and Associate Diploma of Music (AMEB). Pamela has won numerous prizes and awards in competitions around Australia and was nominated for a Director’s Prize at the University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music. Pamela was a Young Artist with Pacific Opera in 2013, and has studied singing with many talented teachers and coaches including Marilyn Smith, Jane Edwards and Louise Page. Pamela currently studies with Christine Douglas and Simon Kenway.