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Jocasta Roper, soprano (former mezzo), BMUS (Hons), is classically trained in Bel Canto technique.

She studied for her music degree in classical voice performance at The London College of Music (University of West London).

She has sung and soloed with many choirs in East London including The Redbridge Music School choirs and Cantori. She won first prize in both the folk music and show tune categories at the Stratford Music Festival. In 2010 she also won a prize in an LCM singing competition.

She sung with The Philharmonia Chorus and regularly performed and toured in Europe and performed in national venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and Kings College Cambridge - one of which, was with the BBC Concert Orchestra for a live broadcast performance of a new work by Frank Martin (Golgotha)on Radio 3 - also appeared at the BBC Proms in August 2011. and recorded the background music for a number of episodes of the BBC TV's Merlin.

In 2014, Jocasta sang in choral piece, as part of a project - 'The Observatory' a new short opera about the life of American astronomer, Annie Jump Cannon, who went deaf from Scarlett fever.

In 2015, she performed with English Cabaret as part of a pop-up tour for an original piece: Dreams of peace and Freedom, by Sue Casson http://www.englishcabaret.co.uk/dreams-of-peace-freedom/4591961801

The tour was to mark the anniversary of the Magna Carta and Human Rights act, post World War II.

She performs regularly for the Blind Club, in Woodford and is currently working on a cappella recordings, which you can find here

  


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