Selena Pettifer

Performer's Story

She is currently studying Voice with Gary May. Selena has appeared in a number of roles in Melbourne Opera productions including Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana, Flora in La Traviata, Mercedes in Carmen and Mistress of the Novices in Suor Angelica. She also performed the role of Suzuki with MPTC and the role of Dama di Lady Macbeth with the Heidelberg Choral Society. She has performed as a soloist with More than Opera on a number of occasions, and with Opera quartet, Opera Vivente. She frequently appears as a recitalist in concert and in oratorio. She has performed as a member of the Melbourne Choral Ensemble and Symphonic Chorus, touring Brazil with the Ensemble in 2002. Selena has received over forty awards for opera and art song in various singing competitions. She has also been a finalist in the 2008 Mietta Song Competition, 3MBS Young Performer of the Year, RMP Aria, John Tallis Singing award, Boroondara Vocal Championship, Liederfest, South Eastern Arts Festival, and a semi-finalist in the Herald Sun Aria.