Tanya Small

Performer's Story

Tanya completed her Bachelor of Music in Performance at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 2007. During her time there she participated in several operas including Handel’s Semele, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, covering the role of 2nd Spirit, and performed the role of Emmie in Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring. Last year she was involved with the Melbourne Opera School and undertook the role of First Lady in The Magic Flute. Tanya was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Herald Sun Aria. In 2009 Tanya studied at The School of Music Parkville at The University of Melbourne where she completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Music Performance where she was awarded the Clarice Malyon Middleton Scholarship and Lady Turner Exhibition Award. Tanya’s future engagements involve a performance of Beethoven’s concert aria Ah! Perfido with the Preston Symphony Orchestra.