Born in Tennessee, Paula was awarded the Tagor Gold Medal from the Royal College of Music. She recently performed Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine for English Touring Opera, and has performed on stages and concert platforms across the UK, the US and Europe.
Recent roles include Donna Anna with Longborough Festival Opera, and Thaïs Thaïs with Chelsea Opera Group. Other roles include Tosca Tosca, Mimi La bohème, Gilda Rigoletto, Poppea Aggripina, Calisto La Calisto and Eurydice Orphée et Eurydice.
Concert highlights include in Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 7 Antarctica with the Stavanger Symfonikor in Finland & Opera North Orchestra in the UK with Richard Farnes, Mahler 8 with David Hill with Opera North Symphony Orchestra, & Britten’s War Requiem with the Southampton Philharmonic and London Mozart Players.
Paula has recently written an opera libretto for ETO, and is also a passionate singing teacher with experience working in the NHS Voice Clinic.