Biography

Ciara Reed is a classical soprano singer, born and raised in Yorkshire where her musical journey began. Ciara currently studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire where she is undergoing her Master's degree in vocal performance. She has been under the tutelage of Anne Dawson (Soprano) for nearly five years.

   Ciara started her classical vocal training from the age of eleven with teacher Patricia Wilkes and successfully gained a place in the Junior National Youth Choir where she was a member for four years. Ciara performed across the UK in many prestigious venues including Birmingham's Symphony Hall for the NYC's 25th Anniversary event.

   During her time at the Conservatoire, Ciara has played roles in the annual opera scenes such as Susanna (Mozart's Le Nozze Di Figaro), Frasquita (Bizet's Carmen) and the First Witch (Verdi's Macbeth). She was also a longstanding member of the chamber choir, conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore and Paul Spicer. In March 2019, Ciara was the soprano soloist to perform Fauré's 'Pie Jesu' in Birmingham's symphony Hall once again.             Projects and professional engagements include singing as the soprano soloist for John Rutter's 'Magnificat' with the Walsall Choral Society (January 2020) and recently singing in the chorus of Handel's 'Messiah' with Random Opera Company for their recorded 'Opera in Lockdown' project.