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Lisa Howarth

Lisa Howarth is an English soprano and singing teacher who has just started a new role as a Part Time Lecturer in Classical Voice at the University of Southampton, during which she will give 1:1 lessons to the musicians and singers on the MMus Performance course.

Lisa studied English Literature at Cambridge University and, after singing professionally with groups such as the Sixteen and the BBC Singers, she studied Opera at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD). In 2009, she finished a year at the Cardiff International Academy of Voice.

Lisa has worked for many UK opera companies, including ENO, Scottish Opera and Bampton Classical Opera, and was previously full-time at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Roles include Marguerite, Fiordiligi, Mozart’s Countess and Mimi.

Meanwhile, on the concert platform she has sung for choral societies such as Worcester Festival Choral Society, Stratford Choral Society and Salisbury Musical Society. Lisa was also a 2013 Crear Scholar, studying song with Malcolm Martineau, and returned in 2015 to study on his Italian Opera course.

In 2022, she passed her MA Professional Practice (Voice Pedagogy) with Distinction from the Voice Study Centre and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

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MA alumna Lisa Howarth starts teaching role at the University of Southampton!

Voice Study Centre
Wednesday 15th November 2023

Lisa will be a Part Time Lecturer in Classical Voice; her role will include giving 1:1 lessons to the undergraduate musicians and postgraduate singers on the MMus Performance course.