Grace is a versatile lyric soprano of Ugandan and Zimbabwean descent based in London. She graduated from Trinity Laban with the support of the University of Edinburgh Bucher-Fraser scholarship, Oxford-Lieder Society bursary and Laurence Atwell Trust bursary.
Grace is an experienced soloist who has performed all over the world. Operatic roles include Musetta 'La Bohème' for Kings head theatre (2022)
Aksinya 'Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk’ for Birmingham Opera Company which won The Royal Philharmonic Society award and the title role of Treemonisha (Spectra Ensemble) at the Grimeborn Festival.
Grace performed extensively as both a chorister and soloist during and after her time at Edinburgh University including Turkey, Malta, Washington D.C and Hong Kong.
Grace is passionate about making opera accessible for all through outreach and community projects and regularly works for Birmingham Opera Company in this capacity. She has also enjoyed working for the ENO Baylis Opera Squad and English Pocket Opera which work extensively in schools across the UK. Grace was one of the first participants chosen for The Royal Opera House Engender x WeGrow mentoring programme.
Grace has always been an ardent proponent of new works. She has performed in an Opera North commission ‘The Pied Piper of Chibok’ as Adama Rahel at the Grimeborn Festival and recently created the role of Grace in 'Herday' an opera commissioned for Coventry City of Culture Festival 2022 by Sayan Kent.
Last year she performed in 'Liminal' a one-woman production at the King's Head Theatre, devised by
Le Gateau Chocolat. Grace has also performed the world premiere of 'Diana of Ephesians' a solo concerto for soprano written by Matthew Lee Knowles.
This summer Grace performed in Opera Holland Park's double bill as 1st femme in Delius's 'La Margot Rouge'
Grace is looking forward to performing with Welsh National Opera in their newly commissioned piece 'Migrations' in November.
'warmly inflected and expressive singing...'