Emma Magenty is a trained and experience teacher, performer and musical director. She studied for her BMus, specialising in singing, at The University of Sheffield and has an MMus in Performance and Composition. She has a PGCE in secondary music and teaches at King Ecgbert School in Dore. Emma teaches with the belief that all lessons should be accessible, confidence building and fun. As well as teaching singing Emma also loves to perform. Some of Emma's previous opera roles include Lucy in The Telephone, Mrs Heartfelt in The Impresario, Venus in Orpheus in the Underworld, Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro , Bastienne in Bastien and Bastienne, Gianetta in Elixir of Love, Second Lady in The Magic Flute and Despina in Cosi Fan Tutte.
Emma is also very experienced in the field of musical theatre and has performed the role of Maria in The Sound of Music and has played roles in 'Beauty and The Beast', 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Westside Story' on the Lyceum stage in Sheffield. Emma is a musical director and has musically directed many shows over the last 10 years, the most recent being 'Legally Blonde' at The Lyceum. As well as opera and musical theatre Emma also has a passion for choral music; she has sung in numerous successful choirs over the years and has conducted many young and adult choirs. Emma has worked as a singing teacher both privately and at schools for over 12 years and has a 100% pass rate for all her pupils singing exam entries.