About Brianna Louwen

Brianna is a Soprano from Perth, Western Australia. She has recently returned to Perth after completing a Masters in Music: Solo Voice Ensemble Singing under Robert Hollingworth (I Fagiolini), with tuition from Susan Young. Brianna graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice Performance, where she studied under Megan Sutton. Awards include Young Person and the Arts International Travelling Scholarship from the West Australian Department of Culture and the Arts (2016), First Prize in the Fremantle Eisteddfod Open Aria Competition (2016) and Finalist in the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Competition (2018).

In the U.K. Brianna is a regular member of choirs such as The 24, The Willow Consort, The Carice Singers and Cenere. She has appeared as soloist with The University of York Chamber Orchestra and the Royal Northern Sinfonia. In 2017, Brianna toured with British Solo-Voice Ensemble I Fagiolini to York, Birmingham and Florence.

In Perth, Brianna sings with the West Australian Opera Chorus, St George's Cathedral Choir and Consort, St George's College Chapel Choir and Consort and the Giovanni Consort. She is establishing herself as a freelance soloist, having most recently performed the role of ‘First Woman' in Handel's Solomon in the Perth Concert Hall with the Orchestra of St George under the direction of Joseph Nolan, and as soloist with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in the BBC Planet Earth II Australian Tour.

Brianna is a Teaching Artist with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in their Crescendo Education Program, tutors on the Perth Choral Institute and the Oxford & Cambridge Singing School, and is the Assistant Choir Director of St George's College (UWA).