Christopher Roache - tenor/countertenor
Christopher Roache is a Melbourne based tenor and countertenor, working both as a freelance singer and singing teacher. Completing a Bachelor of Music with honours at The University of Melbourne in 2009, he has since spent two years singing in the UK, with one year as both an alto and tenor choral scholar at Wells Cathedral, as well as singing with a number of renowned choirs in London and Oxford.
Christopher performed in the 2016 Woodend Winter Arts Festival as the countertenor soloist in two performances of Bach's Magnificat and Ascension Oratorio. He also sang as a soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the American singer-songwriter, Ben Folds.
Christopher has performs regularly as a soloist at the Melbourne Festival, Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival, Woodend Winter Arts Festival, Peninsula Summer Music Festival, St John's Southgate Bach Cantata Program as well as Newman College's Advent Festival. He also sings regularly with The Consort of Melbourne, The Australian Chamber Choir and Ensemble Gombert.
Christopher currently works as a voice tutor at Trinity College, The University of Melbourne as well as acting as an Assistant Musical Director at St James' Old Cathedral, Melbourne.