Roslyn Lock, BMus (Perf.) (Adelaide)
Ros Lock completed a Bachelor of Music (Performance) majoring in voice at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide. Performing regularly with the chorus of the State Opera of South Australia since 1990, she has participated in nearly fifty productions from a variety of mainstream operatic repertoire. Ros has also been involved in a number of works which are less commonly seen on the Australian stage including the 1998 and 2004 performances of Wagner’s Ring Cycle, the 2001 production of Wagner’s “Parsifal”, and the 2002 Adelaide Festival Australian premier of John Adam’s “El Niño.”
Solo oratorio and concert appearances include works by Telemann, J S Bach, Rutter, Haydn, Handel, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Kodaly, Weiland, Elgar, Schubert, Brahms and Tippett, plus recital repertoire, operatic and popular favourites. Ros has appeared in principal roles with the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of SA, including Public Opinion in Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach), and Widow Corney in Oliver (Bart).
Ros has worked as a voice teacher for many years, and provides individual and group coaching for community choirs and ensembles. As well her passion for her students, Ros is a passionate believer in kindness and supports a number of social justice issues. She enjoys writing, reading, gardening, monster trucks and funny dogs.