Grace-Marie Wyatt & George Fradley

Grace-Marie Wyatt & George Fradley – Classical & Music Theatre Duo

Grace-Marie Wyatt is a classically trained Soprano currently studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama under the tutelage of Suzanne Murphy and Jeffrey Howard. Previously, she attended the Junior Royal Northern College of Music for five years achieving distinction in voice, clarinet and piano. She has always had a passion for both musical theatre and opera and has played roles such as Anna in The King and I, Liesl in The Sound of Music and Cosette in Les Misérables. She won first place in many competitions at the Lichfield, Dudley and Newcastle-Under-Lyme Festival and performed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall as a soloist with the Birmingham Musical Theatre Choir.

Highlights of her career so far include performing with Carlos Acosta at Wales Millennium Centre, singing at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms and playing the role of Li in the WNO Youth Opera production of Kommilitonen!.

George Fradley grew up in Shropshire and began playing the piano aged six with Katie Riddle. George attended Birmingham Junior Conservatoire, studying with Rebeca Omorida and in 2013 was awarded the Mary Rees scholarship to study at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama where he is taught by Richard McMahon and Benjamin Frith. Since then George has participated in many masterclasses including with Stephen Hough, Stephen Kovacevich and Angela Hewitt. This year George was the winner of the Eric Hodges Beethoven prize and went on to compete at the Beethoven Intercollegiate competition. In June, he was a finalist in the prestigious Ian Stoutzker Prize and, in May 2015, took part in the Emanuel Trophy piano competition where he received a distinction for his playing. For the last three years George has won the overall prize at the Oswestry Youth Music Festival and in 2016 was awarded the Cherrington award for musical excellence.

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