Ami Hewitt | Soprano

Soprano

Ami Hewitt

Biography

Ami Hewitt is a coloratura soprano from Dublin. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and TUD Conservatory of Music and Drama, where she attained her BMusEd, majoring in vocal performance. More recently she achieved a distinction Master Vocal Studies at Conservatorium Maastricht in The Netherlands. In Maastricht she worked with director Sybrand van der Werf and conductor Federico Santi as Olympia in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann. She also joined with Scottish pianist Anna Michels to form DuoAnam. Together they won the Scando Vocallis Liedprijs at Festival Vocallis and as a result they were invited to perform at the festival in Kopermolen Vaals. She has also participated in masterclasses with Paul McNamara, Patricia Bardon, Orla Boylan, Ailish Tynan, Ingrid Surgenor and Kathryn Harries. She was a soloist with Our Lady’s Choral Society in Karl Jenkins’s The Armed Man and John Rutters’s Gloria and has also performed at the Glasthule Opera Gala. She has received bursaries from Arklow Music Festival and Sligo Feis Ceoil, and was awarded the Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award and an individual artist bursary by South Dublin County Council. She has sung in the Irish National Opera Chorus in Verdi’s Aida, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and Mozart’s The Magic Flute, as well as singing in a Young Artist showcase with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in 2018.

September 2021