Meet our Artists
Barbara Graham has been a NZO Freemasons Resident Artist since 2015, and was a 2007–8 NZO Emerging Artist. She studied with Emily Mair at Victoria University, then at the Schola Cantorum in Paris, France, with Nathalie Spinosi. In 2010 she won the Napier Aria, came 2nd in the Symphonies d’Automne in Macon, France, and 1st in the Festival de Musique et de Langue Françaises in Paris. Recent roles include Peep Bo in NZO’s The Mikado, 1st Genie in NZO’s The Magic Flute, Christine in Amici Productions’ Phantom of the Opera, Rosa Bud in Circa Theatre’s The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Sophie in Days Bay Opera’s Der Rosenkavalier. She is a soloist with the New Zealand Air Force Band, recently touring France and Belgium as a vocalist for the 2017 Anzac commemorations. Barbara holds a BSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University, and a Diploma in Publishing from Whitireia NZ.