Scottish soprano Amy Strachan is in her second year of studies in the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the RCS under the tutelage of Wilma MacDougall. Amy previously read music at the University of Edinburgh and went on to graduate from the Royal Academy of Music with a distinction in her Masters and was subsequently offered a fellowship. Amy was the recipient of the Donald Tovey Memorial Prize for the Greatest Promise in Composition or Performance and was awarded first prize in the Marjorie Thomas Art of Song Prize.
Amy’s studies are generously supported by the ABRSM, the McGlashan Trust, the Mario Lanza Educational Foundation and the Cross Trust.
Amy has featured as a soloist in the Edinburgh International Festival as part of their Songlines series, in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme. Operatic engagements have included Micaela (Carmen), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), and Iris (Semele).