Charlotte Tetley graduated from Homerton College, Cambridge in summer 2003, where she read Music and Education and sung with Trinity College Choir. After graduating Charlotte moved to London and taught as a classroom teacher at a Primary School in Balham for two years, while continuing her singing lessons. Charlotte was then awarded a place on the Royal Academy of Music’s postgraduate Vocal Studies course were she was taught by Elizabeth Ritchie. Charlotte graduated with a Dip RAM Distinction in her final recital. At the end of this year Charlotte performed as a member of the chorus for Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Charlotte then moved up to Glasgow and joined the opera course at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Charlotte became a Samling Artist, took first prize in the Margaret Dick Award and was Semi Finalist in both the Royal Oversea’s League and the Kathleen Ferrier Award.
After graduating Charlotte returned to Glyndebourne for the next two years as a member of the chorus in both the Festival and Touring Opera. She covered the role of Valletto in L’incoronatione di Poppea for the 2010 tour. In the Spring of 2011 Charlotte gave birth to a little boy and has predominantly been performing recital and oratorio repertoire. She has performed as part of ‘Leeds Lieder’ Festival and sang Haydn’s Harmoniemesse in Ripon Cathedral with Ripon Choral Society as well as Handel’s Messiah with Bel Canto Choral Society in Sheffield. In 2012 Charlotte sang the role of Olga in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Ryedale Festival and has been keeping busy specializing in the Lieder repertoire. Charlotte recently became a Crear Scholar working with Malcolm Martineau up in Scotland.