Miranda Wright

Samling Artist Programme: 1999

Miranda has a busy teaching practice in the North East, teaching at  Durham and Newcastle universities and with the choristers and choral scholars in Durham Cathedral. She is a regular teacher with  NYCGB, Eton Choral Courses and a masterclass leader for Samling Academy.

Miranda studied with Ann Lampard and at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she was a multiple prize winner and Peter Moores Scholar.

She became a Samling Artsit in 1999 and performed for several years in professional roles before deciding to concentrate on her teaching career. Miranda organises regular concerts for her ensemble “The Miranda Wright Singers” and directed youth opera productions of  Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with them at Sage Gateshead in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, She was director of Samling Academy Opera’s first production, Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring, at Saltburn Community Theatre and Sage Gateshead and last summer devised and directed her own group of singers in Tell Me The Truth about Love, a programme of art song and poetry at The Witham, in Barnard Castle.