Ella O’Neill performs regularly across the UK as a song and chamber music pianist. This April, she performed in the finals of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards at Wigmore Hall, where she was awarded the Help Musicians UK Accompanists’ Prize. Other recent venues include Cadogan Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Royal Opera House Crush Room. Away from the concert platform, Ella also works as a répétiteur for opera. Companies she has worked for include Grange Park Opera, Welsh National Opera, Mid Wales Opera and the Tête à Tête Festival. Ella graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music this July, where she studied postgraduate piano accompaniment with Simon Lepper, Kathron Sturrock and Roger Vignoles. During her time there she won the Alasdair Graham Pianist Prize in the RCM Lieder Competition and second prize in the Brooks van der Pump English Song Competition.