Judith McEwan Choral Scholarship

Our choral scholarship programme began in 2017 instigated by an idea by Judith McEwan who was our Secretary until February 2018. She sang with the choir for 30 years and was passionate about encouraging people from all backgrounds to sing. 

We are delighted to annouce that our Choral Scholar for the 2022/23 season is Harim Oh.

Harim Oh is a British Soprano with Korean heritage. She studied both first study violin and singing at the Purcell School. She read music at the University of Bristol, and has graduated her Masters of Vocal Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS), studying with Kathleen Mckellar Ferguson.

Operatic performances include at RCS, ‘Sophie’ (Der Rosenkavalier), ‘Clorinda’ (Cenerentola), ‘Marzelline’ (Fidelio), ‘Susanna’ (Marriage of Figaro), the chorus of Prokofiev’s Fiery Angel with the Scottish Opera, with WNO Youth Opera ‘Wu’ (Peter Maxwell-Davies, Kommilitonen), and many opera and operetta productions with the Bristol University Theatre and Operatic Society.

As a soloist on the concert platform Harim has sung with Scottish Voices, Bach’s St John Passion with the Glasgow Barons and Scottish Chamber Choir, Handel’s Messiah with Opera Dei Lumi, Bach’s Magnificat at the RCS and with RCS Voices has performed the Beethoven 9, Bartok’s Miraculous Mandarin and Langaard’s Music of the Spheres in collaboration with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Harim is also an experienced recitalist.

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