Helena Mamich, soprano
Croatian-Australian soprano Helena Mamich pursued her undergraduate studies and a Master’s degree in Performance – Classical contemporary music at the Australian National University and School of medicine, University of Split. Currently she is doing her postgraduate specialisation in Psychiatry.
Ms Mamich recently performed at Bethanien Theater, Berlin where she made her debut as Soprano Bird in opera CILS composed by Ken Shakin. As a result of collaboration with “Black Needle Noise” her debut single “Nocturnal” was released in December 2020.
As a recitalist, she focuses on Croatian composers and composers from 20th and 21st century. She premiered a number of works composed by Kunsu Shim, Gerhard Stäbler, Kyle Ghann and works by many aspiring composers.
During her studies in music she has participated in masterclasses by Angelika Luz, Gerhard Staebler, Annika Rutkovsky, Pille Lill, David Aronson, Sylvia Greenberg, David Ciavarella, Steven Delaney, Ghillian Sullivan, Anthony Legge, Paul McMahon, Tobias Cole, Angela Gibblin, Darryl Edwards, Marvin Keenze.
Ms Mamich was the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Christel Larko Scholarship for an outstanding young musician and the Traveling Scholarship from Friends of the School of the Music. In year 2015 she is a recepient of Kornfled Postgraduate Scholarship for Opera singers and Fankhauser Travelling Scholarship.
In year 2017 she has been awarded with a prize Transition Award – Endowment of Excellence from Australian National University for her academic and performance achievements. In year 2019 she is a winner of Večernjakova Domovnica (Bad Homburg, Germany) as the most successful musician od Croatian diaspora.