Scilla Stewart gained BMus and LRSM (piano) at Auckland University, New Zealand before continuing post graduate studies at the Royal College of Music and The National Opera School.
She has travelled extensively world wide performing Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, and concert tours and was musical director for The Royal Shakespeare Company. Operatic performances throughout the UK include English National Opera for their new production of Death in Venice (Benjamin Britten) 2007, and Medea (Milhaud) London Premier. She has performed at major concert venues including the Royal Festival Hall (Verdi’s Requiem). For television she took part in The People’s Passion for BBC1 and was in the Channel 4 series of Jeeves and Wooster.
Scilla is a mezzo soloist for ‘The Garden Party’ (by permission of the Royal Opera House) recently singing with the Band of the Welsh Guards at Wells Cathedral. Recitals include the Wigmore Hall concert series, festivals throughout the UK and a solo recital at the Fairﬁeld Halls, Croydon. Scilla has taught singing throughout her career, at Guildford School of Music and Dance, Guildhall, RADA, and of course at The BRIT School. She currently has pupils in major roles in leading West End musical shows, and believes that a sound technical foundation is the basis for a solid career as a singer/performer. Scilla teaches Classical repertoire and currently has students at BRIT entering Grade 8 ABRSM examinations, and Musical Theatre students entering Diploma examinations.