Beth Hartless is a soprano from Liverpool, whose passion for music-making was kindled at an early age as a singer in her local church choir. In 2008, at the age of 13, she auditioned and became one of the founding chorister members of the Metropolitan Cathedral’s Girls’ Choir under Philip Arkwright.
Beth was awarded a full music scholarship to Hope University in recognition of her ‘exceptional musical promise’. This month, she has completed a bachelors degree in music, gaining an Upper Second Class Honours and the highest possible marks for her final recitals.
Beth’s most formative teachers have included Lynne Rogers and Vanessa Williamson. She is currently a member of Voices of Hope, the elite vocal ensemble and musical flagship of the university, founded by Evgenia Petrenko and currently managed by Prof Stephen Pratt: this ensemble performs at many of the university’s high-profile events, including graduation ceremonies and prestigious corporate events.
Beth is in demand as a soprano, with a strong local following and a continuing association with the Metropolitan Cathedral, where she is regularly called upon to sing as a soloist and as a member of the Consort. She has premièred new works, including ‘Death and the Lady’ by John Moseley, of which Beth is dedicatee.
She is planning to pursue a career as a solo performer.