Patricia joined the team in September 2015. She coordinates the National Opera Studio’s auditioning process, the Friends of the National Opera Studio scheme and hires of The Clore Building. She also provides administrative support to the staff team. Patricia is a Trustee of the charity Constella OperaBallet and previously worked in Concerts Administration at St Martin-in-the-Fields, in Front of House at the Royal Opera House and as a Drama Tutor and Teaching Assistant. With a background in theatre and singing, she has a degree in music and performed in several productions with the National Youth Theatre between 2009 and 2015. Patricia is passionate about arts education and is currently in her final year of part-time study on the MA Education in Arts and Cultural Settings at Kings College London. Her research focuses on the experiences of singers who are transitioning from training into the professional environment.