Siân is a graduate of Dennis O’Neill’s highly acclaimed Wales International Academy of Voice. A music graduate of Bristol University, Sian was awarded a HRH Prince of Wales Award from the Arts Council of Wales to further her vocal training at the Royal Academy of Music with Anne Howells and Audrey Hyland. At the Academy Sian was a recipient of the John Lewis Award and the Warne Award. She is also a Britten-Pears scholar, having studied English Song with Sir Thomas Allen at the Aldeburgh Festival.
Operatic roles include, Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito for Teatro Manoel, Valletta, Malta, Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte for Dubrovnik Summer Opera, Croatia, Carmen for Riverside Opera, Giulio Cesare for The COR at Bloomsbury Festival, London, conducted by Richard Hetherington (ROH), Jennifer and The Creator in My Perfect World (Welsh National Opera), Hansel in Hansel and Gretel (Hightime Opera), Olympia in workshops for The Sandman by Laura Bowler (ROH), Lucilla in Rossini’s La Scala di Seta (Opera Holloway), Tisbe in Cenerentola and Zerlina in Don Giovanni (OperaUpClose), Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte (Hampstead Garden Opera), the title role in Mignon by Thomas, Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dido (Dido and Aeneas).
Siân was the soloist with the Estonian ensemble, Resonabilis at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival, 2010 with further performances in Tallinn and Helsinki. In 2012 she was a semi-finalist in the International Baroque Opera Competition in Innsbruck. Recent performances have included an Opera Gala at the Wales Millennium Centre alongside Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Dennis O’Neill and performances of Die Zauberflöte at the Aix en Provence festival. Siân was an artist on the Live Music Now scheme for six years and is a vocal animateur for Welsh National Opera’s MAX department. She looks forward to performing the roles of Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflote for La Fabrique Opera in Orleans, France and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro for PopUp Opera in Kristiansand, Norway in 2016.