Grace Neale is currently in her third year of a Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts conjoint majoring in Performance Voice, Psychology and Art History with cello as a second instrument.
She has been a student of Morag Atchison for six years, a member of the New Zealand Youth Choir conducted by David Squire and a member of Auckland Chamber Choir conducted by Karen Grylls. In 2011, Grace performed with Auckland Chamber Choir at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. With Key Cygnetures of Westlake Girls High School, Grace was a soloist at the World Symposium of Choral Music in Denmark and the Summa Cum Laude Festival in Austria.
She has performed various soloist roles with Opera Factory in Newmarket and most recently, was awarded ‘Most Promising Vocalist’ at the 2012 North Shore Performing Arts Competition, also placing in seven of the eight categories and third overall.