A graduate of University of Queensland with double principal studies of Voice and Piano, Lauren is nationally recognized as a leading singing teacher and vocal coach.
Her particular expertise lies in the integration of sound vocal technique in the choral context and has worked with the Sydney Chamber Choir, Sydney Children’s Choir and the Choir of Christ Church St Laurence. In addition to her vocal teaching she is Director of Choral Music at Cairns State High School. In 2017 and 2019, Cairns State High Choir won the state finals of Queensland’s CGEN Choral Fanfare.
Lauren has had a long association with Gondwana Choirs, where she is the pianist and co-conductor of Cairns-based Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir. She has toured with choir both in Australia and internationally and conducted the choir with ACO Collective in late 2019.
Since its inception in 2013, Lauren has been the pianist for the NCS conducting academy. In 2020, Lauren is Associate Conductor and Pianist for Gondwana Collective which will perform at the World Symposium on Choral Music.