Tamara is a musical director, currently based in London, England. Her work has been seen across the UK and internationally. She is originally from Toronto, Canada where she worked within the Canadian theatre industry before relocating to the UK in 2015.
Tamara is a trained classical pianist. She studied for thirteen years under the tutelage of Marina Geringas and Susan Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Toronto. She was then accepted in to the prestigious Glenn Gould School within the Conservatory of Toronto. Later, Tamara went on earn a Masters degree in Musical Direction from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Her work as a musical director encompasses full-scale productions, workshops, readings, cabarets and concerts. Outside of Musical Direction she also works as an arranger and orchestrator.
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Tamara is very passionate about supporting the development of new musical theatre. She collaborates with a number of composers within London and around the world. She works regularly in London with leading New Musical companies - Mercury Musical Developments and Perfect Pitch.
She is the resident Musical Director for Signal, a concert series curated by director Adam Lenson. Signal happens quarterly at The Hospital Club in the West End of London and showcases brand new and innovative writing from an exciting array of British writers. All material presented at Signal is a world premier.
Tamara guest lectures at several colleges including Arts Ed, Mountview, LAMDA, PPA, WAC and Associated Studios.
She regularly collaborates with socio-political theatre company - Theatre Renegade - presenting concerts and events created to respond to, and bring awareness, to current social/political issues.