Latvian mezzo-soprano Tina Gelnere is currently studying at the David Seligman Opera School at RWCMD with Anne Mason. Comfortable on both the operatic stage and the concert platform, Tina has enjoyed performing internationally throughout the United Kingdom and Europe including: Latvian National Opera, Riga Cathedral, Latvian Society House, Chichester Cathedral, Agios Petros Dominikanon, Greece.
Recent operatic roles include Conversa and Seconda Cercatrice (Suor Angelica) with Minotaur Opera. At University of Chichester, Tina enjoyed performing a number of roles, most especially Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro).
Tina has performed Meg (Falstaff), Dorothée (Cendrillon), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) and Secretary (The Consul) in opera scenes at RWCMD. At AIMS she performed Tisbe (La Cenerentola) and Third Witch (Macbeth) as operatic excerpts.
Tina has taken part in courses with British Youth Opera, Melofonetica, Jackdaws and Morley College.
Tina is supported by The Leverhulme Trust, Mario Lanza Educational Foundation, Funtington Music Group, Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund, and private sponsors.