Genamarie has been performing for as long as she can remember and is excited by the prospect of treading the boards in new and exciting projects in 2014!
She began her studies at the National Theatre Drama School in Melbourne before working with Dr Graham Clarke through the Victorian Music Theatre. Here she studied the European art, tradition and technique of bel canto singing.
Genamarie has a licentiate in recital in voice, LTCL, and an associate in recital in singing, ATCL, through the Trinity College in London. Genamarie spent time with Professor David Galliver, ex-dean elder at the Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide, working on developing her performing skills. She also attended the University of England in NSW and has a great deal of experience as a yoga practitioner. Genamarie has performed with Victorian Music Theatre for close to thirty years in concerts and performances ranging from Masterclasses in the Athenaeum theatre in Melbourne to tours supporting numerous charitable organizations. She has performed with Opera Australia, at the Malthouse theatre in Melbourne, with the St Kilda festival, Theatreworks, The Victorian Arts Centre, and in numerous recitals throughout Melbourne and Victoria.
In 2007 Genamarie joined Jonathan Welch and has Aria, Helpman and Logie award winning: Choir of Hard Knocks as both chorister and soloist. In 2009 Dr Welch changed the name of the aforementioned choir to: Choir of Hope and Inspiration. The group has performed more than 250 concerts in regional centres and the citites of Melbourne; Sydney; Canberra; Adelaide; Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Venues include: Melbourne Town Hall, Hamer Hall, Vodophone Arena, MCG, Government House, The Melbourne Recital Centre, The National Gallery Great Hall, Myer Music Bowl, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne Zoo, Sydney Taronga Park Zoo, Parliament House Canberra, Adelaide Town Hall and many other notable performing arts houses.
Recently Genamarie has performed with Acoustic Voice as a soloist at the Darebin Festival, “Lunchtime Concerts on Swanston”, and in the “Morning Melodies”, program at the Northcote Town Hall.