Sophie Atalar is a freelance soprano, choir leader and peripatetic teacher based in London. Having completed a BMus at the University of Southampton, Sophie used her passion for music to train as a Secondary Music teacher and went on to become a Head of Music at an Inner London school. During her time in music education she has led her pupils in performances at the Barbican and a live broadcast at The Tower of London, to mark the 100-year remembrance of WWI with the Discovery Channel.
As a choral and solo singer, Sophie has enjoyed singing at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, the House of Lords, Royal Festival Hall and various venues across Europe. Sophie enjoys regularly performing as a soloist in lunchtime recitals around the city. In 2017, Sophie had the pleasure of performing as a soloist in a masterclass with Dame Felicity Lott. She has also worked with opera companies such a Hampstead Garden Opera, Opera Coast, and Dorset Opera and has performed opera scenes at the National Opera Studio and Morley College Opera School. Sophie loves to use her knowledge and skills as a performer to help educate, inspire and develop the musicality of her students.