Born and raised in Leeds, Aimée is a graduate of the Royal Academy Opera where she studied under the guidance of soprano Mary Nelson and coach Iain Ledingham. Aimée was the recipient of the Jennifer Vyvyan scholarship, the Joseph Weingarten scholarship at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest after graduating from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with a first class honours.
In 2021, Aimée performed the role of Berenice (L’occasione fa il ladro, Rossini) with the British Youth Opera on the Opera Holland Park stage alongside the Southbank Sinfonia. 2020 engagements were to include the role of Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring, Britten) with the Royal Academy Opera and Thérèse (Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Poulenc) with British Youth Opera which were sadly cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis.
Onstage Aimée has performed the roles of Pamina (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart), La Comtesse (Chérubin, Massenet) Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss), Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Bellini), Cupid (Semele, Handel), Cathleen (Riders to the Sea, Vaughan Williams), Musetta (La Bohème, Puccini), Diane (Actéon, Charpentier), Petra (A Little Night Music, Sondheim).
Equally at home on the concert platform, engagements have included Verdi’s Requiem, Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Handel's Messiah, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Vivaldi's Gloria. In 2015 Aimée was a finalist in the Cecil Drew Oratorio prize and placed 3rd in the Mario Lanza Opera prize in 2016.
During her undergraduate, Aimée took part in an Erasmus exchange where she spent a term studying bel canto and Italian arias intensively under the tuition of mezzo soprano Daniela Broganelli and renowned accompanist and language coach Ubaldo Fabbri at the Conservatorio di G. Rossini in Italy, performing at many different venues in and around the Marche region.
Post undergraduate, Aimée studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest where she was the recipient of the Joseph Weingarten scholarship. Studying under Hungarian tenor Attila Kiss, Aimée took part in masterclasses with the notable Andrea Rost, Georgian conductor George Tchitchinadze and performed as soloist for the French Embassy and at the Municipal Palace of Arts.
Alongside classical performance, Aimée sings regularly with various jazz ensembles throughout the UK and abroad, singing at venues including Budapest Jazz Club and the “Rush Hour Jazz” programme at Symphony Hall in Birmingham. Aimée proudly took part in a workshop with celebrated composer Maria Schneider at Birmingham Town Hall in 2016.
Aimée will make her debut as Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte, Mozart) with the Amersham Festival of Music - date tbc and will be joining Opera North for their upcoming 2022 tour of Parsifal (Wagner).