Soprano and proud Koa, Kuku Yalanji (Wakka Wakka) woman, Nina Korbe
received her Bachelor of Music Performance from the Queensland
Conservatorium Griffith University before heading to London to undertake the Master of Arts studies at Royal Academy of Music from which she graduated with Distinction in 2022. Nina has been cast in
many Opera and Scenes shows; highlights include Arminda from Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera, Héro from Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict, and being invited by Royal Academy Opera to debut the role of Little Ms Manifest, in the critically acclaimed world premiere of Freya Waley-Cohen’s Witch.
Since returning to Australia, Nina has been appointed as Queensland Youth Symphony’s Artist in Residence and will be touring internationally with Queensland Youth Symphony as their guest soloist. Nina sits on the board for Queensland Youth Orchestra’s Reconciliation Action Plan, is an Opera Queensland Young Artist, and is this year’s recipient of the Harold
Blair Opera Scholarship and the Ruskin Opera Scholarship through Melba Opera Trust.