Vox Anima Chamber Choir

Estelle Roux


When she was nine years old, Estelle thought she was too cool to join her prep school choir - until all of her friends joined so she felt left out. She sang as a proud Alto 1 for sixteen years before switching to Soprano 2 in 2021.

Before moving to the UK in 2020, she sang in the Cape Town Youth Choir for eight years, touring to the US and around Europe and performing in international competitions as well as prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Estelle moved from South Africa to pursue her MMus in Piano Performance at the RWCMD in Cardiff. One of her top priorities when moving to a new place is finding a choir to sing with, so she joined Cantemus Chamber Choir under the baton of Huw Williams until moving further east after graduation, and singing with Oriana Choir in London under Dominic Ellis-Peckham. She moved to Rochester in September last year to take up the position of Teacher of Music at King’s School. At King’s, aside from classroom teaching, accompanying pupils and conducting the orchestra, she is delighted to have formed a small choir of Year 7s and 8s.

Her favourite piece of choral music to sing is Eric Whitacre’s ‘When David Heard’, and outside of music she cooks prolifically, bakes bread, and goes on very mediocre runs.

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