Josephine Flores Tam, or Josie is a pianist, violinist, opera singer and theatre singer. She is enthusiastic, energetic, active in salsa dancing and easy to work with. She loves working with people, music, dancing, photographing and acting, jazz dancing and tap dancing.
She is currently a Master student as Répétiteur at Sydney Conservatorium, under direction of Stephen Mould. She has accepted the The Australian Collaborative Pianist Full Scholarship in Munich for Bel Canto Summer Voice Program. She also studied under Christopher McMullen, Lorne Richstone, Ted Ganger in Music, Dr Gian- Franco Ricci,Mrs Ann O’Hearn, Dr Susan Collins,Dr Jennifer Barnes and International Australian Opera singer Ghillian Sullivan, Glenn Winslade, Claudia Visca, Stephen Delaney, SharolynKimmoley.
Josie has been in HK TV commercials having debuted at the age of 10 in 1993. She also shot advertisements for Hong Kong Institute of Education, as a commercial promotionmodel.
Josie has been involved in Australian productions such as “Bernstine’s Mass”, “Messiah”, “Carmina Burana”, “Little Women the Opera”, “Avenue Q”, “The Gondoliers”, “Trial by Jury”, “Trouble in Tahiti”, “Thoroughly Mordern Millie”, “Magic Flute”, “The Merry Widow”, “Patient”, “Lucky Stiff”, “Spelling Bee”, “WonderfulTown”.
As well as a pianist originally based in Newcastle, she was the lead role Kim in Opera Hunter’s 2009 production “Miss Saigon”; “Fiammetta” in Newcastle Festival Opera’s 2010 “The Gondoliers” written by Gilbert and Sullivan as well as Musical Director for “Double Bill” and “Christmas Eve”. In Pantseat Productions’ 2011 “Avenue Q”, Josie earned a nomination for Best Actress in Leading Role in Musical at the 33rd Conda Awards (City of Newcastle Drama Awards). Josie is also a member of the Ecology Choir since 2008, which was the winner of Channel 7 “Battle of the Choirs” TVshow.
Josie would like to expand her career, based on her classically training in music in piano and voice into modern art, which are stage, screen and musictheatre.