After completing her Bachelor of Music in 2010, she continued to complete a Master of Music Studies in 2012 (QCGU).
Panayiota has recently returned home to Australia after being awarded the 2014 Australian International Opera Award, which grants the awardee a scholarship to study an MA in Advanced Vocal Studies at the Wales International Academy of Voice under the tutelage of Dennis O’Neill,
During her undergraduate studies Panayiota was a Mezzo-Soprano singing such roles as Zita Gianni Schicchi, Suor Zelatrice Suor Angelica, Dorothèe Cendrillon and Hermia A Midsummer Nights Dream.
Since transitioning to Soprano in 2013 Panayiota has been invited to sing in many distinguished events in Australia, UK and Europe and is delighted to have the opportunity to perform in the forthcoming Opera in the Paddock in 2017.
Read the full story about her Herald Sun Aria win HERE