E Wollenberg bursary recipient Heather McQuillan Parker studied at the New England Conservatory in Boston, USA where she received a Bachelor degree in Vocal Performance. She went on to study with world renowned teacher Vera Rosza bringing her to London. She completed the Knack Performing Arts Course through the ENO Baylis program in 1999. She has been a soloist with Opera Integra, Abbey Opera, Opera East, Opera Now and the ENO Baylis Program performing in the Bloomsbury Theatre, Hackney Empire, Battersea Arts Centre and the Harrow Theatre amongst others. She is a featured soloist on the soundtrack of the Universal Pictures film "The Life of David Gale", recording at Whitfield Street and Abbey Road Studios.
She has studied classical technique extensively and has spent many years studying Rock/Pop & Musical Theatre Styles. She resides in South London where she has a private studio, is a Vocal Tutor at The Institute and sings regularly with "Hoover Manoevres" and various other groups. She received her Teaching Certification through the ABRSM in London.