Charity Mapletoft first performed professionally as Annie (Annie), aged ten. As a soloist, she has represented British Youth Opera and sung at such venues as the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Usher Hall. With distinction, Charity holds an M. Mus., B. Mus. (Hons.), LRAM, LRSM, DipABRSM (voice), DipABRSM (piano) from RAM, RCS and KCL. Many thanks to her sponsors, HMUK, RSM and the EMI Music Sound Foundation.