Clare Hood is a soprano and occasional violinist and pianist. She has recently completed her undergraduate studies in Classical Voice Performance and Computer Science, and is about to complete her Honours degree (also in Classical Voice Performance).
She has twice been awarded a Lilburn Trust Performance Award for Best Performer. The first, in 2014, for her work in Callum Blackmore's I Pay Them In Eskimo Kisses, and the second, in 2016, for her work in Josiah Carr's dark midnight. She has also been the recipient of a number of University of Auckland music scholarships including the Kathleen Mary Reardon Memorial Music Scholarship, the Anne Bellam Scholarship and the Evelyn M Harrison Scholarship.
(Updated November 2016)