Beryl Korman gained an honours degree at the University of Warwick before studying singing at the Royal Academy of Music. She has worked with The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Operas, Scottish Opera & Opera North and toured extensively with Gilbert & Sullivan for All, Opera for All, London Concert Artists and Singers Unlimited. On the lighter side, she has appeared in French & Saunders on BBC TV and played Principal Girl and Principal Boy in pantomime. She was elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 1998.
Beryl Korman appeared in two filmed productions of Gilbert & Sullivan for Brent Walker, both shown on BBC TV and released on video. On disc she has made many recordings, her most recent a programme entitled “The Early Songs of Carey Blyton” and “Richard Baker’s Favourite Songs and Encores” both with the tenor Ian Partridge and Jennifer Partridge at the piano. With Singers Unlimited she has two albums, “A Little Light Music” featuring highlights of the touring show of the same name, and “Forces Sweethearts”, recorded to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of VE Day in 1995. Not forgetting “Gilbert & Sullivan with the Welsh Guards Band” on Bandleader Records!
Beryl Korman thoroughly enjoys working with her students, young and old, and with the Rustington Ladies’ Ukulele Orchestra, affectionately known as the Rusty Ukes! She is also a Director of Upbeat Recordings, a cult jazz record label and mail order company which is currently going from strength to strength!