Katherine Jenkins Wiki
Katherine Maria Jenkins OBE (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter. She is a classical-crossover singer who performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, musical theatre, and hymns.
After winning singing competitions in her youth, Jenkins studied at the Royal Academy of Music, modeled and taught voice. She came to wide public attention in 2003 when she sang at Westminster Cathedral in honor of Pope John Paul II’s silver jubilee. Since 2004, she has released numerous albums that have performed well on British and foreign charts. In both 2005 and 2006, her albums received Classic Brit Awards as Album of the Year. She has also been seen widely in concert, including performing for British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. She has also sung at sporting events, on television shows and in support of many charities. In 2012, she competed on the U.S. television show Dancing with the Stars, finishing in second place, behind NFL Super Bowl champion Donald Driver.
Katherine Jenkins Education
She attended Alderman Davies Church in Wales Primary School in Neath, Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School, and Gorseinon College. She received A grades in her GCSEs and A-Levels and participated in productions such as Calamity Jane and Guys and Dolls. She studied vocal performance with John Hugh Thomas and passed her Grade 8 examinations with distinction in both singing and piano.
Between 1991 and 1996, Jenkins was a member of the Royal School of Church Music Cathedral Singers and passed the St Cecilia Award, the highest RSCM award for female choristers. She was also a member of the National Youth Choir of Wales for three years, won the BBC Radio 2 Welsh Choirgirl of the Year contest (twice), and the BET Welsh Choirgirl of the Year competition. She was also awarded the Pelenna Valley Male Voice Choir Scholarship for the most promising young singer. At the age of 17 she won a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with honors and receiving a music teacher’s diploma.
Katherine Jenkins Family
Her father, Selwyn, died of lung cancer at age 70 when she was 15. She has dedicated each award she received to him. Jenkins, a Christian, says she believes “in heaven. I believe my dad is somewhere doing something nice.” While Jenkins was studying at the Royal Academy of Music, at 19 years of age, she was attacked, beaten and robbed by an unknown assailant who attempted to rape her, but she fought him off.
Katherine Jenkins Robbed in Chelsea
Dramatic photographs show Katherine Jenkins after she intervened in a robbery in the street, only to later be a victim of a robbery. The 39-year-old woman was trapped yesterday in a street robbery in London on her way to act at the Straubenzee Memorial charity carol service at St. Luke’s Church. On his way to the event, he had been walking down King’s Road in Chelsea around 3:15 pm and witnessed an old woman’s assault. Admirably, Jenkins intervened to help the woman, in what the witnesses described as an “extremely violent” incident. As a result of her intervention, she was assaulted. The singer was visibly close to tears while waiting for the officers to arrive on the scene.
Jenkins rejected them and, despite the anguish of the situation, he was later able to help the police identify the attackers. Did you witness the incident? Do you know who the woman Katherine intervened to help? Email [email protected] As soon as the police van went around the corner, the two thieves were caught. The older girl was seen trying to escape and shouted and shouted loudly while Christmas shoppers looked horrified. Other photographs showed three Scotland Yard officers wearing a woman in a hooded sweater and slippers, which seemed to protest. A second woman with glasses in handcuffs was also seen near the scene when three policemen spoke to her next to the entrance of a building.
One of the attackers was put in the back of a van that then left with flashing lights, while the other girl looked upset and cried. Scotland Yard confirmed today to MailOnline that the police were called at 15.10 p. M. On Wednesday after a robbery was reported. Officers attended and arrested two 15-year-old girls on suspicion of theft. They claimed that a woman from the public had tried to intervene. The force added that an officer was assaulted but did not require hospital treatment. One of them was arrested again on Thursday, December 5 in connection with the same incident after receiving more information. Jenkins spokesman confirmed the incident and told MailOnline that the star had seen the old woman being attacked and had come to help her, before falling victim.
While the investigation of the attack continues, Jenkins’ team could not comment further. The service Jenkins was addressing was organized by the Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund, created shortly after the 18-year-old, close friend of Prince William and Harry, died in a car accident in 2002. It occurs less than a month after fashion designer Amanda Wakeley was assaulted from her watch less than a mile away by thieves of mopeds with axes. The thieves dropped the tires of the 57-year-old Wakeley car at the port of Chelsea, stopping her, before climbing and threatening her with an ax on November 13. Welsh mezzo-soprano singer Jenkins is married to Andrew Levitas, 42. King’s Road became famous in the 1960s for being at the center of the London fashion scene, and has been associated in recent years with the reality show Made In Chelsea.