Blake (he/him) is a bass-baritone, conductor, and composer from Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. He studied composition, conducting, and classical performance voice at The University of Auckland’s School of Music, graduating in 2022. In 2023 he is studying to be a secondary school music teacher, also at The University of Auckland, and in 2024 will be working at his old school, Westlake Boys’ High School, as a music teacher. He currently sings with a number of ensembles around Auckland and NZ including the Auckland Chamber Choir, St. Matthew’s Voices, and Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir. He is music director of the Sacred Heart College Junior Choir and the Pohutakawa Singers. In future, he aspires to sing in professional choral and vocal ensembles overseas.