Lynette Carveth was born in Truro, England. She started singing at an early age, appearing in amateur musicals as a child and made her first television appearance at 16 singing a Cornish song in a tribute to the composer, Kenneth Palmear for ITV.
As a student at the Royal Academy of Music, she studied voice and piano, specialising in Opera and Jazz and also played the trumpet. Whilst still at the Academy, she sang in the first performance of 'Gloria' by the composer, Ian Hall for Channel 4 television and performed as a soloist with the opera companies, Peterborough, Cornwall and Duchy.
After graduating she worked as a freelance concert singer performing in France, Algeria, Spain and The UK. Performances included Oratorio, Chamber music and Contemporary . In 1993 she took up residence in Madrid, Spain working for 3 years with the Radiotelevision Española and then for more than 10 years as a regular singer in the Royal Opera house. She has also sung in the National Auditorium and the Liceo in Barcelona, among other prestigious venues. She is a member of the Association of Spanish Composers in Spain, performing works by some of the countries finest composers.
In 2005, she founded the group, Caprici Arte y Música and has written, directed and produced opera and musical comedy for the company. Her shows have been contracted by the Madrid City council as well as private companies and Embassies.
Lynette has performed roles such as Nedda (I Pagliacci), Adina (L'Elisir d'Amore), Mimi (La Bohème), Flora (La Traviata), Susanna and the Countess (The Marriage of Figaro), First Neice (Peter Grimes), Flower Girl (Parsifal), Michaela and Fransquita (Carmen) Madam Butterfly and Dido (Dido and Aeneas).
In musical theatre, roles include Dulcie (The Boyfriend), Maria (West Side Story), Spanish zarzuela: La Duquesa (Asesinato en el Museo de Zarzuela) and Mimi in Serenatas, Secretos y Sueños, a musical comedy written and directed by herself. She has acted in educational projects for children including an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare and appeared in the film, al Sur de Granada by director Fernando Colomo.
Nelson Ojeda Valdés has been a soloist with the Southeast Symphony playing Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto in C Minor, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra playing Saint-Saens "Carnival of the Animals" and California State University Fullerton Wind Ensemble playing Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" on a tour of Japan.
His solo recitals include Debussy's 150th Anniversary at Symphony Space in New York City, the concert series at St. John the Divine (NYC), Steinway Hall in Los Angeles and Fundación Juan March (Madrid,Spain). His chamber concerts include performances of the two piano version of The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky with pianist Susan Svrcek in celebration of the work's 100th anniversary, a recital with pianist Hyangmee Kim at Yon Sei University in Seoul, Korea, a duo piano recital of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert at the Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt (Austria), a concert of American composers in Alcalá de Henares (Spain) and Brahms Quintet Opus 34 with Cuarteto Assai broadcast live on RTVE Spanish Radio.
Mr. Ojeda has premiered works by composers Tom Lidell and David Meckler at Voces Novae New Music Festival and works by Carlos Carillo and Desmar Guevara at Pregones Theate in the Bronx, NY and at MACLA (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana) in San José, California. He is featured in the recordings of composers Greg Lawrence and Paul Bailey.
His solo album "España" has been released under the label Louis Ferdinand Productions.
Nelson Ojeda Valdés holds degrees from California State University, Fullerton and Manhattan School of Music with additional studies at the Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music. His primary teachers have been Earl Voorhies, Susan Svrcek and Constance Keene.
Mr. Ojeda has been on the faculty at Mt. San Antonio College, Rio Hondo College and Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts and has taught masterclasses at CAMDA (California Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts), Escuela de Música Adora Calvo (Madrid, Spain) and several independent music schools internationally.