Tamora was immersed in music at a very early age as both her parents worked at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. She began studying voice at the age of six and performed with numerous choirs in Europe before moving to the United States at age 15 to attend Interlochen Arts Academy where she majored in voice. She graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a B.M. in Opera/Vocal Performance. Ms. Pellikka debuted in her first full length opera at the age of twelve, singing Belinda in Dido and Aeneas in Shepton Mallet, England. Opera and musical roles performed include: Cherubino, Maddalena, Prince Orlofsky, Dorabella, Orfeo, Meg Page, Badessa, La Ciesca, Olga, Niklausse and Sally Bowles. She was a Finalist in the New West Symphony’s Young Artist Competition and was a Young Artist with Opera Santa Barbara. Tamora is delighted to be a part of An Irish Christmas for a second year.