Myra Molloy is a American-Thai soprano, classical crossover and pop artist. Born in Bangkok September 18, 1997, her father is American and her mother is Thai. Myra has made frequent trips to New York with her family since she was really young where she fell in love with Broadway. She was fascinated by The Phantom of the Opera, more than once standing through the entire performance with her $26 standing room ticket. She still tries to attend every musical that she possibly can. In 2011, with her renditions of Time to Say Goodbye and Think of me, at just age 13 Myra wowed Thai audiences winning the first season of Thailand’s Got Talent and creating a national fascination with Western classical-crossover music. The founder of Siam Opera said he opened his new production company based on the increased interest in Western classical music as a direct result of Myra’s performances. Since winning the competition in 2011, Myra has performed regularly with the Siam Sinfonietta and Bangkok Opera. She regularly sings at major events including The Thai National Film Awards, The British Embassy Celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday, The Asia-Pacific ICT Awards, numerous music festivals, and corporate events for major international companies including Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz, Samsung, Johnson & Johnson, and Shiseido. Last fall she landed her first major theatrical role, playing the young Reya in Reya the Musical based on a popular work of Thai fiction. Every performance of the musical sold out. Myra recently has performed in Paris, China, Singapore, Thailand, and the United States singing in six different languages. Myra started playing violin when she was 5. She was a member of her school orchestra and choir and was the first vocal scholar at Shrewsbury International School at age 10. Myra began singing at age 8, soon winning her first national singing contest. In 2009 a video of her jazz performance of Somewhere Over the Rainbow went viral and received over three million views and reached number four in jazz on YouTube. Myra went on to win several prestigious Thai music competitions including a prize from the Princess of Thailand. Then late 2012, Myra sang from the audience at a David Foster concert in Bangkok impressing him with her clear soprano voice. Later in the concert David invited Myra on stage to sing a duet with tenor Fernando Varela. David auspiciously commented, “I’m sure I will be seeing a lot more of you.” Then in April 2013 David invited Myra to perform with him in Malibu California at the 65th anniversary of Israel. Myra continues to perform with David at private events. Deciding to pursue her acting and singing career more seriously, Myra decided to move to Los Angeles on July 4, 2013. “I’m completely dedicated to becoming a singer-actress. I am determined to make it. There is no back-up plan.”
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