Ben Makisi aka The Polynesian Pavarotti - our very own international Opera Singer singing his way around Europe!
Benjamin Fifita Makisi was born in Wellington, NZ and is of Tongan and Samoan descent.
He began singing at a young age with the Tongan Wesley Methodist church choir in Wellington.
He graduated with a Master of Performance (Opera) with High Distinction from the University of Sydney Conservatorium of Music and a Bachelor of Music (Performance) from Victoria University Wellington. He had also received his tutoring in New York, London and in Italy.