Coline Dutilleul pursued her vocal studies at the Royal Conservatories in Mons and Brussels as well as at the University of Music and Dance in Cologne. Concurrently she consulted Catrin Wyn-Davies and Sara Mingardo concerning vocal technique and attended master-classes by Monica Bacelli, Nadine Denize, Natalie Dessay, Barbara Hannigan, Laurent Naouri and Lionel Sarrazin. Being also enthusiastically devoted to singing lieder, she received expert instructions from Bernarda Fink, Roger Braun, Julius Drake, Ulrich Eisenlohr and Roger Vignoles.
Still as a young singer she was appointed to join the Britten Pears Young Artists Program, the Lucerne Festival Academy with Simon Rattle, the Académie d’Ambronay with Leonardo Garcia Alarcon and the Acadèmia de Formació Professional with Jordi Savall.
In 2014 she was awarded the second prize as well at the award of the WDR Radio Orchestra within the Cologne International Vocal Competition. From 2015 until 2017 she was a member of the Strasbourg Opéra national du Rhin opera-studio where she performed varied repertory: Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia by Paisiello, Matrigna in Cenerentola by Wolf-Ferrari, Clarina in La Cambiale di Matrimonio and Marianna in Il signor Bruschino, both by Rossini, Costanza in L’isola disabitata by Haydn, Dido in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell and La Vieille Femme within the world-premiere of Ahmed Essyad’s Mririda (being part of the festival “Musica”).
She has also performed at the Aachen Theatre (Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw), the Avignon Opera (Haensel in Haensel and Gretel), at the Paris Opéra Comique (world-premiere of Miranda based on music by Purcell - Katie Mitchell staging, Raphaël Pichon conducting) and at the Lille and Caen Operas (Maid in The Dwarf by Zemlinsky). Upcoming plans include Purcell’s The Fairy Queen at the Atelier Lyrique in Tourcoing.
On concert-stage Coline Dutilleul has sung at the Lucerne Festival, the Festival Musica, the Festival de Saintes, the Festival Ars Musica, the Festival de l’Eté Mosan, the Klara Festival, the Mechelen Festival and will be soon performing at the Ludwigsburg Festival. For Arte she recorded a Haydn-programme with pianist Aline Zylberajch which is currently available in on Arte Concert stream.
In 2020/21, she has been selected by Barbara Hannigan to be part of her initiative Equilibrium Young Artists.
Coline Dutilleul has collaborated with orchestras and ensembles such as Les Ambassadeurs, La Grande Ecurie du Roy, Pygmalion, Le Parlement de Musique, Orchestre Régional Avignon-Provence, Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, Lucerne Academy Orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the Ensemble Apotheosis and the Terra Nova Collective.
Coline Dutilleul holds a scholarship by both the Securex Foundation and the Royaumont Foundation. She is also a member of the ENOA Community (European Network of Opera Academies).