Céline Laly first studied Singing in Italy (Imperia), and obtained a Master in Musicology from the University Paris IV - la Sorbonne. When she turned back to France, she entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. She also spent months at the Universiät für Musik und Darstellende Kunst of Vienna studying with Ms. Marjana Lipovsek. Céline graduated from the CNSM of Paris in 2006 for Chamber Music, and in 2007 for Singing.
In 2005, she took part in masterclasses directed by Thomas Quasthoff (Verbier Festival and Academy - Switzerland); the same year, following the Concours International de Chant de Clermont-Ferrand, she was chosen by the Centre Lyrique d’Auvergne to perform Le Nozze di Figaro (La Contessa), under Mrs. Janine Reiss’ artistic direction. She founded the Duo Rosario with guitarist Mickaël Noël, an ensemble dedicated to the repertoire ranging from Renaissance to the XXth century.
On stage, she performed parts of Alcina (Alcina by G.F. Haendel conducted by Nicolau di Figuereido, Tatiana (Evgeny Oneguin by P.I. Tchaikovsky), la Contessa (Le Nozze di Figaro by W.A. Mozart) and Micaela (Carmen by G. Bizet). In 2007, she created the part of Pauline in the contemporary opera by Bruno Bianchi, Pierre-la-Tignasse (after Der Struwwelpeter by H. Hoffman).
During the summer 2009, she joined the Opera Studio of the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Roma, where she particularly studied with Renata Scotto ; in September 2009, she was invited to take part in the masterclass and the final concert organized with Montserrat Caballé in the frame of the Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballé.
She is a member of the CNIPAL (Centre National pour l’Insertion Professionnelle des Artistes Lyriques) in Marseille (France) for the 2009-2010 season.