Female Artist of the Year – Winner
Song of the Year – Siuil a Ruin – Winner
Song of the Year – Errigal – Finalist
Australian born with Celtic roots, Ella followed her Scottish and Irish ancestry back to the Highlands and Isles and found her passion for Celtic music and song.
Ella was originally trained classically by vocal coach Lilija Sile, winning numerous awards and performing around the Central Coast, Sydney and Melbourne Australia.
At the 2019 Australian Celtic Music Awards, Ella won ‘Female Artist of the Year’, ‘Celtic Song of the Year’ for her original – ‘Elluria’s Lament’, and ‘Celtic Artist of the Year’.
She was also nominated for the Hollywood Music in Media Award for ‘Female Vocalist’ for her rendition of “The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond” produced by Adrian Hannan at the SongStore.
In 2018 Ella was awarded ‘Female Artist of the Year’ at the Australian Celtic Music Awards and was nominated for the Hollywood Music in Media Award for ‘Female Vocalist’ for her rendition of “The Skye Boat Song”, produced by Adrian Hannan.
Since she began her Celtic journey, she has performed at events such as the Australian Celtic Festival, the Australian Celtic Music Awards, the Australian Outlander Fan Gathering, Gathering of the Celts, the Gathering of the Clans, Clans on the Coast and Studio2Stage “Irish Music and Dance Experience” in New York as featured singer.
In April last year, Ella performed with Tim Janis for “Celtic Heart” in York, Maine USA, along with past members of ‘Celtic Women’ – violinist Mairead Nesbitt, vocal talent Lynn Hillary, and the renowned ‘Harp Twins’. The show “Celtic Heart” premiered on PBS Television last year.
She also performed with Irish Dance group “Fusion Fighters” at the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ireland, and at the Deutschland Military Tattoo – ‘Royal Music Show’ in Germany.
Ella recorded her first two singles – “Elluria’s Lament” and “North Wind” with Multi Platinum Award Winning Songwriter/Producers Adrian and Barbara Hannan at the SongStore in Melbourne, Australia, and is just about to release her latest single “Errigal” also produced by Adrian Hannan at the SongStore.