About Ella HooperArtist Enquiry
Ella Hooper is a multi media personality these days.
Best known as an award winning singer songwriter Ella has a career that has developed from the rock of Killing Heidi to the alt Folk of the Verses and the revealing songs of Ella Hooper solo.
Ella has won five Arias and written several top ten hits including a number one album and single. Reflector Ella’s first album has multi Platinum status and her singles are widely played and streamed. Her impressive back catalogue cements her as a part of Australian music history.
Originally from country Victoria Ella has travelled extensively, performing in Europe, Asia and the United States.
In Australia Ella has played many major festivals such as The Big Day Out, Falls Festival and Day on The Green as well as smaller, boutique events such as Festival of Voices in Tasmania, where she recently debuted (to rave reviews) an all female vocal side project, Tresses.
She has also toured as support for some of the biggest acts in the world, including Fleetwood Mac. Talks with Stevie Nicks on that tour prompting the release of Ella's first solo album, 2014's 'In Tongues'
On the media front Ella regularly appears on the ABC both on television and radio often as a commentator on pop culture and current affairs as well as a musical performer.
She was team captain on the ABC's reboot of wildly popular TV show Spicks and Specks, displaying an impressive knowledge of and love for music trivia.
Ella has also co hosted her own national radio show on the 2Day network, scooping an ACRA (radio award) in her first year and hosted accompanying TV show 'Radar' focusing on breaking new and local music, a passion of hers.
Current projects include touring with SBS's RocKwiz Live, working as a song writing mentor and host with Telstra, Bank of Melbourne and filming a music documentary for Red Bull, set for release next year.
Last NYE Ella hosted and performed on The Ford Australia Stage on Sydney Harbour, culminating with voicing the countdown to Sydney's world famous fireworks display.
Ella is currently producing a new EP 'New Magic' to compliment 'Venom' which was launched earlier this year, garnering high praise from music critics and taste making blogs. 'Venom / New Magic' will be released as a double EP with launch shows slated for Feb 2016.
Splitting her time between music, media, MC'ing and education, Ella's diary is full to bulging, but luckily she has made her name on having endless enthusiasm and energy to burn.