Samantha Laurilla

Professional Singer and Vocal Coach

A confident and versatile performer, Samantha captivates audiences with her soulful vocals, warm demeanour and stylish command of the stage.

With a passion for music and wealth of experience, Samantha offers a diverse and dynamic repertoire incorporating several genres, including pop, R&B, soul, motown and musical theatre. An accomplished solo performer, she now offers a highly professional and sophisticated service at weddings, functions and corporate events. From current chart toppers to old favourites, her eclectic set spans the decades and creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, guaranteed to entertain and leave audiences wanting more. She can also be found in the studio, working with local producers and songwriters.

Awarded the John Owen Jones scholarship, Samantha achieved a High Distinction in her Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching through VIDLA (now The Voice College) and is eager to share her knowledge and passion for performing with others. She aims to help aspiring performers to master the craftsmanship of being an amazing singer by not only teaching the theory and technique behind the voice, but by establishing the self-confidence and self-belief needed to be an original and individual artist.

CREDITS INCLUDE

**Winner of the national singing competition 'THE BIG GIG', where Samantha won the opportunity to support a star studded line up. Performing alongside the likes of Calvin Harris, Amerie, McFly and Natasha Bedingfield**

**Singer from the UK's biggest national Hip Hop theatre tour BREAKIN CONVENTION 2016**

**Guest vocalist for SHAKE dance crew, UK Streetdance Champions 2016**

**Guest performer for SET4SET, one of the UK's most iconic streetdance competitions**

**Currently collaborating with FRASER FREEZE, music producer for BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT**

**Fundraiser for BLISS, the premature baby charity. Donating all the proceeds from her show, ‘An Evening with Samantha and Friends’**

**Played the role of Gabriella Montez in the sell out production of both HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL and High School Musical 2 at the Bournemouth Pier Theatre**

**Other musical theatre credits include Eponine (LES MISERABLES), Mary Magdalene (JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR) and Sour Kangaroo (SEUSSICAL)**

**Regular vocalist for CLIVE LUKOVER, TV and Film composer**

**Musical Talent Finalist for the VENUS AWARDS 2017**