What is your connection to Bacchus Marsh?

I have lived in Bacchus Marsh all my life. It is a beautiful area where I have had the opportunity to grow up, and experience all of my childhood and teenage years. I even attended St Bernards for my primary education, and now currently work as a waitress in Bacchus Marsh. Also I have had the opportunity to witness this town grow significantly.

How long have you lived in the area?

18 years.

What are you passionate about?

I live and breathe music. I’m also passionate about working hard … and I love getting involved in charity work. I was gifted with a beautiful life, friends and family, and I am grateful for the opportunity to help those who are less fortunate.

How did you get into music.

When I was about eight years old I attended one of my friend’s singing lessons and fell in love with music.

I did lessons for about eight years. In the past two years, I really truly discovered just how important music is, not only to me, but to others. I started writing songs when I was 14 and I strive to build a connection with the audience through my songs.

What school did you go to?

I just graduated last year from Catholic Regional College Melton, and will now study a Bachelors degree in music at RMIT.

What do you hope you do this year?

More live performances, posting more videos online of me singing and record an original song is my aim this year. I aim to continue busking, and doing charity work … to build a following within the community.

How far would you like to go in music?

Ever since I got into music, I’ve dreamed of making it big. I hope to make it one day and as a professional and well-known singer/songwriter/recording artist.

What would people be surprised to know about you?

Whenever I busk, I donate 100 per cent of whatever I raise to either a charity, or someone in need. Not once have I ever kept the money I raised busking for myself.

What is the best thing about living/working in Bacchus Marsh?

The locals! Everyone here is so friendly and kind, it’s a beautiful town, full of beautiful people. I love working as a waitress in the local Chinese restaurant because I have met so many amazing people there.

If you could change anything about the area, what would it be?

Would love an indoor pool in Bacchus to really bring the community together. Also more opportunities for young aspiring artists like myself to share our passion and talents. Bacchus could also really do with a recording studio, that would be amazing!