GENE PHOA is an independent singer-songwriter and cover artist based in Adelaide, South Australia.

Performing a wide repertoire ranging from the contemporary to the classics, he is known for his powerful vocals, rhythmic guitar playing and positive vibes.

Gene has performed for organisations such as Oz Minerals, Soul Talks Inc and Spoken Word SA at venues in Adelaide and beyond including Jive, Bird in Hand Winery, Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club and Baxter’s Lot.

Building upon his classical piano training throughout childhood, he studied vocals at the Australian Rock & Metal Institute and sound production at the Adelaide College of the Arts.

Gene is also a former member and club contest winner of Toastmasters International.

[Photography by Jared Palmer, Rose Mackenzie, Natasha Martin and Mike Annese]