Ellen is a guitarist, singer and songwriter who grew up in a small town in South Australia called Port Pirie. She has always been supported by her family and friends throughout her music career. Influenced by her musical father, Ellen picked up her first guitar at the tender age of 8 years old where she showed a passion for music. Ellen at a young age was guided by local musicians who took her under their wing to get her started in the industry. When Ellen came into her teens she then had the opportunity of playing in various Port Pirie and Adelaide cover bands. Ellen’s passion for music is constantly growing every time she performs on stage and can see her passion for music while she is performing. Ellen has been involved in the Australian music industry for a few years now and played shows.
Ellen through her music has had many different experiences. In 2014 Australian singer Reece Mastin discovered the young guitarist on social media and personally invited her to perform a song at his show. This then happened again two years later, when country superstar Keith Urban spotted Ellen’s guitar playing skills on social media and personally invited her to perform at his Brisbane ‘Ripcord World Tour’ show. After this Ellen received a worldwide widespread of news articles and interview’s from all over the world, including an article by Taste of Country which has been viewed over seven million times. Two years after this Ellen was invited by Australian morning show ‘Sunrise’ to be interviewed with Keith Urban about that performance.
While Ellen was in America in 2018 was invited to perform at one of Nashville’s biggest honky tonk’s and was invited to be featured at Norman’s Rare Guitars which is located in California. A couple years later, Ellen returned to the states as she was invited to attend Winter NAMM with her many endorsement companies. Ellen is currently endorsed by Ernie Ball MusicMan, Orange Amplifiers, Fender Australia, GHS Strings, Chicken Picks, Pedal Pods and The Guitar Strap Co.
After returning from the states Ellen started to focus on her original music with a local songwriter based in Australia. While focusing on this she was invited by Global Citizen to jam with Australian singer Delta Goodrem. Goodrem stated that Ellen is “so talented” and she was “blown away” by Ellen’s guitar playing skills. Shortly after this Ellen was able to chat with Australian rocker Orianthi through a limited Masterclass who gave inside tips on the industry and guitar techniques in the masterclass.
Ellen’s debut single ‘More Than a Hat’ will be released on the 5th of November 2021 and a music video will follow in the coming weeks.