Amy Daniel discovered her love for music singing in a primary school choir and the talented musician has never looked back.
With a love for all music, Amy describes herself as a ‘bit of a belter', enjoying singing strong songs, accompanied by a strong performance.
After being accepted into Bundaberg Regional Council’s Spark Starter Program, Amy will be provided the opportunity to develop her musical skills in the hope of taking her career further.
Amy said the program provides the opportunity for her to learn a range of new skills while gaining experience in performing at different types of events.
“In regional areas it can be hard for young emerging artists to find a place to start, so programs like this really help us get out in the community and share our passion,” Amy said.
“There are so many artistically gifted young people in Bundaberg, and I am so glad programs like this exist to foster their talents.
“We all got together last Sunday, and everyone got along so well, we were all having a great time just meeting each other and jamming out.”
Amy said she was excited to continue to follow her dream.
“It will be great to take part in the performance opportunities, continuing to grow in my abilities and take part in the workshops,” she said.
“I have always had a love of music thanks to my parents and that love was really fostered through primary school choir.
“It has been a lifelong dream to follow my passion for singing as I love everything about music.
“It can make a bad day good, fit your mood and it is a great form of expression.
“I have been performing as Amy Alice since December 2021, but before that I worked with Creative Regions performing in Dancing in the Rainbow and The Hatching.”
Amy will be performing at the Childers Festival this weekend as her first major event as part of the program.
“I am looking forward to being in that festival atmosphere and working with all the talented artists,” she said.
“It is an environment that I have not had a chance to perform in and I am excited for those unique moments.”
The Spark Starter project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
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