Multicultural singer-songwriter empowering community through music
London born, of Italian and Anglo- Burmese heritage, Kavisha Mazzella is a singer songwriter, choir director and theatre worker who has contributed to Australian cultural landscape over the last 20 years. Playing mandolin guitar and accordion, has been commissioned to write choral pieces to commemorate events in Australia’s historical life such as 150th Anniversary of the Eureka Stockade Rebellion and The Women’s Anthem celebrating 100 years of Suffrage. Passionate about human rights and bringing diverse communities together through music, she has worked with many fringe communities to bring their previously invisible stories to light. Kavisha has made award winning CD recordings. From youth to the elderly, Kavisha has given singing and songwriting workshops at schools, homes and music festivals around the country. In 2011 Kavisha was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her work as a singer-songwriter and for her performance work with Refugee, Indigenous and Multicultural Communities.