– Scilla is a singer/songwriter from Switzerland and Italy based in Los Angeles. She has had considerable media exposure in Switzerland having been...Read Biography
Scilla is a singer/songwriter from Switzerland and Italy based in Los Angeles. She has had considerable media exposure in Switzerland having been on several major radio and TV shows including “Switzerland’s Got Talent” in 2012. She reached 3rd place at the Swiss-Italian final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 and reached the TOP 10 nationally at the Swiss final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2010 with her song Barbie Doll, which was broadcast live on three major TV stations (SF1/RTS/RSI).
Born in Lugano, Switzerland, Scilla speaks English, Italian, German, Swiss German and French. Her passion for being on stage was noticed at an early age. She was singing opera at age twelve at the Swiss-Italian Conservatory before exploring other genres such as pop, rock, R&B, blues, and musical theater at the Academy of Voice in Milan. After graduating from high school in 2008, where her emphasis was on mathematics and science, Scilla decided to focus on her artistic career. She was accepted at the highly respected School of Musical in Milan, founded by Saverio Marconi, a well known Italian musical Director, where she studied singing, acting and dancing.
Scilla came to the US in 2010 and earned a degree in Music Business from the Musician’s Institute of Hollywood in 2011 and a degree in Independent music production at UCLA in 2012. She is now pursuing her career as a singer/songwriter in Los Angeles performing in various clubs such as The ROXY On The ROX among others.
With her song “Champagne and Sugar” co-written with Nitanee Paris, Scilla won the SILVER AWARD in the 29th Annual MID-ATLANTIC SONG CONTEST in the vocal jazz and blues category and was Category Winner at the West Coast Songwriters International Song Contest 2013. "Champagne And Sugar" was also a Commended Entry Jazz/Blues Category at the UK Songwriting Contest 2013. It has also been featured on the Women of Substance Radio’s top 10 indie songs for September 2013.
Being on different national swiss TV shows Scilla’s talent was recognized and endorsed by GUESS in Europe and Hairdreams USA.