London based, Australian native Elly Hoyt is a jazz and contemporary singer. She has appeared at venues and festivals in Australia and abroad including the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Shanghai World Expo in China and the 55 bar in New York City. In 2011, Elly won Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album at the Australian Jazz Bell Awards and is the first jazz vocalist to receive the Marten Bequest Traveling Scholarship in 2015. Elly Hoyt has performed for Prince Charles and Camilla, opened for Kenny Barron and played alongside James Morrison. Elly is an active educator and has holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Voice and Masters of Vocal Pedagogy from the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University (QCGU). She currently lectures in voice at BIMM, London.
Elly Hoyt’s latest album The Composer’s Voice: Celebrating Australian Women Composers is out now