Lauren is a Mezzo Soprano Singer and Voice Over Artist from Cape Town. She is a graduate of the Cape Music Institute and was voice-coached by the amazing Amanda Luyt.
Born into a musical family and started singing at the age of 12.
She matriculated in 2012. Post matriculation, she went on to study at the Cape Music Institute and joined the Winston Siljeur Project.
In 2015 Lauren-Lee appointed UK-based David Gummers as her manager.In January 2019 she added Cape Town based Samantha Oliphant to her team.Samantha adds a strategic and structured approach,which combines excellently with David’s dynamism and maverickness.They are both hard workers,and have the integrity that artists dream of.
Lauren was a motivee of SAMA nominated Can Skylark and in 2016, Woman2Woman performed at the Grace Performing Arts Theatre, raising R10000 for Cansa SA.
Lauren’s single, Insane Love – the video contains wonderful views.
In 2016, Lauren-Lee performed in the UK in order to raise funds for Kendal Flood Victims, and helped raise an amazing R100000, as well as giving over R1 Million in prizes including an opal car. Emirates sponsored the flights for her and her band as their VIP guests.
TV personality, Kim Inglis, the MC of the show, described Lauren-Lee as having an easy charm and said, “How can someone so tiny have such a big voice?”.
While in the UK Lauren appeared on ITV Border News and sang live on BBC Radio Cumbria.
On her return to Cape town Lauren-Lee was part of Woman2Woman, established by David Gummers, together with Felicity Kiran and Anray Amansure.
They came to the attention of Social Media round the world when Stage Director Ramaine Barreiro-Lloyd parodied Beyonce’s Irreplaceable as a show promotion. It has had over 40 million views, also making headlines in the Huffington Post and is mentioned on the Beyonce Wikipedia page.
At the end of 2016 Lauren-Lee performed with Felicity and Ramaine at the New Year’s eve show in the Fire Zone at The V&A.
She was signed to Next and Orchard for her digital music in July 2017. Lauren-Lee returned to the UK at the end of 2017 with Felicity Kiran.This was another triumph.
She launched her 2nd single “Want your Love” in December 2018 – the video for this single may be viewed below.
TV appearances have included several solo appearances on Expresso, Hectic Nine 9 and Ekse CTV.
2020 was a tough year but ended more happily with a sold out show, as well as being signed as a voice over artist with Tongue Twisters.
Lauren singing Rise Up.
She had a surprise birthday call from Radio KC,where she is becoming a regular!
She had a really enjoyable return appearance on Expresso where she had a fun interview and sang 3 very different songs as a new showcase.
This is how Jane a producer describes Lauren-Lee:
“It was an absolute pleasure working with Lauren-Lee and her team They always conduct themselves with top levels of professionalism. Lauren-Lee is soft-spoken but delivers a powerful and strong musical performance.”
Lauren-Lee and her team are busy planning shows and tours so watch her event blogs.
Lauren’s video for her single, Want Your Love.
She has added Samantha Oliphant to her Management team.
Co-manager, Samantha Oliphant
Lauren is also a voice over artist with Tongue Twisters.