Aurora Bella wrote her first song on piano at age seven, and it was the beginning of a deep passion for music and songwriting. She won numerous Saskatchewan Music Festival awards for piano, vocals and composing in her childhood and teens. She also studied dance since the age of three and danced competitively from the age of twelve. In 2016, Aurora auditioned and won a coveted spot at the Gulf Islands School for the Performing Arts (GISPA) on Salt Spring Island, BC, where she worked with a group of talented young musicians, dancers and actors to write, compose and perform an original stage musical each year, in addition to creating a substantive body of personal work. GISPA’s focus on original, collaborative music gave her the experience of working with small and large groups in a variety of styles, from improvisational jazz, and blues, to rock and metal. While at GISPA, and after graduation, she assisted the program as a mentor, guiding other young musicians in composition, arranging and performance.
In 2019 she moved eastward to Saskatoon, SK, where she has been focusing on life as an active professional musician. She has been performing solo as a singer-songwriter on acoustic and electric guitar, piano and ukulele. Aurora has also been working collaboratively on projects ranging from four-piece rock band, guitar duo, and experimental/rap duo, as well as composing original classical and electronic instrumental works, scores for film, and pieces for acapella choir. Aurora is a charismatic performer, writing thoughtful, intelligent lyrics, paired with dynamic groove and tasty hooks.