Honoured as one of seven most successful women of Gibraltar by The Gibraltar Olive Press, March 8th 2017, this emerging singer songwriter is steadily going from strength to strength, attracting a loyal fan base with her infectious melodies and captivating live performances. Fresh from her performance at the Gibraltar Jazz Festival 2017 with guitarist Peter Montegriffo, the dynamic duo are currently working on new material for her EP to be released in 2018.
Her current single ’We are as One’, co written by Surianne and producer Terry Shaughnessy (The Universal / Hair of the Dog Studios) is the official anthem for the United Nationalities Marbella Summit 2017 that took place on April 25th in Marbella. ‘We are as One’, a song that celebrates unity in diversity, embraces our differences and inspires a shared appreciation to positive change, also plays as background music for popular TV programme MarbellaNOW TV on a daily basis on Spanish TV Channel RTV Marbella.
Collaborating with producer Mikki Nilsen (Gecko Studios/ Loyal Enemy) releasing ‘Hold On’ as an independent YouTube music video single in 2016 and also becoming a radio favourite of Mi Marbella FM playlist. Celebrating her latest success with ‘Amor’, a song written in conjunction with J2Productions (Producer & co writer of Shakira's Dare ‘La La La’ and Brazil FIFA World Cup Version 2014) released as 2nd single by breakthrough Latino artist Jesse Medeles.
Performing at festivals and prestigious events such as the Trade Union Congress in London in aid of International Woman’s Day, The Princes Trust Business Awards, The Gibraltar Jazz Festival, The London International Music Show, The Hard Rock Cafe, The Beverley Folk Festival, O2 Carling Academy, TRE Telethon and at the exclusive ‘Cena Benefica 2016' in aid of Gipsy Cannis in Marbella. She has formed part of the line up for ‘A Future That Works 2012’ rally in Hyde Park alongside Natalie McCool, The Dhol Blasters, performing to a crowd over 100,000 people. Shared the stage with the likes of Suzanne Vega, Juan Peña, Nate James, Steve Balsamo and Breed77. Nominated for a Birmingham Music Award for Best Unsigned Act in the Midlands and by UK MP Diane Abbott as artist preference for the parliamentary music competition ‘Rock The House 2013’.
In 2011, Surianne independently released charity single ‘Stronger Than Before’ entering the iTunes UK Top 100 Latino songs at #56 in aid of Hestia Housing and Support, a London based charity that gave Surianne the title as Ambassador as a result of her philanthropic work. Surianne is also founder of The Busy Bee Club and LAPA (Laude Academy of Performing Arts), working as a music workshop facilitator and mentor in Marbella and Gibraltar, nurturing and inspiring creative passion in young children. She is also currently providing family creative workshops at the Cancer Relief Centre, Gibraltar.