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Simone's voice and music have been described as "world class", "drenched with soul and feeling" and "utterly amazing".
The first Australian to ever be awarded a scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Simone followed her Bachelors Degree by winning the Nescafe Big Break Competition, and performing nightly upon the luxury Cruise Liner, "The Odyssey" on Boston Harbour. Simone's career hit a new level in America with the launch of her first two albums "Take My Love" and "Make it Happen."
From successful singing engagements and contracts in America, Asia and Europe, Simone quickly matched her success as a solo performer and/or backing vocalist for both live and studio work in Australia. She has performed professionally in many top venues for over twenty years, her styles including gospel, jazz, soul, funk, pop, ballads and R&B. Simone has performed as a featured artist at the acclaimed Manly Jazz Festival and has recently collaborated with the great Australian jazz guitarist Jim Kelly on the album MY ROMANCE, and again as her Producer on her originals album SURRENDER. Simone's music videos have achieved over one hundred thousand views on YouTube and Facebook combined.
She has toured Australia with "Elvis to the Max", and as lead female singer in "The Marvin Gaye Experience", and was privileged to play keyboard and sing backing vocals for the multi-award winning hit artist Taylor Dayne.
Due to her expertise in vocal training and coupled with her dynamic personality, Simone is also considered an expert in her field of vocal coaching after teaching thousands of singing lessons stretched across two decades. She has produced a catalogue of popular vocal resources, products, clothing and DVDs, including the popular Ebook, "How To Strengthen Your Voice in 5 Easy Steps".
A prolific songwriter, Simone has released four albums and numerous singles, her inspirational song "Born to Win" was on high rotation on Sydney radio, receiving rave reviews and was selected (and performed by Simone) for the crowning of Miss World Australia. It is also the theme song at Heal For Life, a healing program for adults and teens recovering from abuse. Simone has donated all sales from this song to charities here in Australia and overseas.