Heather Ella Rose is a singer-songwriter with an unusual background, moving countries every few years since childhood, a total of 19 times in her life. She moved back to Europe recently after nearly a decade in New Zealand. She's worked as a longstanding session musician/voice-over artist, in London, Paris,and New Zealand, doing voice overs and singing on soundtracks for BBC television, on global brand adverts such as Toblerone, Danone, Pizza Hut, Aquafresh etc. She's featured on albums such as Mike Oldfield’s 25th-anniversary album,’Tubular Bells III’ and worked as a voice coach and singing teacher for Angelina Jolie while she was filming ‘Tomb Raider’ in London. She also produced recordings for Angelina Jolie, and worked with her on post-production for the soundtrack of ‘Original Sin’ at Pinewood Studios in the UK.
Heather Ella Rose has enjoyed collaborations or co-writing with Andrew Roachford, Tolga Kashif, Maitreya, Peter Prestel, Tom Francis, Juan Barallobres, Marshall Muze, and many other great musicians. She’s produced other artists as well as her own music, and worked as a choir director for over a year and a half in Paris, at Academie Internationale de Danse, with performances at ‘La Nuit des Milles Voix’ at Parc de la Villette and at Theatre de Paris. In her more recent role as Creative Director in NZ for Global Poverty Project/Global Citizen, she produced a concert with leading NZ musicians at the Auckland Town Hall, recorded multiple single tracks at Neil Finn’s Roundhead Studios with Tiki Taane and Ria Hall and other notable NZ artists, and produced music, films, and animations. In her concurrent work as an international installation artist (under the name 'Burnett-Rose') showing in museums, galleries and festivals, as well as interactive public art events, she writes, directs, films, edits, and also performs on and produces the soundtracks. She's currently half way through her part-time Phd in Fine Art/Sound, in Oxford, with research interests in the experience of empathy and epiphany through immersive sound and film installations, with a developing focus on VR.