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Meet Our Team

Meet our team of L.U.V Directors and Coaches!

Tori Marshall

Co-Founder / Director / Coach

Tori Marshall is a co-founder and director of Lift Up Voices. Having grown up with a twin sister with disability, Tori recognises the power of music and is passionate about uplifting lives through creativity.

Tori is a BAST accredited vocal coach with extensive industry experience. During her time in Los Angeles, Tori worked alongside Fergie, Chris Brown, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar. As a vocalist and songwriter, Tori’s music has appeared in Warner Brother’s animation movie, Storks, Nickelodeon and released by various artists throughout Europe and the United States. In 2020, Tori was selected as a nominee for SA Young Australian of The Year.

Tori is one of the co-founders of non-profit, Lift Up Voices Foundation. Registered in both Australia and the United States, the charity was a catalyst for developing exciting, transformative and innovative music workshops for youth around the world. Along with Scott Marshall and Mauli Bonner, Lift Up Voices Foundation has delivered programs and initiatives in schools, orphanages and organisations in Jamaica and Los Angeles, with the mission to give a voice to those who need it. 

BBus (Marketing), Dip. Building Design. 

Scott Marshall

Co-Founder / Director / Social Worker

Scott Marshall is a co-founder and director of Lift Up Voices. A special education teacher and qualified social worker, Scott is passionate about empowering young people to be the best version of themselves. Scott has extensive experience in providing an engaging and supportive environment for diverse populations and is excited to combine his professional pursuits with his passion for music and personal growth. 

BBehSci, BA, MSW, GDLT

Mauli Bonner

Co-Founder

Mauli B. is a co-founder of Lift Up Voices. Being the oldest boy of eight musical children, creating a musically euphonious outlet for them came second nature. Mauli was raised by 2 parents who dedicated their lives to service and at a very young age he was able to experience the positive impact music can have on the youth. 

Mauli lives in Los Angeles, California. As a vocal director and song writer, Mauli has worked with various platinum selling and Grammy award winning artists including Nickelodeon, The Voice, Fergie, Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, Big Time Rush and more.

With his professional background in music and a desire to give back, Mauli is a co-founder of the non-profit, Lift Up Voices Foundation, a non-profit with a mission to give a voice to those who need it through community initiatives and outreach programs. 

Stefan Athanasov

Coach

Stefan Athanasov holds a Bachelor of Psychology and is motivated by helping people to fully engage with the community and life-long learning. Stefan is a founding member of The Montreals, an Adelaide band that have enjoyed ongoing success. Stefan brings wonderful energy, warmth and creativity to the Lift Up Voices coaching team.

BpsychSc

Ethan Cartwright

Coach

Ethan Cartwright holds a Bachelor of Music (Sonic Arts) and brings his teaching experience to his work at Lift Up Voices. Ethan plays a number of musical instruments and holds great knowledge around composition, live performance and production. Ethan ensures that production is accessible to all artists and is a valued member of the Lift Up Voices coaching team.

BMus

Renae Albuino

Coach

Renae Albuino holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Psychology and Italian). Renae has a love for live music and is passionate about empowering others to connect with their creative side and develop their own artistry. Renae is undergoing further study and is interested in the therapeutic benefits of the creative arts.

Jesse Frick

Coach

Jesse Frick studied a Bachelor of Music at the Elder Conservatorium of Music and has extensive experience in various disability advocacy roles. Jesse has served on advisory panels and continues to be involved with Purple Orange and the MS Society. Jesse is fantastic at leading group sessions and runs a very successful workshop program at Parkinson’s SA.

Hannah Smedley

Coach

Hannah Smedley is currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Music program. Hannah brings extensive lived experience to her work at Lift Up Voices and is motivated to help others explore their ideas and emotions through the creative arts. 

Sarah Footner

Coach

Bio coming soon!