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.
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 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.
Anneliis has worked as a registered music therapist for the past 16 years in a range of settings including early intervention, special education, adult disability, stroke rehabilitation, cancer care, progressive neurology, community choirs, aged care and palliative care. Led by a strong interest in wellbeing and human potential, Anneliis went on to complete a Bachelor of Music Therapy and Masters in Applied Positive Psychology in 2017.
When working with Anneliis you will note her warmth and empathy and experience a therapist who is deeply committed to supporting those with whom she works. She believes that music makes life better and is committed to bringing the benefits of music to everyone she works with. Her approach to therapy is individualised, flexible and strengths based.
In addition to her clinical music therapy work Anneliis has also taught in the Masters of Music Therapy program at Melbourne University and has held various allied health managerial roles.
BMus, PsyM, CHt
Ethan holds a Bachelor of Music (Sonic Arts) and brings his teaching experience to his work at Lift Up Voices. Currently studying a Post Graduate in Psychology, 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.
Renae 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.
Zac is no stranger to encouraging diversity in both the performing arts and music space and is currently studying for a Master of Music Therapy with the University of Melbourne.
Since graduating from the University of Tasmania (2016) with a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts with a Theatre Major, Zac has continued to perform, direct and compose for many theatre productions around Australia. As a musician, Zac has travelled around Australia on multiple national tours with his original music. He has played headline shows and performed alongside PNAU, Boo Seeka, George Alice and Timberwolf.
Outside of creating music, Zac is involved with The Carly Ryan Foundation where he passionately encourages and works on youth harm protection.
Hannah 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.
Jesse 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 having previously run successful workshop programs at Parkinson’s SA and Our Lady of La Vang Special School.
Jess has developed a wide range of skills in composition, improvisation, sound engineering and production throughout his studies at the Conservatorium of Music (Adelaide Uni). Jess is hugely versatile musician spanning pop, rock, psychedelia, funk, blues, world, classical and fusion and performs regularly on guitar, bass, vocals, piano and drums many bands.
Abbey holds a Bachelor Degree in Popular Music and Creative Technologies, as well as an Honours Degree in Pop Music. As a singer/songwriter, Abbey is the brainchild behind R’n’B and Soul duo, ARIES, and brings her wealth of vocal, songwriting and production knowledge and experience into every session at L.U.V.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) and has extensive experience in working with young people and supporting them to achieve their goals. Sarah is a singer-songwriter, and guitarist in the Adelaide punk band, Theoretical Boyfriends, and brings diverse musical talents to her work at Lift Up Voices.
Vinnie is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer and videographer with a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) and is currently undertaking a Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors).
Vinnie began releasing music under the title Divebar Youth in 2019 and has since surpassed thousands of monthly listeners worldwide on Spotify. Divebar Youth has supported many artists including Chet Faker, Simple Plan and Spacey Jane and in 2020 opened for artists including Fergus James on his first headline national tour and supporting Ed Sheeran, and Hayley Mary, lead singer of The Jezabels.