songwriter Elena Higgins reaches back into her ethnic origins to
draw strength from her ancestors by integrating Polynesian, Celtic
music, to produce a startlingly fresh and vibrant musical style.
She has a unique guitar technique as she plays a right handed
strung guitar, left handed, which blends beautifully with her strong
Her experience of working at a Correctional Centre in Townsville
has motivated her to seek to inspire indigenous people to further
develop their wonder musical and artistic gifts. Her mission for
music is to perform to audiences around Australia and in overseas
festivals with the belief of empowering people to empower themselves.
Her strengths are noticeable when she plays the acoustic guitar.
passion and powerful voice are experienced by anyone who listens
to her sing and perform.