Bio

Jayda D'Agostino is an all round performer specialising in vocal, piano, guitar, dance and drama.  She has had the opportunity to perform at many events on stage and television, particularly in her home state of Perth, Western Australia. Jayda is currently studying a Diploma of Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (as of 2021).

Jayda is honoured to have played the role of Elphaba in the 2019 Mercedes College production of Wicked at the Regal Theatre.  Jayda's other stage credits include involvement in the WAAPA choir in Chess The Musical (Perth Concert Hall, 2021),  Morticia (Addams Family, Mercedes College, 2018), Ruth (Pirates of Penzance, Trinity College, 2018) and Ursula (The Little Mermaid, Mercedes College, 2017).

Jayda is the recipient of both the Primary Vocal Solo shield (Our Lady of Missions Award, 2014) and Secondary Vocal Solo shield (Sisters of St John of God Award, 2019) for the Catholic Performing Arts Festival. Jayda also performed as the featured vocalist for the Performing Arts Perspectives 2021 showcase, for the top scoring Music ATAR students in 2020.

Jayda is a keen songwriter and started writing her own original songs at the age of 10.  She has received a number of local and national song writing awards including being a finalist in both the 2013 & 2016 Music Oz Australian Independent Music Awards, placing 8th (in 2019) and 9th (in 2016) in the Youth category of the Australian Songwriters Association (ASA) National Songwriting Competition.  Jayda was the winner for Song Performance in 2017 at the Fairbridge Festival Quest for her performance of her original song "Stand", with one of the prizes being the opportunity to perform on the Backlot Stage at Fairbridge Festival 2017.  In 2019, Jayda's latest original song "I'm Alright" was nominated for the West Australian Music (WAM) Song of the Year in the Schools 15-17 category.

Jayda's original songs are available for streaming on all major platforms or you can listen to them under "Original Music".  You can also view some of her covers via her YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCABjlUWC6eyZih1tdCW7Crw

For further information please email Jayda @ jayda.dagostino@outlook.com