ABOUT CYNTHIA SU
Cynthia Su is an Australian Singer, Songwriter whose passion for music developed at an early age. Growing up in suburban Sydney, her younger years were spent listening to everything from various 90's pop groups to all of the 90's RnB & current RnB legends. Whether it was Roxette, Boyz II Men, and even Whitney Houston, Cynthia drew inspiration from them all.
Over the years, Cynthia has worked hard to pave out her music career performing as a solo artist in various charity concerts and festivals throughout Sydney, Australia. She has performed & recorded a wide repertoire of music, including many original tracks, as well as covers of some of her most admired artists - Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys.
For those who are lucky enough to call her a friend, she's also been known to give various stellar performances to impress guests at weddings and other social celebrations.
These days, Cynthia balances a busy corporate job to pay the bills while writing and performing music, during every other spare minute!
She is currently collaborating, her vocals with notable Aussie Bands as well as writing and recording original music with several exciting producers, in Australia and Internationally, on new original material that will be released later on in 2013, on both her debut E.P and collective Album for digital release and musical distribution with prolific branding.
Cynthia Su is an Australian singer and songwriter based in Sydney. Having grown up during the 80s-90s era of the music greats, such as Roxette, Heart, New Edition, Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, and Mariah Carey. Cynthia’s musical style has been inspired by old school rhythms and sounds. Her original compositions have featured an infusion of Jazz, RnB, Hip Hop and 90's Pop Music.
Cynthia has been composing and performing since the age of seven, when she was selected to do a solo performance at a cultural event in front of a thousand people. Since then, she has continued to perform at large festivals and charity events as a cover soloist, raising funds for many worthy causes, both in Australia and abroad.
In 2008, she joined a pop/acoustic band called Ladacy and officially began her professional singer/songwriter career, winning a number of band competitions and had her music stream live on Australian Radio. In 2011, she joined an RnB band called 7Soulz, where she performed in front of many live audiences at various top Sydney venues.
She is currently working with renowned U.S Mo-town Records, vocalist Gary Sterling to extend and improve herself vocally, and to enhance her professional recording voice.
Q&A with Cynthia Su: in Sydney, Australia:
When did you first realise your love for music?
As a child, I loved writing poetry. That love for poetry grew into a love for song writing. I wrote my first song when I was 14 years old. It was pretty cheesy and it was called "soulmate", I performed it at a talent quest.
What are your fondest memories of music?
The first song I remember singing was Que Sera Sera – I sang it to my mum when I was five years old. The first record I ever bought was Gloria Estefan's album "Cuts Both Ways" – I still have it to this day!
What do you love about music?
I love the power to express sensuality and emotion through song composition and lyrics. Music gives people the ability
What are you like off stage?
I have a lot of energy and laugh a lot! I’m naturally a curious person – I love meeting new people from all different cultures and hearing their stories and learning about their lives.
What is something that people may not know about you?
My parents were Vietnamese refugees who arrived in Australia in the late 70s. I was fortunate enough to be born and raised in Sydney. I am forever grateful for the opportunities that this beautiful country has given to me.
Other Points of Interest:
Her first record bought was Gloria Estefan's album "Cuts Both Ways"
Simply loves old school RnB and heavily influenced by female artist Mariah Carey. Both by her singing and composition style.
Cynthia Su has performed for a lot of charity events, fundraising for worthy causes helping countries overseas at times of natural disasters.
Joined a RnB/Hip Hop Dance group and won several competitions.
Has performed at large festivals as a cover soloist with backup dancers.
Entered several competitions and won prizes for performance.
Joined a pop/acoustic band called Ladacy and she won many competitions and continued to write originals. Music has been streamed live on Australian radio. Joined a band called 7Soulz and interviewed by Sydney radio station, 88.9FM.
Has been singing professionally, and more regularly within the last few years.
Grew up composing more "pop" sounds but slowly developed and honed her skills towards an RnB sound.
Now working on many original compositions and "fresh" sounds. I love all dynamic RnB sounds that have a tangible vibe and that bring something unique to the table. She loves working with producers who ideally can infuse a bit of Jazz/Hip Hop and Pop with RnB as a backdrop.
Loves the power to express her lyrical sensuality and emotionality through song composition and song lyrics.
If you're interested in hiring Cynthia for any Soul, RnB, or Pop Music performances, check out her work online and get in touch via Facebook or her Indie Label, and via email - she'd love to hear from you soon.