Laura Rizzotto is a 23 year old singer and songwriter born in Brazil. Her father is a Latvian, but her mother is Portuguese.
Laura wrote her first melody at the age of 11, and since then she has published more than 100 original songs.
She began performing at Rio de Janeiro’s music scene at the age of fifteen. She concluded her first recording deal with Universal Music Brasil later when the recording company’s CEO saw him live. Her debut album, Made in Rio, was released in 2011. Shortly afterwards, Laura received a scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music and moved to Boston.
Laura performs in various music venues and festivals in the United States and has recorded her second studio album “Reason to Stay” in Los Angeles. She has participated in the musical art program at the California Institute of the Arts – CalArts, where she received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
In 2015, Laura moved to New York to attend the Columbia University Master’s Music Program, completed in May 2017.
Laura in New York wrote Miracle as a testimony to the road traffic victims. The song was included in the 2nd Global Security Conference, sponsored by the United Nations. 2016/2017 Laura was hired by Sony Music to work as Portuguese vocal teacher for Jennifer Lopez. Laura’s current artistic work is the EP Precious Stones series. Her latest single is ” Red Flags “, from the EP “Ruby”, released in 2017.