Singer Songwriter, Czarina, aims to inspire through her love for music & life.
She finds writing therapeutic & hopes to connect with listeners through her original lyrics, angelic vocals & sweet melodies, captivating a varied audience during her live performances.
Born in the Philippines and based in Melbourne, Australia, with actors & musicians as relatives, a history of choirs, bands & collaborations, Czarina (Lapus) naturally developed her love for creating music.
She writes songs while playing the keyboard or ukulele, or to beats provided by producers & DJs from around the world & through Czarina Music has independently released a number of songs online. Her single, ‘Longing’ is her latest release, produced by RMR and featuring Brandon Woods on violin.
Czarina's song 'I Miss You' gained popularity on TikTok & YouTube, particularly throughout Asia.
This talented mother of two is also a published children’s author with her book 'My friend, Aytoo Zee' & a songwriter of original children’s songs with her album ‘Starlight’. A project raising funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
She has worked as an extra model for photo shoots, commercials & TV shows, landing a bit-part role in 2014 for the INXS tele-movie ‘Never Tear us Apart’.
Her favourite performances include runway fashion shows and singing the national anthem at AAMI Park for the Legends Football League.
In 2016 she represented Australia & competed in the World Championships of Performing Arts held in California & came home with a GOLD medal for original works.