Sophie is of English/Italian heritage and a bloodline descendent of Gjergj Kastrioti "Skanderbeg", Lord of Albania through her mothers Arbëreshë line. This link is proven by a marriage between Giuseppa Castriota Scanderbeg and Vincenzo Bernardini of Lecce her 7th generation grandparents.
Sophie has been involved in music since an early age taking up the violin at 4 years old. She quickly progressed under "Russian School" teachers and became one of the youngest members of the Queensland Youth Orchestra at the age of 11. During this time she was mentored by John Curro AM MBE, founder of the Queensland Youth Orchestras and Nigel Kennedy.
In 2016 she performed at the Hardhfest Festival in Kosovo
Since 2018 she has acted as an ambassador for Stonecastle Vineyards & Winery promoting a Vranac wine dedicated to her ancestor Gjergj Kastrioti. The wine bottles have her signature on the neck of every bottle and label.
In 2017 she began seriously writing music and developing music production skills concentrating on studio tracks and working collaborations with fellow artists in Australia, Europe and the US.
About this track...
|Number Of People In Act||Solo|
|State/Territory Artist Is Based In||QLD|
|City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In||Brisbane|
|Taken From The Release Titled||Whipped|
|Copyright Holder's Name||Sophie Castriota|
|Media Servicing Date||2019-08-01|
|Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners||No|
|Artist Official Web Site||http://sophiecastriota.com|
|Artist Social Network Page||http://www.instagram.com/sophiecastriota|
|Online Store Page 1||https://open.spotify.com/album/2Ev80C6swjoODE1k5Rhau2?si=3kIhg7GRRFWf98stiGDf1A|
|Online Store Page 2||https://music.apple.com/au/album/whipped-single/1474470920|
|Content Provider||Amrap Unsigned|