With a career that spans almost 30 years, multi-platinum hit songwriter and powerhouse vocalist Lorraine Ferro is a diminutive dynamo. Her voice has been compared to legendary performers such as Edith Piaf, Janis Joplin and Ann Wilson of “Heart”. Lorraine was a featured contestant on the 3rd season of the NBC-TV hit show, “THE VOICE”, and in 2013, she was cast in a leading role in the Off-Broadway musical, “AMERICA’S BREATH OF FRESH AIR”. Lorraine has toured nationally with her own bands and internationally with a number of celebrities, including LESLEY GORE (It’s My Party) and legendary guitarist, RITCHIE BLACKMORE (Deep Purple). She has sung on numerous albums with artists such as DAR WILLIAMS and BLACKMORE’S NIGHT, and has been heard regularly on national TV spots such as NABISCO, FOLGERS and PILLSBURY. Her songs have been covered by artists ranging from SUSAN ASHTON to JESSICA SIMPSON, and she has won many awards including a DOVE AWARD for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year, and Outstanding Pop Song at the OUTMUSIC AWARDS. Lorraine is also a passionate artist coach, having taught songwriting and performance workshops for the SONGWRITERS’ HALL OF FAME in NYC for over ten years, and has been giving voice, songwriting and performance lessons and workshops in NYC and NJ for most of her career. Some of her better known students include LANA DEL REY (songwriting), Ann Curless of pop group EXPOSE´ (vocal production), And PATRIZIO BUANE, international pop star. Currently, Lorraine is touring nationally with her Italian-American trio, TRE BELLA, and is excited about her newest venture, FREE YOUR VOICE, FREE YOURSELF - an empowerment program through artistry.