Ella Ronen is a musician, storyteller, mother, and feminist. She grew up in Tel Aviv, Israel, and has lived internationally since becoming an adult. Immediately upon completing her obligatory army service at age 21 Ella decided to dedicate her life to music. She has been mesmerizing audiences ever since. In 2013 she moved to Switzerland, participated in The Voice of Switzerland and won the hearts of many.
Her songs are playlisted on major national radio stations (Swiss RTS1, Option Musique, Radio Swiss Pop, Israeli Kan88), she plays venues such as the Songbird Festival, TEDxLausanne and the Montreux Jazz Festival, and has opened for artists like Emiliana Torrini. She has released albums in both English (Mirror Maze, 2014) and Hebrew (Toska, 2018), and currently lives in Zürich, preparing the release of her third album MOTHERLAND after the successful release of two first singles, Welcome to the Universe and Bubble.
In her art as well as her activism, as the co-founder of the Zurich Feminist musicians collective MINO collective, Ella stands for equal rights, accessibility and visibility for womxn, mothers, people of color, LGBTQ+ and other overlooked groups, in the music industry and beyond it.
"The vocal charms of Ella brings her mixed influences into a unique amalgam in sound and expressions. Middle eastern sounds, jazz and rock push her to give more to her listeners as the inspirations of such musicians as Joni Mitchell, Fiona Apple, and Billie Holiday, help her do exactly that
- Come Here Floyd