- Country of Residence
- Language Proficiency
- English, Chinese
Jill-Marie Thomas is a passionate singer- songwriter, musician and performing artiste.
She enjoys singing and performing for audiences everywhere, big or small. To her, every performance is an opportunity to touch people’s lives with her music, engage her audience, and have a lot of fun.
As the first winner of Singapore’s Mediacorp Channel 5 talent competition, “One Moment of Glory”, Jill is no stranger to the performing arts industry. She was one of the main acts for Mediacorp’s recent annual countdown show, “Celebrate 2011” alongside international stars like David Tao, One Nation Emcee, and many other local performers, which saw a live audience of around 10,000 people. She also sang for the pre-show where she collaborated with Anugerah Band 2008 winners, Rancour, and was also requested by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to sing their Clean and Green Singapore 2011 theme song - Heaven on Earth. This event was telecasted live over local and international TV stations.
To date, under her belt, she has performed for numerous weddings, private events, functions and charity shows; been featured on local radio stations, 987FM and Class95; performed for the Ambassadors of Brazil & Angola in Singapore; featured in various events at the Esplanade Concourse; performed with Singapore Idol finalist, Olinda Cho at the Frances Yip World Tour 2005 Concert; been the Volunteer Ambassador for the “Get Your Sexy Back” Moderate Drinking Campaign organised by Asia Pacific Breweries Singapore; been a guest judge for events and competitions; been featured on local popular blog, MrBrown.com; performed for Fly Entertainment’s 10th Anniversary Party, “The Devil Eats Prata”; featured on video recordings for Clicknetwork’s “Playlist” and Goodstuph; andmost recently, competed in Channel 5’s “One Moment of Glory”, which aired for 14 weeks on national TV, culminating in her claiming the Grand Champion title.
Jill-Marie Thomas has also had the pleasure of working with many established clients like Mediacorp, Citibank, Asia Pacific Breweries Singapore, Esplanade, Munkysuperstar Pictures Pte Ltd (Clicknetwork), Pat Law (Goodstuph), The Gunnery, Courts Megastore, Two Queens, and many more.
This year has seen Jill-Marie Thomas featured as a Guest Celebrity for Mediacorp’s TV gameshow “We Are Singaporeans”, as well as perform her original compositions at the Esplanade’s Mosaic Music Station Festival in March 2011. She also sang the theme song on the NEA’s first Eco Music Challenge Album launched in June. Currently, Jill is being featured as the Resident Judge for the OverTime Acoustic Challenge.
As a singer-songwriter, Jill has penned numerous compositions, some of which have been featured on a charity album produced by her secondary school for the Dover Hospice; published in 3 original albums produced by her hall of residence, Temasek Hall (NUS); won her 2nd place in a NUS Songwriting competition; featured on a film made by the NUS Law Faculty students; featured on MediaCorp Production “Shooting Stars” on Channel 5 which was also part of the production’s music album; and has also been requested to be sung at numerous weddings and events. Currently, she is working towards producing her own album soon.
Jill-Marie Thomas credits her mother as the person behind her love for music. While growing up, her mother always encouraged and indulged Jill’s passion; letting her learn musical instruments which included the guitar, piano, flute, piccolo, saxophone and various percussion instruments.
Listing Alanis Morissette, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Dishwalla, James Blunt, James Morrison, Snow Patrol, Tim McMillan, Tracy Chapman, Regina Spektor, Lifehouse, Coldplay, Damien Rice, Lifehouse, Mojave, Kings of Convenience, Maroon 5, Lighthouse Family, and Travis as just a few of her many music influences, many of Jill’s compositions and music inspirations are also based on her own personal life and love experiences. Jill continues to write songs on love and life and hopes to touch people’s lives through her music.
Jill-Marie Thomas is proudly represented by FLY Entertainment.