Interview with Glen Vella

Where do you live:– Fleur De Lys

Status:– Single

Star Sign:Taurus

Main occupation:– Learning Support Assistant

Media-related occupation:– Singer

Glen started his singing career at the age of 13. He studied both practical and theory in voice and piano. He is a certified voice coach from the Victoria Music and Arts College London.

Glen established his name thanks to his participation as a residential singer on various television shows on the island and he also lends his voice to several Maltese radios and televisions signature tunes and jingles. Glen had the opportunity to play main roles in various musicals held on the Maltese Islands, including Jesus Christ Super Star, Godspell, Abba Mania and more. Due to his popularity, one can frequently watch the singer in local shows and concerts held by different companies. He is also one of the founders of the leading Maltese Choir `Animae Gospel Choir` whose members are well-known local singers and musicians. During his career so far, Glen collaborated with various renowned Maltese composers and authors and had the opportunity to release singles and promote them internationally. He is now signed with CAP SOUNDS, Germany, who publish his tunes. His tunes can be downloaded via iTunes. Glen has released two singles named ‘Lie’ and ‘Louder’ this year.

He participated in both local and international festivals achieving good results including being a three time winner of the Fidof Award. One of his favorite local festivals is The Malta Song for Europe which he participated in for the first time in 2005 with the song `Appreciate`. His last attempt was in 2011 when he received the right to represent his country in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘One Life’. Glen made it to the Finals of Golden Stag Festival which is considered to be the second best European music festival after the Eurovision. It was held at City Hall Square, Braşov Rumania. Glen managed to attain the Jury Award with the song `All I Am`, a song composed by Paul Giordimaina and penned by Fleur Balzan, the same team behind Glen’s entry for Eurovision.

 

Do you wear boxers or briefs?

I leave it up to your imagination.

Are you a good cook? What is it that you cook really well?

I’m not that good at cooking, but I can cook basic food such as pasta and oven stuff well ; )

Do you have a grooming regime?

Not at all!! Depends on the occasion ; )

What do you prefer :- women or cars? And why?

Hehehe good one!! I go for cars as otherwise I do not do half the jobs I do ; )

How desperate are you to be an international famous singer?

I’m happy as I am and with what I have today ; )

What do you like doing while on holiday abroad?

Enjoying myself to the max without looking at the clock for what’s coming next!