Darla Cozzarelli began her music career at a young age learning piano, guitar, and voice. Influenced by such greats as Judy Garland, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Prince, and Alicia Keyes, Darla found her ultimate passion in songwriting and vocals. Her first single, which she wrote, was released in February of 2019 titled “Obsession” and peaked in the top40 on the iTunes singer/songwriter chart and has been nominated for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
Darla graduated with honors from Cal State LA and has performed all over Southern California. She sang the National Anthem for several charity and prestigious events such as LAPRF, LAWPOA, Twice A Citizen Gala and for the Mayor of Los Angeles and other dignitaries. Her rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” has been featured in the LA Times and broadcast news throughout the Southland.
While studying in graduate school at USC, Darla released her single “Oh boy” and plans to release an upcoming ep entitled “Refining Purpose”, which is also the name of the non-profit organization she founded and is president. Her mission is to help others succeed in their true path and goals while overcoming the challenges millennials face. 2020 looks to be an exciting and productive year for Darla Cozzarelli.