Born and bred in Melbourne, Deborah has enjoyed a varied career as a vocalist. She worked for several years as vocal tutor while performing in cover bands, music theatre, as a freelance session singer and on television. Theatre highlights include “Into the Woods”, “The Dusty Springfield Show”, The 10th Anniversary Production of “Les Miserables” and ABBA tribute show “BABBA”.
In November 2002, Deborah joined the Australian Army Band-Melbourne as lead vocalist, and has since performed in all capital cities and many regional towns around Australia, often sharing the stage with guest artists such as Marina Prior, Rhonda Burchmore, Tom Burlinson and Guy Sebastian. International engagements have had Deborah travelling to Japan, Malaysia, Israel and Switzerland. Other highlights of her Army career include performances at the M.C.G, The Edinburgh Tattoo, the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli and entertaining the troops on deployments to Iraq, East Timor, Bougainville, and the Solomon Islands. In 2006, Deborah was honoured to receive an Army Commendation, a medal awarded for her excellence as a vocalist representing the Australian Army.