She joined Soul Sounds academy choir in 2010 and has been singing with Soul Sounds since 2012. She has been teaching since 2010, where she directed the choir of Lyceum. Having been the Western Music teacher of the College of World Education and St Nicholas’s College Colombo. She started teaching the piano at the Soul Sounds Academy since 2013.
For Dona music has been an integral part of her life. She started her singing career as a member of the Good Shepherd convent choir in 2002 under the direction of Mr Francis D’Almeida. She was also one of the youngest accompanist (on keyboards) of her parish choir having started playing at the age of 8.
She has completed Grade 6 Trinity College Pop and Rock vocal exams under the guidance of Mrs. Soundarie David Rodrigo. She has also completed Grade 8 IWMS music exams and Grade 6 Trinity College Music theory exams. She is hoping to pursue her higher education in Sound Engineering.
Dona has been in to choral direction since 2010 she is the choral director of Lyceum International School Panadura. She has been the assistant choral director of Bank of Ceylon, St. Bridgets Convent primary choir and Gateway College Dehiwala.
Her aspiration is to reach out to children through the art of music and singing and bring out the best in them.