Jan Elliott, a singer songwriter and member of the Christchurch Folk Club for many years, has been a regular performer on many stages such as The Cathedral Square for the Christchurch City Council, at the Christchurch Arts Centre and the Christchurch Folk Club, as well as Whitecliffs Music Festival, Waipara Wine and Food Festival, Waihi Bush Festival of Music other festivals around New Zealand.

Highlights of her musical journey are winning the 'CTV (Canterbury Television) Talent Quest' and being awarded a thirty minute TV appearance called 'Jan Rapley Live at Bourbon St' which featured a number of Christchurch's notable performers such as Graham Wardrop,  Al Park of the Latter Day Sinners band and Gatz n Sax.

She features on the CD called 'Christchurch Folk and Acoustic', produced by Christchurch Folk Club with two songs.

Jan’s songs are compelling and quirky with lyrics that will move and touch your heart.

There’s a mix of light-hearted covers and her own compositions and songs.

Her mellifluous voice conveys emotion and depth through her songs, inspired by her life’s journey.

Influences are singers such as Joni Mitchell, and Joan Armatrading as well as contemporary artists, Shawn Colvin and The Indigo Girls.

Jan's voice has been described as 'pure', 'beautiful' and 'natural'. 



Last updated 4th of July 2018