Portrait of Ingrid Laguna

Ingrid Laguna

As a percussionist, singer and songwriter, Ingrid Laguna’s first novel Serenade for a Small Family touches on some of the subjects closest to her heart.

Ingrid Laguna has toured Europe, Asia and Australia, recorded several albums, and taken percussion and songwriting workshops. With performance group Ruby Fruit Jungle, she supported Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, playing at Australia’s biggest entertainment venues.

In the Australian film industry, Ingrid worked as a crewmember on numerous television commercials, a telemovie and a short film. While in Central Australia, she directed the NT Youth Film Festival and was integral to the Kunka Career Conference for Aboriginal Women, the Indigenous Music Awards and music programs for Aboriginal youths. She is currently studying Media and Communications at Swinburne University in Melbourne. Serenade for a Small Family is her first book.