Malika composes music for and teaches preschoolers as Mz Mally Moo. Under this guise she has released two CD’s and performed at folk festivals and at the Opera House Summer Playground. She uses all of her skills to educate young children while entertaining them.
Malika has been telling stories to and composing music for preschoolers as Mz Mally Moo, since 2006.
“Absolutely recommend this! Malika loves music and is brilliant at getting little ones singing, dancing and making music themselves. She is joyful and patient and my daughter loves her.” - Melanie
With her community hat on, Malika co-produces a variety of local theatre shows, in Wollongong, She’ll Be Right, All Good, Sweet As and No Worries, under the banner of Cocoa and Butter Productions.
Malika was one of the writers in the inaugural Merrigong Playwrights Program. She is currently in development with Merrigong X on a stage play about six women in her family going back six generations to her enslaved great great great grandmother Winnie.
She has a BCA in writing and a BA(Hons) in English from UOW.
Malika plays ukulele, guitar, bass guitar and the recorder. Her voice is rich and deep, and her original songs are soulful and uplifting.
Malika is an Artist in Residence with Tender Funerals, singing and composing music.