Young singer/songwriter on her way to fulfilling her dreams
ZIZ News…June 28, 2011 – Emerging Kittitian singer and songwriter, 10 year old Sonrisa Watts is clearly on her way to fulfilling her dreams of becoming an international recording artiste. She has been busy with school and music and over the past four months alone, she participated in two recitals for her music and dance classes and was still able to record three songs.
During the Easter Break when other 10-year olds were having fun in the sun, Sonrisa was working in studio recording her songs ‘Let’s Dance’ and ‘Be Somebody’
Sonrisa was also proud to participate as a guest artiste on several school shows and was happy with the experience it brought her. She began working on her first music video in May and also during that time was preparing to represent her school in the Rotary Club of Liamuiga Talent Search Competition. Sonrisa won the finals for vocals in her age group.
A few days ago, Sonrisa’s first music video dubbed ‘Maybe if I try/Let’s dance’ was released. The video was produced at SKNE studios by Kelvin Christopher. When asked about her experience in producing a music video, she said, “fun, fun, fun”. The video can be seen on her official facebook page Sonrisa Superstar and also on Youtube at http://youtu.be/5H2Ze0aFQQI, where her posted videos have garnered over 21’000 total upload views. Hopefully, it will soon be seen on local and regional television stations. Sonrisa’s profile, as One to Watch has also been submitted to ZING magazine for publication.
With Tests of Standards completed and internal tests soon over, Sonrisa is looking to the summer with great anticipation. She plans to complete swim school, participate in one of the several performing arts summer camps, do some voice and music training and record three more songs for a seven-song album she intends to release by October this year.
Sonrisa first appeared on the national music scene last November as a ZIZ Kittitian Superstar junior competitor.
Later that same year, while still 9, she recorded three cover songs and her popular ‘This Life’ using Corleon’s Changes Riddim. Her other songs include ‘Superstar’ and ‘Maybe if I try’.
She has appeared on several popular radio stations promoting her music.