Heather Scarlett Rose is a singer-songwriter in Austin, Texas.
A graduate from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, she has won both First Place in Blues and Honorable Mention in Rock in the West Coast Songwriter’s Competition in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Her music has been written about in Computer Music Magazine, and dozens of local magazines, newspapers and blogs internationally. Heather’s music has also received airplay on college and internet radio stations across the globe. Heather Scarlett has joined up with several bands over the years including the Heather & Ben Show, Stealing Earth, and White Roses and has released several recordings with these bands. More recently she has released two albums, California (2012) and Boundless (2014), under her solo project Heather Scarlett Rose. She currently plays out in the Austin area.
Heather Scarlett tells stories in her songs. Stories of love, friendship, social and political events. Her sound has been compared to artists such as Fiona Apple, Ingrid Michaelson and Bonnie Raitt, while also sounding unique to herself. Her music can be categorized in the genres of Indie Folk Rock and Americana, while hinting on the sounds of Blues, Jazz and Latin.
Heather is an animal rights activist, an environmentalist, a peace keeper, and a firm believer in the power of music. Heather is also a true believer in mindfulness and living life in the present moment.
Heather is currently pursuing a second Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, with plans to later pursue a Master’s Degree in Acoustical Engineering. She currently works as a music teacher, both private and group classes, and as a songwriting consultant. She hopes to one day become a music professor, as well as tour the world and win several Grammy’s.