CONSTANZA HERRERO HELPS BRING HAPPINESS TO THE HOLIDAYS
Today we spoke to the impressive Singer/ Songwriter Constanza Herrero about her upcoming Christmas release "Silent Night", carrying a message of hope and how her faith helps her do it all!
Thanks for taking the time to chat with us. We LOVE your music!
Thank you for having me.
How does your music affect the world?
I believe I am only an instrument that carries this message of hope to the world through my music. It’s been so gratifying to witness how my songs have touched the hearts of people, to see them feeling accompanied through their pain and encouraged to hold on to hope.
Who has been your biggest cheerleader as an artist?
There’ s no doubt that my mum has been the biggest cheerleader! I would not be where I am without her faithful support.
Tell us about your latest release!
Sure! I am releasing an arrangement of one of my favorite Christmas songs called ‘Silent Night’. It is a very acoustic version, I wanted to really point people to reflect on the message of the song so all the arranging elements had that purpose in mind to serve the song. Every Christmas I am involved in singing in Christmas’ concerts, and this year unfortunately that won’t be the case, so I thought why not release a Christmas single. I love Christmas and the message of it is the hope this world needs the most today.
What have been your greatest challenges as an artist? Being an independent artist has many challenges as you’re not only the artist but you manage all your business on your own, and sometimes you spend more time doing that than actually being in the creative space writing songs. But apart from balancing that, I would say the biggest challenge is to not lose sight of why I am doing what I am doing, to not lose perspective of the purpose behind it all. It’s a daily fight to do that and not fall into the lies of comparison and what the world defines as “success”.
What have been your greatest achievements as an artist?
I try to celebrate all the little steps I’ve been able to go through in this career but some highlights have been winning the Grand Prize and Lennon Award for The John Lennon Songwriting Contest. I am also super grateful for having had the opportunity when I was a teenager to write songs that became part of the soundtrack of a Nickelodeon TV series.
How do you find peace in an often chaotic world? I honestly would not be alive without my faith in God. He has surely been my rock, my place of refuge to rest and have a peace that surpasses all understanding in the midst of all the chaos.
What does "making it" mean to you?
Great question! To me “making it” in this career means to be able to work creating music, being true to who I am and not allowing myself to compromise my beliefs. When you do that, though the road might be even more challenging, it’s so freeing and worth it. Where can our readers go to learn more about your projects?
My Instagram @constanzaherrero has become the place where I most share my music news. But you can also join my email list by sending me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org I would love you to be part of my music community. And my music is available in all streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music.
Thank you for your time!
Thank you for the interview!