Indonesia again brought the proud news at the international event, this time at the songwriting competition event, the Young Songwriter Competition in the 2019 International category in London, England. In the competition, Indonesia was represented by young musician Andrea Putri Turk who was also a great-granddaughter of the creator of the Indonesia Raya national song, W.R Soepratman. This 18-year-old girl performed her song at The Tabernacle W11, London, England on Sunday, June 23, 2019 local time and won first place.
Andrea performed her creation song, Who We Are. a also cannot cover her happiness for the achievements that have been achieved. “I’m happy to share with you that I’m taking first place home !!!: ‘) THANK YOU SO MUCH. (I’m happy to share this with you guys, I won the first place !!! Thank you very much)” she wrote on personal Instagram.
Andrea is a young singer, songwriter, and producer. She recently completed high school education at the Australian Independent School Indonesia (AIS Indonesia) in 2018. Thanks to the remarkable achievements of Andrea Turk in the music world, she was even accepted at six universities in the United States and four universities in the United Kingdom. He shared this happy news on Instagram at the end of April.
Andrea Turk really devotes her ability and time to the music. In addition to winning in the 2019 Young Songwriter Competition, she also released her self-titled debut album on April 2, 2019, which contained 14 songs.
The 14 songs include Who We Are, Nothing About You, Outsider, Boy From Panama, Gigantics, Honest, Pressure, Garden, Young, You (Beautiful) The Cafe, Daisies, Dust, Happy Birthday Papa (Acoustic Live Version). She is also one of the singers involved in the Billboard Spotlight program from Billboard Indonesia.
On the other hand, Andrea has completed super rigorous training at Berklee Collage of Music, America in 2016, NYU Steinhardt in 2017 and 2018, then NYU TISCH Clive Davis Institute of Recorder Music in 2018. Andrea also made a special song for President Joko Widodo titled One Love, One Heart. In this music project, Andrea also collaborates with Indonesian rapper, Jayko.
In addition, one of the Andrea songs titled Garden was named the opening theme song of the drama / comedy genre film released in April 2019 titled Rumput Tetangga.