MUSIC IN THE Family
By Melissa Walsh Photos Yanni
he may only be 17 and still attending school but Bridget Allan is a young singer/ songwriter with a massive future. The Elisabeth Murdoch College student talks to Peninsula Essence about her love of writing and music and how important it is to put yourself out there for your passion.
“I have always loved music since I was a little girl and would sing around the house all the time,” said Brigid from her home in Dromana. “Mum and dad organized singing lessons from the time
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I was six and, by year seven, I was learning guitar at school which took my passion for music and writing to a whole new level.” For Bridget and her band, with fellow musicians, Jake Hammill and Marlon Cini, the road is just beginning. “We won the Push Music Comp Regional Finals, and the prize enabled them to record their debut EP ‘Attrition of a Daydreamer’ which came out the 18th of March, and has received airplay on Triple J, Triple R, PBS, 3CR, and SYN,” said the peninsula girl. “That was fantastic and we now do local festivals and gigs supporting the likes of Rya Park, Slowly Slowly and The Hardaches.”
Peninsula Essence August 2019