Deirdre Leah Faegre, 17, of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is a star-in-the-making. At just 13, Deirdre was a published singer and songwriter, garnering attention for her song “Shining In My Hair,” a track released on an artist compilation CD "Female Pop-Volume 1." The track was included in the video game “Make Meez A Rockstar!” A follow-up single, “In My Eyes,” was featured in the film Indian Hill. Performing in the Folk, Pop, Soft Pop, and Alternative Pop genres, she is an accomplished musician. Deridre is training for the Olympics-she will be figure skating for Ireland in Belgium in 2011
Seventeen-year-old Deirdre Leah Faegre, a resident of one of the most beautiful spots on Earth, Lake Tahoe (the Nevada side), is well on her way to success at a very young age. As early as 2004, Deirdre was in the news, for, of all things, doing cartwheels in school. That led to appearances on Ryan Seacrest’s morning show, the Today Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live, who proclaimed her “An American Hero.” For nearly a week, 11-year-old Deirdre dominated feature news.
Deirdre was taught to swim when she was 9 months old, before she could walk, and learned to type by age four. An accomplished musician from a musical family, Deirdre can play instruments as diverse as the Dulcimer, with the precision of a true professional. During the summer of 2009, she performed a stirring, virtually perfectly true-to-the-original version of "Across The Universe" live at a General Electric Corporate Picnic in Carson City, Nevada, for a large and appreciative audience.
One day early in the month of September, 2005, I was doing cartwheels and handstands as usual when I started thinking about how great my life had been. And as I often would, started singing a song to go with what I was feeling and thinking about when I became aware of the song I was creating... Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair
Ethnic flavoured friendship between girls, female bonding, teens tweens, youthful innocent light and uplifting. Best pals from birth, parting ways as one moves away from the school and neighborhood. Sentimental, nostalgic and emotional. Film TV kids special, special friends, departures, Female Vocals, Pop, Teen Pop
An inspirational ode to figure skating with Celtic instrumentation and a lyrical focus on perseverance of the skating discipline. It was placed previously by the ISAI [Ice Skating Association of Ireland] in a promotional campaign for the 55th ISU [International Skating Union] Congress to Ireland. Female Vocals, Pop, Acoustic Pop
My recorded heartbeat from a sonogram is heard in the intro as my arranger-producer dad wanted to convey the very special interest he had in my arrival even half-way through gestation by recording my heart with a handheld cassette recorder in a physicians office. With the first... Female Vocals, Pop, Lilith Fair