Costa Rica’s Newest Star Of Music, Andrey
More and more talented kids are being brought to the forefront thanks to NBC’s hit series, Little Big Shots. Little Big Shots gives kids a chance to be in the spotlight no matter what the talent or where in the world they live. In April 2017 Little Big Shots introduced a young man from Costa Rica, eight year old musician and singer, Andrey. People loved him instantly. During the interview with Steve Harvey, it became clear Andrey has a great sense of humor the same as Steve. In just s few short minutes, Andrey’s personality won the hearts of millions.
Little Big Shots brought Andrey to LA to appear on the television show and meet Steve Harvey. Andrey says it was incredible to meet Steve. Andrey also loved the interview with Steve and how funny he is. “Too funny! He is an incredible person and also knows how to make a person laugh” says Andrey. The whole experience of being on the show was very exciting for Andrey. “I liked it all, the production, the people, the stage, and they treated me like a star” says Andrey. After the interview Andrey entertained the audience with a performance of the Beatles song, Blackbird. His skill with the guitar at the age of nine is beyond belief, never missing a note. His ability to play the guitar did catch the attention of everyone, but it was his voice that grabbed the audience. His soft and tender voice melted the hearts of all who were listening, catapulting him to stardom.
Making his journey to LA to be on Little Big Shots made for his debut television appearance. The television show was his first, but it was also his first time to LA. He enjoyed visiting there very much. “LA is a great place! I absolutely loved everything! I would definitely love to go back” says Andrey.
Andrey is now nine years old, but says he was four when he started into music. He was in kindergarten at that time. Music is a huge part of his life, it flows through him and all around him much like “the force”. “For me music is everywhere, in every detail, in every daily activity. So I do music everywhere and I really enjoy it too and I have fun” says Andrey.
Popular music is what Andrey plays and sings the most, but he also enjoys classical. He study’s classical guitar, and last year he won his first international classical guitar competition in Nicaragua. The contest was called, Young Talents.
He has an enormous love for music and artists from the past to the artists of today. Andrey has a great respect for songs from The Beatles, Queen, The Police, ACDC, Oasis, Xtreme, and Bruno Mars. He learns a lot from these bands and others. “I really think all the old school bands are the best school to learn music” says Andrey. He dreams of traveling the world singing and playing his guitar one day. Learning so much from such great artists his dream is sure to come true.
Music is fun and part of who Andrey is, but he also just loves being a kid doing kid stuff. He loves the Rubik’s Cube, video games, basketball, cats and playing with his friends. Aside from all of that fun stuff, he is also a fan of Cosplay, and dresses in some amazing costumes.
When he first set foot on the stage of Little Big Shots it was evident that he was special and everyone was going to love him. The show gave him a lift into the spotlight, but this is only the beginning for Andrey. In just a few short minutes Andrey became a star. The number of fans gravitating to him is huge, and he is gaining more everyday. He is “one” with music. It surrounds him and binds him. He uses music like the force drawing people to him. When he plays and sings, people are focused on him and only him, like he has them in his power.