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About

Rorie is a singer-songwriter, crafting music that tells stories of both heartache and hope. In July 2016, Rorie released her EP, ‘Singing & Silence,’ which was featured in the iTunes Singer-Songwriter New Artist Spotlight. Produced by Chad Copelin, these songs feature intricate composition, uplifting melodies, and thought-provoking lyrics. Prior to this, Rorie released a single, “Restore,” which was funded by 98 Kickstarter backers. The song was inspired by her time working for an anti-human trafficking non-profit in NYC, and the accompanying video tells a story of strength and perseverance. In Fall 2017, Rorie will release her second EP, “DAWN,” a lush and energetic collection of dream pop. 

KEY INFO:

  • 'DAWN' EP produced by Tommee Profitt to be released Fall 2017
  • Debut EP, 'Singing & Silence' produced by Chad Copelin (Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Belle, Ben Rector) 
  • "Singing & Silence" featured in the iTunes Singer-Songwriter New Artist Spotlight 
  • Successful Kickstarter campaign with 98 backers helping to bring "Restore" song and video to life. "Restore" was produced by Sam Ashworth (Switchfoot, Joy Williams) and engineered by Richie Biggs (The Civil Wars, Amy Grant) All profits from song downloads of “Restore” are donated to Nomi Network and Restore NYC.
  • Climate Music Video produced by Open Valve Studios, Los Angeles based film company
  • Headlined EP Release Show at Jammin Java in Vienna, VA
  • Opened for Charlotte Martin, Leroy Sanchez, Reeve Carney, and Emily Hearn
  • Performed at Anthropologie in Georgetown, DC on Black Friday for over 2K customers throughout the day, sold EP in store
  • Hosted a community event and performance during Fall 2016 at Anthropologie in Old Town Alexandria, sold EP in store

PRESS:

Atwood Magazine: (Storyteller Single and Music Video Premiere) "Authenticity rings through her words, and feeling through her music."

PlayListPlay: "Rorie makes expertly arranged piano pop with lyrics grounded in reality and vocals that border on perfection."

Big City Thoughts: (Climate Music Video Premiere) "Singer-Songwriter Rorie is back with another stunning music video for her song 'Climate.'"

Hometown Sounds: "'Storyteller' got the music video treatment from Stephen Stonestreet of Charlottesville’s Stonestreet Creative, and it beautifully presents this young singer-songwriter poised for wider attention."