With a celestial voice and lyrics only an old soul can write, singer/songwriter Olivia Millerschin is racking up the accolades. Most recently, Olivia’s blend of vintage folk and modern pop earned her a second John Lennon Songwriting Award and the opportunity to showcase her music with a mainstage performance at NAMM 2018. She was a quarter finalist on America’s Got Talent, won the Great American Song Contest, is featured on Republic Records soundtrack to Mitch Albom’s latest novel alongside musical greats Ingrid Michaelson and Tony Bennett, and has music placed in national and international film and tv. Her achievements extend nationally as she was selected to perform at Milwaukee’s Summerfest, and has been a finalist in both the LA Music Critics Awards and The Detroit Music Awards. Her voice will also be heard in the 2018 Olympic Free Dance Program of US Pairs skaters Madison Chock and Evan bates.
With the release of her second full album Look Both Ways in 2016, Millerschin infused all the clever lyrics, haunting melodies and colorful folk, pop and soulful elements she is “noted” for. Produced in Brooklyn and Detroit, the album mirrors the grit and hopefulness of both cities and reflects her quest to “look both ways” as she relishes in the good while proceeding with caution in a complex music industry and world.
Just 22 years old, Olivia played more than 250 shows in 2017 spanning from Los Angeles to London. A talented multi-instrumentalist, she plays the ukulele, piano and guitar in addition to singing and songwriting. Olivia has toured internationally with Sawyer Fredericks, Howie Day, Tyler Hilton, Ryan Cabrera and Orla Gartland, and has performed at nearly 100 US colleges and a myriad of venues. Self-described as “top end of mediocre, low end of fabulous,” Olivia’s fun and vibrant personality makes her audience feel right at home. Whether performing at a local coffee shop or Radio City Music Hall, Olivia Millerschin warms hearts and touches souls.
“Olivia has a voice you melt into – it is beautiful, innocent, soulful and note perfect despite reaching some notes only dogs can hear!… As far as ‘uniqueness’ is concerned, this American has it in spades.”
“We get a lot of acts and I can tell you’re going to be huge.”
“I’m thrilled to be on the ground floor of what promises to be an exciting ride in the music industry for this talented songwriter.”
“So when I see a newcomer like Olivia Millerschin enter the scene with a strong sense of self and songs that are nothing short of beautiful to listen to, she earns my following.”
“There is a familiarity in her sound that brings you comfort; Look Both Ways is a comfy sweater in the best possible way.”
“I had stacks of CDs and I would listen, and then when I put her CD in, I was like, ‘wow, she is really talented’. She just stood out like that like, ‘wow, this girl is gonna be a star’.”
“Great American Songwriting Contest judges praised ‘We Know Not’ for its ‘authentic and emotionally engaging lyric’ and ‘smartly devised melodic composition.’ “
“Olivia Millerschin is producing some of the best regional music right now and should be a star.”
New Record Looks Both Ways
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