Childhood Role in “Annie” Inspired a Career in Music

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose recently released her debut EP. She shared with Pulse Insider some of her songs, how she got her start in music and more.

Pulse Insider: How did you get your start in music?

Megan Rose: In the seventh grade, I auditioned for the lead role in “Annie” at Grand Avenue Middle School and got the part. From then on, I was drawn to the stage. I went on to study classical voice throughout high school, college and graduate school.

Pulse Insider: What/Who are some of your greatest musical influences?

Megan Rose: Classical music has shaped the course of my life and nourished the love I have for music as a whole. In regards to pop music and song writing, my greatest influence has been Sara Bareilles. I also draw inspiration from Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple, Ingrid Michaelson and country artists The Band Perry, Jennifer Nettles and the likes.

Pulse Insider: How would you describe your music to someone you just met?

Megan Rose: I would describe my music as fresh, fun, honest pop with a hint of country.

Pulse Insider: Tell us your hometown, where you live now and whatever biographical details you’d like to share:
Megan Rose:
Born and raised in North Bellmore, New York. After traveling to Europe and then living in New York City for a few years, I am back in Bellmore, but I travel often.