Born: August 18 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Amaryllis has a passion for community, music and writing. She is currently promoting her latest CD, No Me Doy Por Vencida and will be submitting to The 14th Latin Grammy (r) 2013. For Consideration” and will be sharing the stage with Jose Feliciano World Tour 2013 as a Special Guest on August 3, 2013 at The Forum Auditorium in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She is collaborating with Emmy Award-winning composer Rodney Whittenberg. He will be directing and producing her long awaited music video, No Me Doy Por Vencida, which will be out in 2013. This is one of her songs on her CD, No Me Doy Por Vencida.
As a Self-Published Author, she released her Book, Poetry From Within and is getting ready to release her next book, ExtraOrdinary Music Love by the Fall of 2013. This book is a collection of the last 17 years that span her musical journey with tapes, video, pictures, and stories. As an Independent Artist and Business Entrepreneur, she knows the real value of utilizing her Brand, Amaryllis aka The Latin Phoenix to strategically place herself in a position to tour and sell merchandise.
Santiago frequently donates time and talent to many community agencies and projects. As a Dual Voting member of The Recording Academy and The Latin Grammy's, she serves as an Elected Governor in the Philadelphia Chapter, representing many artists and music professionals. Her vision and goal is to let people know that dreams can be a realization by hard work, discipline, focus, honesty, and remaining true to whatever endeavor you choose.
DISCOGRAPHY “No Me Doy Por Vencida “ CD-2012 Besame Mucho-Single 2010 Sabor Latino EP- 2010 Sabor Latino CD-2010 Mystique CD- 2008 The Next Level CD-2006. (In 2006 France Midem Preview Top 10 Charts. #6-Simply Me and #10-VFW)
SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHOR EXTRAOrdinary Music Love-TBA “Poetry From Within”-2009 Self-Published Book Author (A collection of writings since the 8th Grade)
INTERVIEWS and APPEARANCES ****WLXE1600 and Karaoke Show w/The Enrique Show-2013 **LaNueva88.7 FM El Baul De La Salsa, NY-2013 **Feature Story in London, UK. On Breaking Artist, with Host TAXMAN forhttp://breakingartists.co.uk/independentchartshow/-2013 **Feature Story in PartyFiestaDCMagazine- (http://techdmv.com/noticias)-2013 **Feature Story in Entérate! Dmv-2013 **Talento Local Internacional TV Interview-2012 **2012 Premio Juventud Awards VIP Special Guest with Award Honoree Viti Ruiz-New York **La MEGA Radio Interview with El Cocolo-Connecticut-2012 **Puerto Rican Parade with La MEGA-Hartford, Connecticut- 2012 **1140 am La Puertoriquenisima Radio Interview-Connecticut **Behind the Lines TV Interview w/Diane Dayton, Blue Ridge Channel-2012 **New York Puerto Rican Parade Float (Patillas, PR) -2011 **Duet with Nino Segarra -Porque Te Amo-Berks Salsa Fest- 2011 **2010 Comcast Tropicalisimo-Reading, PA **2010 Centro Musical Radio Interview-Philadelphia, PA **2010, 2007, 2006-Radio Interview at Smooth Jazz 92.7 FM w/Paul Scott **2008-DINE OUT Fund Raiser @Molly's Restaurant Channel 21- Lancaster, PA **2006-Radio Interview-1400 The Touch w/Shaashawn Dial
EDUCATION Master Degree (Music & Third Sector Leadership)-2008 Bachelor of Science (Community & Human Services)-2005
MEMBERSHIPS ASCAP The Latin Recording Academy (Voting Member) The Recording Academy (Governor and Voting Member 2011-2013 for the Philadelphia Chapter)
Awards:AWARDS and ACCOLADES 2010-Favorite Cover Songs (http://limelighttest.wordpress.com/page/2/) 2007-Best Latin Artist of the Year-Central PA Hip Hop Awards 2006-France Midem Preview Top 10 Charts. #6-Simply Me and #10- VFW
Amaryllis Santiago is an amazing singer and performer. She sings with confidence,emotion and power. This is clearly an artist worthy of your time and attention. — Eugene Foley / Foley Entertainment, Inc.
Amaryllis is a very warm and welcoming person who made me feel at ease with her friends that I've never met before. Professionally, she is an amazing singer, covering a diverse range of songs as well as her own well composed originals. She was truly a wonderful person to work with and I would gladly do it again. — Anthony Ortega, Student, Carnegie Mellon University
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