About Me

Andrea Lafert

Singer-Songwriter-Producer-Actor-Model-Writer

Andrea Lafert is the youngest and only daughter of four children.Born of French, Russian, Italian, and Spanish heritage in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, Andrea Lafert
is an explosion of influences and sings with a sincerity that is touching and poignant. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Andrea Lafert also performs in Portuguese, Italian, and French.

As a young child, she was greatly inspired by the arts and has blended creativity with hard work, perseverance, and self-motivation throughout her career. As soon as Andrea Lafert was able to write she started to write poems and short stories and while attending elementary school she has won several literature competitions. At the age of 8 Andrea Lafert joined a private Guitar and Music academy while she also discovered her passion for singing. Andrea Lafert has trained her voice and sharpened her skills with some of the best teachers and mentors in the industry. Genres that shaped and influenced her music include: Pop, Soft Rock, Jazz; American Country; Latin Jazz; South American Rock and Folk; Tango; Lyric/Classical; Classic Rock; Brazilian music, Soul and Blues.

At the age of nine , Andrea won a popular Children’s Music Competition and became a child star and an overnight sensation by singing and playing guitar for seven consecutive years on an Argentinean children’s weekly radio show called “The World of Chocolate” (El Mundo de Chocolate). After each of her weekly live radio performances Andrea went out to perform at a local children’s theater where she sang with her guitar, as well as accompanied other artists and recited poems, an activity that has been the artist’s first passion. In the years that followed, Andrea earned many awards as a singer and songwriter, including the “Santa Cecilia” Musicianship award and the Musicology award while performing during an international film festival held in La Havana, Cuba where the Singer-Composer was specially invited to participate in a cultural exchange between the two countries. Throughout her teens to young adulthood, Andrea has studied and sharpened many skills; At an early age Andrea became a certified guitar and music teacher , a certified fitness Instructor/Coach, a professional runway/commercial Model and a Spanish Instructor.

In high school she got into the theater and since then acting has become one more of her new passions.  After completing two years of Law School and having experienced many wonderful moments in her young music career , Andrea Lafert decided to move to the United States to pursue new dreams. Before leaving her native country, Andrea Lafert gave several performances and her most memorable ones were at the prestigious Theater in the city of Cordoba, “Teatro San Martin” and at the magical stadium of “ El Luna Park” in the city of Buenos Aires where the artist performed at a World Peace Youth Festival before an audience of 30.000 people. Andrea Lafert’s heart was broken at the idea of leaving her parents and her entire family and friends behind. Leaving a comfortable life, one that was surrounded by the love of her family and friends and with a promising music career, was a tough decision to be made, although the artist truly perceived that everything was possible with her parents support and encouragement as she felt strong enough to embark on an absolute adventure to the unknown.
As a young immigrant who did not speak the English language, Andrea Lafert’s new journey was not an easy one, although she was excited and ready to experience a new world and eager to learn from the diversity of cultures residing in Los Angeles. She is self taught in english. Shortly after her arrival, she landed a central role singing and acting to great acclaim as the Virgin Mary in a Christmas play at the Ricardo Montalban Theater in Hollywood; Over the first years living in the US Andrea Lafert has worked full time as a Singer/Musician, fashion model, Sag/Aftra Actor-Voice Over and become a Spanish language teacher and translator. She has been featured on several American TV and Film productions. She worked as a fashion model with the two most important Latin Television networks, Telemundo and Univision ; She was featured Model on the special “Prelude to the Oscars” as in the popular Univision show, “Sabado Gigante,” where the artist become a part of the comedy cast when the TV production moved to Los Angeles to perform live at the Palladium theater in Hollywood before an audience of 10.000 people each night. Andrea Lafert was recognized and awarded by the legendary New York publication “Who’s Who in America” for her outstanding achievements and contributions as a Latin American artist to the U.S. Latino Community. Andrea Lafert debut album “Novena Conciencia” which she also produced, has earned her several awards including two Excellence Awards for her original songs,“Quisiera” and “Lo Que Importa Es Tu Corazón”  at the International Music Competition in Las Vegas and third award in London for her original hit “Make It Happen.”
 

In 2014 Andrea Lafert won Singer of the Year Fox Music USA 2014 Award at the ceremony held in Houston, Texas where she also performed. In the same year the  Singer-Songwriter went out to her native country of Argentina as to other South American countries for promotion purposes. The Artist  performed at various multitudinous music festivals in her native country as she continued her radio and TV promotion. Back in the States and since the release of her debut album, Andrea Lafert has successfully performed all over Los Angeles at various theaters and pubs including the legendary “The House of Blues” of Hollywood, where she regularly performed with her band. In 2020 she has commercially released several singles and is currently working in the studio composing and recording new material to be released soon.

“Always be a rebel and
follow your dreams”
_ Andrea Lafert