Anti-bullying Advocate Torrey Mercer to Perform at 3rd Annual Indie Channel Music Awards this Sunday

 

Antibullying Torrey MercerSinger Songwriter and Anti-Bullying advocate, Torrey Mercer will perform on stage with a full 16-member choir and go for three more awards this Sunday, April 27 at Whisky a Go-Go in Hollywood, CA at the 3rd Annual Indie Channel Music Awards.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - Indie Music Channel Award winner for Best Pop Song for her song “Looking Glass”. In 2014, Torrey received three Nominations. On Sunday, Torrey will try to come home with three more awards including Best Pop Female, Best Gospel Song, and Best Gospel Recording.

“I am so excited to have been nominated and chosen to perform! It is going to be an amazing night and I’m so grateful for the continued recognition! Thank you thank you to Christopher Ewing for all that he’s done for me!” – Torrey Mercer

Earlier this year, Torrey added two additional awards to her resume when she took home Best Teen Artist and Inspirational Artist of the Year at the 3rd Annual Artists In Music Awards held at Jon Lovitz Theatre in Hollywood, CA on February 7.

More About Torrey Mercer
Torrey is an artist who strives to be brave and encourages her fans to be brave with her. Torrey’s biggest mission as a recording artist is seeing the faces of her fans light up and smile “To make other people happy.”

Torrey is also a talented actress with appearances in leading roles in over 30 musical theatre productions. She entered a variety of singing contests starting at age thirteen, winning first place in competitions such as the National Key Club Talent Competition, Del Mar TV Idol, Search for Talent, and more. Torrey has also sang for a variety of different major venues. She won “Best Inspirational Singer” in 2009 at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood in a competition called “Hollywood’s Best New Talent”, has sang the National Anthem for the National Football League for over 50,000 people, the US Tennis Open, Girl Scouts of America, and the San Diego Polo Fields, performed at the San Diego and Los Angeles House of Blues, the San Diego Convention Center, the San Diego County Fair, and a variety of other venues in both San Diego and Los Angeles. She has worked with a variety of different vocal coaches in both musical theatre and pop music training, including Dorian Holley, a former vocal coach of both Michael Jackson and American Idol vocal coach, David Coury, the voice coach of Leona Lewis and Ashley Tisdale, Leigh Scarritt for musical theatre and pop training, Roy Mote, Bob Marks, and more.

In 2011 she was invited onto a National Anti-bullying tour, on both the East and the West Coast, where she got to perform at Boys and Girls Clubs, Summer Camps, and even Six Flags to talk to kids about ending bullying. Since the tour, Torrey has connected with schools in San Diego and talked to assemblies of children about the importance of speaking up and standing up for themselves when being bullied. Since the No Bully Tour, Torrey has become incredibly inspired, reaching out and working with charities such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the National Eating Disorder Association, Rady’s Children’s Hospital in San Diego, The Trevor Project, and Natural High. She created a charity music event for each of these charities, bringing them all together for a night of music in San Diego to raise money for their causes.

As of 2013, she has worked with a variety of schools putting on No Bully assemblies, working with thousands of kids all the way down the coast of California anywhere from ages K-8 at schools including, but not limited to Joshua Cowell School, Carmel Valley Middle School, Balboa Elementary, Rancho Del Rey Middle School, and more. Torrey is a firm believer in bullying being the cause of a variety of other issues, such as depression, self-harming, suicide, eating disorders, low self-esteem, and even abuse. She tries to reach out to kids of all ages on a regular basis in hopes that one day, she could change some of their lives, and help them on their road to recovery.

Watch Torrey Mercer’s video “Looking Glass” on Youtube. It currently has over 48,000 views http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlRzzMnwcKs

For more information about Torrey Mercer, go to http://torreymercerofficial.com

Torrey Mercer is currently available for television appearances, radio, and for publication interviews. For press inquires and interview requests, contact agent@lainpr.com