Bernardine is a singer, songwriter and producer from Perth, Australia of British and Filipino descent. Although classically trained, she has followed a career in alternative contemporary music. She is independent and self managed. She has released two records and has thrived as a full time artist in the music industry since 2010. Her music is described as indie, alternative folk-pop. We caught up with her to find out more.
You are of British and Filipino Descent but raised in Perth Australia - did this make you question your sense of identity when you were growing up?
When I was growing up there weren't too many Asian families or mixed families around so I felt like I was an outsider at times but I was still able to make friends and participate at school. I did feel different but it didn't stop me from doing the things that I wanted to do. Continue reading