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Pieternel - My adventure started in NYC

Updated: Mar 26, 2018

New York, the city that never sleeps! In 2008 I first travelled to NYC. I’d heard of the buzzing vibe but had for see for myself. At night I watched shows, listened to live music and always ended up dancing somewhere. This highly inspiring city swept me of my feet! I told my self; ‘next time I come back I wanna live here!’ This happened in 2015. I had no plan, only the desire to spend more time in NYC …And My Oh My, little did I know... that year I started my Dutch/American Dream.....

Just before my plane to New York took off I registered for a songwriting Masterclass from the renowned Pat Pattison, professor at Berklee College of Music (see picture of him and me on Instagram). This is the only thing I had planned for my stay. I had an apartment in Brooklyn, a suitcase, my guitar, and an angel telling me adventure was on it's way!

Although New York City is a crowded place it gave me a chance to ground again. Because honestly, I was still recovering from heartbreak and finding my way in my new life. The positive energy in the Big Apple gave me confidence which led me to inspiring people and moments. I would write down little frames in my notebook whilst enjoying the sun... 




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