Amber Schneider

Amber Schneider

BandCountrySinger/Songwriter

Amber's modern-country style and her versatile vocal range will leave you breathless.

Biography

A new, fresh young female artist to the Canadian county music scene Amber is more than just a pretty face. With her shockingly solid vocals and a perfect blend of grace and attitude on-stage, it is plain to see that Amber has just what it takes to rise to the top. Her debut CD, Fearless, is no exception to her talents; with three singles to hit the Canadian Country Music Charts, the album's popularity is already on the rise. The CD showcases Amber's musical ability as not only a singer, but a songwriter as well. She finds a way to accomplish all these things with a certain ease after years of experience as a musician and a performer. With so many things going for her, it would be difficult to believe that Amber is going anywhere but up.

Her debut album has received amazing press reviews from all across Canada and. abroad.. As a result, Amber signed a national distribution agreement with D2/Fontana North/Universal Records and her album was released to retail on Aug 7,2007.
Comstock Records launched Amber’s “Fearless” campaign to the international market by mid 2007. Amber’s songs have now been added to over 80 playlists internationally and are being heard in many countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Austria, Japan, UK, Holland, France, The Netherlands & Germany. This resulted in Amber’s latest single “Half The Fun” climbing up the ECMA Chart to # 23 and spending more than twenty weeks on the Chart..

Amber’s two previous releases off the album have both held a spot on the Cancountry Chart. Her first release “Fearless” appeared on the Cancountry Chart at #92 in Jan of 2007 and her second release “Love Is”debuted at # 68 also in 2007 and continued to climb the chart.
Amber was chosen as a 2008 Honey Jam Artist (other Honey Jam alumni have been Jully Black & Nelly Furtado) and performed at Honey Jam in Toronto. She had three nominations for the 2008 SCMA Awards including Rising Star, Album of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year.. She was nominated for “ Female Vocalist of the Year “ at the 2006 SCMA awards. and at such a young age she was honored to be in the same category along side Jessica Robinson and Melanie Laine. Amber was also chosen to showcase at the 2006 SCMA awards in the adult category and performed at the President’s Banquet hosted by Brad Johner.

A good start to her career as she has just recently completed a two-year Music Diploma in Voice/Performance Major at Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton. While attending the program she was also a vocalist for the Grant MacEwan Showcase Band for both years.

Amber is the lead singer for her country band “ BuckWild” based out of Edmonton, Alberta. She has maintained an aggressive tour schedule in conjunction to attending College. Because BuckWild are young and energetic they “rock the house” wherever they play and are loved by fans of all ages.

Among the happenings in 2007 Amber was also chosen by Bootlegger as a Generation B Finalist . Being recognized for her achievements she was among 63other youths across Canada who were chosen to compete in a scholarship prize based on voting She was flown out Vancouver in July for the official photo shoot and the contest ran from Sept 11 to Oct 13. Amber had her bio displayed nationally in all Bootlegger Locations in Canada and a life-size photo appeared in all four Bootlegger Locations in Edmonton

Amber is already a seasoned entertainer and in recent years Amber has been the opening act for Aaron Pritchett, Julian Austin, Derric Ruttan,& Emerson Drive, And she has shared the stage with other country artists such as Melanie Laine, Jessica Robinson, Brad Johner, Patricia Conroy & Sean Hogan. She has performed at many venues across Saskatchewan and Alberta such as the VIP Sask Music Shaker at the CCMAs in Regina, Swift Current Country Jamboree, Eagle Creek Jamboree, “A Taste of Edmonton”, “A Taste of Saskatchewan”, Edmonton Festival of Trees and many, many more venues both for charity and non charity events.

Amber showcased at the Saskatchewan Country Music Awards in the youth category in 2004. For six months in 2004 Amber toured with Saskatchewan Express as a vocalist in their “Love Is All You Need” Summer Tour. She had an exciting summer as this touring musical revue held performances all over Saskatchewan and also performed at the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition in Thunderbay, Ontario .She was blessed to work with such a wonderful cast of dedicated performers and made friendships that will last a lifetime.

In addition to music, Amber has studied various dances over the years including jazz, lyrical jazz, hip hop, pointe, musical theatre and ballet. Studying such a variety of dance has enhanced Amber’s stage presence making her a top-notch performer even at such a young age.

Amber believes in giving back to her community not only locally but nationally as well. It is because of these beliefs, that Amber was a team member of “Homes For Hope” Mexico Missions 2004 & 2

Discography

2008 SCMA Female Vocalist of the Year Nominee

2008 SCMA Rising Star Nominee

2008 SCMA Album of The Year Nominee

SEPT-Jan 2008 Half The Fun # 23 ECMA CHART

NOV 2007 “Half The Fun” # 81 on Cancountry Chart

March 2007 “Love Is” #62 on Cancountry Chart

January 2007 Fearless # 92 on Cancountry Chart

2006 SCMA Female Vocalist of the Year Nominee

Set List

Typical set list is 45 minutes but it varies depending on the venue. A variety of covers (too numerous to mention) of country,country pop and southern rock mixed in with a few of my originals from my debut album Fearless