Amanda Rose O’Connor, known professionally as Aro Rose, is an American singer-songwriter, actress. Born February 18th 1999 in Manhattan New York. Music has always been a huge part of Aro’s life. Growing up, she always had a passion for playing the piano and writing. Throughout high school, Aro Rose would write poems based on her own life experiences, and later they would be turned into lyrics. Aro also loves movies, a lot of her musical inspiration has stemmed from films and shows she loves.
After graduating high school, Aro attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. She would then go on to writing her first album. Music to her is a way of connecting with people and telling different stories. She always believed that acting was a great way of telling stories as well. She was always fascinated with getting lost in a character and creating a different reality. She believes that acting and music have a unique way of connecting with people’s souls.
The album is titled “Damaged” and deals with different topics Aro herself has struggled with. She is hoping that the music will resonate with people that have struggled with similar things. Aro wants the message of “Damaged” to be that even though you are struggling and dealing with pain, you have to try your best to keep going and fulfill your dreams. Music touches people’s hearts, and even if she could help one person feel less alone, she will feel like she has succeeded.