Rowan Drake (BMI)

Abe Olman Scholarship, 2022

Rowan Drake was inspired at a young age to experience life, and following an injury ending his competitive snowboarding career, he was inspired to start writing songs. Best known for his melodic choices and dynamic style, Rowan grew up playing guitar and performing in venues around where he grew up in Ithaca, New York, a small college town upstate.

Following his first release in the fall of 2020, he pulled the attention of labels and artists alike, promoting his music while attending high school. With a unique sound that ties together the roots of where he grew up with sounds the world can all understand, Rowan Drake makes music that allows us all to feel every emotion in its deepest form.

Rowan Drake is an 18-year-old artist, writer, and producer currently residing in Los Angeles figuring out how to take what lives in his head and share it with the masses.