Espie Estrella

  • Is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International
  • Has written nearly 220 articles for ThoughtCo
  • Has won several awards for her songwriting


Espie Estrella began her music career by holding summer piano lessons for children in her community. Her first serious venture into songwriting was in 2001 when one of her songs was included in the "Muzikwerks" album that year. She followed this with a two-year project to write 39 songs for a writer and poet. Estrella has hosted her own online program called "MellowTouch" on the internet radio station Live365. Estrella wrote 218 music-themed articles for ThoughtCo over the course of seven years, on topics ranging from music history to parts of an acoustic guitar.


Espie Estrella has a bachelor's degree in English literature. She has also taken classes in music theory as well as music history and appreciation.

Awards and Honors

Espie Estrella's song, "Living the Dream," was a monthly finalist (in the Adult Contemporary category) and her co-written song, "Can You Hear Me Lord," was a monthly winner (in the Christian/Gospel category) in the 2008 Song of the Year contest, an international songwriting contest that seeks to encourage the art and discipline of songwriting.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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