Meet Nyimlon Konyak the winner of “Anybody Can Sing” Season 1 (2017) Mon. Having performed in several occasions and stage with no formal education, her passion for music made her win the Anybody Can Sing Season 1 in Mon and has released her first song “You call me found”.
Read on to know more about the upcoming musician.
EASTERN MIRROR: What is your musical background? Talk us through your journey.
Nyimlon Konyak: I did not have any formal education. It all began when I was a little girl who was passionate about singing. In the process I learnt to train my singing ability.
EASTERN MIRROR: Who do you consider to be your most significant musical influences?
Nyimlon Konyak: Celine Dion and Lauren Daigle are the one who greatly influenced me .
EASTERN MIRROR: Talk us through your debut song “You Call Me Found”.
Nyimlon Konyak: It is a song which talks about one’s celebration on being found again from spiritual struggle .
EASTERN MIRROR: What are the challenges and rewards that you have come across since venturing into the music world?
Nyimlon Konyak: According to me some challenges would be lack of musical upbringing which ultimately brought inferiority complex in me but as I continue through this journey, I eventually learnt to face my challenges. The greatest reward so far would be the opportunity I gained in recording my first debut song
EASTERN MIRROR: What are some common opinions people have about the music profession?
Nyimlon Konyak: The most common opinion people have about music profession would be its inadequacy in providing proper source of income to the artist for which most people don’t see any bright future in music as a career.
EASTERN MIRROR: Do you think male performers are more prominent than female in the music scenario of Nagaland?
Nyimlon Konyak: No I don’t think so. In my point of view both male and female performers shares the same position.
EASTERN MIRROR: Three issues that you strongly feel about music in Nagaland?
Nyimlon Konyak: I feel there are no established music industry with lack of platform.
EASTERN MIRROR: What’s coming up for you? What are you working on now and where do you feel your music and is headed?
Nyimlon Konyak: I just started my journey to explore, so finger crossed… I hope God will guide me through.