Berklee Puts Best Vocalists Forward for Singer’s Showcase, Dec. 3
MA, The days might get dark sooner, but Berklee will
keep your evening bright with the crowd-pleasing, tradition of
mega-watt star potential that is Singer’s Showcase. Experience some of
the college’s best student vocalists on the same stage where renowned
artists, such as Lalah Hathaway, Susan Tedeschi, Paula Cole, and
Gillian Welch performed when they were students.
popular concert takes place Thursday, Dec 3, at 8:15 p.m. at the
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. General
admission tickets are $15. Purchase tickets online through
ticketmaster. For more information call 617-747-2261 or visit
Approximately 90 to 100 student vocalists
audition for the chance to earn a coveted Singers’ Showcase spot. From
that rich talent pool, nine have been picked to perform in this year’s
show: Maureen McMullan, Annette Phillip, Mario Jose, Lucia Sentirenla,
Luis Figueroa-Roig, Naomi Gillies, Karen Rodriguez, and the duo of
Aubrey Logan on trombone and vocals and Kata Kozma on piano and vocals.
Those chosen will put their stamp on the music of Luther
Vandross, Nikka Costa, Faith Hill, La India, Beyonce, Marc Anthony,
Whitney Houston, Robin Thicke, and many more. This year there will also
be a featured song from a student vocalist originally written and
recorded by jazz vocalist Rhiannon, currently a Berklee Voice faculty
member, who has performed with Bobby McFerrin, Ysaye Barnwell of Sweet
Honey in the Rock and more.