About Claudia 

Claudia Gruber was born and raised in Freehold, New Jersey. She is a singer/songwriter whose style incorporates many of her favorite genres, including Pop, Jazz/RnB, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, and Alternative.

Claudia is currently a Music Therapy undergraduate student at Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA). At Berklee, she co- music directs her student run vocal jazz group, Point of Departure. The group has recently released their debut EP “Circadian,” and has been mentored by members of award winning, influential vocal jazz groups such as Accent and New York Voices. She was also a member of Pitch Slapped A Cappella, where she opened for Pentatonix (Boston, MA) during their Christmas tour in 2017. Claudia recently received an award for Outstanding Achievement in Music Therapy (March 2018). Her original music was recognized on the BIRN radio station, as well as the Berklee Songwriting Department's Official Soundcloud Playlist (for May 2018). In March 2019, Claudia released her full original album “Opportunity,” which is available on Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal.

Photo by Samuel Dantowitz

Photo by Samuel Dantowitz

Claudia’a overall career goal is to use music to connect with others, positively affecting their lives especially in a clinical setting. She plans to use her songwriting skills as a therapeutic tool to target a patient’s needs. Claudia hopes that music continues to be supported and embraced in future generations, and that music therapy continues to evolve and transform lives as a unique form of healthcare.