Education:                                                                            

Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA                                                                                                      2016 - present        

Undergraduate Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy and Songwriting                     

 Minor in Psychology                                       

 Scholarship recipient, GPA: 3.9

 

Employment:

Downtown Boston Business Improvement District                                                                              2016

    - Vocalist for fall/winter caroling quartet 

    - Provide public entertainment and promote businesses in the downtown Boston area

“HyLi” Music (Tolga Habip) at HiVoltage Music Studios: Session Singer - Redbank, NJ                          2014 - present 

    - Learn and provide vocals for HyLi’s original music

    - Assist in the writing, arranging, and recording process

 

Musical Experience

Point of Departure Vocal Jazz -  Boston, MA                                                                                    2016-present

    - Performs vocal jazz arrangements by students and faculty, or by popular vocal jazz groups

Pitch Slapped A Cappella - Boston, MA                                                                                             2017 - 2018

    - Opened for Pentatonix (December 2017) at The Wang Theatre Boston, MA

    - Regularly teaches clinics, hosts a cappella nights and fundraisers, performs internationally

A Cappella Academy run by Ben Bram, Rob Dietz, Avi Kaplan - Los Angeles, CA                                   2014-16

    - Select summer camp and showcase centered around a cappella and the contemporary music industry

The BIRN Radio Station - Boston, MA                                                                                               2016

    - Interview and radio play of original music

Beginnings EP - Debut Original EP released                                                                                              2016  

 

Leadership

Co-Music Director- Point of Departure Vocal Jazz                                                                                      2018

    - Leads rehearsals, conducts and teaches group's music, organizes concerts and other events

Social Media Manager- Point of Departure Vocal Jazz                                                                               2017

    - Promoted group using the group's Facebook and Instagram page to gain following and update listeners

Concert Organizer/Arranger/Music Director - "Beginnings Recital"                                                         2017

    - Fall recital at Berklee College of Music  

St Rose of Lima Youth Group Core Team Leader                                                                                     2014 - 2015

    - Organized, supervised, and led meetings and community service

                 

Music Therapy Practicum Experience

Commonwealth’s Children Center - Boston, MA                                                                                           2017

Upham’s Corner Health Center - Roxbury, MA                                                                                             2018

 

Honors/Awards                                     

Outstanding Achievement in Music Therapy - Professional Education Division                                             2018

Berklee Songwriting Department Official A&R Soundcloud Playlist for May                                                  2018                     

    

Skills

Logic Pro X 

Instruments: Voice, guitar, piano, ukulele, vibraphone

Instruments used in the music therapy clinical setting 

Sight-reading, session singing, songwriting