Berklee Puts Best Vocalists Forward for Singers Showcase

By
Mitzi Dorbu
November 13, 2009
Singers Showcase 2008
Photo by Phil Farnsworth

The days might get dark sooner, but Berklee will keep your evening bright with the crowd-pleasing tradition of megawatt star potential that is Singers 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.

This hugely popular concert takes place Thursday, December 3 at 8:15 p.m. at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. General admission tickets are $15. For more information, call 617 747-2261 or visit ticketmaster.com.

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: Luis Figueroa-Roig, Naomi Gillies, Mario Jose, Maureen McMullan, Annette Phillip, Karen Rodriguez, Sentirenla Lucia, and the duo of Aubrey Logan on trombone and vocals and Kata Kozma on piano and vocals. They will put their stamp on the music of Luther Vandross, Nikka Costa, Faith Hill, La India, Beyoncé, Marc Anthony, Whitney Houston, Robin Thicke, and many more.