SLIDESHOW: Student Songwriters in the Summer Program

By
Berklee Office of Communications
August 24, 2009
To the packed crowd at the Red Room at Cafe 939, these five-week songwriters are already big stars. Visiting professor Melissa Ferrick is center right.
Devin D'Amato, a student in Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program, plays his song "Addicted to You."
Baltimore duo Adam and Evan harmonize.
Arielle Deem of Davis, California performs "Goodbye for Now."
Caroline Tew, from the UK, is "Better Off."
Harry Gensemer plays "Firecracker Dunes."
Will Fraker: Can 100 (more or less) screaming girls possibly be wrong?
Chelsea Moore sings about driving in a Chevy.
Collin Russell performs "Into the Wild."
Kelsey Brown of Dallas plays "Stole."
Nantucket's Meghan Trainor tells the audience that she wrote "One Chance" her first night at Berklee.
Jessica Newham rounds out the bill with "Benedict Arnold."
Devin D'Amato receives one of Melissa Ferrick's enthusiastic student introductions.
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth

The week of August 3 featured performances at several venues by some of the talented singer/songwriters who honed their original compositions at Berklee this summer. Singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick '90 worked with some of the aspiring songwriters as a visiting professor for Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program. Click on the side box for a slideshow of musicians from the August 4 show at Cafe 939. Learn more about the event.

to Jess Newham's "Benedict Arnold"

All photos by Phil Farnsworth.