Jarred Barnes, a classically trained pianist who also studied jazz piano at the age of ten at the New Jersey Jazz Institute, recently earned a B.M. in songwriting from Berklee College of Music. His musical influences can be described as eclectic, ranging from Debussy to Deadmau5 and everyone in between. He also runs a production company (ARKTKT Music, Inc.) and supplies different artists around the world with top-quality musical productions in addition to songwriting and performing in several bands.
Boston-based artist TASH is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter with an old soul. TASH's music restores bridges between the heart of urbanity and the depth of nature. Her unique folk/pop sound, sung with effortless grace and deep roots to the earth, captures the individuality and freedom that she stands for.
Whether at home in New England or around the world on American Idol, Casey McQuillen’s fans fell in love with her catchy, melancholy songs and powerful voice for the same reason: her songs reflect the stories of their lives. A top 48 contestant on season 13 of American Idol, she has amassed well over a million hits on her YouTube channel. McQuillen founded a charity program called the "You Matter" Tour to start a discussion with students about positive self-image, work ethic, and respect for others. Over the past three years, her interactive school concert has used her original music to engage students in a conversation about bullying and its negative effects on all of us: the bully, the victim, and the bystander.
Devonte is a recording artist from Cincinnati, Ohio whose sound is an electrifying mix of R&B and hip-hop with a backbeat suited for the dance floor. In the past five years, Devonte has shared the stage with Wale, Young Jeezy, Gucci Mane, and Luke James as a supporting act. As a graduate of Berklee with a B.M. in music business, he is exploring innovative business models for emerging artists. An active member of the Grammy Foundation Devonte also serves on the board of directors for the Ever After Foundation, an organization committed to literacy equality in developing economies.
was born in El Paso, Texas where she began performing as a Mexican folk music instrumentalist. Her music is strongly influenced by her Latin upbringing. A current Berklee student, her artist philosophy is to inspire the world and develop connections with her audience. Today Rascon is a versatile musician who submerges herself into diverse cultures and music.