Berklee Summer in the CityNiya Norwood

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Thursday / August 25, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street
United States
Niya Norwood
Niya Norwood's influences include artists such as Luther Vandross, Michael Jackson, Prince, Lisa Fischer, Brandy, Justin Timberlake, and so many more. She comes from a musical family that introduced her to all genres of music from a young age. Her first solo took place in church at the age of 4.
After performing in numerous recitals, talent shows, and sports functions throughout elementary and middle school, Norwood was accepted into the Duke Ellington School of the Arts High School in D.C. for vocal performance. Her first year she was also accepted into the Ellington Show Choir, where she performed with greats such as Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Earth Wind & Fire, Patti Labelle, John Legend, and others. The Show Choir has performed for the President and First Lady on numerous occasions, and has toured the East Coast, California, and France.
Norwood attended American University where she studied musical theater, and now attends Berklee College of Music, studying professional music and songwriting.