Highly motivated singer/songwriter with an extensive background in performance and music composition. More than five years as a soloist and in a variety of ensembles. Ample vocal training in Indian Classical (Carnatic) music and western classical and contemporary music.
Broad range of musical styles
Specialty in R&B/Soul music
Organized & Ambitious
Strong attention to detail
Special events performances
Some knowledge in music theory - quick learner
Won First Place for singing in the KKNC Talent Competition in May 2014
Started and became President of Silver Creek High School's first A Cappella Club in 2015
Went to Semifinals for the South Bay Teen Idol Singing Competition in February 2016
Musical lead role for "In The Heights" in March 2016
Received a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music Five-Week Summer Performance Program in 2016
One of 40 selected for the Singer-Songwriter Showcase at Berklee - represented top 20% of singer/songwriters (2016)
Completed a master class with Seth Riggs in 2016
08/2013 to Current
Musician & StudentSilver Creek High School － San Jose, CA
Performed as a soloist with and as a member of the Silver Creek High School chamber choir.
Played a variety of music with a broad stylistic range and improvisatorial flexibility for multiple school and community events, including for the Vice Mayor at City Hall.
Transcribed musical compositions to adapt them for a particular ensemble (A Cappella Club).
Held auditions to select performers for musical presentations.
Performed background music for live shows such as musical theatre productions.
Performed both a cappella and with musical accompaniment.
Wrote and recorded original music in recording studio & recorded/produced YouTube covers.
High School DiplomaSilver Creek High School － San Jose, CA, USA
Emphasis in Music/Performing Arts
3.5 GPA (rounded)
Coursework in Vocal Techniques/Choir and Musical Theater
Dance training at Silver Creek
Private Vocal LessonsLorna Emata Goodwin Voice Studio － San Jose, CA, USA
Emphasis in vocal training, theory, and performance
Coursework in Vocal Techniques
Coursework in Music Theory
MusicBerklee College of Music Five-Week Performance Program － Boston, MA, USA
Emphasis in vocal performance, songwriting, and recording
Coursework in Music Theory & Musicianship
Coursework in Vocal & Recording Techniques and Ensemble Performances
College Credit received
Recipient of Scholarship to the Five-Week Program
Classical Indian (Carnatic) Private Vocal LessonsVidya Badami Carnatic Music School － San Jose, CA, USA
Emphasis in Classical Indian (Carnatic) music and performance