- Category: Volume 87 (Fall 2015 - Spring 2016)
- Published: 13 April 2016
- Written by GABRIELLA SOROKA | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
From: Paramus, NJ
What got you interested in music?
Actually, it was a total fluke. I was just trying to find something to do in fifth grade, and I landed on that.
How long have you been making your own music?
Since I was around 14.
What has been your biggest musical accomplishment so far? Have you had any big gigs?
To me, just playing in Asbury. Just the fact that I was across the street from The Stone Pony was huge to me.
What do you hope to accomplish in the future regarding music?
Release an EP of my own stuff and just play anywhere around here and just get the word out.
What artists have influenced you?
Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Frank Sinatra, and John Mayer.
Blue Hawk Records is Monmouth University’s student-run record label. Each semester, the club works with the Applied Music Industry class to produce a compilation CD that features Monmouth’s aspiring musicians. This semester, students and faculty members auditioned for the label and six artists were chosen to be on the new CD. The artists are recording their original songs in a professional setting at Lakehouse Recording Studios in Asbury Park. The album will be released on April 20, and a release show will be held on that date. For more information about the artists, visit the blog at bluehawkrecords.wordpress.com, or follow Blue Hawk Records on social media.
IMAGES COURTESY of Gabriella Soroka