• VH1.com featured MoTHER in article "10 Bands That Show Why Hard Rock Bands Are Getting Good Again."
• Original Music Video "Medicine" - audio produced by Grammy winning David Ivory, video produced by Emmy winning Fabio Jaffet. "Medicine" single used in Internet commercial for Fire Dept. Coffee which received 10,000+ YouTube views
• American Idol Regional Finalist at NYC auditions • Opened for "Sebastian Bach" at Crocodile Rock Cafe, Allentown PA
• A New Life EP • Dissonant Young CD • "Ghost" Music Video 36,000+ YouTube views
NYC: • Irving Plaza • The Gramercy Theatre • Mercury Lounge • The Bitter End • Highland Ballroom • NJ: • White Eagle Hall • Mexicali Live • Dingbatz • Stanhope House • Jersey Shore Music Fest • TOURED US: in support of rock bands Buckcherry, Saving Abel, Pop Evil, Austin Winkler
AIRPLAY: WSOU-FM 89.5 South Orange NJ, WYBB-FM 98 Charleston SC, WDHA-FM 105.5 Dover NJ
Rock Singer/ Songwriter •
• Arm and Hammer 60 second national TV commercial - Soloist "Time After Time"
• The Christmas Chronicles movie - Back Up singer for Kurt Russell performing "It's Christmas Time Pretty Baby"
• JaQuita's 20+ CD discography includes 7 titles produced by Grammy winning Roger Sanchez, including his third single "Not Enough feat. JaQuita."
TOURS • US & INTERNATIONAL: Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul - Back Up Singer for international tour & on NBC's Megan Kelly TODAY - Performed on Little Steven's Soulfire live album
• Heineken Thirst International Tour - toured extensively with Roger Sanchez's global DJ contest.
• Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love Concert national tour - playing "Tina Turner" singing "Proud Mary" and "River Deep, Mountain High"
• Tim McLoone's Supper Club, Asbury Park - playing "Aretha Franklin" in one- woman show "Skylark: a Tribute to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin"
• Also performs Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know?" and Diana Ross' "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
• The American Gospel Christmas CD touring Ireland & UK - Soloist "His Eye is On the Sparrow" - 21,000+ plays on SoundCloud
Dance Music, R&B, Rock, Hip Hop - to Gospel • www.jaquitamaymusic.com
• The Party Upstairs Ithacappella CD - Soloist "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" 38,000+ YouTube views
• Deviations Ithacappella CD - CARA's Best Male Collegiate Album • Deviations Ithacappella CD Soloist "Kings and Queens" - CARA's Best Electronic/ Experimental Song - (Dan was Pres. of Ithacappella the year Deviations was conceived, performed, & recorded)
• Stages Ithacappella EP - CARA's Runner Up Best Collegiate Male Solo "Only When I Walk Away"
• LIVE: CASA Boston Sings national event - Ithacappella won 2nd place overall singing 3 songs - and opened for Rockapella with "Only When I Walk Away" - which also won Dan the "Straight-Up Best Solo" award
(CARA = A Cappella Recording Awards, CASA = A Cappella Society Awards - Live)
Tours with Ithacappella included: NY: • Madison Square Garden, "National Anthem" for Rangers' game, NYC • PS 22 Chorus, workshop and concert for students, Graniteville Staten Island NY • CT: • Mark T. Sheehan HS, Wallingford CT • MA: • Plymouth North HS, Plymouth MA • NJ: • Delbarton School, Morristown NJ • Ramsey HS, Ramsey NJ • Delaware Valley Regional HS, Frenchtown NJ
A Cappella Soloist, Arranger • www.dan-purcell.com
• Alaska CD - Soloist/Songwriter for 13 original songs - praised by Christine Santelli (Grammy nominated songwriter)
• Live at the Loew's - live CD from "Loew's Down Blues Concert" - Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre, Jersey City NJ
• Urban Legends of NJ: Blues Compilations CD - "Blame Me" from Live at the Loew's CD
NYC: • The Path Cafe • The Delancy • Sidewalk Cafe • Bushwick Public House • NJ: • The Saint in Asbury Park NJ • Mexicali Live, Teaneck NJ • Hat City Kitchen, Orange NJ • Franklin Tavern, West Orange NJ • Great Notch Inn, Little Falls NJ • Ruthie's BBQ, Montclair NJ • Crickett Hill Brewery, Fairfield NJ • Robin's Next, Linden NJ • PJ Ryan's Squared, Jersey City NJ • Fox and Crow, Jersey City NJ • The Dubliner, Hoboken NJ • Maxwell's Tavern, Hoboken NJ
AIRPLAY: CKCU-FM 93.1 Ottawa Ontario, Canada, WFDU-FM 89.1 Teaneck NJ, WCWP-FM 88.1 Brookville NY
Americana Singer/ Songwriter • www.anthonytamburro.com
• Lead singer "Carbone Copies" - First Place Winners Rahway Valley Jerseyaire's Barbershop Contest
NYC: • The Duplex Cabaret Theatre NYC "G-Man and Dominick Hour" Singer & Producer - sold out show • "Symphony Talent" private corporate office party • NJ: • Liberty House Restaurant, at Liberty State Park - cocktail hour with view of NYC Skyline • Nanina's in the Park, Belleville NJ - 250 guests "Cigar Night Fundraiser" - Bergen Civic Association • Grand Cascades Lodge in Hamburg NJ - wedding cocktail hour • The Rockleigh Country Club wedding dinner show in Rockleigh NJ • NY STATE: • Woodside Country Club NY, 200 guest wedding - Soloist for cocktail hour and bride / groom first dance
• "Music in Motion" - two hour evening shows at NJ Transit train stations in Hoboken & Secaucus NJ • Previews audition tapes and recruits new talent
Sinatra/ Rat Pack Event Singer • www.gmanperry.com
• "Free I See" music video (up-tempo) filmed in Jersey City NJ - 113,000+ YouTube views
• "Tell My Heart" music video (ballad) - filmed in Dubai - 85,000+ YouTube views
• "Flip" - music video (hip-hop) filmed in Tokyo - 53,000+ YouTube views
NYC: Lead Runway and Print Model at NY Fashion Week for "Vivienne Hu" collection
MODEL: New York • Milan • Berlin • Brazil • Tokyo
CLIENTS: Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire
Music Video Producer • Singer/ Songwriter • International Model www.anaschurmann.com
Booked as an original music solo and with groups in NYC and NJ while still in high school • NYC: • Manhattan Theatre Source/ WindowBox, Lobby pre-show singing original songs • NJ: • Various performances at Maxwell's, Hoboken NJ • Sang "National Anthem" for NY Rumble at Roosevelt Stadium, Hoboken NJ • Solo performances as "Musician of the Month" at D's Soul Full Cafe, Hoboken NJ • VERMONT: • 4th Annual Jr. Iron Chef Contest: Lead Singer of award-winning song, Burlington, VT
NJ: • Count Basie Theater - "Sinatra Birthday Bash" Concert, Red Bank NJ • Maxwell's, Hoboken NJ • Francisco's, Lodi NJ • Sparta Taverna, Ridgefield Park NJ • Nardi's Tavern, Long Beach Island NJ • Ramsey Golf and Country Club, Ramsey NJ • Brigantine Yacht Club Starlight Ballroom, Brigantine NJ • Vicolo Restaurant, Old Tappan NJ • NY STATE: • Rockland Country Club, Sparkill NY
• Telethon - Community Hospice of Bergen County Telethon, Westwood NJ
• First Place Winner of the First "Hoboken Sinatra Idol Contest," Hoboken NJ
• First Place "Woodcliff Lake 2008 Senior Sinatra Idol Contest," Woodcliff Lake NJ
Sinatra Tribute Singer • www.gigmasters.com
• Accepted into the NYU/ Tisch School of the Arts: Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music: BFA
NYC: • "Tarzan Meet Jane" - Lead Singer/ Songwriter. Performed solo and with band in New York City Clubs while still in high school • The CBGB Lounge • Arlene's Grocery • The Bowery Poetry Club • Sidewalk Cafe
Indie Pop Singer/ Songwriter
• Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery AL - 9-month internship - played "Benvolio" in Romeo and Juliet - earned Equity card
• Accepted into Montclair State University: Musical Theater Department: BFA
NJ: • Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken NJ - Associate Artist - Midsummer Night's Dream
• Dieckow School of Music Concert, Hoboken NJ - sang "Johanna" from Sweeney Todd
Musical Theater to Shakespeare
NYC: • "Be Wicked" Singing Contest Finalist at Gershwin Theater NYC - Sponsored by Broadway's Wicked
NJ: • NJN-TV Hispanic Youth Showcase - 1st Place winner of Vocal Competition
• Dieckow School of Music Concert, Hoboken NJ - sang "Much More" from The Fantasticks
• Allsion studied with BJ Simon for periods during 1997, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2006
Musical Theater • www.allisonstrong.com
All singers featured on this page have studied at the BJ Simon Singing Studio for a least 8 months,
in accordance with the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) ethical guidelines for competition. Barbara is a member of NATS.