Saturday, October 22nd, marked the day of Crepusculum’s third Marriott performance for this semester, and it’s no question that our concerts keep getting better and better. Since we’re a couple months into the year, us singers are getting more and more in touch with our music. Instead of just knowing pitches, and the words of the pieces, we are truly starting to connect the lyrics as we share them with the audience. Our pieces range from happy Christmas carols, to speaking about the losing loved ones, to songs with more anger and push to them (such as Elijah Rock), and we are definitely capturing those feelings.
Personally for me, I had one of my best concert experiences ever! This is my first semester at Berklee and so that Saturday was my third concert with Crep ever, and so seeing how well we mesh with each other and our music is so special. I especially love singing our first piece on the balcony. It’s always our first statement we make in our performance, and where we set our balance and unity as a group for the rest of the night. What made Saturday even more special was that my family came up from New Jersey to visit me, and they LOVED watching Crep perform. My parents cried during our women’s piece (which was the first time we performed it this season!) and “Soneto,” our Spanish ballad! They only had positive things to say about us and they loved the “magical” atmosphere of the Marriott!
After our success at the Marriott, we celebrated the next day with pumpkin carving! Some of us Creppies got together, picked up a few pumpkins, and carved away, also getting into the Halloween spirit with “Nightmare Before Christmas.” It was a great way for us to bond, especially for us newbies who are still getting into the swing of the things! I couldn’t be more grateful to have such a wonderful group of people and music around me. We are so excited to keep improving our performances and to keep shaping our sound as a group!