Calista Garcia, singer-songwriter

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:30pm

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:30pm

The Mansion


Artist in Residence
Calista Garcia, singer-songwriter

Sponsored by Ellen and Michael Gold

Singer-songwriter Calista Garcia brings a mix of lyrical complexity and musical sophistication to her folk-rock and blues sound that harkens back to ’70s classic acts such as Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, and Joni Mitchell. Even though she is still in high school, Garcia’s study of human emotion allows her to deliver lyrics beyond her age and reveal stories that are yet to be lived.  Described as a creative machine by her mentors, Garcia’s most highlighted honors include being named the 2018 National Young Arts Winner, two time Berklee Performance Showcase Winner, and a 2017 Grammy Foundation Young Songwriter Program Artist. A multi-talented artist, Garcia plays guitar, piano, ukulele, bass, mandolin, and harmonica.

  • Early in her career, Garcia was the lead singer and guitarist for the Washington, DC-based all-girl rock band, Diamond Dolls.
  • Garcia wrote the music, lyrics, and book to the classic rock inspired musical, Crystal Skies, which premiered in April 2018 at H-B Woodlawn High School.
  • As the top Young Songwriter at the 2017 Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards, Garcia had the opportunity to open for Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Rusted Root at AMP by Strathmore.

Don't miss Calista Garcia's workshop on April 17.

Calista Garcia

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