Erin Greenwell (`Til Dawn Graduate, 2008) is an award-winning vocalist and budding songwriter who has entertained crowds all over the western United States and parts of East Africa, as well as Brazil with her rich and soulful sound that covers everything from Jazz to Rock to R&B and Soul. A graduate of Marin School of the Arts, Erin made her musical mark at a young age by winning multiple Awards of Excellence at various Jazz Festivals and helping to pioneer the Rock Program at Marin School of the Arts. Erin is also a proud alumna of Youth in Arts’ A Cappella group ‘Til Dawn. Under the mentorship of Austin Willacy, Erin had the opportunity to open for R&B powerhouse Boyz II Men, the House Jacks, and explore the powerful relationship between Music and Community Outreach.
In 2010, Erin Co-Founded and Assistant Directed Own the Mic: Marin’s first camp dedicated to singers. Incorporating Gospel Choir, Advanced Jazz Choir, Small Contemporary Ensembles, Theory and Ear-training, Music Appreciation, and various performance master-classes, Erin has helped develop an eclectic and engaging program for aspiring singers of all levels. After four successful years, Own the Mic continues to nurture and inspire Bay Area singers.
In 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Puget Sound where she studied Music along with Sociology and Spanish, and hosted an award-winning Soul Radio Show. Now back in the Bay Area, Erin is teaching private voice lessons, substitute teaching at San Domenico’s Music Conservatory, and performing full time with such groups as the Bobby Young Project and rock legacy Schon. She has performed on stage with Journey’s Jonathan Cain, Robert Cray Band drummer Kevin Hayes, and Tower of Power guitarist Jeff Tamelier. Erin has recently shared the stage with Bay Area royalty “It’s a Beautiful Day,” as well as performed at the prestigious 2013 NAMM showcase in Los Angeles.