Harvardwood is proud to announce the winner of Harvard ROCKS 2013....hip-hop group, THE TREES, feat. Ellen Knebel (HKS '05)!! After months of initial review by our panel of industry judges, performance preparation and promotion, and an awesome delivery on Feb. 20th in LA, The Trees have certainly earned the coveted ROCKS title! Their prize package includes performance consideration at Live Nation (courtesy of judge Ben Weeden); a brand new Epiphone Les Paul electric guitar, courtesy of an anonymous Harvardwood donor; a listening session with hit songwriter Anne Preven ("Listen" from DREAMGIRLS) and acclaimed vocal producer David "DQ" Quiones of the Writing Camp (Beyonce, Pussycat Dolls); a brand new track from producers C-Aye Purcell of PrazimProductions (Jodeci, Nate Dogg) and Skye Lewin (CSI: MIAMI. THE KARATE KID); free Spotify accounts courtesy of judge Britt Morgan-Saks; and a performance slot at one of LA's premiere artist showcases, The Red Light Lounge, courtesy of judge James "Cashmere" Robinson.
From The Trees:
"Playing at Harvard ROCKS 2013 with the other bands was phenomenal… the energy of the crowd, the great quality of music, the amazing venue, the generous efforts of all the people at Harvardwood that made this event possible, and the friendships built, really made this event rock.”