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Berklee Student

Otto Gross Ii

Berklee Student
Berklee Alum
The fastest way to get there is the be there... 
Member since 2007

About Me

“Since graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2010, Otto Gross II has been one of the most sought-after talents on the scene. Having performed with Bobby McFerrin, Nona Hendryx, David Sanborn (Tonight Show with Jay Leno)”, Terri-Lynn Carrington, Delfeayo Marsalis, The American Music Festival, Maryland All-State Jazz Ensemble, The East Coast Jazz Festival, The Maryland All-State Jazz Ensemble, The C.O.G.I.C National Convention, The Peabody Conservatory, The International Association of Jazz Educators and much more, the gifted Baltimorean has revealed a partial scope of his artistry. He currently serves as Musical Director for both the New Prayer Mission and Bethel Pentecostal churches.”

Experience & Education


  • Music Minister for Bethel Tabernacle Pentecostal Church
    September 2007 to Present (over 12 years)
  • Musician (Drummer, Pianist) for Hershey Park Entertainment
    June 2007 to Present (over 12 years)


  • Drummer for Ted Hadges trio
    August 2008 to August 2010 (over 2 years)
  • Lead Pianist- "Singer's Night" for Berklee College of Music
    October 2008 to April 2010 (about a year and a half)
  • Lead Pianist - "Singer's Showcase 2009" for Berklee College of Music
    November 2009 to December 2009 (about a month)
  • Pianist for The Improv Asylum
    February 2008 to February 2009 (about a year)

    Scored and performed music for sketch comedy...


  • BA in Music Education, Drums, and Piano Performance at Berklee College of Music
    2006 to 2010 (4 years)
  • High School Diploma in at Calvert Hall College
    2002 to 2006 (4 years)
  • in Percussion at New Shiloh School of Music
    1997 to 2000 (3 years)