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Berklee Student

Christopher Barnes

Berklee Student
Berklee Alum
Principle artist, songwriter, and performer for Gem Club 
Somerville, MA
Member since 2004

About Me

There are times when beauty and sadness are inextricably linked. Massachusetts-based Gem Club understands this fragile symmetry. The band—singer/pianist Christopher Barnes and his collaborators, cellist Kristen Drymala and vocalist Ieva Berberian—create music that is intimate, graceful, and filled with melancholy.

My Websites

Experience & Education


  • Owner for Gem Club
    January 2010 to Present (over 10 years)


  • BA in Songwriting, Business at Berklee College of Music
    2007 to 2010 (3 years)