Berklee Student

Cameron Rasmussen

Berklee Student
Patience and hard work is key. As well as nachos. 
Member since 2012

About Me

Cameron Rasmussen is a guitar player and composer from Halifax Nova Scotia. He has accompanied a three-piece band at a professional theater performance at the age of 18 as well as played with three other musical theater productions as the guitar player, even acted as Boy George in The Wedding Singer. Mr. Rasmussen’s major achievements to date include playing solo guitar at the Canadian National Anthem for several thousand people at a national hockey game. He has been named Performer Of The Year for two consecutive years at J.L. Ilsley High School and had played shows with the Halifax All City Jazz Big Band and the Halifax All City Jazz Combo for dance gigs and other formal occasions, which include performing for the Lieutenant Governor of Canada. Mr. Rasmussen has also performed in Rick Waycheskos funk band, formerly one of the trumpet players for Tower Of Power. Cameron is currently pursuing a degree in Performance and Contemporary Writing and Production, as well as a Minor in Psychology at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

Experience & Education

Current

  • Founder/Lead Guitarist/Vocals for Sound Struggle
    November 2012 to Present (about a year and a half)

    I formed Berklee's only metal/funk band "Sound Struggle" I wrote and arranged all music for rhythm section and 3 horns. We have performed at Berklee and around Boston.

  • Guitarist/Accompanist/Tenor for First Lutheran Church of Boston
    January 2011 to Present (over 3 years)

    I joined the First Lutheran Church of Boston when i first came to Berklee. I have since played acoustic guitar for their Brazilian services, played electric guitar for a Cantata written by Balint Karosi, and i sing in the choir under the direction of Balint Karosi.

Past

  • Guitarist for Lil' Dave McLean's Band for Dutch Mason Blues Fest
    June 2013 to August 2013 (2 months)

    My friend Dave McLean and other friends of ours formed a band to open for the Blues Brothers at the Dutch Mason Blues Fest.

  • Guitar Chair for Neptune Theater
    December 2011 to December 2011 (less than a month)

    Was the only guitar player in a 3 piece band for the theaters production of Godspell.

  • Solo Guitarist for Metro Center
    February 2009 to February 2009 (less than a month)

    Performed on Canadian National anthem for a major junior hockey game.

Education

  • BA in Performance and Contemporary Writing & Production at Berklee College of Music
    2011 to Present (Expected completion 2016)