Celia Berk is a Bistro, BroadwayWorld, MAC, and Margaret Whiting Award-winning vocalist with two critically-acclaimed albums (her debut, You Can't Rush Spring, and the 2017 LaMott Friedman Award-winning Manhattan Serenade). Celia has attracted attention from some of the most prominent champions of The Great American Songbook since coming onto the NYC scene. Rex Reed said she's one of the best singers I've heard in a long time. Stephen Holden wrote in The New York Times that “Ms. Berk makes you feel about New York the same way a Cole Porter song makes you feel about Paris.”
Celia's recordings are played around the world and are available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, and Pandora. Her collaboration with jazz pianist Sean Gough, Comes Love, is a program of songs about love, including the kinds of hidden gems by great songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Billy Strayhorn that have become Celia's trademark. Celia has made memorable appearances at Carnegie Hall, Jazz At Lincoln Center, The Town Hall and, with Gough, Birdland Theater. http://www.GramercyNightingale.com
One of the best singers I’ve heard in a long time.
- Rex Reed
Beautiful sound, style and taste in song choices.
- Michael Feinstein
“Ms. Berk made you feel about New York the same way a Cole Porter song makes you feel about Paris.
- Stephen Holden, The New York Times
“Lovely understated elegance.”
- Ann Hampton Callaway, Singer/Songwriter/Composer of You Can't Rush Spring
“Celia delivers the message and heart behind each song with velvet intelligence.”
- Amanda McBroom, Songwriter/Composer of “The Rose”
Celia Berk proved that one's second act can be most satisfying, that singing was her destiny.
- Melody Breyer-Grell