One of the big, huge goals of My Town My Music is to build the Rochester music scene. In order to do that, we’re always on the lookout for energetic people who share that passion and vision. With that, we are happy to welcome Cameron Griffin as our new Events Intern!

To get to know Cameron, we grilled her with tough questions about music she likes, how she landed in Rochester, and more.

Get to know Cameron below, and welcome her to the Rochester music family!

The Basics

Hometown:

Savannah, Georgia

Occupation:

Pathology Lab Assistant

Hobbies:

My hobbies are reading and creating.

Other life info you want to share:

I love events! Everything from the planning to the executing! It gives me life!

Roch-Related

What brought you to Rochester?

I graduated with a B.A. Biology and I thought my dream job was laboratory work (boy was I wrong), so when I graduated from college Mayo Clinic offered me a job and I took it!

What do you like best about Rochester?

Rochester reminds me of my college town (Valdosta, Georgia) so I like how it reminds me of home.

What is your ultimate vision for the Rochester music scene?

My ultimate vision for the Rochester music scene is to have more diverse concerts and performers. If there were 3 different artists performing in Rochester, I’m sure 2 out of the 3 artists would be in the same genre musically.

Musical Tastebuds

Favorite bands:

Snarky Puppy is pretty cool.

Genre:

I enjoy a few different genres of music and they are Gospel, R&B/Soul, Hip-Hop, and Jazz.

Bands / Artists:

Jill Scott, H.E.R., Daniel Caesar, Tasha Cobbs, Sabrina Claudio, Ne-Yo, Chrisette Michele…just to name a few.

Favorite song:

Favorite song?! I have a lot of favorite songs! Here are a few of my faves:

  • Great is Your Mercy by Donnie McClurkin
  • Focus by H.E.R. (she went crazy on vocals in this song)
  • Every Little Step by Bobby Brown
  • In My Feelings by Drake (I love NOLA)

Guilty pleasure artist:

H.E.R. is my guilty pleasure artist. I would legit skip work to attend one of her concerts.

When you can’t decide on music, who is your go-to artist?

I have so many!! I honestly go to Pandora and listen to H.E.R.’s station. The station always has a good mix of songs and vibes.

Rando Get To Know You

List three interesting facts about yourself:

  • I hate being the center of attention unless I’m sharing a story.
  • I hate finding random pieces of hair on my belongings because it freaks me out.
  • I am a sometimey Vegetarian..but 9.5 times out of 10 I prefer not to eat meat.

Favorite food:

Veggie Pizza!

Favorite quote:

“Find a solution and make it happen.” -Me (a quote I live by)

What fictional place would you most like to go?

Wakanda

What item tops your Bucket List?

To have a deep, one-on-one convo with Oprah.