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Meet the team!
Carli Scolforo (she/her)
Carli Scolforo is a 2021 Siena College graduate and Berkshire native with a love for live music, writing and audio production. She was part of the inaugural year of Berkshire Busk! and is thrilled to be back bringing music & excitement to Great Barrington!
Catarina Martins (she/her)
Catarina Martins is a senior at UMass Amherst studying Theater and Portuguese. She's very passionate about theater and music. She's from the Boston area so she's new to Great Barrington and the Berkshires. She looks forward to posting about the festival this summer!
Dave Hayes (he/him)
Festival Weather Consultant
Dave Hayes is a western MA regional weather reporter and writer, who puts his own personal twist on weather reporting with humor, gratitude, and a focus on the four westernmost counties of MA: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden.
Eugene Carr (he/him)
Cellist & arts executive turned tech entrepreneur with a passion for the Berkshires.
January Green (she/her)
Health and arts background, new to the Berkshires enjoying the mountains, community and new possibilities
Kelsey Krzynowek (she/her)
Kelsey enjoys music, fashion, traveling, and her dogs! She is thrilled to be a part of the Berkshire Busk team this summer to help bring more incredible art to the place she calls home!
Leo Hidy (he/him)
Oberlin Class of 2023. Double Major in Economics and Comparative American Studies.
Melia Hill (she/her)
Melia Hill is an alum of the Great Barrington Waldorf School and has a background in vocals, including opera, a cappella jazz, musicals and more. She’s also volunteered at the Sharon Playhouse and as a performance painter at various venues. When she's not at Berkshire Busk she’s the town social worker for Sharon, CT.
International Busking Festival Advisors
Bath Fringe Festival
Steve Henwood, Co-Artistic Director
Wendy Matthews, Co-Artistic Director
Festival of Fools
Zach Williamson, Festival Director
Fremantle International Street Arts Festival
Brendan Coleman, Creative Producer
Galway International Arts Festival
Kirsty Warren, Digital Marketing Executive
Carly Zimmerman, Volunteer Manager and Resource Development Assistant
Halifax Busker Festival
Christina Edwards, Senior Event Director
Kim Hendrickson, President
Key West Sunset Celebration -- Key West Cultural Preservation Society
Ryan Stimers, Treasurer of the Sunset Celebration
Richard Renner, Festival Producer
Minnesota Fringe Festival
Dawn Bentley, Executive Director
Orlando Fringe Festival
Brian Sikorski, Marketing Director
Sidewalk Detroit Festival
Augusta Morrison, Program Strategist
Ryan Myers-Johnson, Executive Director