In this interview, alumna Shantell Ogden sits down with alumnus John Rodrigue to talk about his road to Nashville success.
By Shantell Ogden B.M. ’05
Born and raised in Houma, Louisiana, John Rodrigue ’09 was raised on classic rock and roll by two music-loving parents. Rodrigue received a drum set for his 11th birthday and that was just the beginning.
By the time he was 13, he was playing on the club and bar scene in a punk band with his older brother. Through high school he played in marching, jazz, and concert bands before starting Berklee in the spring of 2006 after being awarded a partial scholarship.
John took a moment out of his busy touring schedule to answer a few questions.