YOUR 2023 MHS BATTLE OF THE BANDS LINEUP
Fan Art by KG
This Year's Emcee & Host
Fionna Tucker is a 17 year old senior at Yorba Linda High School. She is also the singer and bass player for the local indie-rock band, ti85! She has performed in theater since she was 5 years old, and dove into the rock band life about 5 years ago. She is honored to be part of this exciting event and looks forward to seeing the evening unfold!
This Year's Judges
Ken Sluiter is an American recording engineer/producer/mixer from Chicago, IL and now based in Los Angeles. One day while walking through a department store with his mother, he spotted the cover of “Rock and Roll Over” by Kiss. From that point on, he was hooked. From the mid-nineties to now, Ken has worked with Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Jesus Lizard, The Pretenders, Veruca Salt, MxPx, Weezer, Siouxsie Sioux, and many other incredible musicians.
MHS Battle of the Bands is honored to have Mr. Sluiter serve as an esteemed judge!
Charlotte Martin is a highly accomplished musician with over 25 years of experience in the music industry. She has written songs with Carole King, Tiesto, The Crystal Method, Ben Lee, BT, Robert Schwartzman, and Tommy Tallarico, Billy Steinburg (madonna, bangles). Charlotte has toured with artists including Jason Mraz, Damien Rice, Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, Veruca Salt, and many others. Charlotte has performed over 3000 shows around the world with her music had several major publishing deals most notably with Dreamwords Publishing.
Currently, Charlotte owns and acts as Master Teacher at her vocal studio and performing school Something Like A Voice Lesson where she teaches children and adults of varying styles and experience levels voice, piano, songwriting & production, and music business.
MHS BOTB is so excited to have Charlotte bring her expertise back to the judges panel this year!
Bassist, Vocalist, Musical Artist
A Monrovia Local, Dennis comes from a family of renowned musicians right here from the SGV. He started his musical career at the age of 11 and began playing in local bands at 13. He has played in numerous halls and concert venues throughout Hollywood and Southern California. Dennis has also recorded and performed with Hollywood personalities and Grammy Award winning musicians.
We are honored to have Dennis return to MHS BOTB 2023!