Grocery Singing Worker Gets Accepted To Berklee

Guilherme Assuncao  (Credit Lana Jones/WBZ NewsRadio1030)

WATERTOWN, MA (WBZ-AM) --  Back in December When Guilherme Assuncao, the Brazilian native with no classical training wowed customers and professionals alike when he did a mic check for a choir hired by Russo's Market in Watertown to perform Christmas music on the weekends, he quickly became the star.

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A Singing Sensation In An Unlikely Place

Assuncao sang professionally as a child in Brazil but figured studying computers was more practical than pursuing his dream.

But after spell binding weekend shoppers at Russo's and going viral on the web, Berklee School of Music has accepted him for the fall semester. 

Now, he's got a gofundme page and is  trying to figure out how to pay to pay for it by pursuing scholarships//and says if the money comes thru. he's all in to peruse his dream.

Listen to Assuncao sing the Phantom of The Opera [Click Here]

WBZ NewsRadio1030's Lana Jones reports.

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