Sons of Serendip was a band from Season 9 of America's Got Talent. They finished the competition in 4th place. Sons of Serendip returned for America's Got Talent: The Champions. They were eliminated in the Preliminaries, finishing their night in third place.
Sons of Serendip is a classical/neo-soul/R&B fusion quartet, who through a series of serendipitous circumstances, came together in graduate school at Boston University. Micah Christian, a teacher from Randolph, MA, is the lead vocalist of the group; Cordaro Rodriguez, an attorney from Charlotte, NC, is the pianist and guitarist; Kendall Ramseur, a performer, cello instructor and grocery clerk from Charlotte, NC, is the cellist and vocalist; and Mason Morton, who is a teacher from Atlanta, GA, is the harpist for the quartet.
They have each been playing their instruments since childhood, but recently, they came together to begin what they hope will be a long beautiful journey of creating music that touches people’s hearts. 1
Sons of Serendip's audition in Episode 903 consisted of performing Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know." Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending the group to Judgment Week.
Sons of Serendip was sorted into the "Music Groups" category in Judgment Week. Its performance in Episode 908 consisted of performing Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me." The group's performance was strong enough for the judges to send it to the Quarterfinals along with Kieran & Finian Makepeace and Livy, Matt & Sammy in the same episode.
Sons of Serendip's Week 3 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 913 consisted of performing Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game." Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel gave the group standing ovations. The group received enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 914 instead of Cornell Bhangra.
Sons of Serendip's Week 1 Semifinals performance in Episode 917 consisted of performing Swedish House Mafia's "Don't You Worry Child." Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel gave the group standing ovations. Sons of Serendip received enough votes to be sent to the Top 12 Finals in Episode 918 instead of Andrey Moraru.
Sons of Serendip's Top 12 Finals performance in Episode 921 consisted of performing Duran Duran's "Ordinary World." Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel all gave the group standing ovations. The band finished in fifth, sixth, or seventh place in America's Vote. In the Snapple Save, Sons of Serendip received more online votes than both Emil and Dariel and Miguel Dakota, sending Sons of Serendip to the Final 6 in Episode 922.
Sons of Serendip's Top 6 Finals recap performance in Episode 923 consisted of performing Kreane's "Somewhere Only We Know" again. Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel all gave the group standing ovations. The band's second performance of the night consisted of performing its arrangement of Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life." Howard Stern, Heidi, Mel B, and Howie all gave the group standing ovations.
For the finale in Episode 924, Sons of Serendip performed "Drops on Jupiter" in a duet with Train. Sons of Serendip was revealed to have finished in fourth place in the competition that same night, in front of Quintavious Johnson and Miguel Dakota, but behind Mat Franco, Emily West, and AcroArmy.
The Champions Preliminaries
Sons of Serendip returned for The Champions. Their performance in Episode TC05 consisted of singing "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane. Howie Mandel , Mel B , Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell all gave them standing ovations. It was revealed that the superfans voted Sons of Serendip into the top 3 along with Shin Lim and Attraction. They received fewer votes than Shin and Attraction, eliminating the group from the competition.