2023 Berklee en Puerto Rico

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Escuela Libre de Música Antonio Paoli (ELMAP), Caguas, Puerto Rico

The Berklee in Puerto Rico program offers you access to the Berklee method of music education, encompassing theory, ear training, improvisation, ensemble performance, and instrumental instruction. During the program, you may also audition and interview to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Program Faculty Members: Fernando Huergo, Professor of Bass and Program Academic Director Consuelo Candelaria-Barry, Associate Professor of Ensembles (piano) Shirazette Tinnin, Associate Professor of Percussion (drum set) Kevin Barry, Assistant Professor of Guitar Eguie Castrillo, Associate Professor of Percussion Kaimy Masse, Assistant Professor of Ensembles (voice) Yulia Musayelyan, Assistant Chair of Ear Training (guest lectures and ensembles) Daryl Lowery, Professor of Ear Training (woodwinds) Jason Palmer, Assistant Professor of Ensembles (trumpet) Jason Camelio, Assistant Vice President for Global Initiatives (trombone)

JazzFest este fin de semana en Caguas de Jueves-Sábado. erklee College of Music / Berklee Global Initiatives #faculty for #berklee en #puertorico perform in #caguas for the #jazz festival. See YOU there! Shirazette Tinnin Yulia Musayelyan Kaimy Masse Consuelo Candelaria Jason Palmer Daryl Lowery Eguie Castrillo Kevin Barry Fernando Huergo Jason Camelio


Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics (50th Anniversary Festival)

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Umbria Jazz Clinics, Perugia, Italy

The Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics are an opportunity to spend two weeks in Italy learning and improving your performance and musical skills with Berklee faculty. With 12 days of intense classes and performances, this program provides aspiring musicians with hands-on educational experiences that can foster musical growth and development. All classes and ensembles are taught in the world-famous Berklee tradition, with its emphasis on the use of jazz and contemporary music as the focal point for musical understanding.

The 2023 Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics will mark the 36th year of the Berklee and Umbria Jazz Festival collaboration, which has presented this remarkable educational opportunity to over 6,600 students from all over the world. Located in the beautiful city of Perugia in the center of Umbria, Italy, the program brings together over 200 high school and young, college-aged students to form a community of musical dedication and enthusiasm that permits a shared learning experience.

Performance classrooms are equipped with rhythm section instruments; large lectures are supported by audio, visual, and digital presentations; a dedicated outdoor stage features daily concerts and jam sessions; and practice rooms, support staff, and administrators meet students' individual needs. Additionally, all students will receive free passes to the main stage at the Umbria Jazz Festival concerts, which are ongoing throughout the program.

All in all, the Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics combined with the 10-day Umbria Jazz Festival afford a unique opportunity to learn by day and to listen by night—a rare educational and entertainment experience.