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Berklee Track (Higher Certificate in Music)

Ronan Guilfoyle MA Jazz Director Bass & Composition
Rhythm Studies, Instrumental Labs, & Composition
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Ronan is a bassist, composer and an acknowledged innovator in the area of rhythmic technique. He has toured extensively in Europe, Asia, and America...more
Patrice Brun LGSM Course Board Saxophone
Instrumental Labs, Aural Training, Composition, Jazz Arranging, Ensemble Performance, Harmony, & Ear Training
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Patrice was born in France and started playing Saxophone at the age of 10. He began his professional career in 1996 with the great Orchestre International Bernard Becker...more
Cormac O'Brien BA Hons Course Board Bass
Instrumental Labs, Ensemble Performance, Approved Style Ensemble, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Jazz History Ethos and Philosophy
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Cormac has studied with a range of teachers including Scott Colley, Drew Gress, Curtis Lundy, Dave Liebman, and Steve Coleman....more
Phil Ware Course Board Piano
Approved Style Ensemble, Instrumental Labs, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, Aural Training, Ensemble Performance, & Transcription
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Phil's career as a pianist and jazz educator has taken him throughout Europe and as far afield as America, Asia and the Middle East...more
Linda Adams BA LGSM Piano
Aural Training, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, Jazz and Contemporary Harmony, Piano Skills, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
Linda holds a Licentiate Diploma and BA(Hons) in Jazz Performance. She is an active member of the Dublin jazz scene and has a keen interest in contemporary classical music....more
Bill Blackmore BA Trumpet
Instrumental Labs, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
Bill is a trumpet player/composer who has worked professionally in Ireland for the last ten years. He has a degree in Music from Trinity College Dublin...more
Kevin Brady LGSM Drums
Ensemble Performance, & Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles
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Drummer/producer Kevin Brady has been performing professionally for 17 years. He has studied in New York with Kim Plainfield and Bobby Sanabrias and with Jose Eladio in Havana, Cuba...more
Michael Buckley Saxophone & Flute
Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
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Regarded as the most important and influential musician on the Irish jazz scene, saxophonist / flautist and composer Michael Buckley has been playing professionally since the age of six...more
Julien Colarossi Guitar
Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Instrumental Labs
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Julien has established himself as one of the most exciting young guitarists to emerge in recent years on the Irish contemporary jazz scene. In 2010 Julien was awarded a $16,000 scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. In the same year, he was awarded a bursary from his college (Newpark Music Centre) to go and study at Fridhems Folkhögskola in Sweden for two weeks....more
Ellen Cranitch MA Flute
Survey of World Music
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Ellen started her professional career as a freelance flautist with the National Symphony Orchestra, The RTE Concert Orchestra, and many other chamber orchestras and ensembles....more
Andrew Csibi BA Hons Bass
Approved Style Ensemble, & Ensemble Performance
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Andrew Csibi was a member of both the Dublin Youth Orchestras and the Junior National Youth Orhestra and has a Degree in Jazz Performance...more
Greg Felton MA Piano
Piano Skills, Rhythm Studies, Transcription, Composition, & Improvisation
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Greg has furthered his expertise in many areas through studying with innovators such as Dave Liebman in the USA, Dave Douglas in Banff, Canada and Dr. K.S. Subramaniam in Chennai, India....more
Conor Guilfoyle Drums
Ensemble Performance, Instrumental Labs, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, Approved Style Ensemble, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
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Conor's played and recorded alongside artists including John Abercrombie, Larry Coryell, David Liebman, Kenny Werner, Jim McNeilly...more
Thomas Halferty MA Guitar
Approved Style Ensemble, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, Instrumental Labs, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
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Tommy has been playing guitar for the last 30 years and in that time he has gained a wealth of experience performing with musicians from all over the world...more
Jenna Harris BA LGSM Voice
Approved Style Ensemble, Instrumental Labs, Ensemble Performance, & Improvisation
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Jenna is a singer/ band leader/ music teacher based in Dublin. She studied in Newpark Music Centre in Dublin, and achieved an honours degree in Jazz performance...more
Matt Jacobson MA BA Drums
Approved Style Ensemble, Instrumental Labs, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Ensemble Performance
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Matthew studied in Lucerne, Switzerland and performs with his own band 'RedivideR', is a co-leader in the Germany-based 'ORIGAMI Quartet' and the Swiss-based 'Blowout Fracture'...more
Izumi Kimura MA Piano
Tonal Harmony and Composition, & Ear Training
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Japanese born but Irish resident pianist Izumi has performed extensively as a solo, orchestral and chamber musician. She is active in both fields of classical and improvised music...more
Shane Latimer BA Hons MMus Guitar
Instrumental Labs, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, Approved Style Ensemble, & Ensemble Performance
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Shane is a guitarist, composer and teacher based in Dublin. As an active musician on Dublin's creative music scene he performs with a variety of groups...more
Shane O'Donovan LGSM Drums
Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Approved Style Ensemble
Shane is involved in a number of projects alongside some of Ireland's leading jazz musicians including Mike Nielsen's Frisk Verden, The Dublin City Jazz Orchestra and The Hugh Buckley Quartet....more
Colm O'Hara MA Trombone
Instrumental Labs, Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
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Colm classical music in the Royal Irish Academy, and Jazz in Newpark, the Hague and Music Hochschule, Luzern, Switzerland....more
David Redmond AGSM Bass
Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles
David appears on over 15 albums of established Irish and international artists and performs in Ireland and abroad...more
Dylan Rynhart PhD MPhil IT Support Composition
Composition, Computer Music, Jazz and Contemporary Harmony, Music Business, & Music Technology
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Dylan is a composer of many genres. He founded award winning jazz orchestra Fuzzy Logic Ensemble and has made two albums of his music with them....more
Sue Rynhart BAmus MAmus ARIAM Voice
Instrumental Skills and Approved Styles, Instrumental Labs, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
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“Sue Rynhart's wonderful debut positions her as one of the most original and talented of new voices. A name to watch out for” 4.5 Stars/5 – Ian Patterson, allaboutjazz.com...more
Francesco Turrisi MA Piano
Ensemble Performance, Jazz History, History of Western Music, & Approved Style Ensemble
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Francesco is a pianist, accordionist and percussionist. He left his native Italy in 1997 to study jazz piano and early music in The Hague royal conservatory...more
Derek Whyte BA Hons Bass
Approved Style Ensemble, Rhythm Studies, & Instrumental skills and Approved Styles
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Derek is involved in many of Dublin's more experimental Jazz groups, many of which experiment extensively with unconventional approaches to Rhythm and Harmony....more
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