Concert

Anibal Cruz

Tuesday / September 27, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Anibal Cruz

Anibal Cruz studies piano at Berklee. He graduated from the Jose White Conservatory in Camaguey, Cuba, and from Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. He has a strong presence in the Latin music scene around the Boston area, both as a freelance musician and as leader of the Latin jazz band Clave and Blues. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: 
Free

Anibal Cruz

Monday / September 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Anibal Cruz

Anibal Cruz studies piano at Berklee. He graduated from the Jose White Conservatory in Camaguey, Cuba, and from Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. He has a strong presence in the Latin music scene around the Boston area, both as a freelance musician and as leader of the Latin jazz band Clave and Blues. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: 
Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of five and began studying under Núria Bonells, a disciple of Alicia de Larrocha, at eight. Between the ages of 18 and 20, Collellmir participated as a scholar pianist at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona and toured Spain performing Faure's Nocturnes and Bach's Partitas, and recording for national radio. In addition, she was selected to play at the Centre de Musique Hindemith in Switzerland on the international performance piano stage. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in classical performance at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, she became a teacher and head of the Music Department.

Collellmir created a choir and conducted, recorded, toured, and performed with the choir for the education minister of Catalonia before moving to Boston in 2014 to expand her studies within the idioms of jazz and multicultural music. Since coming to Berklee, she has discovered a passion for composition and was selected two years in a row to perform her pieces at the Berklee Performance Center. She has accompanied Rosana Arbelo, a Spanish Grammy Award winner, and organized, led, arranged, and played in her multicultural project, When the Cultures Converge. She was recently awarded Berklee's Piano Department Chair Award.

Watch Collellmir perform "Together":

 

Admission: 
Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Friday / September 23, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of five and began studying under Núria Bonells, a disciple of Alicia de Larrocha, at eight. Between the ages of 18 and 20, Collellmir participated as a scholar pianist at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona and toured Spain performing Faure's Nocturnes and Bach's Partitas, and recording for national radio. In addition, she was selected to play at the Centre de Musique Hindemith in Switzerland on the international performance piano stage. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in classical performance at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, she became a teacher and head of the Music Department.

Collellmir created a choir and conducted, recorded, toured, and performed with the choir for the education minister of Catalonia before moving to Boston in 2014 to expand her studies within the idioms of jazz and multicultural music. Since coming to Berklee, she has discovered a passion for composition and was selected two years in a row to perform her pieces at the Berklee Performance Center. She has accompanied Rosana Arbelo, a Spanish Grammy Award winner, and organized, led, arranged, and played in her multicultural project, When the Cultures Converge. She was recently awarded Berklee's Piano Department Chair Award.

Watch Collellmir perform "Together":

 

Admission: 
Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of five and began studying under Núria Bonells, a disciple of Alicia de Larrocha, at eight. Between the ages of 18 and 20, Collellmir participated as a scholar pianist at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona and toured Spain performing Faure's Nocturnes and Bach's Partitas, and recording for national radio. In addition, she was selected to play at the Centre de Musique Hindemith in Switzerland on the international performance piano stage. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in classical performance at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, she became a teacher and head of the Music Department.

Collellmir created a choir and conducted, recorded, toured, and performed with the choir for the education minister of Catalonia before moving to Boston in 2014 to expand her studies within the idioms of jazz and multicultural music. Since coming to Berklee, she has discovered a passion for composition and was selected two years in a row to perform her pieces at the Berklee Performance Center. She has accompanied Rosana Arbelo, a Spanish Grammy Award winner, and organized, led, arranged, and played in her multicultural project, When the Cultures Converge. She was recently awarded Berklee's Piano Department Chair Award.

Watch Collellmir perform "Together":

 

Admission: 
Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Wednesday / September 21, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of five and began studying under Núria Bonells, a disciple of Alicia de Larrocha, at eight. Between the ages of 18 and 20, Collellmir participated as a scholar pianist at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona and toured Spain performing Faure's Nocturnes and Bach's Partitas, and recording for national radio. In addition, she was selected to play at the Centre de Musique Hindemith in Switzerland on the international performance piano stage. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in classical performance at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, she became a teacher and head of the Music Department.

Collellmir created a choir and conducted, recorded, toured, and performed with the choir for the education minister of Catalonia before moving to Boston in 2014 to expand her studies within the idioms of jazz and multicultural music. Since coming to Berklee, she has discovered a passion for composition and was selected two years in a row to perform her pieces at the Berklee Performance Center. She has accompanied Rosana Arbelo, a Spanish Grammy Award winner, and organized, led, arranged, and played in her multicultural project, When the Cultures Converge. She was recently awarded Berklee's Piano Department Chair Award.

Watch Collellmir perform "Together":

 

Admission: 
Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Tuesday / September 20, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of five and began studying under Núria Bonells, a disciple of Alicia de Larrocha, at eight. Between the ages of 18 and 20, Collellmir participated as a scholar pianist at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona and toured Spain performing Faure's Nocturnes and Bach's Partitas, and recording for national radio. In addition, she was selected to play at the Centre de Musique Hindemith in Switzerland on the international performance piano stage. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in classical performance at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, she became a teacher and head of the Music Department.

Collellmir created a choir and conducted, recorded, toured, and performed with the choir for the education minister of Catalonia before moving to Boston in 2014 to expand her studies within the idioms of jazz and multicultural music. Since coming to Berklee, she has discovered a passion for composition and was selected two years in a row to perform her pieces at the Berklee Performance Center. She has accompanied Rosana Arbelo, a Spanish Grammy Award winner, and organized, led, arranged, and played in her multicultural project, When the Cultures Converge. She was recently awarded Berklee's Piano Department Chair Award.

Watch Collellmir perform "Together":

Admission: 
Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Monday / September 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. She started playing piano at the age of five and began studying under Núria Bonells, a disciple of Alicia de Larrocha, at eight. Between the ages of 18 and 20, Collellmir participated as a scholar pianist at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona and toured Spain performing Faure's Nocturnes and Bach's Partitas, and recording for national radio. In addition, she was selected to play at the Centre de Musique Hindemith in Switzerland on the international performance piano stage. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in classical performance at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona, she became a teacher and head of the Music Department.

Collellmir created a choir and conducted, recorded, toured, and performed with the choir for the education minister of Catalonia before moving to Boston in 2014 to expand her studies within the idioms of jazz and multicultural music. Since coming to Berklee, she has discovered a passion for composition and was selected two years in a row to perform her pieces at the Berklee Performance Center. She has accompanied Rosana Arbelo, a Spanish Grammy Award winner, and organized, led, arranged, and played in her multicultural project, When the Cultures Converge. She was recently awarded Berklee's Piano Department Chair Award.

Watch Collellmir perform "Together":

 

Admission: 
Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 15, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Anibal Cruz

Anibal Cruz studies piano at Berklee. He graduated from the Jose White Conservatory in Camaguey, Cuba, and from Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. He has a strong presence in the Latin music scene around the Boston area, both as a freelance musician and as leader of the Latin jazz band Clave and Blues. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: 
Free

Anibal Cruz

Friday / September 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
United States
02108
Anibal Cruz

Anibal Cruz studies piano at Berklee. He graduated from the Jose White Conservatory in Camaguey, Cuba, and from Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. He has a strong presence in the Latin music scene around the Boston area, both as a freelance musician and as leader of the Latin jazz band Clave and Blues. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: 
Free

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