BGJI Master’s Degree Commencement Concert

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Wednesday / June 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
United States

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its founder and artistic director and Marco Pignataro as its managing director and faculty member.

The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.

Come celebrate with the fourth cohort of BGJI master's degree students at their Commencement Concert.



Purple Ensemble, led by Bruno Raberg, Professor

  • Tomer Sadot, drums (Israel)
  • Jacob Jezioro, bass (U.S.)
  • Jacob Means, mandolin (U.S.)
  • Alonzo Ryan, trumpet (U.S.)
  • Malwina Masternak, voice (Poland)

Grey Ensemble, led by Lihi Haruvi, Assistant Professor

  • Jodie Michael, drums (Australia)
  • Tareq Rantsi, percussion (Palestine)
  • Grzegorz Wlodarcyzk, bass (Poland)
  • Aga Derlak, piano (Poland)
  • Alexander Johnson, saxophone (U.S.)

Silver Ensemble, led by Lefteris Kordis, Associate Professor

  • Connor Kent, drums (U.S.)
  • Benjamin Jephta, bass (South Africa)
  • Jose Soto, piano (Costa Rica)
  • Nery Zidon, saxophone (Israel)
  • Faris Ishaq, flute (Palestine)

Amber Ensemble, led by Chase Morrin, Assistant Professor

  • Nicolas Guerrero, drums (Colombia)
  • Grzegorz Wlodarcyzk, bass (Poland)
  • Noe Zagroun, piano (France)
  • Jireh Calo, voice (Philippines)
  • Luke Norris, saxophone (U.S.)