Berklee College of Music Graduate Orientation 2022 Berklee College of Music Graduate Orientation 2022

Welcome to Berklee College of Music Graduate Orientation 2022

This graduate orientation is for students entering the Master of Music in Global Jazz at Berklee College of Music.


Monday, August 29 – Friday, September 2, 2022


Please review the following information before the start of the fall semester.

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Orientation at a Glance

Below you will find a simplified schedule of the week's events. You can filter events by day, location, or tag, or use the search bar. For more information on the events, view the Detailed Orientation Schedule.


Monday, August 29, 2022


Allan Chase
Professor, Ear Training
Andy Vores
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Betsy Newman
Senior Vice President for Student Enrollment and Engagement, Berklee College of Music
Brit Holbert
Associate Director, Employer Engagement and Internships
Bruno Råberg
Professor, Ensembles
Chase Morrin
Assistant Professor, Ensembles
Danielle Vitullo-DeJordy
Assistant Director, Career Engagement and Programs
Danilo Pérez
Founder and Artistic Director, Berklee Global Jazz Institute
Darla Hanley
Dean, Professional Education Division, Berklee College of Music
David Bogen
Provost, Berklee College of Music
Dr. Chloe Swindler
Assistant Director for Engagement and Programming
Eirini Tornesaki
Assistant Professor, Ensembles
George Garzone
Professor, Woodwinds
Greg Loughman
Assistant Professor, Harmony, Class of 2020
Isai Jess Muñoz
Chair of Voice, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Jenn Caraluzzi
Associate Director, Graduate Studies
Jerry Leake
Professor, Percussion
Karen Bell
Associate Dean, Professional Performance Division, Berklee College of Music
Kelly Downes
Chief Equity Officer & Title IX Coordinator
Lihi Haruvi
Assistant Professor, Harmony, BGJI Graduate
Lucinda Carver
Interim Executive Director, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Marco Pignataro
Managing Director, Boston Global Jazz Institute
María Cabané
Associate Director of Student Wellness Promotion and Services
Mary McClory
Assistant Director, Graduate Studies
Mason Bynes
Career Services Advisor
Matt Gershun
BGJI Graduate, Class of 2021
Meghan Smyth
Assistant Professor, Ensembles
Michael Shinn
Dean of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Michele Darling
Assistant Chair, Electronic Production and Design
Nadia Washington
Instructor, Ear Training
Nicole Mlynczak
Director of Career Education and Student Employment
Patricia Zárate Pérez
Assistant Professor, Music Therapy
Robert C. Lagueux
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Development, Berklee College of Music
Roya Hu
Associate Dean of Faculty Development
Ruben McFarlane
Department Coordinator, Academic Affairs
Sophie Innerfield
Director, Curriculum Management
Tamar Diesendruck
Professor, Composition
Tony Malaby
Associate Professor, Woodwinds