Student Life

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The Collective School of Music student body is comprised of students from all over the world making it a very unique experience for all that study at The Collective. Not only do students get an opportunity to study with our World Class Faculty, they also get the opportunity to be a part of what we consider a family that reaches every part of the globe.

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Felix Dehmel (Drums) is featured in this recital performing What about me by Snarky Puppy.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Felix Dehmel (Drums) is featured in this recital performing Last Suppit by Lettuce.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Felix Dehmel (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his song Writing Error.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Felix Dehmel (Drums) is featured in this recital performing We’ll See by Marko Djordjevic.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Felix Dehmel (Drums) is featured in this recital performing dark Prince by John McLaughlin.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Yuu Yamamoto (Drums) is featured in this recital performing Desire by Hiromi.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Yuu Yamamoto (Drums) is featured in this recital performing Lacraia by Kimson Plaut.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Yuu Yamamoto (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his song called Time To Go Home.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Yuu Yamamoto (Drums) is featured in this recital performing G.T.D.S by Kenny Garrett.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 1 held final recitals on May 29th. Collective student Yuu Yamamoto (Drums) is featured in this recital performing Actual Proof by Herbie Hancock.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Hussein Velaides (Guitar) is featured in this recital performing Gracias a la Vida by Violeta Parra.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Hussein Velaides (Guitar) is featured in this recital performing his song Distorted.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Hussein Velaides (Guitar) is featured in this recital performing the song The Ghost of the North by Gilad Hekselman.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Hussein Velaides (Guitar) is featured in this recital performing his song Together.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Hussein Velaides (Guitar) is featured in this recital performing Aparani Par (Traditional Armenian Folk).

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Michael Anetsberger (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his arrangement of two songs by the band ToTo, Jake to the Bone, and Let it go. Accompanied by Hussein Velaides on Guitar.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Michael Anetsberger (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his song Liacht & Schatten.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Michael Anetsberger (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his song Moi A Bisserl Ebbs Funkygs.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Spring Semester on May 30th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Michael Anetsberger (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his song Endeavor.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program 2 held final recitals on May 28th. Collective student Michael Anetsberger (Drums) is featured in this recital performing his song March Mood.

 

 

The Collective’s Spring Semester 2014 ended on May 30th. We had some great student recitals during the final week that we wanted to share. We put together a montage video of some of the recitals that took place during the final week. Congratulations to all of our students for a job well done!

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective student Brian Gearty (Bass) is featured in this recital performing the song Flood by Snarky Puppy.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective student Brian Gearty (Bass) is featured in this recital performing the song Eye of the Hurricane by John Beasley.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) is featured in this recital performing the song Binky by Snarky Puppy.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) is featured in this recital performing the song Pinocchio by Miles Davis.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) is featured in this recital performing the song Proto Cosmos by Allan Holdsworth.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) is featured in this recital performing the song 4 A.M. by Herbie Hancock.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) is featured in this recital performing the song The Sixteen Men of Tain by Allan Holdsworth.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) and Brian Gearty (Bass) are featured in this recital performing the song Teen Town by Weather Report.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) and Brian Gearty (Bass) are featured in this recital performing the song Palm Grease by Herbie Hancock.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Winter Semester on March 14th, 2014. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on March 13th. Collective students Riccardo Belletta (Drums) and Brian Gearty (Bass) are featured in this recital performing the song The Last Suppit by Lettuce.

 

 

The Collective’s Winter Semester 2014 ended on March 14th. We had some great student recitals during the final week that we wanted to share. We put together a montage video of some of the recitals that took place during the final week. Congratulations to all of our students for a job well done!

 

 

The Collective’s Fall Semester 2013 ended on November 15th. We had some great student recitals during the final week that we wanted to share. We put together a montage video of some of the recitals that took place during the final week. Congratulations to all of our students for a job well done!

 

 

The Collective School of Music Student Performance Group put on another amazing live show at legendary Club Groove in Greenwich village on November 14th, 2013. Please enjoy this video of the song Happiness by Artist Trijntje Oosterhuis, performed by: Emmie te Pas (Main Vocals), Armando Muro (Backing Vocals), Byron Zhao (Bass), Santiago Arias (Guitar), Riccardo Belletta (Drums), Felipe Acero (Congas), Natapong Pongsawapark (Keyboard).

The Collective School of Music held an evening of live music at the legendary Club Groove N.Y.C. in Greenwich Village, on October 2nd, 2013. The Collective Latin Jazz Ensemble as well as The Collective Student Performance group played over 2 hours of live music bringing the crowd to it’s feet with some amazing performances. We put together a montage of the music played throughout the evening. Enjoy!

Featuring:

Michael Moorin, Ismael Baiz, Armando Muro, Claudia Hernandez, Ed Marshall, Al Sutton, Pauline Ellis, Beilu Zhao, Garrett Wulbrecht, Ron Farricco, Felix Dehmel, Santiago Arias, Hussein Velaides, Riccardo Belletta, Felipe Acero, Steven Crammer, Shinnosuke Iwasaki, Alex Mezgolits, and Natapong Pongsawapark.

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Summer Semester on August 16th, 2013. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on August 15th. Drummers Collective student, Monica Tannus is featured in this recital performing the song Circus. Congratulations to Monica for a job well done!

 

 

The Collective School of Music wrapped up the Summer Semester on August 16th, 2013. The Advanced Performance Program held final recitals on August 15th. Drummers Collective student, Thomas Devinko is featured in this recital. The song titles of the performance are:

1. Flim
2. Archaic
3. The Bendix
4. Brother October
5. Nostril Flair
6. Shade

Congratulations to Thomas for a job well done!

 

 

The Collective’s Summer Semester 2013 ended on August 16th. We had some great student recitals during the final week that we wanted to share. We put together a montage video of some of the recitals that took place during the final week. Congratulations to all of our students for a job well done!

 

 

The Collective Advanced Performance Program recital for the 2013 Spring Semester was held on May 30th. Each student in the program played the songs that they worked on all semester to finish out the program. This clip features bassist Tiago Garcia playing the track “Stolen Moments,” accompanied by:

Kim Plainfield (Drums)
Bob Quaranta (Piano)
Norbert Stachel (Sax)

 

 

The Collective Advanced Performance Program recital for the 2013 Spring Semester was held on May 30th. Each student in the program played the songs that they worked on all semester to finish out the program. This clip features drummer Jae-Jun Lee playing the track “Elevation,” accompanied by:

Bob Quaranta (Keys)
Francesco Beccaro (Bass)

 

 

The Collective Advanced Performance Program recital for the 2013 Spring Semester was held on May 30th. Each student in the program played the songs that they worked on all semester to finish out the program. This clip features drummer Jed Lam playing the track “Hum de Bump,” accompanied by:

Bob Quaranta (Keys)
Norbert Stachel (Sax)
Francesco Beccaro (Bass)
Santiago Arias (Guitar)
Armando Muro (Lead Vocals)
Felipe Acero (Timbales)

 

 

The Collective Advanced Performance Program recital for the 2013 Spring Semester was held on May 30th. Each student in the program played the songs that they worked on all semester to finish out the program. This clip features drummer Fabian Omobono playing the track “I keep forgettin,” accompanied by:

Bob Quaranta (Keys)
Norbert Stachel (Sax)
Francesco Beccaro (Bass)
Santiago Arias (Guitar)
Armando Muro (Lead Vocals)
Claudia Hernandez (Backing Vocals)

The Collective’s Spring Semester 2013 ended on May 31st. We had some great student recitals during the final week that we wanted to share. We put together a montage video of some of the recitals that took place during the final week. Congratulations to all of our students for a job well done!

The Collective Latin Jazz Ensemble and Student Performance Group live at the world famous Café Wha? in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York City. Featuring: Ismael Baiz, Felipe Acero, Thomas DeVinko, Felix Dehmel, Jonathan Tsang, Byron Zhao, Alex Mezgolits, Steven Crammer, Riccardo Belletta, Shinnosuke Iwasaki, Hussein Velaides, Santiago Arias, Armando Muro, Michael Moorin, Garrett Wulbrecht, Pauline Ellis, Al Sutton, and Domenico Rizzutto.

Directed by: Bob Quaranta.