JMC Academy Music Masterclasses featuring Berklee College of Music Professors

JMC Academy are pleased to announce a series of Masterclasses featuring staff from JMC Academy and Berklee College of Music.

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Melbourne – Tuesday June 30th

Workshop  will be featuring: 
Rick Peckham, Professor of Guitar at Berklee College of Music and Internationally active jazz guitarist, composer, writer, and clinician 
Javier Parra – Admissions

1.30pm Welcome 
1.45pm Workshop I – Admissions Information Session - Javier Parra of Berklee College of Music.
2.15pm Break – Refreshments provided.
2.30pm Workshop II – Performance Masterclass - Harmonic Considerations in Improvisation. (Using chord scales so well that you don't sound as if you're using chord scales! Scalar and chordal approaches to general and specific harmonic situations) - Rick Peckham.
4.30pm Finish


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Brisbane – Tuesday June 30th

Workshop will be featuring:  
Don Gorder, chair and founder of the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music, perfomer (including performances with Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Lena Horne and Carl Fontana), and attourney emphasising in copyright and entertainment contracts.
Sam Skau – International programs.

1.00pm Welcome 
1.15pm Workshop I – Masterclass -  Business Basics for the Independent Musician (An overview of the basic business skills and knowledge all musicians must have 
to build a successful career) - Don Gorder.
2.45pm Berklee Information Session with Sam Skau.

3.30pm Break – Refreshments provided.
3.45pm Workshop II – JMC Academy Performance - with feedback from professors at Berklee College of Music and JMC Academy.

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Sydney – Wednesday 1st July

Workshop schedule:
10.30am Workshop I - Performance Masterclass - Harmonic Considerations in Improvisation. (Using chord scales so well that you don't sound as if you're using chord scales! Scalar and chordal approaches to general and specific harmonic situations) with Rick Peckham.

12.30pm Workshop IIMasterclass -  Business Basics for the Independent Musician     
(An overview of the basic business skills and knowledge all musicians must have 
to build a successful career) - Don Gorder.

1.30pm  Workshop III  - Performance Masterclass – Preparing for a professional performance including rehearsal techniques, stage craft, and performance anxiety management.
– Phil Scourgie, Rex Goh, Ben Ackland, Kemo Bunguric & Rick Peckham 

2.45 – 3.00pm – Break (refreshments provided)

3 - 4pm Berklee Information Session - Javier Parra

REGISTER FOR SYDNEY JULY 1st MASTERCLASS 

*NB: Sydney JMC Academy students will be sent an email to with special link to register for an exclusive student-only event on July 2nd.