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Jazz/Rock/Pop Department


Jazz/Rock/Pop Department - Core Philosophy

Jazz/Rock/Pop Department Chair - Ed Sorrentino
Jazz/Rock/Pop Department Co-Chair - Ed Sorrentino Jazz/Rock/Pop Department Co-Chair - Ed Broms

South Shore Conservatory’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Department offers the very best in Jazz/ Rock music education including lessons and classes in Latin, funk, blues, and contemporary styles.  Our programs and ensembles expose teen through adult students to jazz and rock standards, as well as contemporary charts, and provide a rich history of rock music from which any student can draw.  Students experiment with improvisation throughout the range of course offerings. Ensemble playing is a featured part of our curriculum.

Jazz/Rock/Department Faculty




Open Mic Night
Open Mic schedule - 2015-2016
October 23: Hingham, November 20: Duxbury, February 5: Duxbury, April 8: Hingham

SSC Rock bands at
New World Tavern, Plymouth
Sunday, May 1, 4-8 PM‏

Jazz/Rock/Pop Department - Class Offerings

Rock Band
Members of the JRP Dept.
Play and perform your favorite tunes with a full rock band!

Check out some videos from our 2013 Rock Camp!

Pop/Rock Vocal Tech

A class for singers age 13+

Adult Jazz Workshop NEW!

What is Jazz?: Jazz Appreciation NEW!

Honors Ensembles
Advanced students in the Honors Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and Jazz/Rock Ensembles are chosen by audition.

Saturday,April 8, 4:30-9:00 pm
One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

JRP Day activities include a rhythm event jam, followed by a workshop/performance on World Music and Collective Improvisation with bassist/composer Mike Rivard.

Informative breakout sessions include: Singer/Songwriting with award-winning indie singer-songwriter Hannah Christianson; Recording, Session Work and Touring with producer/engineer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jon Chi; Pop Vocal Styles and techniques with SSC voice faculty member Meredith Borden; and a new music technology petting zoo with Berklee professor Loudon Stearns.

The event concludes with a pizza break and blues jam for all participants.

For more information about this event, contact JRP co-chair Ed Broms at or 781-749-7565, ext. 45.

Meredith Borden Jon Chi Hannah Christianson Mike Rivard Loudon Stearns

JRP Spotlight Festival
Hingham: June 15, 6-9 pm

Jazz/Rock/Pop Department Faculty

  Meredith Borden Ed Broms Ed Broms Emily Browder Melville Erik Caldarone Jimmy Craven
  Meredith Borden
Ed Broms
Emily Browder Melville
Erik Caldarone
Jimmy Craven
Anthony Geraci Trevor Kellum John McCarthy Elan Mehler David Moorhead Andrew Moreschi
Anthony Geraci
Trevor Kellum
John McCarthy
Elan Mehler, piano David Moorhead, guitar Andrew Moreschi Trumpet
Lorna Jane Norris Chris Rathbun Ted Sajdyk Ed Sorrentino Jesse Stiglich John Vanderpool
Lorna Jane Norris
Chris Rathbun
bass guitar
Ted Sajdyk
Ed Sorrentino
Co- Chair
Jesse Stiglich
John Vanderpool

Tuition Assistance

Financial aid is available for those who can document financial need.
Financial Aid deadlines and application.