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Berard, Michael

 

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Part-time Instructor
 
Contact Information:
Tel: 514-848-2424 ext. 4559
Email: berardm@videotron.ca
Office: GM 500-42
 
Michael has studied in New York with guitarist Gene Bertoncini, in Boston with Mick Goodrick and in Montreal with trumpeter Charles Ellison and pianist Art Roberts. Michael has performed with international artists such as Cleo Laine / John Dankworth, Don Thompson, Nathalie Choquette, David Pomeranz and under conductor Erich Kunzel with the NAC Orchestra. Locally he has performed and recorded with many Montreal jazz artists.
 
Michael's first CD, "Good News," is a collection of original compositions and favorite standards. "Little Voices," is Michael's second CD under his own name. Michael can also be heard on over 20 CD's including Toronto jazz singer George Evans, Frederic de Granpre, the Valentino Orchestra and Dianne Nalini. Michael teaches jazz guitar, improvisation, jazz harmony and arranging at Concordia University.
 
For more information, visit Michael's website.
 
 

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