Pablo Ziegler meets Berklee
About Pablo Ziegler Academy
Pablo Ziegler has been coaching the most authentic way to play Nuevo Tango, Jazz Tango, Post-Piazzolla and beyond, which include the music of Astor Piazzolla and Pablo Ziegler, to numerous professional musicians throughout his career with an extensive experience he had first hand as the original member of Astor Piazzolla Quintet from 1978 to 1989.
Having performed with world-renowned classical artists including Emanuel Ax, Christopher O'Riley (Award recipient of Van Cliburn), Kevin Kenner (Winner of Chopin Competition) and the orchestras including Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Metropol Orkest, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, he has been contributing to coach high-end performers to play Nuevo Tango and Post-Piazzolla music worldwide.
As part of his coaching, he has been invited to prestigious music schools including New England Conservatory, Eastman School of Music, Berklee School of Music, Indiana University, Brandeis University, Yale University, Tokyo School of Music, Senzoku Music School among others.
In 2011, Pablo Ziegler Academy was established to coach musicians and the first masterclass was taken placed in Japan and it celebrated the first summer intensive course in 2015.
The participants are qualified musicians of any instrumentations who are carefully selected through the audition process and will receive direct coaching by Maestro Ziegler. It is one of the only opportunities to learn the style of Nuevo Tango that was established by Astor Piazzolla Quintet that Maestro participated over a decade in their golden era.
Dream lesson for
Students from music conservatory or musician or ensemble performing professionally. For performers, any instruments are accepted from the piano, guitar, sax, clarinet, bandoneon, strings, chamber ensemble, youth orchestra, and more. For composers, we accept a wide variety of genres of composition from classical, contemporary, jazz, tango, to pop.
The duration is 45 min for solo and 60 min for group lessons (including duos)
We accept a limited number of students due to Mr. Ziegler's composition schedule. Please note that you will be asked to provide the following information during the application process.
- Audio sample (Youtube video or mp3)
- Tell us about your passion for Nuevo Tango and Post-Piazzolla by Piazzolla and Ziegler
- A repertoire of nuevo tango if any
The lesson will be conducted via Skype or Zoom.
Please download the application in advance to start the course in a smooth manner.