Jerry's most recent work:
Ongoing composition seminars for the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (asmac.org, 2020 - 2021)
Producer and conductor for string session at WGBH Fraser/Boston for former Arab Idol judge and pop Middle Eastern producer Hassan El Shaffei. Netflix Middle East (December 2020).
Created string arrangements and conducted for Berklee College of Music faculty member pianist/writer Olivia Collellmir. Boston performance (January 2020)
Created string arrangements and conducted for Jorge Perez and his Madrid, Spain based group, Patax, Boston performance (November 2019)
Created symphonic treatments of "Mazur," "Faenza," "Waiting For The Call" and "Elven Dance" for bassist Lech Wieleba and his Polish-German jazz quartet Poetic Jazz. Performed by Poetic Jazz and Polska Filharmonia Sinfonia Baltica in Slupsk, Poland (September 2014). Additional performances in Gdansk and Lodz, Poland (2015 & 2016)
World premier of "Tangarablé" scored for string quartet plus flute, clarinet, bassoon and percussion (February 2014)
Producer and conductor of string session at WGBH Boston for Arab Idol judge Hassan El Shaffei. This music is used in the Saudi Arabian TV series, "Sultana." (April 2013)
World premier of "Musings" scored for three violins, cello, flute and clarinet (February 2013)
World premier of "The Other Side" scored for harp, 5 - string violin, acoustic bass, flute and oboe (February 2012)
Presented writing seminars at Conservatorie Luisa D’Annunzio in Pescara, Italy. Topics ranged from writing for small ensembles to large ensembles and contemporary composition (2010)
Composed and produced music tracks for Nestle’s “Wonk Your Room” web campaign. Duties included the creation and production of demonstration tracks, meeting with client, contracting and coordinating all players and studios in the project, presenting final mastered tracks to client (2007)
Professor, Berklee College of Music (1993-present)
Duties include instruction in writing within a variety of styles and instrumentation, producing student projects and overseeing student productions. Additional duties include contracting players for various recording ensembles and directed studies in the Contemporary Writing and Production department; member of the CWP Curriculum Committee.