May Peters

Trombonist San Juan, Puerto Rico 70 Followers

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May Peters Jun 12, 2014

Studies: Conservatory Electric Organ in Maastricht - the Netherlands, Conservatory Trombone Jazz (Jazz & 'Popular Music') with Bart van Lier in Hilversum - the Netherlands
Teacher Spanish second grade Fontys Hogeschool (University) Tilburg. Trombone player (tenor and bass), organist, arranger and director, studiomusician. Teacher Jazz Trombone y Caribbean Music at Conservatory of Music in Puerto Rico 2006-2007, Jazz Combos, assistent director Big Band y Afro-Caribbean Ensemble.

May played in twenty two countries (from Holland: The Cubop City Big Band; from Surinam/Holanda: Ronald Snijders Extended Band; from Puerto Rico: Elías Lopés, Plena Libre, Eddie Santiago; in Curaçao: the Festival di Tumba, Jazz Festival, and many more) She gave workshops and lectures in the Caribbean, the United States, Europe and South Africa. May is a correspondent for www.caribemagazine.nl representing Puerto Rico and the music of Curaçao, and a reviewer for the Antillean Newspaper. In July 2009 her new book Música Maestra 'brieven uit San Juan' (letters from San Juan) appeared.
Since 2006 she lives in Puerto Rico and the Netherlands, where she working on different musical projects. In May 2012 she finished 3 courses at the Interamericana University: History of Puerto Rico, History of the USA and 'Special education for the exceptional child'.

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