Jacinta  

composer 

singer-songwriter

guitarist

BIO

 

Jacinta Clusellas is a composer, singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New York City. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jacinta brings together South American folklore, jazz and chamber music, in the context of songs influenced by poems, literature and nature from South America. 

 

Her bilingual musical AZUL was programmed at the 2020 National Music Theatre Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, the NAMT 33rd Annual Festival of New Musicals, and received the 2022 NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theatre, previously developed at New York Theatre Workshop, BRIC, The Drama League, Tofte Lake Center, Catwalk Art Institute and the Prelude Festival. 

 

In New York City, Jacinta has performed at SIX on Broadway as a guitarist, at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub, The Great Hall at Cooper Union, Americas Society/Council of the Americas, La MaMa Theatre, Le Poisson Rouge, Rockwood Music Hall, Musical Theatre Factory, The Sultan Room, Women of Color on Broadway and more. Jacinta’s debut album El Pájaro Azul was released in NYC, and published in Japan under the record label Inpartmaint Inc. Her second album is being produced by West One Music (London, UK) recorded in NYC and Buenos Aires, and will be released in the summer of 2022.

 

Jacinta has toured the US as a composer, songwriter, performer and resident artist. Selected: South by Southwest [SXSW] (Austin, TX), Lanesboro Arts (Jerome Foundation, MN), Audacious Raw Theatre (MN), Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (WY) Good Hart Artist Residency (MI).  Internationally, she has toured her music throughout Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Canada, Greece and Italy. Jacinta has also worked as an arranger for Grammy award-winning artists Alejandro Sanz (Berklee Performance Center) and A.R. Rahman (Boston Symphony Hall).

 

Jacinta is a Teaching Artist at the New York Philharmonic, where she develops programs and teaches for the Very Young Composers Program, and has served as a mentor at Lincoln Center’s Music Across Borders program and Passport To The Arts program. Jacinta is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music in the Contemporary Writing and Production department.

A NEW BILINGUAL MUSICAL

BOOK by Melis Aker and Tatiana Pandiani

MUSIC by Jacinta Clusellas

LYRICS by Jacinta Clusellas 

with additional lyrics by Tatiana Pandiani and Melis Aker

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A. R. Rahman Meets Berklee - Chaiyya Chaiyya (3 of 16)
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A. R. Rahman Meets Berklee - Chaiyya Chaiyya (3 of 16)

Grammy and Academy award winning composer, A. R. Rahman performed with, and was paid tribute to, by Berklee College of Music at Symphony Hall, Boston, on October 24, 2014. The repertoire for the concert spanned Mr. Rahman's illustrious discography of over 25 years. We are delighted to release all 16 pieces presented at the concert featuring 109 performers from 32 countries representing The Berklee Indian Ensemble, The Berklee World String Ensemble, and Boston University's Indian dance troupe, BU Bhangra. This concert was produced by Annette Philip, Artistic Director of Berklee India Exchange. Chaiyya Chaiyya A. R. Rahman string arr. Jacinta Clusellas Soloists: Ishita Sinha, Aseem Suri Performers: Berklee Indian Ensemble Annette Philip: director Shilpa Ananth: vocals Sanjeeta Bhattacharya: vocals Dhruv Goel: vocals Vasundhara Gupta: vocals Rohith Jayaraman: vocals Harshitha Krishnan: vocals Nalini Krishnan: vocals Joakim Molander: vocals Armeen Musa: vocals Kanika Patawari: vocals Purvaa Sampath: vocals Ishita Sinha: vocals Harini Srinivasa Raghavan: vocals Aseem Suri: vocals Adriel Tjokrosaputro: vocals Sanchitha Wickremesooriya: vocals Trinayan Baruah: vocals Salil Bhayani: vocals Malavika Das: vocals Ava Dudani: vocals Nicolas Emden: vocals Christopher Kazarian: vocals Annalisa Lombardo: vocals Malwina Masternak: vocals Wambura Mitaru: vocals Zoya Mohan: vocals Paola Munda: vocals Lydia Renold: vocals Gretchen Schadebrodt: vocals Ashwin Shenoy: vocals Sahana Simha: vocals Pankhuri Singhal: vocals Chantal Tribble: vocals McKain Webb-Lakey: vocals Yazhi Guo: flute, suona, dizi Layth Al Rubaye: violin Harini Srinivasa Raghavan: violin Sashank Navaladi: sarod Fares Btoush: oud Jacy Anderson: guitar Aleif Hamdan: guitar Shubh Saran: guitar David Milazzo: alto saxophone Edmar Colon: tenor saxophone Samuel Morrison: baritone saxophone Josh Shpak: trumpet Michael Wang: trombone Annette Philip: piano Cheng Lu: keyboard Achal Murthy: bass Daniel Gonzalez: electronic drum sound Kaushlesh Purohit: tabla, percussion Ranajoy Das: drums Joe Galeota Jr.: percussion Patrick Simard: drums, percussion M.T. Aditya Srinivasan: tabla, kanjira Vignesh Venkataraman: mridangam Berklee World Strings Ensemble Eugene Friesen: conductor Na Young Baik: first violin Sarah Hubbard: first violin Sumaia Martins: first violin Stefano Melillo Melendez: first violin Kathleen Parks: first violin Tim Reynolds: first violin Carlos Silva: first violin Yeji Yoon: first violin Ludovica Burtone: second violin Elise Boeur: second violin Adrianna Ciccone: second violin Sadie E. Currey: second violin Carolyn Kendrick: second violin Rosy Timms: second violin Tsung-Yuan Lee: second violin Choeun Kim: viola Brendan Klippel: viola Gerson Eguiguren Martinez: viola Dan Lay: viola John Smith: viola Max Wolpert: viola Steph Dye: cello Marta Roma: cello Keizo Yoshioka: cello Adrian Zemor: cello Nathaniel Sabat: bass Matthew Witler: mandolin Mairi Chaimbeul: harp Allegra Cramer: harp Ganavya Doraiswamy: dancer Special appearance by Boston University student dancers of BU Bhangra Arrangements Matthew Nicholl, string arrangements, and orchestral parts preparation Recorded live at Boston’s Symphony Hall Rob Rose: executive producer Tom Riley: executive producer Annette Philip: artistic director/producer Clint Valladares: artist relations/co producer Mirek Vana: co producer Dave Wentling: production manager Steve Colby: sound engineer Kaushlesh Purohit: audio mixing Jonathan Wyner: audio mastering Reggie Lofton: video producer Thistle Communications: video production Nicole Egidio: editor For more information on Berklee India Exchange, please visit berklee.edu/india #berklee #berkleecollegeofmusic