May Peters Resume

      December 1998 Diploma Teacher Spanish 2º Tilburg, the Netherlands
May 1991 Diploma Trombone Jazz, student of mr. Bart van Lier at the Conservatory of Hilversum (Amsterdam)- the Netherlands
May 1987 Diploma Electronic Organ (supplement. Keyboard/ Synthesizer) Conservatory of Maastricht- the Netherlands
May 2012 Interamericana University- Puerto Rico,:History of Puerto Rico, History of the USA, Special Educaction of the
Exceptional Child

June 20, 2013 Release of her CD "Tributo de Tambor y Trombón en Clave de Mujer
Boricua', arranged and produced by Eric Figueroa
November 2012-present Workshops and arranger Caribbean Music, brassquintet,saxensembl
October 2011 Workshops Caribbean Music, her project with latin big band
Fiesta Latina, Estonia Workhop of Puerto Rican music (plena) with the State Wind
ensemble of Tyva, Siberia-Rusia
August 2011 ‘Jazz 100 por 35’ program of the Puerto Rican Songbook with Edgar Abraham- Teatro Beckett, Río Piedras (PR)
March 2011-present 'de la Rumba a la bohemia’ progam with singersongwriter
Ivania Zayas
February-present musical director of all Femal salsa group GPS Puerto Rico
May- July 2010 Director and arranger of the Caribbean project with Wind
Ensemble Philomena – Haelen- Holland, Vijverfeesten
January ‘10 Workshops Caribbean music with ‘Fanfare’Neer - Holland
June - 2009 Summer clases teacher Music Botanic Garden Puerto Rico
May 2009 ‘Da Jazz in Me’ from Anastacia Larmonie, St Martin (DA)
May 2009 guest at the 55 Aniversario Sonora Ponceña, Puerto Rico
Sept- Nov ’08 Musical director, arranger Fiesta Latina , project with
Fanfare Concordia and Big Band,Ittervoort,the Netherlands
September – November ’08 Guest director of Coro Vocante, Latin-American repertoire.
February –May ’08 Workshops and lectures at the the International School
Curaçao, Musicians Association and Music School Cornelia,
May Jazz Festival Curacao, Coco Gré Gré Big Band
February- July 2008 1st trombonist of the National Orchestra Curacao
February –July 2008 trombonist and arranger for Cuban Express, Son CC Curacao
February- July 2008 director Musical Poject Kinderoorden Brakke Put Curacao
January 2008 Tumba Festival 2008 Curacao
August 2007 the Ramblers, Holland
November 2005-August 2006 New Orleans Syncopators - Holland
June 2005 Jazz Festival de Klapeida-Litouwen, Ronald
Snijders Extended Band
December 2004 Pleneros del Quinto Olivo, William Cepeda Ensemble Conservatory San Juan Puerto Rico
October 2004 Jazz Festival de Cayenne- French Guyana with Ronald Snijders Extended Band
2002- present Agency ‘Coquí Promotions’ for salsa orchestras e.o. from Venezuela: Kimbiza and Orquesta Son Risa y Grupo Sabroso.
1992 – present trombonist Kimbiza (Venezuela) featuring Yma América
January 2001-October 2003 Musical director of la Big Band Swinging Sounds Hoevelaken- the Netherlands
January- March 2001 Commercial director of the Surinam Foundation ‘Black Straight Music’ of flute player Ronald Snijders
September 2000-August 2006 trombonist with Ronald Snijders Extended Band’ (North Sea Jazz Festival –the Netherlands, Moers Festival –Germany, French Guyana etc. ; see
March 2000-2001 “Mieke Giga’s New Swing Show” (Big Band of singer M. Stemerdink)
May- December 2000 Fra Fra Sound “Kaseko Revisited” Project y Fela Kuti “Black
August 2000 Orchestra of Venezuelan singer Trina Medina,
tour through the Netherlands
September 1999 Lucas van Merwijk & his Cubop City Big Band
tour to the Dutch Antilles
May 1998 Workshops and concerts as the musical director of the Big Band of the Music Academy of Gauteng, in Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa invited by the Royal Dutch Embassy.
December 1996- 1998 Musical director, arranger of Big Band Beeg, Grevenbicht, the Netherlands. ( Fiesta Latina)
March 1996-2000 trombonist (tenor and bass trombone, singer) Glenn Miller Memorial Orchestra (France, Tunisia)
January –February 1996 Tour of five weeks the ‘Viking Line’ (Cruises) from
Sweden to Finland with Perfume de Salsa (Leticia y su Rumba Dama).
April 1995- present Free-lance trombonist in different orchestras ( Midland Big Band, Lucas van Merwijk & his Cubop City Big Band:
New Cool Collective, The Jazz Orchestra of the Royal Concert Gebouw)
February- March 1995 Her Jazz quartet, Curacao.
January 1994 and 1995 Trombonist (1º ) and copyist Tumba Festival , Curacao.
July 1992- present Javier Plaza y Orquesta Son Risa and Javier Plaza y
Grupo Sabroso from Venezuela
1992 Tour to Italy, France and the Netherlands with singer
Orlando Watusi
1991- 2000 trombonist (tenor/bass and singer) of the Glen

Updated:  June 28, 2013

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