South Shore Conservatory presents JRP Day: Guitar Summit! – South Shore Conservatory’s (SSC) Jazz/Rock/Pop (JRP) department presents its third annual JRP Day, themed Guitar Summit! on Saturday, April 28, 1:30 to 6:30 pm at its Duxbury campus at 64 St. George Street.  The event is free and open to the public.

JRP Day 2018 showcases two legendary guitarists and their bands, Jon Finn of Jon Finn Group and Jon Catler of 13 O’Clock Blues Band, making for a day of guitar madness and performances that no guitarist or musician should miss!

Finn will be joined by SSC faculty members Juli Morgan on guitar, and Ed Broms on keys, supported by Berklee faculty member Joe Santerre on bass, and Larry Finn on drums. Jon Catler is joined by SSC voice faculty member Meredith “Babe” Borden, with Timo Shanko on bass, and Skip Fischer on drums.

Other events of the day include a workshop by award-winning blues pianist and SSC faculty member Anthony Geraci, a rhythm event led by SSC faculty member Ed Sorrentino, a chance to check out SSC’s two amazing new Chapman Sticks, and an invitational performance by JRP students and bands reprising some of the best JRP performances of the year.

For more information about this event, contact JRP co-chair Ed Broms at or 781-749-7565, ext. 45. For more information about South Shore Conservatory, visit or find them on Facebook.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4,000 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore.

Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play.

SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781) 749-7565, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, (781) 934-2731, and 135 Webster Street, Hanover, (781) 421-6162. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.