Sebastian Fuentes

Sebastian is a Chilean jazz guitarist, composer, and educator based in Boston. Between 2006 and 2007, he won national guitar competitions in Chile. In 2012, he graduated in composition from the Modern School of Music in Santiago, Chile. At the Modern School, he was also a professor and taught courses such as History of Music, Guitar, Counterpoint, and Music Theory, among others.

Sebastián has played in important international jazz festivals such as the Panama Jazz Festival, Chile Jazz for la Paz, Chileuropa Jazz Festival, and the Las Condes International Festival, among others. In 2021, he graduated with a degree in Jazz Performance and Composition from Berklee College of Music. In 2022, he earned his master’s degree in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. At Berklee, he has studied with world-class jazz players such as Tim Miller, Mick Goodrick, Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, Dave Liebman, George Garzone, Terri Lyne Carrington, Ben Street, Chico Pinheiro, and Marco Pignataro, among others.