Berklee Student

Matias Rengel

Berklee Student
Boston, MA
Member since 2011

About Me

Matias Rengel is a musician from Tucuman, Argentina. He is a Berklee Scholarship Recipient, composer, arranger, teacher, studio musician and writer.

He has released a book a called “A Successful Guide for a Guitar Audition at the World’s Best Music College”, where he talks about how to prepare for a Berklee Guitar Audition. He is also the author of the book called “Licks for Everyone”, which includes 299 Guitar Licks + 10 Backing Tracks. He has recorded more than 90 videos for the website LeadGuitarGurus.com

He has been a Music Teacher since 2004, offering lessons on Guitar Techniques, Harmony, Arrangement, Composition, Ear training, Sight Reading, Solfege and Improvisation. He has recently become a World Teacher by accepting students from all over the world via webcam.

He has toured and recorded with his own groups, where he enjoyed writing and performing his original compositions; ranging in style from Jazz, Funk, Blues, and Fusion, to Rock, Reggae, Progressive Rock, Latin Music and Electronic, among many others.

He has been a Full-Time Musician for a long time, available as a Teacher, Session Guitarist, Composer, Arranger and Band Member.

Experience & Education

Current

  • Guitarist for One Way Circus Single "The Hunt"
    January 2012 to Present (over 5 years)

    Produced, recorded and mixed my bands single "The Hunt". It can be listened on facebook.com/onewaycircus

  • Guitar Instructor & Owner for Guitar Vlogger
    June 2011 to Present (over 6 years)

    Giving free guitar video lessons everyday.

Past

  • Composition for Berklee Story Tellers Concert
    December 2011 to April 2012 (4 months)

    My composition "Truth" for my band One Way Circus was selected for Berklee "Story Tellers" Concert to be performed on April 2012

  • Producer, Recording Engineer and Mixer for Jhonatan Szpekman "Singing for You" single.
    December 2011 to December 2011 (less than a month)

    Produced, recorded and mixed Jhonatan Szpekman single "Singing for You". Recorded Solo as well.

  • Guitarist for One Way Circus Show at Berklee Cafeteria
    December 2011 to December 2011 (less than a month)

    My band was selected for a Berklee Caf Show. We played a 45 minutes set with original compositions by Jhonatan Szpekman and me.

  • Guitarist for One Way Circus single for MP&E Class
    September 2011 to December 2011 (3 months)

    My band was selected by an MP&E student to be produced and record one single. We chose to record a song named "The Beginning"; music composed by Matias T. Rengel and lyrics by Jhonatan Szpekman.

  • Guitar Player for Berklee Singer's Night Fall 2011
    September 2011 to November 2011 (2 months)

    Selected as Guitarist for Berklee Singer's Night 2011, BPC. Player for more than 10 top Berklee Singers.

  • Guitarist for MP&E class with George Massenburg
    October 2011 to October 2011 (less than a month)

    My band One Way Circus, selected to record a single for an MP&E class with George Massenburg.

  • Guitarist for One Way Circus Demo
    August 2011 to August 2011 (less than a month)

    Guitarist and Composer for One Way Circus, a Boston based rock band. 3 songs demo recorded at Rear Window Studio.

  • Guitarist for Bianca Raquel EP
    July 2011 to July 2011 (less than a month)

    Electric Guitar for Bianca Raquel EP.

  • Guitar Player for Chantale Sterling at "I am a Kreyol" (fundraising event for Haiti)
    June 2011 to June 2011 (less than a month)

    Guitar Player for Chantale Sterling at "I am a Kreyol"(fundraising event for Haiti).

  • Online Instructor for Skype Guitar Lessons
    March 2008 to April 2011 (over 3 years)

    Skype Guitar Instructor for students all over the world, offering lessons for guitar techniques, harmony, arrangement, composition, ear training, sight reading, solfege and improvisation.

  • Writer for Licks for Everyone
    March 2011 to March 2011 (less than a month)

    Author of the book "Licks for Everyone", which includes 299 guitar licks + 10 backing tracks.

  • 3rd Place for PetrucciFever Contest
    March 2010 to March 2010 (less than a month)

    Got the 3rd Place for PetrucciFever Guitar Contest.

  • Writer for Berklee Audition Guide
    February 2010 to February 2010 (less than a month)

    Author of the book "A Successful Guide for a Guitar Audition at the World's Best Music College", which helps you give a perfect audition for Berklee.

  • Guitar Instructor for LeadGuitarGurus.com
    January 2010 to January 2010 (less than a month)

    Recorded more than 90 videos for the website LeadGuitarGurus.com

  • Session Guitarist for Gustavo Isaguirre
    July 2009 to July 2009 (less than a month)

    Session Guitarist for Gustavo Isaguirre EP.

  • Session Guitarist for Cabala Ska
    July 2007 to July 2007 (less than a month)

    Recorded some guitar solos for Cabala Ska, an Argentine ska band.

Education

  • 3rd Semester in Music Production and Engineering at Berklee College of Music
    2011 to 2012 (1 years)