Berna Music School
All About Me
Hello, my name is Delbert Bernabela I'm a saxophonist and I love what I do and it makes me so happy to be able to share my passion with others. Since starting as a professional Music Teacher in 1988, I’ve been privileged to see so many students discover their natural skills and abilities and reach results they never dreamed were possible. If that sounds like something you’d like to explore, get in touch.
Born on the island of Aruba. After high school he attended Berklee College of music, Boston USA. In 1984 he graduated with a bachelor's degree in professional music.
Guest lecturer Coe College Cedar Rapids USA
Masterclasses Buffalo Grove High School Chicago USA.
Masterclass during St. Lucia Jazz festival
Immediately after college Delbert began working in several showbands in various hotels restaurants on his native island.
With a performance career spanning over wel over 30 years Delbert has appeared with, The Aruba Art Ensemble, Cuarteto Clave Jazz, Arturo Sandoval, Dutch Swing College Band, Cubop bigband, De Nederlands Blazers Ensemble, Kirk Whalum, Roy Hargrove, Abel Marcel the multiple tours in the USA, Venezuela and Europe. Delbert plays a fusion of afro Caribbean traditions and jazz