The Kennedy Center

Mahidol University School of Music


This program features jazz faculty representatives from Mahidol University School of Music, Thailand's most prestigious music conservatory, and one of the most highly respected music schools in Southeast Asia.  The faculty ensemble includes Jazz Department Chair Darin Pantoomkomol (piano), Noppadol Tirataradol (bass instructor), Krit Buranavitayawut (sax instructor), and David Parente (drum instructor).  Individually and collectively, the faculty ensemble members have toured extensively and played with internationally-renowned jazz artists such as Randy Brecker, Antonio Hart, Jakob Dinesen, Terumasa Hino,Tiger Okoshi, Randy Johnston, Jay Anderson, Lewis Nash, Pat Harbison, Fabrizio Bosso, Peter King, and others.  Mr. Pantoomkomol, Mr. Tirataradol, and Mr. Buranavitayawut are also part of Pomelo Town, Thailand's premier jazz combo.

Upcoming Performances

Video 4/30/2019: Mahidol University School of Music

A quartet of jazz faculty from Thailand’s renowned Mahidol University School of Music comes to the Millennium Stage to close out  Jazz Appreciation Month. 
Presented in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities “Sister Cities” grant program and DC Jazz Jam.