Lolivone De La Rosa

Adjunct Instructor


Lolivone de la Rosa (July 7, 1993) is a guitarist, composer, producer and educator from Puerto Rico based in New York City. De la Rosa attended Berklee College of Music (‘21) on a full-tuition scholarship, where she pursued a dual-major in Contemporary Writing & Production and Guitar Performance. Shortly after graduating, she joined the Guitar Sessions faculty at Berklee to teach the Fretboard Harmony class. She will also join the NYU Clive Davis Institute Faculty this Fall 2022 to teach the Music Theory class. De la Rosa has been under the tutelage of Mick Goodrick, Tim Miller,Peter Bernstein, George Garzone, Terri Lyne Carrington and Fernando Mattina. De la Rosa holds a residency in the Lower East Side of NYC where she performs on a weekly basis. Her series has featured a stellar lineup including Edsel Gómez, Brian Charette, John Benítez, Pat Bianchi, Pablo Menares, Alvaro Benavides, Akiko Tsuruga, Marvin Diz, Juancho Herrera and many more. In the midst of the pandemic, de la Rosa created the Global Arts & Music Venue - a virtual performance platform. In January 2021 de la Rosa produced the 1st edition of the Global Arts & Music Venue Jazz Fest featuring John Patitucci, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lage Lund, Tom Oren, Larry Goldings, Peter Bernstein, Gilad Hekselman, Sullivan Fortner, Kenny Werner and Melissa Aldana. She has produced a series of masterclasses featuring Larry Goldings, George Coleman and Joe Farnsworth. De la Rosa is currently the Next Jazz Legacy Program Manager: a program that supports emerging women and non-binary artists in jazz; under the artistic directorship of Terri Lyne Carrington. De la Rosa holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering (Cum Laude) from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (‘17).