Ned J. Rosenblatt currently holds the position of Professor in the Voice Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Rosenblatt holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and a Master’s Degree in Jazz Pedagogy from the Berklee College of Music and The Boston Conservatory.
Mr. Rosenblatt has taught/directed Chorus, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, String Ensemble, Orchestra, Show Choir, Composition, Arranging, and Music Technology. Mr. Rosenblatt has served as Director, Music Director, Vocal Coach, and Accompanist on numerous musicals. Mr. Rosenblatt founded and served as Director of All-Cape Theatrical Productions on Cape Cod (Massachusetts) which produced its final performance in July, 2004 with Mr. Rosenblatt's relocation to Sarasota, Florida, where he accepted the position of Music Department Chair at the Booker High School Visual and Performing Arts Center.
As a freelance musician and director, Mr. Rosenblatt has accompanied and arranged for the Connecticut Music Educator's Association Middle School Chorus, managed and accompanied the Massachusetts All-Cape and Islands Festival Chorus, founded and served as manager of the Massachusetts All-Cape and Islands Jazz Festival from 1999-2003, has served as a vocal coach, and has arranged for both instrumental and vocal ensembles in the Jazz, Classical, Pop, Contemporary, and Broadway Show idioms. Mr. Rosenblatt has served as Director of the Vermont Music Educator Association District VI Festival Jazz Choir, All-Cape and Islands Jazz Festival Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Festival Chorus, Maine All-State Vocal Jazz Choir and the New Jersey All-State Jazz Choir. Mr. Rosenblatt frequently serves as an adjudicator for Classical, Jazz and Show Choir festivals.
Mr. Rosenblatt's high school Vocal Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Ensembles have won numerous awards including thirteen wins at the highly acclaimed Berklee Jazz Festival (Boston, MA), have been featured on television, have performed at the Massachusetts and Florida All-State Conferences, as well as the Arts Schools Network Conference. Mr. Rosenblatt's Berklee Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble has performed at the 2016 American Choral Directors Eastern Division Conference (ACDA) and 2014 and 2020 Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conferences. Mr. Rosenblatt’s Berklee Vocal Jazz Ensembles have won numerous awards from the DownBeat Student Music Awards competition.