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Global Groove





 
  In November 2011, President Brown (front row, second from the right) and members of the Berklee team hosted an alumni reception in Beijing, China. The team conducted clinics, auditions, and interviews in Beijing and Shanghai.
 
  Also in November, faculty members from Conservatorio Souza Lima in São Paulo, Brazil, jammed with Berklee musicians. From the left: pianist Herculez Gomes, saxophonist Vitor Alcantara, trombonist Jason Camelio, and bassist Michael Farquharson
  Cristiane Cunha
 
  Multikultivator, a non-profit arts and culture organization in Belgrade, Serbia, sponsored a week of Berklee clinics, concerts, and auditions and interviews at the Stankovic Music High School in Belgrade.
  Vladimir Djordjevic
 
  During a visit to KM Conservatory in Chennai, India, students and Berklee faculty members received a lesson in Sufi music from tabla master Rajesh Dhavale (right).
  Pearly Lee
 
  Berklee team members spent a week holding auditions, offering clinics, and hosting an alumni reception at Berklee's network partner Seoul Jazz Academy in Seoul, South Korea. From the left: Scott Free, Pearly Lee, Becca Blacker, Kurt Biederwolf, Greg Badolato, and Don Gorder
  Jung-Bae Kim

Berklee has developed strong ties with music communities in many parts of the world, and our connections with Western Europe and Latin America are particularly well established. In seeking to enhance and develop our relationships elsewhere around the world, we've held events in various locations, including Amman, Belgrade, Beijing, Shanghai, Mumbai, Chennai, and elsewhere. The results have been especially positive and have created new musical and educational interchanges and opportunities for young musicians from these locations to attend Berklee.

The following pictorial shows some of the events conducted around the world this past fall. And as we continue to visit locations across the globe in 2012, keep an eye on the Berklee events calendar at www.berklee.edu/admissions/general/audition_dates.html.