Student Spotlight

What’s it like to study here? Our Student Spotlight series asks current students all about their Berklee experience.

Student Spotlight: JahQuan Richards

The saxophonist and performance major discusses finding his voice, analyzing improvisational solos, and taking inspiration from multi-instrumentalist Adam Blackstone.

Student Spotlight: Carolin Bohnemann

The Berklee Valencia graduate student talks about the benefits of taking risks, her passion for creating musical moments, and previews INOCON 2023, a music and tech conference held in Valencia.

Student Spotlight: Rachel Pac

The music education major talks about her passion for teaching, a podcast she started as a result of a class project, and her mentor, the late faculty member Jarritt Sheel.

Student Spotlight: Xingyao Xue

The marimba player and performance major talks about her growing interest in jazz and composition as well as her love of performance.

Student Spotlight: Simón Martínez

The pianist and professional music major talks about his musical journey from Ecuador to Berklee, learning to be less competitive, and finding inspiration in cozy environments.