Berklee Blogs from Athens

Berklee Office of Communications
December 10, 2010
Student Jen O'Shea takes a bouzouki lesson at the Phillippos Nakas Conservatory in Athens.
Photo by Rob Hochschild

The weather in Boston is edging towards frightful. . . but nine Berklee students are having a delightful time finishing their semester studying abroad at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory, the college's partner school in Athens. Follow Rob Hochschild, Berklee's associate director of editorial services, as he watches them try out the drums, observe politics, declare their majors, and expand their horizons. One revelation to start: Student guitarist Rick Carrizales said, "I've grown more as a musician this semester than the whole time at Berklee."

Read about the trip on Berklee Blogs.