International News

Berklee India Exchange Takes Prog Rock Clinics to Mumbai and Bengaluru

July 20, 2017

Progressive rock enthusiasts in Mumbai and Bengaluru enjoyed intensive two-day workshops this May at the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics conducted by the Berklee India Exchange.

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Four Berklee on the Road Alumni Share Their Journeys from Puerto Rico to Boston

June 16, 2017

For 22 years, the Berklee on the Road (BOR) program has attracted some of Puerto Rico's best musicians and provided a roadmap, as well as scholarships, to those who wished to attend Berklee College of Music someday. Take a look at four people who did just that. 

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Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest 2017

Dedicated to Danilo Pérez, Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Features Alumni, Students, and Faculty

May 25, 2017

This year’s Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest was dedicated to Danilo Pérez, the Grammy-winning artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and featured several Berklee alumni while incorporating opportunities for students.

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Berklee Latino Names Stagnaro Executive Director, Announces Colombia and Ecuador Events

May 4, 2017

Berklee College of Music has appointed four-time Grammy-winning bassist and professor Oscar Stagnaro as executive director of Berklee Latino, the college’s Spanish-language program, and announces upcoming events in Bogotá, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador.

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UNESCO Artist for Peace to Visit Berklee's Valencia Campus and Perform in Casa Árabe Concert

March 1, 2017

The Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) and Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, will join Casa Árabe in celebrating its 10 anniversary at a concert featuring Iraqi composer and oud virtuoso Naseer Shamma on March 12 at Madrid's Teatros de Canal. 

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Applications Open for 2017 Berklee on the Road in Puerto Rico

February 24, 2017

The Berklee on the Road in Puerto Rico program has opened the registration process for its workshops to be held May 23-28, at the Carolina School of Fine Arts. For the first time this year students aspiring to have a career in music will have the opportunity to earn a college credit.

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Pablo Munguía

Pablo Munguía: Making Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Sound Great

February 5, 2017

What goes into producing the world's most watched musical event, the Super Bowl Halftime Show? Pablo Munguía, multi-Emmy-winning program director at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain campus and 1997 alumnus, discusses the nature of his intense live audio work on his 11th Super Bowl.

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Akon, Joel Katz, and Others Bring a Bit of Berklee to Gabon

January 10, 2017

Hit hip-hop artist, songwriter, and producer Akon, Afrobeat sensation Davido, and prominent entertainment attorney Joel Katz speak at a Berklee on the Road program in Libreville, Gabon.

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Student Band Sleeping Lion Finds Unexpected Fan Base in China

December 22, 2016

Sleeping Lion, a band comprising Berklee students Nathan Flaks and Noah Longworth McGuire, performed for a full auditorium at Dulwich College in Suzhou, China, and toured the country as part of an ongoing partnership with music institutions in China.

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Berklee Invites Students to First-Year Study Abroad Program in Valencia, Spain

December 13, 2016

Berklee will offer entering undergraduate students the opportunity to begin their degree or diploma studies at its campus in Valencia, Spain, through the First-Year Abroad program starting in September of 2017.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Emilien Moyon

November 29, 2016

In this episode of Inside Berklee, Emilien Moyon talks about how Berklee's global entertainment and music business master's degree program at the college's international campus in Valencia, Spain, orients students toward entrepreneurship and why people who study abroad have an edge.

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From Pop Star to Berklee, Vasuda Sharma Makes Music Her Way

November 28, 2016

After success in India and hits with the band Aasma, Vasuda Sharma '12 wanted something more: she wanted to be better, not just bigger, so she came to Berklee to learn and grow as a musician.

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From Figaro to Faust, Boston Conservatory at Berklee Goes to the Opera in Valencia, Spain

November 7, 2016

Boston Conservatory at Berklee, which is recognized for offering one of the best opera programs in the U.S., is now launching a summer program at Berklee's international campus in Valencia, Spain for students from all over the world looking to pursue a career in opera.

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Jazz trumpeter Daniel D'Alcantara

BIN Faculty of the Year Brings Wisdom, Grooves to Campus

October 31, 2016

To help commemorate the Berklee International Network (BIN) 2016 Faculty of the Year selection, honoree Daniel D'Alcantara, a Brazilian jazz trumpeter, was brought to campus to conduct a series of master classes over a three-day period, which concluded with a concert in the David Friend Recital Hall.

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Slideshow: Refugio del Sonido Concert Addresses Refugee Crisis

October 20, 2016

As part of its Refugio del Sonido project, which aims to spread awareness of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) recently presented its annual concert to a sold-out hall at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Spain.

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Alejandro Sanz and Berklee students at the Rise Up as One concert

Berklee Musicians Join Alejandro Sanz at Rise Up as One Concert

October 19, 2016

Berklee students and alumni performed with Alejandro Sanz at Univision's Rise Up as One concert in San Diego, near the U.S.-Mexico border, on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The concert featured many of the biggest names in Latin music calling for political participation and breaking down barriers rather than building walls.

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Slideshow: Donald Harrison and the Berklee All-Stars Perform for Enthusiastic Crowds in India

October 14, 2016

In his first trip to India, renowned saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. '81 played with the Berklee All-Stars to a sold-out crowd of several thousand people at the 6th Delhi International Jazz Festival.

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Berklee Partners with IDB to Expand Music Education Opportunities in Latin America

October 10, 2016

Berklee Latino, Berklee’s Spanish-language program, returned to Bogota, Colombia with partner Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). IDB’s grant to the institution—through the Korean Poverty Reduction Fund—established the Berklee/IDB Interactive Music Education Partnership to help bring music education to talented students in Latin America.

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Berklee’s Campus in Valencia, Spain, Welcomes 193 Students for Fifth Academic Year

September 29, 2016

Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, opened its doors on September 5 to students from around the globe who are beginning both graduate and undergraduate programs.

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Mr. Adam Marks Performs at Un Lago de Conciertos on Spring 2016.

A Happy Coincidence at Berklee Study Abroad Program

September 26, 2016

For Berklee student band Mr. Adam Marks, Valencia provided the inspiration to form and the momentum to pursue a professional path. All five members of the band met thanks to the Berklee Study Abroad program as they enjoyed a six-month stay at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, between January and June 2016.

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