International News

El Pais: The Melody of Exile

May 20, 2016

A group of students who fled war-torn countries recorded four albums under the direction of Javier Limón as a tribute to the millions of refugees around the globe, and to benefit Doctors Without Borders.

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Mediant Collective on Tour This Summer

May 17, 2016

With the support of the Berklee Mediterranean Music Institutethe Mediant Collective band will tour in June 2016, performing more than 10 concerts and offering three clinics in Spain, Greece, Israel, and Turkey. 

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Berklee and Consulate General of Mexico in Boston Host Reimagine Mexico, May 5

April 27, 2016

Berklee, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico, presents the second edition of Reimagine Mexico: A Musical Celebration featuring Alexander Acha, on May 5 at the Berklee Performance Center.

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Ray Santos to Receive Honorary Doctorate

March 16, 2016

Ray Santos, "El Maestro" of the mambo sound and educator, will receive an honorary doctorate of music at the Puertro Rico Heineken Jazz Festival. 

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Berklee Latino, el Programa de Berklee College of Music en Español, Anuncia Nuevas Fechas para México, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú

February 17, 2016

Berklee Latino, el programa de Berklee College of Music impartido en español, se expande a Ecuador y Perú en su tercer año de vida. Berklee Latino también regresa a México con dos programas de 1 semana y a Colombia durante el 2016. El programa ofrece a músicos hispanohablantes la oportunidad de explorar la esencia de la música latinoamericana a través de clínicas, clases magistrales y ensambles con cursos impartidos totalmente en español.

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Berklee Latino Creates Connections for Latin American Musicians

February 17, 2016

For many musicians in Latin America, attending Berklee seems like an impossible dream due to barriers like distance and language. But for the past three years, Berklee has worked to change that through the innovative Berklee Latino program. Four students profiled here testify to the life-changing potential of Berklee Latino.
 

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Berklee Latino Sets Dates for 2016 in Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru

February 17, 2016

Now in its third year, Berklee Latino, Berklee College of Music’s Spanish-language program, is expanding to host programs in Ecuador and Peru. Berklee Latino also returns to Mexico and Colombia in 2016. 

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Miami Herald: Jazz festival Helps put Dominican Republic on World Music Map

January 5, 2016

The Miami Herald International Edition reviews the 19th annual Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, which featured the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

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Flamenco Legend Pepe de Lucía Receives Mediterranean Music Award

November 17, 2015

Flamenco singer and composer Pepe de Lucía receives the Master of Mediterranean Music Award in the Mediterranean Roots Festival in Valencia.

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Mediterranean Music Institute Holds First Mediterranean Roots Festival

November 16, 2015

The Mediterranean Roots Festival (Festival Raíces del Mediterráneo), produced by the Mediterranean Music Institute and Berklee’s Valencia campus, held concerts on October 29 and 30 that celebrated the musical heritage of the Mediterranean area and its fusions.

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Kanika Patawari and Clinton Cerejo perform at the Berklee Performance Center in 2013 for a performance entitled Shuruaat, meaning beginning.

Indian Vocalist, Producer Vijay Prakash Joins Berklee Indian Ensemble, November 19

November 4, 2015

Award-winning Vijay Prakash joins the ensemble for a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on November 19, 2015.

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Berklee International Network Schools Prepare Students for Success

October 9, 2015

Berklee International Network (BIN) schools give students the musical education they need to succeed, both at Berkee and beyond, while helping them save money. On October 12 to 15, Berklee will host a summit with BIN partner institutions and others. 

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Plans Announced to Open a Pan-African Music School in 2017

October 7, 2015

A music school to be built in Gabon, Africa, will focus on contemporary and traditional music and bring more students to Berklee from the region.

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Inaugural Mediterranean Roots Festival to Be Held in Valencia, Spain, October 29-30

September 30, 2015

The Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute and Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus present the Festival Raíces del Mediterráneo (Mediterranean Roots Festival).

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Berklee to Hold Clinics in Mumbai and Delhi

September 30, 2015

Sponsored by Furtados School of Music and Furtados Music, the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics offer students the opportunity to experience Berklee-style classes closer to home. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from Berklee. 

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International Career Center at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, Campus Helps Students Become Professional Musicians

August 18, 2015

As part of the International Career Center’s mission to provide expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to students, it hosts weekly lunches with visiting artists and guest speakers, sends out emails with job and gig opportunities, and more. 

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Students Bring Music Therapy and Jazz Workshops to Panama

August 13, 2015

Students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and Berklee’s music therapy program will travel to Panama City, Panama, to work with the Danilo Pérez Foundation and other local organizations, August 17 - 21. 

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Xinghai Conservatory President Dr. Tang Yongbao and Berklee President Roger H. Brown with Berklee student group Amalur Quartet

Berklee, Xinghai Conservatory Discuss Potential Collaboration

August 4, 2015

As Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangzhou, China maps out its vision for the future and looks to Berklee as a potential model, officials from the Conservatory and Berklee met on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 to explore possibilities for collaboration.

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Mikolaj Poncyliusz, a student at the Berklee at Umbria clinics

Inside the Classrooms at the 30th Annual Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics

July 17, 2015

At the Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics, some 240 students from all over the world gather, as many before them have done for the past 30 years now, for an intense immersion in music unlike any other.

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The Vasilis Kostas Quartet Tours Greece

July 11, 2015

In collaboration with the Mediterranean Music Institute, composer, laouto, and guitar player, student Vasilis Kostas toured Greece with his band, the Vasilis Kostas Quartet.

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