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Berklee to Present Luis Alvarez with George Wein Impresario Award

March 24, 2015

Luis Alvarez, Berklee alumnus and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest, will accept the George Wein Imprasario Award at the festival's 25th anniversary. 

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The New York Times: Aiming to Create a Jazz Capital

January 23, 2015

The New York Times details Danilo Pérez's efforts to promote jazz in his home country of Panama. 

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DownBeat: BGJI Sends Envoy to Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

January 23, 2015

DownBeat reports on the BGJI's collaboration with the 2014 Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.

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Berklee Latino, the College’s Program Taught in Spanish, Returns to Mexico City in June

January 22, 2015

After launching successful programs in Mexico and Colombia in 2014, Berklee Latino, the college’s only program taught in Spanish, returns to the México City campus of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, June 15-20, 2015. The program explores the essence of Latin music, focusing on three main areas of study: composition, performance, and production.

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Rethink Music Announces Search for 2014 Next Generation Music Business Entrepreneur

September 17, 2014

BerkleeMidem, and IE Business School will host the second annual Rethink Music Venture Day in Berlin on October 24, 2014, at the newly launched and widely acclaimed start-up and technology campus: The Factory.

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Berklee Latino Announces New Dates in Mexico and New Location in Colombia

September 8, 2014
Update: The Berklee Latino program in Mexico City has been postponed to summer 2015. New dates will be announced early next year.
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Podcasts Showcase BIN Student Talent Around the World

September 3, 2014

Earlier this year Berklee debuted the Berklee International Network's (BIN) Facebook page with a video contest. Prizes included the chance to record a podcast.

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Berklee and South Korea's Baekseok Arts University Announce Agreement to Create Educational Opportunities

July 30, 2014

Berklee College of Music has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Seoul, South Korea’s Baekseok Arts University (BAU) to create mutual educational opportunities for students at both schools. 

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More Than 100 Students from 30 Countries Graduate at Berklee’s Campus in Valencia

July 14, 2014

More than 100 students from 30 countries were part of Berklee College of Music's second graduating class at its Valencia, Spain, campus this month. 


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New York Times: Valencia's Newest Sounds of Music

June 20, 2014

Since Berklee opened its campus in Valencia, Spain in 2011, a vibrant, new music scene has emerged between the students and the city's musicians. 

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TEDxBerkleeValencia Showcases Creative Catalysts

June 18, 2014

Behind every successful innovation, there is a creative idea that took hold and gained momentum, leading to something bigger. The organizers of TEDxBerkleeValencia have deemed this phenomenon a creative catalyst, and aptly named this past Saturday’s conference for it.

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Flamenco Artists Receive Mediterranean Music Award

June 18, 2014

Surrounded by the music industry and flamenco elite, José Mercé and Pepe Habichuela receive the first Masters of Mediterranean Music Award.

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BGJI Students Connect to Roots of Jazz in Africa

June 11, 2014

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute visited Africa this past March. There, they visited Cameroon and Gabon. During the trip, the group visited orphanages, music schools, and universities, and performed with local musicians. 

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Berklee's Mediterranean Music Institute Launches Award

June 10, 2014

José Mercé and Pepe Habichuela will be named Masters of Flamenco by Berklee College of Music’s Mediterranean Music Institute. The award will be given by the institute’s directors, Matthew Nicholl and Javier Limón.

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Berklee's Valencia Campus To Host Its First TEDx Event June 21

May 30, 2014

Berklee will host its first TEDx event, TEDxBerkleeValencia, at its campus in Valencia, Spain. The conference, themed Creative Catalyst, will take place on Saturday, June 21, in the Aula Magistral Theatre of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences.

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The Miguel de Cervantes Anniversary Concert

May 6, 2014

Berklee Latino and the Mediterranean Music Institute, in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, presented a concert that took the audience on a journey through Spanish music. 

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute: Music on a Mission

April 28, 2014

With talent comes responsibility. That's the message the Berklee Global Jazz Institute delivers as it travels around the world—including a recent visit to Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain—performing, collaborating, volunteering, and effecting social change.

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Berklee Awards Honorary Doctorate to Plácido Domingo

April 7, 2014

Renowned tenor and international conductor Plácido Domingo was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music at its campus in Valencia, Spain on Friday, April 4.

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Placido Domingo to be Awarded an Honorary Doctorate

March 21, 2014

Renowned tenor and international conductor, Placido Domingo, will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Berklee at its campus in Valencia on April 4, 2014.

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Student Profiles: Lollapalooza Scholarship Winners

March 6, 2014

Two students were awarded Lollapalooza scholarships to attend Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

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