Surrounded by the music industry and flamenco elite, José Mercé and Pepe Habichuela receive the first Masters of Mediterranean Music Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Renowned tenor and international conductor, Placido Domingo, will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Berklee at its campus in Valencia on April 4, 2014.
Two students were awarded Lollapalooza scholarships to attend Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
Hortensia Roig, general secretary of the Escuela de Empresarios (EDEM) in Valencia, Spain, is the first Spanish woman to join Berklee College of Music’s Presidential Advisory Council.
Two students who attended Berklee Latino were each awarded a scholarship through Berklee Latino to take part in other Berklee programs.
Danilo Pérez, pianist, composer, philanthropist, educator, and artistic director for the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, will visit Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, with Berklee students for a week filled with activities.
Under the musical direction of Javier Limón, artistic director for Berklee's Mediterranean Music Institute, four Berklee students will give six concerts in Spain, February 11-19.
Berklee is now affiliated with Communication University of China, Beijing; Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai; and Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Guangzhou.
Twenty years ago, after nearly a half-century of making a name for itself in Boston as a leader in contemporary music education, Berklee formed the Berklee International Network (BIN) to formally take its mission and message global. This year, the BIN celebrated its anniversary by adding six new schools to the fold.
Students have been invited to perform alongside Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz during the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.
Berklee Latino, Berklee's first-ever program to be taught in Spanish, will be held January 13-18, 2014 at the Mexico City campus of Tec de Monterrey.
Berklee announced a new Berklee on the Road (BOR) workshop in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from January 7-12.