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.
The Miami Herald International Edition reviews the 19th annual Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, which featured the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
Flamenco singer and composer Pepe de Lucía receives the Master of Mediterranean Music Award in the Mediterranean Roots Festival in Valencia.
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.
Award-winning Vijay Prakash joins the ensemble for a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on November 19, 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.
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.
The Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute and Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus present the Festival Raíces del Mediterráneo (Mediterranean Roots Festival).
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.
International Career Center at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, Campus Helps Students Become Professional Musicians
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.
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.
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.
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.
In collaboration with the Mediterranean Music Institute, composer, laouto, and guitar player, student Vasilis Kostas toured Greece with his band, the Vasilis Kostas Quartet.
For 30 years, Berklee and the Umbria Jazz Festival have worked together to train the next generation of jazz musicians, a collaboration that continues to grow stronger.
143 Students from 31 Countries Will Graduate from the Master's Programs at Berklee’s Campus in Valencia
Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, will celebrate its graduation on Monday, July 13. This year, 143 students from 31 countries will receive their master's degrees in four areas of study.
Javier Limón, MMI's artistic director, performs at the Mediterranée International Festival of Music in Ashdod, Israel with alumni pianist Tal Even Tzur and recorder player Tali Rubinstein, harmonica player Antonio Serrano, and special guest singer-songwriter David Broza.
Thrity years ago, Berklee and Umbria Jazz started clinics for young musicians that coincided with the popular Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. A host of special events throughout this year's festival will mark the three-decade anniversary.
New York-based Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera received Berklee's Master of Latin Music Award during a recent concert at Boston’s Paramount Theatre organized by the Mexican Consulate in Boston, Berklee, and Emerson College.
Laouto and guitar player Vasileios Kostas will be on a Greek tour with his quartet in June 2015.