Berklee Appoints Casey Driessen as Director of Contemporary Performance Graduate Program at Valencia, Spain, Campus
Berklee appointed Casey Driessen as the director of the Contemporary Performance graduate program at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain. The American musician, composer, producer, educator, and Berklee alumnus began his new role on June 1 in preparation for the start of the academic year in September 2015.
Following the launch of the Berklee India Exchange, Berklee President Roger H. Brown visits India and meets with A. R. Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, and many others.
The Berklee Women's Empower Symposium, on March 27 at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, explored why women haven’t taken space in the industry until recently and what obstacles they face when they attempt to.
Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna, a 23-year-old tenor saxophone student from Mexico City, is the recipient of the Enrique Iglesias Scholarship presented by the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation.
The MMI Recordings is launching two new albums to finish this school year. Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir features more than 40 student performers as well as the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, and Layth & Naseem is the first release by Jordanian violinist Layth Sidiq and Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash.
In a TwinCities.com article published this past April, reporter Dan Emerson reviewed a performance by Danilo Perez, artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
The connection between Danilo Pérez and Biomuseo has grown like the structure itself, forged from the fabric of Panama and tempered by the desire to reconnect people with the natural world.
From Food Operas to Video Game Scoring, Professor Ben Houge Makes Interdisciplinary Connections through Music
Berklee professor Ben Houge finds endless possibilities for innovation with music across fields.
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.
The New York Times details Danilo Pérez's efforts to promote jazz in his home country of Panama.
DownBeat reports on the BGJI's collaboration with the 2014 Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.
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.
Berklee is expanding its Spanish program, Berklee Latino, to Bogota,... Read more.
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.
Berklee and South Korea's Baekseok Arts University Announce Agreement to Create Educational Opportunities
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.
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.
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.
Surrounded by the music industry and flamenco elite, José Mercé and Pepe Habichuela receive the first Masters of Mediterranean Music Award.