International News

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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Hortensia Roig Is the First Spanish Woman to Join Berklee’s Presidential Advisory Council

March 6, 2014

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.

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Berklee Latino Awards Scholarships

February 26, 2014

Two students who attended Berklee Latino were each awarded a scholarship through Berklee Latino to take part in other Berklee programs.

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Danilo Pérez Visits Berklee’s Valencia Campus with the Global Jazz Institute

February 20, 2014

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.

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The Mediterranean Music Institute Presents a Week of Concerts, Clinics, and Master Classes

February 11, 2014

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.

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Berklee Forms Affiliations with Chinese Institutions in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai

December 20, 2013

Berklee is now affiliated with Communication University of China, Beijing; Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai; and Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Guangzhou.

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The Berklee International Network: 20 Years of Global Outreach

December 18, 2013

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. 

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Students from 14 Countries to Perform at Latin Grammy Awards Ceremony with Alejandro Sanz

November 15, 2013

Students have been invited to perform alongside Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz during the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.

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