The Student Affairs team in Valencia, Spain, seeks to provide students with the services and support systems needed to ensure their wellbeing and, ultimately, their success. They seek to enrich the student experience by cultivating active leaders, community builders, and global citizens through a wealth of extracurricular opportunities for growth and development. Learn more by visiting the Valencia Student Services website.
Director of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Valencia
Clara Barbera started at Berklee Valencia in 2011. Previously, she was a professional classical and modern dancer. As a soloist at the English National Ballet, she danced main roles in ballets including Swan Lake and The Nutcracker as well as neoclassical pieces by Mark Morris and Cathy Marston, among others. As a member of Rambert Dance Company, she performed work by choreographers like Merce Cunningham and Doug Varone. She has also choreographed her own work and curated and produced many shows.
She has a bachelor's degree in business studies from Open University in the U.K., a master's degree in arts management from the Instituto Complutense de Ciencias Musicales in Spain, and is certified by the Royal Academy of Dance. In her current role, she offers support structures and resources, and development opportunities for Valencia students, aiming to enrich their overall student experience regardless of academic program or length of time spent in Valencia. From coordinating housing and healthcare to offering cocurricular programming, she assists Valencia students in realizing their full potential. As cochair of the diversity and inclusion committee at the Valencia campus, she also works to provide a safe and caring environment where all community members can thrive.
A founding member of New Movement Collective in the U.K., she enjoys participating in all dance-related opportunities. She also enjoys outdoor sports, cultural outings, traveling, listening to all music, and spending quality time with family and friends. Her favorite cities are Valencia, Boston, and London. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Antonio Muñoz Ballester
Student Affairs Administration Coordinator
Antonio Muñoz Ballester joined Berklee as student affairs administration coordinator. Prior to Berklee, he worked as a booking agent and was head of production at prominent music management and booking companies in Valencia, Spain, working with world-renowned artists such as Chano Dominguez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Eli Degibri.
He has a bachelor's degree in politics and international relations from the University of Bristol, and is highly interested in world affairs, history, and political philosophy.
In his free time, he enjoys all outdoor activities and sports, and has a passion for surfing and travelling. He is also an active musician. You can reach him at email@example.com.