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Berklee College of Music and Yamaha present a concert at Berklee’s new campus in Valencia!

Berklee College of Music in Valencia and Yamaha Music Europe GmbH Ibérica are proud to present the Berklee–Yamaha concert at Berklee’s new campus in Valencia, Spain, on September 7, 2012. The concert brings together acclaimed musicians who are either Berklee alumni or are endorsed by Yamaha.

To celebrate the occasion, Yamaha Music Europe GmbH Ibérica will donate a Yamaha Disklavier Grand Piano to add to the equipment available in Berklee in Valencia’s hi-tech recording studio.

The event will host special guests including world-renowned Mexican bass guitarist and Berklee alumnus Abraham (Abe) Laboriel Sr. who has made over 4,000 recordings with artists including Sting and Bruce Springsteen; and 28 year old, Berklee alumnus Lucas Vidal, a Hollywood film score composer and pianist from Madrid whose recent work includes movies The Raven and The Cold Light of Day starring Henry Cavill and movie legend Bruce Willis.

The Berklee-Yahama concert will also feature performances by Berklee in Valencia faculty including Mexican vibraphonist and composer Victor Mendoza, Program Director for the master’s in Contemporary Studio Performance, considered by critics around the world to be one of today’s finest Latin jazz artists; Berklee alumnus and virtuoso piano instructor and composer Polo Orti; and gifted vocalist and voice instructor Sole Giménez. Yamaha endorsed musicians including drummers Xavi Reija, José Mena and Yoel Páez, and guitarist Jorge Salan will also appear at the concert.

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