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Alumni profiles Berklee Valencia Graduate Receives Fulbright Award to Argentina
June 8, 2021

Berklee Valencia Graduate Receives Fulbright Award to Argentina

Andrew Skinner M.M. ’20 has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award for directed study in the 2021-2022 academic…

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Alumni profiles How Rasika Shekar’s Immersion in Ancient Music Led to Modern-Day Success
May 4, 2021

How Rasika Shekar’s Immersion in Ancient Music Led to Modern-Day Success

Growing up between Dubai and the U.S., flautist and singer Rasika Shekar M.M. ’17 learned Carnatic music, an ancient form…

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Spotlight on Alumni of Berklee Valencia Kyle Pyke
February 12, 2021

Kyle Pyke M.M. ’14 Receives Grammy Nomination

Berklee Valencia alumnus Kyle Pyke M.M. ’14 scored his first Grammy nomination in the category of Best Engineered Album, Classical,…

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Alumni profiles Alumni of Berklee Valencia Anna Parry
January 23, 2021

Anna Parry M.A. ’18: It’s Time to Innovate the Live Music Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the live music industry. Anna Parry M.A. ’18, who works in…

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Alumni profiles Devin Malloy Berklee Valencia
December 24, 2020

Devin Malloy M.M. ’17 on How Living Abroad Has Shaped His Career

Devin Malloy M.M. ’17 has spent just four years away from his hometown of Colorado Springs, but he’s made the…

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Alumni profiles Massimiliano Mechelli
October 26, 2020

Massimiliano Mechelli M.M. ’17: Scoring Horror Films for Netflix

Released on October 2 on Netflix, The Binding is an Italian horror movie directed by Domenico de Feudis that tells…

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Alumni profiles Kyle Tesalona
October 13, 2020

Audio Engineer Kyle Tesalona M.M. ’16 on Why You Need to Be Open-Minded About Your Career

Kyle Tesalona’s musical journey began when his parents signed him up for violin lessons during middle school in his hometown…

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Alumni profiles Zevik Perry
September 15, 2020

Zevik Perry: From Playing Video Games to Scoring Them

Zevik Perry M.M. ’14 has transformed his passion for video games into a successful career as a game composer and…

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July 3, 2020

Aimée Jagou (M.A. ’15): Soundtracking Fashion and Art

Before she enrolled at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, Aimée Jagou M.A. ’15 had already cultivated a love for fashion,…

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Alumni profiles Concert at Berklee Valencia
May 27, 2020

Finding a Global Rhythm: Q&A with Gilbert Mansour

Gilbert Mansour has bounced around a lot in his career, but it’s not because he lacks direction. The Lebanese percussionist…

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Alumni profiles Mix, Produce, Perform, Repeat: Nitish Kulkarni (M.M. ‘16)
April 25, 2020

Mix, Produce, Perform, Repeat: Nitish Kulkarni (M.M. ‘16)

Though his musical career began with tabla playing, Nitish Kulkarni (M.M. ’16) has expanded his skill set to percussion, keyboard,…

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Alumni profiles Johann Audiffren Berklee Alumni
April 17, 2020

Johann Audíffren (M.M. ’17): Achieving the Balance between Professional and Personal Projects has its Rewards

“The diversity of the Berklee Valencia’s campus taught me to work with anyone, and adapt to any music genre.” –…

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Alumni profiles evan macdonald
March 23, 2020

Evan MacDonald (M.M. ’16): How I Scored my Dream Job Thanks to Berklee Valencia

“I owe 100 percent of any success I’ve had to Berklee Valencia and the hardworking faculty. They taught me a…

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Alumni profiles Gracie Laboy (M.M. ’18) Gains Creative Confidence and Skills at Berklee Valencia
March 9, 2020

Gracie Laboy (M.M. ’18) Gains Creative Confidence and Skills at Berklee Valencia

When Gracie Laboy (M.M. ’18) came to Berklee Valencia, she encountered an entirely new world of songwriting and music production….

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Alumni profiles Scoring in Serbia and Beyond: Ana Krstajic
December 10, 2019

Scoring in Serbia and Beyond: Ana Krstajic

Despite her short career, Ana Krstajic M.M. ’18 recently scored her first feature film. Heroji, directed by Serbian filmmaker Goran…

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November 26, 2019

Alán Hensley, Product Manager at EMPIRE Latino

“Berklee Valencia helped me broaden my perspective on the global marketplace.” – Alán Hensley M.A.’15 For Alán Hensley M.A.’15, Berklee…

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October 31, 2019

American Oud Player Aliya Cycon Explores the Music of Andalucía in New Project

In March 2012, a few months before she entered Berklee as an undergraduate, Aliya Cycon attended the annual Berklee Middle…

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September 13, 2019

Cues for a Major Motion Picture: Berklee Valencia Alumni Participate in ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop

Alex Redfern M.M. ’13 and Clementine Charuel M.M. ’18, both graduates of the Master of Music in Scoring for Film,…

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July 24, 2019

Two Years after Graduation, Alumna Scores Feature Film Astronaut

Virginia Kilbertus M.M. ’16 has known since childhood that she wanted to score films, but an early aptitude for piano…

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July 15, 2019

Ángela Gil, CEO and Founder of World Jam Productions and Future X Sounds

“Beyond the talent, Berklee is a truly bonding experience. You will meet people that become family and will always have…

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June 10, 2019

Q&A with Joaquim Badia, Composer, Orchestrator, and Pianist

“This master’s made me employable in the field of film music at many different levels.” – Joaquim Badia M.M. ’16…

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