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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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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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Spotlight on 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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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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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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Spotlight on 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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Spotlight on 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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April 24, 2019

Berklee Valencia Graduate Abhinav Agrawal Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

Abhinav Agrawal, a 2016 graduate of Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30…

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December 20, 2018

Q&A with Sebastian Laverde, Musician, Producer, and Studio Owner

“Thanks to Berklee Valencia, I gained maturity as a producer and a performer.”- Sebastian Laverde M.M. ’15 Colombian-born Sebastian Laverde…

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December 17, 2018

Q&A with Artur Melo e Castro, Digital Product Analyst at Red Bull Media House

“My time at Berklee made me realize that soft skills play an essential role in succeeding in today’s highly competitive…

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December 5, 2018

Q&A with Alumnus Alexey León Reyes, Award-Winning Saxophonist

“Some of the musicians I met at Berklee Valencia have become my colleagues and collaborators.” – Alexey León Reyes M.M. ‘14…

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December 2, 2018

Q&A with Tonina Saputo, Singer-Songwriter and Bassist

“…my time in Valencia changed the trajectory of my life completely.” – Tonina Saputo B.M. ’17 While studying at Berklee Valencia,…

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November 30, 2018

Q&A with Mikaela Allen, Digital Marketing Manager, Analytics and Engagement at Tidal

“One of the most useful learning experiences I had in the classroom was my culminating experience. It helped me think…

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October 26, 2018

Q&A with Arjun Roy, Interim Director of Education for Power Station at BerkleeNYC

“Berklee Valencia’s master’s degree programs are unique and challenging, and will push you artistically and academically in a meaningful way.”…

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October 18, 2018

Alumna Alicia Morote is at the Top of Her Game

This year is proving to be a successful one for Alicia Morote M.M. ’16. The emerging composer is in the…

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