Noche Europea de la Investigación

The Noche Europea de la Investigación (European Researchers’ Night) is an open science event aiming at making science and the work of scientists familiar to the audience. It consists of a program including different activities organized by Ciutat de les Arts i Les Ciències in partnership with Berklee’s campus in Valencia, along with other institutions. Berklee’s campus in Valencia will participate in two of the activities included in the program: Activity: What Happens to your Brain when you Listen to Music? An interactive experiment guided by Eduardo Fernández, director of the Neuroengineering group of the Miguel Hernández University’s bioengineering institute. The activity consists in projecting on a screen, in real time, the brain signals of a Berklee Valencia musician while performing live a musical piece with a cello. Concert: Un Lago de Conciertos An open-air concert which will feature an all-female ensemble presenting a repertoire inspired by some of the most famous researchers in history: Hypatia, Rosalynd Franklin, Marie Curie, among others. The European Researchers’ Nights have been organized every September since 2005 and the next European Researchers’ Night will be held in around 340 cities simultaneously across Europe on September 28th, 2018.
 

Berklee Showcase X

The Berklee Showcase is an opportunity for local promoters and audiences to get a quick flavor of the talent here at Berklee’s campus in Valencia. The idea is to showcase the different genres and styles that students play and to hear each other people’s music in a relaxed and fun networking event. Several bands from Berklee’s graduate and undergraduate programs will be featured at the X edition of the Berklee Showcase. *Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Berklee Showcase IX

The Berklee Showcase is an opportunity for local promoters and audiences to get a quick flavor of the talent here at Berklee’s campus in Valencia. The idea is to showcase the different genres and styles that students play and to hear each other people’s music in a relaxed and fun networking event. Several bands from Berklee’s graduate and undergraduate programs will be featured at the IX edition of the Berklee Showcase. *Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

IMS College – Malta

Director of the International Career Center Stine Glismand and instructor Nacho Marco will take part in the summer camp educational program IMS College – Malta, running on 14-15 September, and hosted by the International Music Summit (IMS). Stine Glismand will be a guest speaker giving a talk on career development for artists. Nacho Marco has been invited to offer the workshop “Applied Analog Synthesis” in which only a Modular basic system and a DAW are used to create a Deep House track in 50 min. Every sound in the track (Bass drum, snare, hi-hat, bass, leads, and pads) is designed using a monophonic modular synth and sequenced/overdubbed using Ableton Live. Basic concepts of analog synthesis will be explained in the process. Outline : -Subtractive Synthesis: from the VCO to the VCA -The Use of Filters and Envelopes -Sound Design: Creating Drums, Bass, Pads, and Lead -Leveling the Premix -Recording stems into Ableton -Jamming on the Stems -Mixing a Premaster in the Box IMS College – Malta brings together the next generation of bright industry minds for an intensive, 360-degree, two-day learning experience led by some of the world’s most renowned DJ talent and industry thought leaders including talks from Dubfire, elrow, and Ultra Records. Secure your place at IMS College – Malta and be part of the conversation – here

IMS College – Malta

Director of the International Career Center Stine Glismand and instructor Nacho Marco will take part in the summer camp educational program IMS College – Malta, running on 14-15 September, and hosted by the International Music Summit (IMS). Stine Glismand will be a guest speaker giving a talk on career development for artists. Nacho Marco has been invited to offer the workshop “Applied Analog Synthesis” in which only a Modular basic system and a DAW are used to create a Deep House track in 50 min. Every sound in the track (Bass drum, snare, hi-hat, bass, leads, and pads) is designed using a monophonic modular synth and sequenced/overdubbed using Ableton Live. Basic concepts of analog synthesis will be explained in the process. Outline : -Subtractive Synthesis: from the VCO to the VCA -The Use of Filters and Envelopes -Sound Design: Creating Drums, Bass, Pads, and Lead -Leveling the Premix -Recording stems into Ableton -Jamming on the Stems -Mixing a Premaster in the Box IMS College – Malta brings together the next generation of bright industry minds for an intensive, 360-degree, two-day learning experience led by some of the world’s most renowned DJ talent and industry thought leaders including talks from Dubfire, elrow, and Ultra Records. Secure your place at IMS College – Malta and be part of the conversation – here

‘Contrapunt’ Exhibition

‘Contrapunt’ is a new collaboration between the Berklee Valencia Multimedia Installation Ensemble (led by Professor F. Pierce Warnecke) and Valencian sculptor Rafael Amorós. The installation will feature three large-scale pieces custom built by Amoros and projection mapped by the Ensemble and it will be displayed on July 6, 7, and 8. Students will create original music and video content inspired by these sculptures, in keeping with themes of minimalism and Mediterranean. Through this exciting collaboration, the undulating works of an acclaimed sculptor will take on a new dimension through sound and moving image.  

‘Contrapunt’ Exhibition

‘Contrapunt’ is a new collaboration between the Berklee Valencia Multimedia Installation Ensemble (led by Professor F. Pierce Warnecke) and Valencian sculptor Rafael Amorós. The installation will feature three large-scale pieces custom built by Amoros and projection mapped by the Ensemble and it will be displayed on July 6, 7, and 8. Students will create original music and video content inspired by these sculptures, in keeping with themes of minimalism and Mediterranean. Through this exciting collaboration, the undulating works of an acclaimed sculptor will take on a new dimension through sound and moving image.

Berklee Week

We reach the end of the academic year with “Berklee Week”, a musical celebration with students from Berklee’s campus in Valencia happening from July 2 to July 7. Berklee on the Big Screen. A Première As part of the Berklee Week, the Hemisfèric will present two special sessions showcasing the final projects of students in the Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games graduate program. After recording these final compositions with an orchestra of a professional studio at AIR studios in London, one of the best studios in the world, you’ll know them scoop combined with short films and animations on the giant screen of the Hemisfèric. La Nit de Berklee Our commencement concert “La Nit de Berklee”  is the culmination of a year of work and learning, the concert where our graduate students showcase their talent merging styles from around the world creating a very special and multisensory experience, a colour and music explosion which takes place on a floating stage at the north lake of the Hemisfèric. In 2017, La Nit de Berklee gathered 5.000 attendees and this year, it welcomes once again all people from Valencia and from all over the world who will be visiting the city on the most important date for the Valencia campus in 2018. Exhibition ‘Contrapunto’ As a fair-exhibit, an installation designed by Berklee Valencia Multimedia Installation Ensemble (led by Professor F. Pierce Warnecke), a group of students in the Music Production, Technology, and Innovation master’s degree program, will be displayed. Students from this graduate program have spent a whole year generating innovative ideas for the future of music. In collaboration with the City of Arts and Sciences, Berklee is transformed into an interactive showcase to share their work with all Valencia. The project is a new collaboration between Berklee Valencia and Valencian sculptor Rafael Amoros. The installation will feature three large-scale pieces custom built by Amoros and projection mapped by the Ensemble. Students will create original music and video content inspired by these sculptures, in keeping with themes of minimalism and Mediterranean. Through this exciting collaboration, the undulating works of an acclaimed sculptor will take on a new dimension through sound and moving image.

‘Contrapunt’ Exhibition

‘Contrapunt’ is a new collaboration between the Berklee Valencia Multimedia Installation Ensemble (led by Professor F. Pierce Warnecke) and Valencian sculptor Rafael Amorós. The installation will feature three large-scale pieces custom built by Amoros and projection mapped by the Ensemble and it will be displayed on July 6, 7, and 8. Students will create original music and video content inspired by these sculptures, in keeping with themes of minimalism and Mediterranean. Through this exciting collaboration, the undulating works of an acclaimed sculptor will take on a new dimension through sound and moving image. On July 6, starting at 8 p.m., a special opening event and concerts will also take place.  

Voices of Love Charity Concert

The United Love Movement, created by Berklee’s campus in Valencia alumni Paula Olaz, Esteban Gomez, and John C. Leavitt, returns to the Palau de la Música on June 24th at 19:30 to present the second edition of ‘Voices of Love,’ a universal love-promoting musical event designed to inspire the most powerful tool we have to combat hate in this world: love. This time the Berklee Valencia Singers and the ULM Orchestra join together with guest artists the ‘Lux Singers,’ a professional chamber choir based out of the United States who are coming all the way from Utah to perform! Tickets cost 6 euros and are available at https://www.palauvalencia.com/evento/voices-of-love/. All proceeds will go to ALCE, an organization dedicated to the research and support of sufferers of Epilepsy and their families.

Pierce Warnecke at ISM Hexadome in Berlin

From 29 March to 22 April 2018, the immersive 360° audiovisual exhibition ISM Hexadome in Berlin will feature live performances and installations by international artists, including assistant professor Pierce Warnecke. The ISM Hexadome is a new format and at the same time a completely new tool. Nine performances and installations have been specially conceived for the project by international sound and visual artists. Within the ISM Hexadome, each work opens a door into a world crafted in sonic and visual detail, demonstrating the power of spatialization for sound. Developed by the Institute for Sound and Music Berlin in collaboration with Pfadfinderei and ZKM | Center for Art and Media, the ISM Hexadome is an immersive exhibition fusing art with technology, unlike any previous experience within a museum context. Throughout 2018–2019, the ISM Hexadome exhibition is scheduled to travel from Berlin to museums and festivals worldwide. Pierce Warnecke and Frank Bretschneider’s installation will be exhibited from 14 April, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm to 15 April, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.

Un Lago de Conciertos

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October. *Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Un Lago de Conciertos

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October. *Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Un Lago de Conciertos

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October.
*Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Un Lago de Conciertos – CANCELED

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October. On this occasion, instructor Sergio Martínez is presenting his Flamenco-Jazz project “Camaleón” featuring the following performers:     Sergio Martínez: Percussion (instructor at Berklee Valencia) Agustín Carbonell (el Bola): Spanish Guitar Miquel Álvarez: Electric bass Tomás de los Cariños: Voice Manuela Morales: Dancer *Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Un Lago de Conciertos

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October.
*Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Un Lago de Conciertos

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October.
*Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.

Un Lago de Conciertos – Spain Summer Performance Program Students – CANCELED

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October.

Un Lago de Conciertos: Summer Performance Program Faculty

Today’s performers are faculty featured from the Summer Performance Program. The Summer Performance Program is a two-week comprehensive music program focusing on improving performing skills in a wide range of musical styles for musicians from around the world. The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain is collaborating with Berklee’s Valencia campus in a new initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in several halls, as well as in the open air.  

Un Lago de Conciertos

Berklee’s campus in Valencia is collaborating with the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia in an initiative to promote the diffusion of free high-quality music in the city: Un Lago de Conciertos concert series. The concerts will feature Berklee students and faculty performing jazz, folk music, ambient music, and electronic music in the open air and will happen most Fridays from May until October.

La Nit de Berklee – Commencement Concert 2018

Berklee’s campus in Valencia’s class of 2018 will graduate on Monday, July 9. To celebrate this milestone, students from all four master’s degree programs at Berklee’s campus in Valencia will put on a special concert on Saturday, July 7 that will take place on a floating stage opposite the Hemisféric, in collaboration with the City of Arts and Sciences. The show is open to all the public free of cost as Berklee’s campus in Valencia invites the entire city to proudly celebrate the work by the 2018 graduating students. This year will also have composer and guitar legend, Al Di Meola, performing as a special guest, as well as more than 100 musicians members of the Federation of Musical Societies of the Valencia Region (FSMCV) in celebration of its 50th-anniversary. The theme for this year’s edition of the Berklee Valencia annual Commencement Concert #LaNitdeBerklee will be “Band of Travelers”, in recognition of the diverse band of fellow travelers that our students have formed during their time at Berklee Valencia. “Sometimes we find ourselves on the train of life with a band of travelers that is there by chance. From very different starting points, and probably, with very different final destinations, for a few stops, we get to share the journey with a band of travelers that becomes our family, perhaps for a little while, sometimes for a lifetime.” – Pablo Munguía. Program Ana Krstajic (Live Score) Chris Weigers (Eastern Africa) Eddie Takumi (Rock) Erella Atlan (French & Israeli) Eva Villalba Elena (Latin) Josh Harris (Jazz Ballad) Josh Wallace (Reggae) Korina Davis (American Folk) Leslie Helpert (Old School Jazz) Lily Gagnon (Acoustic Duet) Nan Macmillan (Americana) Na Young Joo (Electronica) Nehir Akansu (Traditional Iranian) Sarah Martinson (Jazz Pop) Sergio Martín (Colombian Fusion Instrumental) Sylvie Leys (Contemporary Sax/Marimba Duet) *Program subject to change in any of the platforms where it is promoted.