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Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration)

August 15, 2017

Olga Román: A Voice of Her Own

At least two generations of Spaniards and Latin Americans have grown up with singer Olga Román B.M. ’87, either through…

August 12, 2017

Contemporary Performance Students Take Over Festival de Les Arts Stage

Berklee’s Discover series of concerts, organized by the campus in Valencia, Spain, throughout the academic year, represent a journey of…

May 5, 2017

Q&A with Dylan Peck, Sound Engineer at Bay Area Sound and Musician

“Berklee’s campus in Valencia offered an environment and curriculum that let me focus on and nurture my own project.” Born…

April 4, 2017

Pulling Those Strings at the Guitar Day

Understanding the country’s musical traditions is part of the professional and cultural experience for students at Berklee’s campus in Valencia,…

March 7, 2017

Fundación CajaCanarias and Berklee Renew $42k Scholarship to Attend Master of Music in Contemporary Performance Program

For the third consecutive year, Berklee and the Fundación CajaCanarias have signed a collaborative agreement to offer a scholarship to one…

February 27, 2017

Q&A with Ricky Lucchese, Singer and Trombonist for Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

“Knowing that millions of people worldwide will be hearing my performance on her album is an incredible feeling.” Ricky Lucchese…

February 22, 2017

Faculty Sergio Martínez: A Percussionist with Duende

Sergio Martínez, percussion and ensemble instructor in the Master of Music in contemporary performance (production concentration) program, has been in…

January 4, 2017

Graduate Students Take Part in International Writers Camp Organized by Conservatorium Haarlem in Holland

The second annual International Writers Camp (IWC), organized by Conservatorium Haarlem in Holland, between November 1 and 4, 2016, united…

December 23, 2016

Firas Hassan Works to Save and Spread Syrian Music

Firas Hassan’s audition for Berklee in April 2012 fell on a Friday, the day the internet always slowed down in…

December 1, 2016

Cirque du Soleil Auditioning for World-Class Entertainers

It’s not every day that one has the opportunity to perform for scouters from the largest theatrical company in the…

November 30, 2016

Remembering Music With Alzheimer’s Patients

After reading an article in the newspaper El País about the benefits of music therapy and how the Fundación Alzheimer…

November 22, 2016

Q&A with Beth Schofield, Circus Musician, Traveler, and Former Head Tech at Tedgroup

Beth Schofield is a traveling musician. Originally hailing from a small town in Cornwall, England, she is currently living in…

August 31, 2016

Q&A with Ricardo Curto, Co-Founder of the Yamaha Music School Valencia

Ricardo Curto is an accomplished jazz pianist, composer, and producer from the Canary Islands, Spain, who also mixes jazz and…

July 8, 2016

Olivia Mok Finds Her Passion—and Two Master’s Degrees—at Berklee’s Valencia Campus

At one point during her four years at Juilliard, Olivia Mok realized that she didn’t want to pursue any of the…

January 28, 2016

Q&A with Jelena Ciric, Director of the Voice Department at JazzUV, University of Veracruz, Mexico

Born in Serbia and raised in Canada, Jelena Ciric started her music career studying classical voice and piano, and completed…

December 23, 2015

Q&A with Michael Sean Harris, Assistant Director at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica

After being granted a scholarship to pursue a dual major in contemporary writing and production and music synthesis (now known…

November 25, 2015

Q&A with Viktorija Pilatovic, Jazz Vocal Performance Teacher at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Born in Klaipeda, Lithuania in 1989, Pilatovic was trained to be a piano player until she discovered jazz. That led…

September 25, 2015

Berklee’s Graduate Performance Program Takes Musicians to the Next Level

By the time she came to Berklee’s graduate performance program in Valencia last fall, Jana Šušteršič had spent eight years…

June 2, 2015

Casey Driessen Appointed Director of the Valencia Contemporary Performance Graduate Program

Berklee College of Music has appointed Casey Driessen the director of the Contemporary Performance graduate program at the school’s campus…