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Latin America Vive Festival: Segunda Edición

Stefano Melillo Melendez , from smmblogsCaracas Venezuela, is a sixth semester student at Berklee, majoring in Music Business and Contemporary Writing and Production and his principle instrument is violin. 

Stefano Melillo Meléndez, de Caracas Venezuela, en su sexto semestre estudia Music Business y Contemporary Writing and Production y su instrumento principal es el violín.

Por segundo año consecutivo, el festival “Latin America Vive” fue realizado con éxito el pasado martes 24 de Marzo de 2015 en el Berklee Performance Center.

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Berklee goes to Nicaragua

Hello, everyone!  My name is Nicolás Mariñelarena, and I’m the president of the Latin American Music & Business Association at Berklee.  We strive to connect Berklee students with the Latin music industry, and usually organize school trips, panels, and even televised contests and concerts.

We usually call relevant industry figures – such as artists, producers, managers, engineers, and business people – to visit Berklee and give clinics, but this time it was the other way around…

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Berklee in Nicaragua

In the last few years, a number of dedicated and ambitious students have developed strong ties with the Latin American music industry—organizing events in Boston and at the Latin Billboard Awards, and working behind the scenes at the Latin Grammys. Coming up, the new leaders of the Latin American Music and Business Club jet down to Nicaragua for the Central American Music Conference. They’ll schmooze with kings of cumbia, rulers of reggaetón*… aaand Ricky Martin’s producer. This weekend’s so bright, they’ve got to wear shades. Can’t wait to hear about it.

* Now in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary.

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