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Laying the Groundwork in LA for 2013 Summer

Post by Jason Camelio, director of international programs.

If you look hard enough, you might see an ever-so-slight difference in the traffic patterns on the LA freeways during the week of SXSW. For alum and program consultant Tom Griesgraber and I, it really did not make a difference as we crisscrossed the city for meetings and scouting locations in preparation for the new Berklee in Los Angeles summer programs to be held this August. You heard correctly “p-r-o-g-r-a-m-S”.  Two to be specific. In what has become standard practice, we have reached out to some key Berklee alumni to help us prepare for two programs with that will have a detailed focus on the craft of songwriting, performance and production. 

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The Life Of Utako at Berklee!

さて、今回はバークリーで5th Semesterになる生徒、
全体としてみるとかなり少数派であります 。
数年前と比べると今日本人は 結構少数派になったみたいです。
ちょっと逸れてしまいました。 話題を戻しましょう! 

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Berklee Launches New Summer Program Series in Valencia

The Office of International Programs, in conjunction with Summer Programs, is excited to announce a new series of special programs to be conducted at our new campus in Valencia, Spain.  The programs will kick off this July and cover a range of musical topics.

Berklee’s Office of International Programs is known for traveling the globe to conduct music education programming at our partner institutions, world-class music festivals and prime hot spots of various music traditions.  With the opening of the Valencia campus at the Palau de les Artes Reina Sofia in Valencia, Spain, we now have an amazing location in Europe to host our excellent educational programs. 

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Sing Song with Bobby McFerrin @ The BPC


今回は先日2/24にBPCにて行われた”Sing Song with Bobby McFerrin”と題された一大イベント、現在Berkleeに特別滞在して教鞭をとっているあのBobby McFerrinと、Berkleeの教授でBobbyの盟友であるJoey Blake、そしてそのVocalアンサンブルの生徒達による「声だけのコンサート」の模様をレポートしたいと思います。

James Taylorが来たときもしかり、ヴォーカリスト関連のイベント時は毎度のことなのですが、BPCの周り1/4周ぶん行列が、、、!

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Bobby McFerrin visits Berklee College of Music

Last week, Bobby McFerrin visited Berklee to speak at several classes, including my Artistry, Creativity, and Inquiry class (see my previous article for my information on this new pilot course).  I cannot put into words how inspiring it was hearing Bobby share with us his journey as an artist and the obstacles he faced trailblazing a career as an A Capella performer – and that’s not even mentioning hearing him perform! Here are some clips from Bobby’s visit last Friday at Cafe 939’s Red Room.

Bobby McFerrin’s Musical Influences

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