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Where are they now. . . find out how Berklee grads make their way in the music world.

From Berklee Valencia to Broadway

Liz Turner - The New Victory Theater

                After Graduating with my M.M in Contemporary Performance & Production (Voice) from Berklee Valencia this past July, I set out on an ambitious adventure to the Big Apple in order to pursue my true passion: Theatre. While I knew quickly I’d be missing Valencia, I also knew that if one wants to embark on a theatrical career, there’s no place to do so other than right here in New York City!

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Discovering Autobiographical Digital Storytelling: My Educational Journey from Princeton Theological Seminary to Berklee Valencia

Jeffrey Cobbold

Photo source: Festival 10 Sentidos

Before entering the Berklee College of Music Valencia campus in Fall 2015 and studying in their Music Production, Technology and Innovation program, I was a seminary student at Princeton Theological Seminary. 

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Creciendo en la Cultura: Kierto

Kierto es un rapero ecuatoriano, productor y director radicado en Nueva York. Irrumpió en la escena del hip hop underground en el año 2010, en plena ciudad de Quito, mismo año donde fundó su sello discográfico “High Records” donde colabora con diversos artistas. En el 2012 viajó a E.E.U.U. con motivos de crecer con la música. Sus influencias son varias: Vico-C, Nach, Tiro de GraciaArianna PuelloControl Machete, Cartel De Santa, Orishas, Talib Kweli, Rakim, Cypress Hill, Immortal Technique, Onyx, Lost Boyz, Wu-Tang Clan, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent y Eminem.

Singing My Way to Montreux

Fabio Giacolone singing at the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition

Image credit: Damien Richard

by Fabio Giacalone ’16

My first day at the 2016 Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition in Switzerland was quite an eventful one. It flew by pretty quickly and included a lot of travel logistics, but I was also able to rehearse with the house trio as well as meet and bond with my fellow vocal contestants. That afternoon, not far from the conference site, there were a few workshops led by famous artists, a highlight of which for me was meeting Patty Austin and singing with her. 

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Morgana Overture Premiere with the San Rafael Symphonic Band of Bunyol

It was a real treat taking the short trip from Valencia to Bunyol to witness the premiere of one of my overtures by the local Symphonic Band from the Conservatorio Profesional de Música San Rafael de Buñol. This was made possible through collaboration and internal competitions from within Berklee, in order to select the pieces to be played.

Felipe Tellez Morgana Premiere at Buñol

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