Hollis Mugford is a sixth semester Professional Music major at Berklee. She is a pop, R&B, and country singer from Virginia. Her passion for writing and travel have inspired her to share her experiences and thoughts with the Berklee community and beyond as she embarks on her first semester abroad in Valencia, Spain.
Only 15 more days until Valencia! My apartment is looking sparser and sparser, my packing list is getting longer and longer, and my patience is getting less and less. I just got my student Visa from the Spanish Consulate’s office this week, and pulled my luggage out of storage. What has seemed like an eternity of planning and anticipation now is finally becoming a reality with every passing day. Only a few days since I’ve completed my finals, and just mere weeks away from leaving the country, I find myself asking how to pass the time. How do you bridge the gap between where you are, where you want to be, and where you will be? It’s like the anticipation of waiting to begin a race. You’re stomach cramped with anticipation, just waiting for the whistle to blow, and before you know it you’ve covered yards of distance and you’re crossing the finish line. Continue reading →
Danielle Angeloni is a singer/songwriter inspired by culture, traveling, and life. She loves collaborative writing, learning, and performing and is honored to be finishing her Degree in Professional Music and Minor in Music Technology and Innovation at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain Campus.
Six months ago I decided to take the Spring 2013 semester abroad in Berklee Valencia, and had no idea what I was in for! I sold my car so I’d have some extra money for traveling, and decided that Europe would be my next adventure. Now having taken the life-changing semester abroad, I am returning to Berklee Valencia because I know it is currently the best decision for furthering my career as a musician. Continue reading →
Hoje vou falar um pouco sobre a história da Berklee, como ela surgiu, quando ela surgiu e outras curiosidades. Aposto que muita gente, assim como eu há um tempo atrás, não faz ideia do porquê do nome Berklee, então decidi dedicar esse post ao surgimento da nossa querida universidade. Continue reading →
Neda Shahram, a student at Berklee’s Valencia campus enrolled in the Global Entertainment Music Business (GEMB) master’s program, shares her experience in initiating a new workshop series at the campus’ library.
For the past two semesters of my graduate career at Berklee Valencia as a GEMB master’s student, I became three times more proud to be surrounded by the next generation of musicians. The three-force pride derives from three different instances, whereby my inspiration stemmed to start conversing musically, Mediterranean-style. All of the instances took place inside the incubator that is Berklee Valencia where—yes—I eavesdropped on passerbys in the hallway, students in class and listened to many concerts and rehearsals. Continue reading →