Category Archives: Summer Programs

Berklee College of Music is home to nineteen summer programs, where students get their first taste of the Berklee experience. Read some of our stories and profiles that will give you an idea of what it’s like to study on campus at Berklee in the summer!

De Berklee Latino al 5 Week Program: Una Nueva Experiencia

Berklee LatinoEn enero pasado tuve la oportunidad de participar en Berklee Latino, el primer programa en español de Berklee para toda Latinoamérica. Ahí, tuve la oportunidad de conocer a personas y profesores de distintos países y sobretodo de compartir ideas y visiones musicales. Gracias al programa, pude asistir al Five Week Program en Boston, al inicio no sabía que esperar, sólo me sentía realmente emocionada por lo desconocido, un país y una ciudad en la que nunca había estado y en la cual iba a conocer a músicos de todo el mundo.

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Latin Jazz Program with Paquito D’Rivera

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a second semester Contemporary Writing and Production major and trombone principal. She also studies jazz vocals, and has a strong interest in a cappella.
こんにちは。
いかがお過ごしですか。

今日の記事は、先日Paquito D’Riveraを迎えて開催された、Latin Jazz Program のレポートです。

このワークショップはPaquito以外にもBerkleeの講師であるOscar Stagnaro , Fernando Brandao, Betram Lehman, Leo Blanco, Mark Walkerによる講義やアンサンブルクラスで、ラテン音楽を学ぶことができるものです。 Continue reading

5-week Summer Performance

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a second semester Contemporary Writing and Production major and trombone principal. She also studies jazz vocals, and has a strong interest in a cappella.

みなさんこんにちは。夏バテなどせずにお元気でお過ごしでしょうか。
バークリーでは毎年恒例のFive-week Summer Performanceが始まりました。
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Berklee City Music Network

Mais uma vez um post sobre Los Angeles. Na verdade sobre um grande evento que ocorrerá dos dias 2 a 5 de Novembro deste ano.  Continue reading

Summer Day Sessions – Building a foundation for the musicians of tomorrow

Rohan Elkins, a young, local musician from Framingham, MA, recounts his experiences from summer day sessions and how it has impacted his approach to music. Rohan’s mother, Cheryl provides insight as well on what it means to be a parent of a young budding musician.

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Rohan what is your instrument and how long have you been playing?

I am a Latin percussionist at heart, and I’ve been studying for 7 years now. I have been studying bongos, congas, timbales, other auxiliary Latin percussion, and I’ve picked up jazz drum set. Recently, I have been learning how to play French horn and euphonium.

Which Summer Program did you attend and what drew you to Berklee?

I attended the Summer Day Sessions, the middle school program, during the summers of 2011, 2012, and 2013. I was drawn to Berklee because of the personality of the school, its reputation, and its great location in the heart of Boston. I really enjoyed being on campus and I truly miss the atmosphere now that I am not there.

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