Post by Jason Camelio, director of international programs.
In recent years, our eyes and ears have been turning to eastern Asia for new sounds, approaches to the business of music and especially to the wealth of young talent that is exploding there. Berklee has strong partner institutions already located in Korea, Japan and Malaysia. Building on this success, we are expanding our recruitment, outreach and branding into locations in China, India and Singapore. One of the most successful ways we have been able to connect with new regions and communities is through our alumni. In January, chair of contemporary writing and production Matthew Nicholl, assistant director of admissions Pearly Lee and I had the chance to return to Hong Kong and Singapore to meet with our alumni, present clinics and information sessions and conduct auditions and interviews. Continue reading