The presidents and trustees of The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music--two of the nation's most prestigious performing arts institutions-- have been exploring the benefits of an affiliation that would create the world's most dynamic and comprehensive programs for music, dance, and theater education.
Music heard by: Earth, Invisible - "Bloom" Simon Moullier - "Birth" Rickie Lee Kroell - "Magritte - The Lovers" Bruno Raberg - "Triloka - Three Realms"
The Mediterranean Music Institute encourages collaboration in the performance, composition, and study of Mediterranean musical traditions by bringing together musicians, students, artists, and scholars from around the world.
Launched in April 2011 under the artistic direction of Grammy winning producer Javier Limón, and the executive direction of pianist and composer Matthew Nicholl, the MMI supports the cultural exchange of folk-based music from the various regions of the Mediterranean, promotes Mediterranean music internationally, and seeks to enhance the global perspective of Berklee students and faculty at both the Boston and Valencia campuses.
The Percussion Department at Berklee offers the most comprehensive percussion education you'll find anywhere. We provide individualized instruction on drum set, hand percussion, vibraphone, marimba, and orchestral percussion, allowing you to target any of these as your principal instrument. We offer you professional faculty who specialize in each of these disciplines, course work specifically designed to enhance your abilities, and abundant playing opportunities.