JMC Academy joins Berklee College of Music’s International Network

JMC ACADEMY has announced a partnership with Berklee College of Music’s International Network, which for potential music students means a greater chance to step forward into international matters. Sol Ahn has the details.

JMC Academy's Founder and Managing Director, Martin Cass and CEO, George Markakis accepting the partnership plaque. Photo: Supplied

JMC Academy’s Founder and Managing Director, Martin Cass and CEO, George Markakis accepting the partnership plaque. Photo: Supplied

Hopeful music students wanting to study in Australia will have access to a world class music education as Australia’s JMC Academy has officially become a member of the Berklee International Network (BIN).

Operating for more than 65 years, BIN is one of the most well-known music networks in the world. With an extensive range of global institutions sharing the goal of “advancement of contemporary music and quality education”, Berklee College of Music offers baccalaureate studies in different fields of music – the first in the world to do so.

The joint venture between JMC Academy and Berklee promises to yield positive opportunities for staff and students.

Vice-President for Global Initiatives of Berklee College of Music, Guillermo Cisneros, is delighted that Australia is now one of their international partners.

“Each BIN partner is essential to Berklee due to their capacity to attract and generate musical talent in their specific countries. Each one of them opens doors for us to their musical cultures and strengthens the international strategy to make modern music education accessible around the world. We are delighted that the JMC Academy in Australia is now one of our International partners,” Cisneros said in a statement.

BIN and JMC Academy have been working together for more than five years, providing campus-based auditions as well as exchange visits to Berklee’s Boston and Valencia Campuses.

JMC Academy believes that this new relationship between BIN and JMC Academy will open up even more opportunities for staff and students in the Australasian region.

To find out more information about JMC Academy and Berklee International Network, head over to JMC’s official website.

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