- Berklee College of Music, located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world
Berklee College of Music facts
- Known for the study of jazz and modern American music, it also offers college-level courses in a wide range of contemporary and historic styles, including rock, flamenco, hip hop, reggae, salsa, and bluegrass
- As of 2016, Berklee alumni have been awarded a total of 266 Grammy Awards
- Since 2012, Berklee College of Music also operates a campus in Valencia, Spain
- In December 2015, Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory agreed to a merger
- The combined institution will be known as "Berklee", with the conservatory becoming "The Boston Conservatory at Berklee"