Latin Music Studies

Boasting an international student population, renowned faculty with expertise in a range of Latin music specialties, and alumni leaders across the globe with more than 50 Latin Grammys, Berklee College of Music has staked a serious role in the Latin music of today and the future.

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Berklee's Latin music roots and connections run deep, with an array of courses that include the Batá Rhythms Lab, the Berklee Steelpan Ensemble, and the South American Folkloric Music Ensemble.

The minor in Latin music underscores the Latin music's sociological, political, and anthropological contexts.

Berklee faculty specialize in a variety of Latin styles, from New York-style mambo to Brazilian choro, and beyond.

Cuban music pioneer Issac Delgado, Brazilian jazz master Rosa Passos, and Brazilian songwriter Ivan Lins are among the recent visiting artists who have shared their experience and expertise on campus.

Contact Information

Professional Performance Division
Berklee College of Music
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215

Dean: Ron Savage, 
Academic Assistant to the Dean: Karen Bell,
Latin Music Studies Faculty Advisor: Oscar Stagnaro,