About the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI)

Launched in 2011, the mission of the Mediterranean Music Institute is to provide a framework for collaboration in the performance, composition, and study of Mediterranean musical traditions by bringing together musicians, students, artists, and scholars from around the world.

The MMI encourages and contributes to 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 MMI has six main areas of activity: