Caribbean American, Kobie Alleyne Earns Presidential Scholarship to Berklee College of Music

MIAMI – Caribbean American musician and steel pan protégé, Kobie Alleyne, was selected as a Presidential Scholar at Berklee College of Music commencing this fall, September 2018.

Kobie is a first generation Caribbean American of Trinidad & Tobago descent.  Kobie was raised in a family of steel pan musicians and played a role as a member of the Steel Away Ensemble.

Kobie was selected for this honor out of a pool of more than 5,000 applicants to the fall class of Berklee, involving an extensive international talent search via our World Scholarship Tour.  A final group of twenty candidates were reviewed, resulting in just five U.S. recipients and two international recipients.

Caribbean American, Kobie Alleyne Earns Presidential Scholarship to Berklee School of Music
Kobie Alleyne

With this honor comes a responsibility and commitment to your development in a challenging artistic environment and a future filled with limitless potential.

Berklee expects to provide Kobie with an educational framework and the tools to be used in his professional career as a performer, composer, educator, producer, engineer, therapist, music business manager, or any chosen professional endeavor.  He will follow in the footsteps of a long list of distinguished and successful Berklee alumni.

His Presidential Scholarship will cover tuition, comprehensive fee, required laptop fee and on-campus housing charges.

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