Alumni News

Dream Theater to Perform Student's Arrangements at Opera House Show

March 11, 2014

Dream Theater will perform Berklee student Eren Başbuğ's arrangements at its March 25 concert at the Boston Opera House. 

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The Checkout - Live at Berklee: Matthew Stevens Quintet

March 11, 2014

Presented by Berklee, NPR Music, and WBGO FM, The Checkout - Live at Berklee, brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts at Cafe 939. The series continues on Wednesday, April 2, with guitarist Matthew Stevens and his quintet, featuring Gerald Clayton (piano), Vicente Archer (bass), and fellow alumni Eric Doob (drums) and Paulo Stagnaro (percussion).

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Alumni and Students Hit SXSW Stages

March 10, 2014

Berklee-affiliated musicians will be everywhere at South by Southwest this year, including official showcases and unofficial ones, panels, and the annual Berklee live music party.

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Inside Berklee PODCAST: Bill Banfield

March 10, 2014

Professor Bill Banfield, founder and director of Berkee's Africana Studies Program, talks about his group, the Jazz Urbane, its debut CD, and the spirit of mentorship the project fosters.

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PODCAST: Thaddeus Hogarth '88

March 7, 2014

Associate professor of guitar Thaddeus Hogarth '88 might just be the world's most popular guitar teacher.

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The Checkout – Live at Berklee with Warren Wolf and Wolfpack

February 25, 2014

The Checkout – Live at Berklee continues on March 5 with Warren Wolf and Wolfpack live at Cafe 939, over the web at nprmusic.org, and through WBGO FM's airwaves. 

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Lisa Fischer on Being 20 Feet from Stardom and Next to Jagger

February 25, 2014

Lisa Fischer, one of the most in-demand backup singers in the world, stopped by Berklee ahead of her tour with the Rolling Stones to screen 20 Feet from Stardom. 

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PODCAST: The Crash Kings

February 21, 2014

Brothers Tony and Mike Beliveau play old-school rock 'n' roll with a twist—no guitars. Using only keyboards, bass, and drums, they create a hard-hitting sound that has reached No. 1 on Billboard’s alternative chart, and netted them a featured performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Berklee's SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond

February 19, 2014

Berklee College of Music presents its SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond on Thursday, March 13, noon – 6:00 p.m., in Austin, TX. Berklee’s ninth annual SXSW Party is presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939, Alumni Affairs, and Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), with media sponsor Vanyaland and features up-and-coming Berklee and HRR alumni and students performing rock, pop, electronic, Americana and folk.
 

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Berklee Launches Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

January 29, 2014

Berklee College of Music announced the launch of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE). Alumnus and Sonicbids founder Panos Panay has been named its founding managing director. The institute will offer an academic curriculum, research projects, online courses, and an incubation environment to encourage new startups within the music space.

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