Alumni News

Makeba Riddick Shares Her Journey to Success

January 31, 2014
Grammy nominated songwriter Makeba Riddick ('99) discusses her accomplishments as well as her challenges in the music industry.  
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Berklee Alumni Win Eight Grammy Awards

January 27, 2014
Berklee alumni took home eight trophies during the Grammy Awards 2014 ceremony, including faculty member Terri Lyne Carrington, who was the first woman artist to win in the Best Jazz Instrumental...
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PODCAST: Jason Lim '13

January 23, 2014
Originally from Falkirk, Scotland, Jason Lim ’13 is a polymath in the finest Berklee tradition. An accomplished violinist, guitarist, drummer, inventor, and recording engineer, he is equally...
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PODCAST: Guillermo Klein '94

January 21, 2014
Making music that is "occasionally Ellingtonian, occasionally classical, and always beautiful," according to PopMatters, an Argentinian alumnus returns to Berklee to perform with his band and...
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Berklee Presents its SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond with Media Sponsor Vanyaland

January 15, 2014
Berklee College of Music announces Boston-based music news website Vanyaland as media sponsor for its ninth annual SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond on Thursday, March 13, 12:00 p.m. – 6:...
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PODCAST: Samantha Preis '10

January 8, 2014
Connecticut native Samantha Preis ’10 began playing the piano at a young age, but didn’t care much for practicing the music she was given.  Instead, she preferred to write her own songs, a habit...
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PODCAST: Sierra Hull '11

December 20, 2013
Listen to a tune from a Tennessee-bred bluegrass musician and alumna who's returning to Berklee for a New Year's Eve concert.
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Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter, Mandolinist Sierra Hull to Perform First Night Boston Concert, Broadcast on WUMB-FM

December 20, 2013
Sierra Hull performs as part of Boston's First Night Boston festival.
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Berklee Alumni Earn 36 Grammy Award Nominations

December 11, 2013
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences nominated 30 Berklee alumni for a total of 36 Grammy Awards.
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PODCAST: Tom Griesgraber '95

December 10, 2013
This alumnus's flying fingers make magic with the Chapman Stick. After attending a Berklee in LA session, Griesgraber set his heart on Berklee, but knew he had his work cut out for him to succeed...
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