Faculty News

Hitmaking with Kara DioGuardi

November 8, 2012
With songs appearing on more than 160 million albums, Kara DioGuardi conveys real-world experience to a group of select Berklee students.
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Composer George S. Clinton Named Film Scoring Chair

September 25, 2012
Noted composer George S. Clinton has been named chair of the college’s Film Scoring Department. Clinton will build on the 32-year legacy of the department and ensure that graduates have the skills to...
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Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee's Bass Department

July 10, 2012
This influential fretless bass pioneer, educator, and author, succeeds Rich Appleman, who held the position for 40 years.
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Professor Bill Banfield Hosts Art Series on Tavis Smiley Show

June 7, 2012
This liberal arts professor hosts the new music and culture series Essays of Note on the nationally syndicated radio series the Tavis Smiley Show.
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VIDEO: What Music Teaches You - Danilo Perez

May 29, 2012
Global Jazz Institute artistic director Danilo Pérez discusses how music gives students "the ability to create a cultural passport."
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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Sheldon Mirowitz

April 25, 2012
The Emmy-nominated film scoring professor discusses how students compose and perform original scores for classic silent films.
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VIDEO: What Music Teaches You - Melissa Howe

April 19, 2012
String Department chair Melissa Howe talks about helping students evolve as improvisers and "create music of the future."
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Guillermo Cisneros, VP of Global Initiatives/Executive Director, Berklee in Valencia

April 12, 2012
Guillermo Cisneros comes to Berklee after years of experience in several fields, launching projects as an entrepreneur and leading marketing and advertising efforts.
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Berklee Professor, Sweet Honey in the Rock Collaborate on Orchestral Work

March 22, 2012
Symphony 10: Affirmations for a New World, composed by Berklee professor William C. Banfield with lyrics by Sweet Honey in the Rock, will premiere with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops at the...
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PODCAST: Danilo Pérez '88

March 20, 2012
Listen to a jazz tune with a range of global influences in a podcast featuring Grammy-winner Danilo Pérez.
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