Visiting Artist News

Rethinking Bands, the Cloud, and the Crowd

May 20, 2011
The Rethink Music conference focused on solutions and innovation, not hand-wringing.
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Wooten's World

May 19, 2011
Bassist and Renaissance man Victor Wooten shared his views on self-expression and teaching music at Berklee's 17th annual Liberal Arts Symposium.
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PODCAST: Mavis Staples

April 25, 2011
Legendary gospel and soul singer Mavis Staples is one of five honorees at Berklee's 2011 commencement ceremony.
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Nona Hendryx, Vernon Reid in Original Berklee Student Musical on B.B. King

April 15, 2011
The musical traces King's life from his humble beginnings in the Mississippi Delta to his place as an internationally beloved icon of blues music, and features some of his most popular songs.
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Orchestral Improvisation

April 14, 2011
Conductor/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra in an interpretation of his Hip-Hop Essay for Orchestra.
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Ben Folds, Damian Kulash, Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman to Write, Record Eight Songs in Eight Hours

April 7, 2011
Like Radiohead did recently, this group will show how recording and release schedules are no longer bound by distribution challenges.
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Berklee Marsalis Jams: The Three Cohens, April 14 and 15

April 6, 2011
Three siblings will come back to their alma mater to perform with their sextet.
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Wayne Shorter to Perform at Global Jazz Summit April 25

April 6, 2011
Jazz legend's visit, supported by NEA Jazz Masters Live, also includes a master class and film screening.
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"American Classical Music" at Berklee This Summer

April 5, 2011
Violinist and composer Mark O'Connor shared his thoughts on the musical genre before his summer program makes its Berklee debut.
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DBR and Patrice Rushen Perform with Contemporary Orchestra

March 31, 2011
An 80-piece ensemble directed by assistant professor Francisco Noya will present the work of several award-winning student musicians at a free concert at NEC's Jordan Hall.
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