Press Releases

Ayinde Webb Is 16th Jimmy Lyons Scholar

September 18, 2012
This Oakland drummer won a full-tuition scholarship from Berklee and the Monterey Jazz Festival.
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Berklee Monterey Sextet Plays Monterey Jazz Festival

September 18, 2012
The tradition continues as the Berklee Monterey Sextet heads to the West Coast to perform in the Monterey Jazz Festival.
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Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management

August 31, 2012
One of Boston's largest, most popular festivals celebrates women in jazz this September.
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Krystal Banfield Appointed Dean of Berklee City Music

August 28, 2012
Krystal Banfield has been appointed dean of Berklee City Music. In this role, she becomes the first African-American woman on the college's executive leadership team.
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Signature Music Series Presents Soul, R&B, Salsa, Brazilian and more

August 22, 2012
Concerts in the first half of the season include inspiRAYtion: A Tribute to Ray Charles, Larry Monroe, Luis Enrique, and Marcos Valle.
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Michael Bierylo Named Chair of Electronic Production and Design

August 13, 2012
In his new role at the college, Bierylo intends to embrace advances in video game design, software development, and all aspects of computer music and video performance.
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Berklee Brings Jazz to Peddocks Island

August 1, 2012
Jazz trombonist and Presidential Scholar John Egizi will perform on the Boston Harbor Island as part of Berklee Summer in the City.
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Nine Emmy Nominations for Alumni, Faculty

July 20, 2012
Emmy nominees recognized for their work on hit shows CSI: Miami, Parks and Recreation, Breaking Bad, American Idol, and more.
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Berklee to Give Workshop at FIMUCITÉ

July 12, 2012
Berklee and FIMUCITE have signed their first international cooperation agreement for a public workshop in film scoring and soundtrack production to be held at Tenerife Space for the Arts.
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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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