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PODCAST: BGJI Green Ensemble

September 25, 2013

Listen to some of Berklee's best student jazz musicians on this track from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

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Berklee Alumnus Wins Emmy Award

September 25, 2013

Pablo Munguia '98 won an Emmy Award for his work on the Grammy Award broadcast.

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Alumni Give Primer on Making it in L.A. Music Industry

September 24, 2013

Berklee alumni Jim McGorman '95 and Steve Fekete '96 talk to students about playing the long game, and what they’ve learned about making in the music business.

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VIDEO: Oh, Great Intentions Rocks Berklee’s New Cafeteria

September 20, 2013

In the first of thousands of student performances to come in the cafeteria of Berklee’s new 16-story campus building at 160 Massachusetts Avenue, Oh, Great Intentions cranks out a high-octane performance of “My Darkest Hour” in this video.

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Saxophonist Melissa Aldana Makes History at Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition

September 20, 2013

Berklee alumna and saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history for female instrumentalists with her win at this year's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. 

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The Checkout – Live at Berklee Kicks Off with First Female Instrumentalist to Win Monk Award

September 20, 2013

Melissa Aldana '09 returns to campus to begin the 2013-14 series in partnership with WBGO and NPR Music on October 9.
 

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Behind the Scenes with Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi

September 20, 2013

Berklee alumnus Ramin Djawadi is the man behind the music for Game of Thrones. When Djawadi ’98 was tapped to compose the score, an epic quality was the guiding principle. The German composer shared his thoughts on what it takes to compose for Game of Thrones, his time at Berklee, and what an effective score should do.

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Photo Gallery: Building Berklee's New Tower

September 19, 2013

Berklee’s new 16-story campus building at 160 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston will provide students at the world’s premiere music college with some of the best student housing and music facilities in the world, including two-story community rooms, practice and ensemble rooms, a fitness center, a dining hall, world-class recording studios, and a performance venue.

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Berklee International Network Adds Canada’s Holland College to Coalition

September 19, 2013

The Berklee International Network recently welcomed the Holland College School of Performing Arts in Canada into its collaborative effort to advance contemporary music education around the world.

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Grammy Winner Tommy Torres Visits Valencia Campus

September 19, 2013

Tommy Torres, the Puerto Rican Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning producer, singer, and songwriter, was the first visiting artist this academic year to visit Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain. 

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PODCAST: Lenox

September 17, 2013

Belgian bassist Sebastian Jasinski, a.k.a. Lenox, moved to Paris after graduating from Berklee in 2003 and gigged for several years before committing himself to producing his own music.

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Piano Faculty Lead Practice Panel

September 16, 2013

Piano faculty share piano practice techniques. 

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Berklee in Valencia Visiting Artist: Lucas Vidal

September 13, 2013

Lucas Vidal is a thriving composer who studied film scoring at Berklee College of Music.

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Berklee Ushers in the New Academic Year

September 11, 2013

Cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, and author Daniel Levitin '80 welcomes faculty and staff to the academic year at this year's Opening Day event.

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Dream Theater Recruits Berklee Student for Album

September 11, 2013

Dream Theater, the Grammy-nominated progressive metal band that formed in 1985 at Berklee College of Music, is collaborating with 21-year-old Berklee student Eren Basbug on its new, self-titled album—the group's 12th—out September 24. 

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PODCAST: Molly Tuttle

September 10, 2013

Listen to an original composition from a student singer-songwriter steeped in bluegrass, contemporary folk, and American roots music.

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Music Therapy Student Heals Patients One Note at a Time

September 10, 2013

Music therapy major Seneca Block found his calling after a chance encounter with a piano during his mother's chemotherapy. 

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Three Berklee Saxophonists Compete for Top International Title

September 9, 2013

Berklee alumni make up a quarter of this year's semifinalists in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.

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BGJI Brings Coltrane's Rarely Performed Interstellar Space to the Stage

September 9, 2013

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute brings Coltrane's rarely Performed Interstellar Space to Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola and the Monterey Jazz Festival. With Joeo Lovano, six students will perform the challenging piece in New York on September 16 and in Monterey on September 20.

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Wambura Mitaru Synergy Performs Atop New Berklee Building

September 4, 2013

Student vocalist Wambura Mitaru leads her band in a riveting performance atop the roof of Berklee's soon-to-open 16-story tower at 160 Massachusetts Avenue.

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