Berklee News

Commencement 2000

June 15, 2000
In one of Berklee's most eclectic commencement concerts in years, students paid tribute to three industry veterans.
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The Teaching Taylors

May 31, 2000
Livingston and James Taylor give a tag team lecture for students
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Herb Alpert, Patti Austin, and VH1's John Sykes Honored at Berklee's 2000 Graduation

May 13, 2000
Three figures who have made major, indelible contributions to the field of popular music received honorary Doctor of Music degrees at Berklee College of Music.
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Herb Alpert: Finding the Good Melodies

May 4, 2000
The popular trumpeter talks about the art of making interesting music and learning about honesty in music from Sam Cooke.
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Alumni Collect Five Grammy Awards

February 4, 2000
Eleven alumni received nominations for Grammy Awards this year.
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1999 Commencement at Berklee: David Bowie and Wayne Shorter

June 15, 1999
The coming together of rocker David Bowie and jazz great Wayne Shorter as honorary doctorate recipients at Berklee's 1999 Commencement is not as unlikely a pairing as it might seem at first glance.
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Grammy Grabbers

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Commencement 1999

May 15, 1999
Rocker David Bowie and jazz innovator Wayne Shorter accepted honorary doctorates while 580 graduates received their diplomas at the 1999 Berklee commencement.
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Berklee College of Music Honors David Bowie and Wayne Shorter at 1999 Graduation

May 8, 1999
David Bowie delivers the principal commencement address.
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Will Davis and Wayne Shorter Speak to Berklee's Class of 1999

May 8, 1999
Read Will Davis and Wayne Shorter's speeches to Berklee College of Music's Class of 1999.
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