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Berklee Student Monica Fernandez Wins 2014 BMI Peermusic Latin Scholarship

July 14, 2014

Student Monica Fernandez won the BMI Foundation's 11th annual peermusic Latin Scholarship, a competition for original Latin songs and instrumental compositions.

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2014 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda to Perform at Festival

July 14, 2014

An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee has resulted in scholarship awards for 10 outstanding musicians since 2011. Jackie Foster is the 2014 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship, a four-year, full tuition award, and Aidan Simmons has been awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Five-Week Scholarship to attend this summer. The partnership also gives alumna artist Oyinda the opportunity to perform on one of Lollapalooza’s main stages.

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Jaleel Shaw Headlines Free Jazz at the Fort Concert

July 11, 2014

Saxophonist and bandleader Jaleel Shaw will headline the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert in between performances at international jazz festivals. 

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Tito Puente Latin Music Series Returns with Free Outdoor Concerts, Dancing

July 10, 2014

Taking place Thursdays in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston, the six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series presents a soundscape of live Latin music, with a strong salsa influence, in parks around the city.

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Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute Performs in Brazil July 14-18

July 9, 2014

Student group will premiere an original piece of music influenced by the sound and philosophy of Anton Walter Smetak, a Brazilian-based artist and composer who invented close to 150 musical instruments, at the third Bahia Biennale on July 16. 

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PODCAST: Alex Layton

July 2, 2014

Listen to a poignant tune from a student singer-songwriter.

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From City Music to Valencia, Gerami Groover Has Found Success through Berklee

June 30, 2014

For Gerami Groover, enrolling in the Music Technology Innovation graduate program at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain campus has been a capstone to her Berklee trajectory.

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Berklee in Brooklyn: Alumni Find Fertile Ground for Music Ventures

June 27, 2014

Berklee is deeply entrenched in Brooklyn's fertile music scene as alumni artists, engineers, and venue owners have been steadily establishing a strong foothold in this hub for the better part of a decade, especially in the Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods.

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WCAI's The Point with Mindy Todd: Berklee's Silent Film Orchestra

June 27, 2014

Film scoring professor Sheldon Mirowitz is a guest on Cape and Islands NPR station WCAI's daily public affairs program, The Point. 

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Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

June 25, 2014

Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park have joined forces again to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to historic Fort Warren on Georges Island for free live performances in July and August.

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Billboard.biz: Berklee Announces First Graduate Programs

June 25, 2014

Following the launch of inaugural graduate degrees at its Valencia location, Berklee has announced the first graduate programs at its Boston campus.

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Free Summer Jazz Concerts on Spectacle Island

June 24, 2014

From July to September, up-and-coming Berklee musicians will perform free concerts at Berklee Jazz on Spectacle Island, a part of Berklee Summer in the City, presented by Natixis Global Asset Management.

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Melissa Etheridge '80 Talks to Berklee about Performing with the Pops, Activism, and Being "in Your Truth"

June 24, 2014

Melissa Etheridge '80, H'06 talks about performing with the Boston Pops, lessons she learned at Berklee, the importance of being "in your truth," and her activism.

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Berklee Announces First Graduate Programs at its Boston Campus

June 23, 2014

Beginning in fall 2015, students can pursue graduate education in music therapy and contemporary performance.

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PODCAST: Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

June 23, 2014

Student composers and orchestra musicians provide a new take on a silent classic, Harold Lloyd's Safety Last!

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Topnotch Resort Presents Berkleefest in Stowe, Vermont

June 20, 2014

This summer, up-and-coming Berklee artists will perform free concerts at Topnotch Resort, a MetWest Terra Hospitality property, on July 26 and August 30 in Stowe, Vermont. 

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New York Times: Valencia's Newest Sounds of Music

June 20, 2014

Since Berklee opened its campus in Valencia, Spain in 2011, a vibrant, new music scene has emerged between the students and the city's musicians. 

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WBUR's Radio Open Source: Chasing the Dream: Arts School

June 18, 2014

Berklee president Roger H. Brown is a guest on WBUR's weekly global conversation program Radio Open Source.

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TEDxBerkleeValencia Showcases Creative Catalysts

June 18, 2014

Behind every successful innovation, there is a creative idea that took hold and gained momentum, leading to something bigger. The organizers of TEDxBerkleeValencia have deemed this phenomenon a creative catalyst, and aptly named this past Saturday’s conference for it.

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Flamenco Artists Receive Mediterranean Music Award

June 18, 2014

Surrounded by the music industry and flamenco elite, José Mercé and Pepe Habichuela receive the first Masters of Mediterranean Music Award.

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