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PODCAST: Mike Flanagan '08

June 17, 2014

Brockton native Mike Flanagan ’08 finds success as a saxophonist, arranger, and songwriting producer.

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John Oates Visits Berklee Songwriting Class

June 16, 2014

Just before his concert as half of the duo Hall & Oates, on June 12 in Boston, John Oates popped in to Melissa Ferrick's songwriting class at Berklee to talk about his approach to the craft.
 

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Berklee Alumni Back in Town with Cirque du Soleil

June 16, 2014

Guitarist Angie Swan '05 and drummer Didi Negron ‘09 are cast members of one of Cirque Du Soleil’s newest touring shows, Amaluna.

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Berklee Launches $100 Million Campaign: Soundbreaking

June 16, 2014

Berklee announces Soundbreaking: The Campaign for Berklee, the largest fundraising effort in the college's 69-year history. With nearly $57 million raised in the campaign's quiet phase, Soundbreaking has already surpassed the total of Berklee's previous campaign, Giant Steps. Half of the target fundraising goal has been earmarked for scholarships and financial aid. 

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PODCAST: Great Caesar

June 13, 2014

Great Caesar creates lushly-arranged indie rock with metric tons of heart.  

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John Patitucci: Music As an Instrument for Social Change

June 11, 2014

Renowned bassist John Patitucci, one of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute faculty, said of the institute: “It’s the most fun I’ve ever had teaching in my life.”

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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs on Martha's Vineyard

June 11, 2014

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra will perform an original score to the Harold Lloyd classic Safety Last! on Martha's Vineyard. 

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Berklee's Mediterranean Music Institute Launches Award

June 10, 2014

José Mercé and Pepe Habichuela will be named Masters of Flamenco by Berklee College of Music’s Mediterranean Music Institute. The award will be given by the institute’s directors, Matthew Nicholl and Javier Limón.

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PODCAST: Sarah McKenzie

June 9, 2014

An award-winning vocalist, pianist, composer, and recent Berklee graduate from Australia demonstrates why Downbeat believes she is an artist "already in full possession of an individualistic voice."

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Berklee Online's Degree Program Gives Working Musicians Flexibility

June 4, 2014

For the first time in the college’s history, prospective students have the opportunity to earn a Berklee bachelor’s degree from anywhere in the world. In September 2014, Berklee Online will launch its inaugural online Bachelor of Professional Studies degree.

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Berklee Announces 2014-2015 Tuition and Fees

June 3, 2014

Berklee's Board of Trustees approves a lower-than-average tuition increase and pledges commitment to finding ways to make a Berklee education more affordable and accessible.

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PODCAST: Esther Rojas

June 2, 2014

Esther Rojas, a fifth-semester CWP major, talks about working with stars at the Latin Grammys and jamming at the Monterey Jazz Festival. 

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Berklee's Valencia Campus To Host Its First TEDx Event June 21

May 30, 2014

Berklee will host its first TEDx event, TEDxBerkleeValencia, at its campus in Valencia, Spain. The conference, themed Creative Catalyst, will take place on Saturday, June 21, in the Aula Magistral Theatre of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences.

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PODCAST: Amethyst

May 23, 2014

Listen to a tune from an eclectic student-led group performing in Berklee's Summer in the City series.

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VIDEO: Berklee Commencement 2014

May 21, 2014

Watch videos from Berklee's 2014 commencement ceremony and concert featuring Jimmy Page and other honorary doctorate of music recipients with students.

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PODCAST: The Western Den

May 21, 2014

These songwriters collaborated with each other via the internet before coming to Berklee to join forces with a host of musicians.

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Jimmy Page Talks to Berklee About Inspiration, Guitar, and Legacy

May 16, 2014

Jimmy Page H'14 sat down with Berklee on May 9, 2014, and discussed his start as a self-taught musician, his approach to guitar, the imporance of reading music, and "passing on the baton." 

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Nigerian Alumna Writes Song to Spread Awareness About Abductions

May 15, 2014

Kaliné Akinkugbe '13 wrote "Bring Them Home" to spread awareness about the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in her native Nigeria.

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Students Celebrate International A Cappella Championship Win

May 15, 2014

Berklee’s student-run a cappella group won first prize in the 2014 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, the result of much hard work and an openness to learning from one another.

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Slideshow: 2014 Commencement Concert

May 15, 2014

Berklee's annual commencement concert, performed by students and faculty, showcased arrangements of the music of rock legend Jimmy Page, jazz pianist Geri Allen, and R&B producer/singer Valerie Simpson.

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