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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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Stats on the Class of 2014

May 9, 2014

Learn all about Berklee's graduating class, from home countries to popular instruments.

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Berklee Alumnus Arturo Cardelus Grabs Attention and Jobs with YouTube Video

May 9, 2014

After posting a video on YouTube, Arturo Cardelús got an email from a first violinist at possibly the best philharmonic in the world, suggesting that they work together.

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Jimmy Page, Valerie Simpson, Geri Allen, Thara Memory Honored at Commencement

May 9, 2014

Guitarist Jimmy Page delivered the commencement address to the Berklee graduating class of 2014. Page, Valerie Simpson, Geri Allen, and Thara Memory received honorary degrees.

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Berklee Strengthens 18 Local School Music Programs with Faculty, Equipment

May 8, 2014

The Berklee City Music Faculty Outreach Program culminates with a concert on May 17.

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Donald Harrison Leads Berklee Student Quartet May 20-22

May 8, 2014

Berklee's Masters on the Road series—featuring alumni master musicians who return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble—continues as New Orleans saxophone great Donald Harrison teams with a student quartet for a trio of shows later this month.

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Noam Israeli Awarded Billboard Endowed Scholarship

May 8, 2014

Noam Israeli, a drummer, composer, and music educator from Zichron Ya'aqov, Israel, has been awarded the prestigious Billboard Endowed Scholarship at Berklee.

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PODCAST: Arielle Vakni '14

May 8, 2014

Listen to "Backwards," from Arielle Vakni, a singer-songwriter from California graduating from Berklee in 2014.

 
 

 

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NECN Highlights Pitch Slapped's International Competition for Collegiate A Cappella Win

May 7, 2014

New England Cable News caught up with Pitch Slapped, Berklee's student-run, coed a cappella group, to learn about its first-place win in this year's International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.

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The Miguel de Cervantes Anniversary Concert

May 6, 2014

Berklee Latino and the Mediterranean Music Institute, in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, presented a concert that took the audience on a journey through Spanish music. 

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Berklee Artists Selected to Open for Melissa Etheridge at Symphony Hall

May 5, 2014

Berklee Night at the Pops featuring Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter and Berklee alumna Melissa Etheridge will showcase four up-and-coming artists from her alma mater in the first half of the program June 12 at Symphony Hall. 

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For Berklee’s Class of 2014, on to the Next Chapter

May 5, 2014

The undergraduate class of 2014 came to Berklee from 66 countries across six continents and 43 U.S. states and demonstrated that differences of language, place, and culture are no match for the unifying force of music.

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FUSION Vol. 4: Global Voices and Visions

May 1, 2014

FUSION Vol. 4—now available in eBook format—features work from Berklee students, staff, and faculty, as well as artists with global reputations. 

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Dawaun Parker ‘05: Find Your Voice and Move Forward

May 1, 2014

Alumnus Dawaun Parker, a dynamic rapper, and Grammy Award-winning producer, visited the campus in April to present a clinic.

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Ron Poster '87

Alumni Profile: Ron Poster '87

May 1, 2014

Ron Poster is the man in the box for the Boston Bruins.

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Berklee Senior Wins Apollo Theater Theme Song Contest

May 1, 2014

Student Clifton Williams will receive $5,000, and his song will be played every week at Harlem's iconic Apollo Theater. 
 

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Natixis Global Asset Management is Presenting Sponsor for 2014 Berklee Summer in the City Series

April 30, 2014

Summer in the City presents free performances throughout Boston and culminates with the free Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival on September 27, 2014.

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute: Music on a Mission

April 28, 2014

With talent comes responsibility. That's the message the Berklee Global Jazz Institute delivers as it travels around the world—including a recent visit to Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain—performing, collaborating, volunteering, and effecting social change.

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