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February 23, 2010

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February 23

Concert for Haiti

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February 24

Write of Spring: Jazz Composition Faculty Concert

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February 25

Grand Opening

7 Haviland Street

February 25

Brad Byrd / Ben Karis-Nix / Casey Sullivan

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February 25

Roots of the Caribbean

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February 26

Logan 5 and the Runners / LipTease / Brite Lite Brite

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February 28

Great American Songbook: The Music of Motown

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March 1

All Keys: Piano Faculty Concert

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March 2

Pop/Rock Live!

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March 3

Nini & Ben

Arsenal Center for the Arts

March 4

Women Musicians Network

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March 6

Ryanhood / Daphne Willis / Nikolas Mataxas

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Win Tickets to Music of Motown Concert

The Great American Songbook: The Music of Motown

During the 50th anniversary of the Motown record label, students and faculty celebrate the songwriters who created the Motown sound with songs from the Jackson 5, the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, and more. Five winners will each receive a pair of tickets to the concert on February 28. To enter, email promotions@berklee.edu by February 25 with "Motown" in the subject line.

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Berklee Benefit for Haiti

Special guest musicians from Open Access to Music for Children, a Haitian community program from Youth and Family Enrichment Services, are featured in this fundraiser event.

Berklee Parties at SXSW, March 18 and 19

Up-and-coming alumni and student bands represent at one of the music industry's largest festivals.

In the Heights Musical Director Visits Berklee
Alumnus Alex Lacamoire '95 answers questions from aspiring musical theater writers.

Sidemen to the Stars

Successful Berklee alumni show that you don't have to be the star to have an impact.

Berklee BeanTown Jazz Fest Receives $17,500 NEA Grant

The 10th annual festival, September 15-25, will honor New Orleans.

High School Jazz Festival, March 13

The free competition will feature more than 200 bands, as well as clinics by Delfeayo Marsalis, Peter Erskine, and more.

Presidential Scholarship Recipients
Eight students have been awarded Berklee's Presidential Scholarship, a grant established to bring the world's best young musicians to study at Berklee at no cost to them.

Berklee Rock Guitar Chord Dictionary
Guitar Department assistant chair Rick Peckham's new book includes over 100 rock chord forms, with a comprehensive glossary of the essential chords in all 12 keys.

Berklee Distinguished Faculty Awards

Some of Berklee's finest professors were honored at Berklee's Teachers on Teaching event this year.

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The devastating earthquake in Haiti directly affected many in the Berklee community. A Concert for Haiti on February 23 is the college's first step toward helping. Listen to one of the night's performers, faculty member Livingston Taylor, with his song "Never Lose Hope."


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