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February 28, 2011

March 1
Aretha/Chaka/Marvin/Stevie Ensemble Featuring Ernie Isley
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Pop/Rock Live! Featuring Charlie Worsham
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March 2
Steve Almond
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March 3
We Are Hip-Hop 3
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Women Musicians Network Concert
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March 4
Sharin Toribio / Mario Jose
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March 5
High School Jazz Festival

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March 7
The Belle Brigade / Lucius / Jennah Bell

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All Keys: Piano Department Faculty Concert

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March 8

Guitar Night Rock and Pop


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March 9
Harper Blynn / Schuyler Fisk

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March 10
Kathy Mattea Meets Berklee

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March 11
Zoe Keating / Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys

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March 12

Divine Sparks: A Spontaneous Spiritual Celebration


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March 15
Women of the World

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Berklee Valencia Programs and Schedule Announced

In addition to previously announced graduate programs, the college unveiled several new initiatives for Berklee's new campus located in Valencia, Spain, including the launch of the Mediterranean Music Institute in April 2011.

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Kathy Mattea Meets Berklee

Grammy-winning country singer Kathy Mattea will be backed by a Berklee student band March 10. Email promotions@berklee.edu by March 4 with the subject line "Kathy Mattea" and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Guitar virtuoso and alumnus Steve Vai is collaborating with Berkleemusic to attempt to set the record for the World's Largest Free Online Guitar Lesson on March 3 at 1:30 p.m. The latest Sounds of Berklee podcast features "Die to Live," from Vai's live recording Where the Wild Things Are.

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Major Minors
Berklee institutes nine minors in conducting, psychology, acoustics and electronics, video game scoring, and more.

Berklee Alumni Win Seven Grammy Awards
This year's slate of winners includes Best New Artist Esperanza Spalding '05.

Zafris Lecture: Making Artist Development the Priority
The 2011 lecture will be given by A&M/Octone Records' James Diener on A&R strategies for a changing music industry.

Berklee Hosts Two Parties at SXSW
The college represents at one of the music industry's biggest festivals, with more than a dozen student and alumni acts.

Women Musicians Network Concert, March 3
The 14th annual concert brings more than 50 women to the BPC stage as performers, producers, and engineers.

Full Scholarships Awarded to Musicians from Kenya and South Africa
Wambura Mitaru and Witness Matlou are among eight students attending Berklee through the Africa Scholars program.

Alumni Profile: Pascal Bokar '85
Guitarist Pascal Bokar makes connections between jazz and the music of his native Africa.

Rethink Music Conference Early Bird Registration

Register before March 7 for discounts of $200 or more.

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