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April 20, 2010

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April 21

Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida

BPC

April 21 & 22

Claudia Acuña

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April 22

Perfect Pitch

The Middle East

April 22

Jazz Revelation Records CD Release Concert

BPC

April 23

Jason Reeves / Graham Colton / Lady Danville

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April 24

Leeny and Tamara

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April 24

Pitch Slapped

Lincoln Center

April 26

Break the Pew Part 2

BPC

April 27

Meagan Hickman

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April 28

Sam and Ruby / Liz Longley

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April 28

Berklee Rainbow Band

BPC

April 29

Chord Scale Madness / Urban Outreach Jazz Orchestra

BPC

April 30 & May 1

The Case of Michael Jackson

BPC

April 30

Horse Feathers

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May 1

Jesse Ruben / Rachel Antion / Zach Comtois

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Win Tickets to The Case of Michael Jackson

An original Berklee student musical explores the singer's music, life, and death, April 30 & May 1, with special guest Michael Bearden, musical director for This Is It. Five winners will each receive a pair of tickets to the show. To enter, email promotions@berklee.edu by April 23 with the subject line "Michael Jackson."

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Gamble & Huff, Paco de Lucia, Angelique Kidjo, and Kenny Barron at Commencement
Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Paco de Lucia, Angelique Kidjo, and Kenny Barron will receive honorary doctorates at Berklee's 2010 commencement ceremony, May 8.

VIDEO: Berklee in the Classroom—Interactive Video Programming and Performance

Watch as Electronic Production and Design professor Neil Leonard challenges his students to compose complete multimedia experiences with unconventional instruments.

Zafris Lecture: Live Nation COO Gerry Barad
Gerry Barad went from promoting punk bands in Toronto to making 360 deals for the largest live entertainment company in the world.

Music in Pictures
Pioneering rock music photographer Henry Diltz told Berklee students how he captured the hot times of Los Angeles's Laurel Canyon scene.

Marsalis Berklee Jams Continue with Claudia Acuña

Chilean singer/songwriter Claudia Acuña will be in the classroom and onstage with students, April 21–22.

Gary Burton and Berklee

Read what Bob Blumenthal and some of Burton's band members have to say about the vibist's contributions as an administrator, teacher, musician, and bandleader.

Alumni Profile: Ramu Thiruyanam '09

Back home in Singapore, percussionist Ramu Thiruyanam teaches at more than a dozen schools and still finds time to perform.

Berkee Press Reissues Anne Peckham's The Contemporary Singer

This best-selling guide is based on the curriculum of Berklee's Voice Department, and the second edition contains new vocal workouts and additional topics, such as performance anxiety and healthy singing.

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Tickets are on sale now at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster.

Stanley Clarke featuring Hiromi, BPC, June 20

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On April 22, student-run record label Jazz Revelation Records celebrates the release of its new album, Birds of a Feather, with free CDs for the first 50 people through the door and an iPod for one lucky winner. Catch a preview with "On the Way Back," by alto saxophonist Lihi Haruvi.


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