Alumni News

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Alumni News Stories

Banda Magda

PODCAST: Banda Magda

March 9, 2015

Founded by Greek-born singer, film scorer, and composer Magda Giannikou '08Banda Magda deftly melds styles from samba to Greek folk to Columbian cumbia and has caught the attention of everyone from Kronos Quartet to Louis C.K.

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Oriol Saña ‘98 Brings Jazz Fiddle to Barcelona

January 12, 2015

When violinist and educator Oriol Saña returned to Berklee last month from his native Barcelona, his overarching goal was to build a bridge between the two cities and connect Berklee with like-minded institutions from Spain.

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PODCAST: Girls Guns and Glory

December 22, 2014

Named one of Rolling Stone Country's Artists You Need to Know, Girls Guns and Glory brings its Boston-bred Americana worldwide.

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The Shills

PODCAST: The Shills

December 16, 2014

The Shills, featuring MP&E grads Dave Sicilian '06 and James Zaner '06, have been a leading force in the Boston rock scene for a decade.

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Alumni Profile: Brad Madix '84

December 8, 2014

Alumnus Brad Madix '84 handles sound for Jack White.

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Brian Marquis '01: Making His Own Luck

April 11, 2014

This talented and tenacious songwriter has a knack for creating his own opportunities.

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Cristina Vaira '13: Getting Back to What Matters

April 11, 2014

Most performers have had nightmares about bombing in front of a panel of celebrity judges, but for one Berklee alumna it was a dream come true.

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PODCAST: Tom Griesgraber '95

December 10, 2013

This alumnus's flying fingers make magic with the Chapman Stick. After attending a Berklee in LA session, Griesgraber set his heart on Berklee, but knew he had his work cut out for him to succeed there. He began taking courses at MiraCosta college, and soon distinguished himself, tutoring other students, recording, and helping with administrative duties. He then transferred to Berklee, and two years later graduated summa cum laude.

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PODCAST: Say So If You Know

September 3, 2013

This group brings together alumni who’ve stayed close, both personally and professionally, even as their careers have woven together and verged apart over the years.

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PODCAST: Kim Logan '10

August 5, 2013

Opera-singer-turned-songwriter serves up gutbucket tunes in Nashville

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