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'Mad Men' Composer David Carbonara Got Seduced by Film Scoring at Berklee

May 7, 2015
David Carbonara '85 has scored all seven seasons of Mad Men, which is in its final run on AMC for the second half of its seventh, and last, season Read more

PODCAST: Holiday Mountain

May 7, 2015
Holiday Mountain, an Austin-based psych dub pop trio formed at Berklee in 2011, was recently featured in Spin magazine and is currently on tour in support of its EP, You Be You, Part One.  Read more
Pop songwriter Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth '13: From Berklee to Billboard

May 4, 2015
Charlie Puth '13 is a 23-year-old songwriter and performer who has recently been signed to Atlantic Records and who has scored a No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100, a slew of popular YouTube videos, and an EP in the works. Read more
Pianist and Composer Mina Yu' 12

PODCAST: Mina Yu '12

April 21, 2015
Jazz pianist and composer Mina Yu '12, a native of Korea now based in New York, releases her debut album Papa's Records. Read more

PODCAST: Curtin

April 6, 2015
The debut album from Brooklyn-bred duo Curtin, One for the Doghearted, features Berklee alumni Sweeney Tidball ’03 and Andrew Tracy ’04, who also handled mixing, as well as Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen. Read more

Vanyaland: Listen to Performances from Berklee's SXSW Party

March 30, 2015
Listen to live performances from Berklee's SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond. Read more

PODCAST: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

March 23, 2015
The Gregorio Uribe Big Band is a 16-piece orchestra that blends cumbia and other Colombian rhythms with the powerful sound and arrangements of a high-intensity large ensemble. Read more
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. Read more
Violinist Rhett Price

Rhett Price: Rise of the Violin Pop Star

March 5, 2015
Violinist and songwriter Rhett Price's first record, Kesha's Mom, defies genre classification and debuts at number 10 on the iTunes Alternative EP chart. Read more

Santander Bank, N.A. to Provide Grants for Berklee Study Abroad Program

March 2, 2015
Santander Bank, N.A. will provide grants for Berklee students to study abroad at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain. Read more
Panos Panay

Entrepreneur: 7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

February 27, 2015
BerkleeICE founding managing director Panos Panay speaks to Entrepreneur about preparing a company for acquisition. Read more
Berklee alumna Montse Carty '04

Courageous Pursuit of Passion: Pandora’s Montse Carty ‘04

February 25, 2015
Montse Carty ’04, artist programs manager at Pandora, shares her story and offers advice to Berklee students. Read more

Berklee's 10th Annual SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond

February 24, 2015
Berklee presents its 10th annual SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond on Thursday, March 19, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Brush Square Park West Tent in Austin, Texas. Read more

Berklee Alumni Win 14 Grammy Awards

February 9, 2015
Twelve Berklee alumni, including faculty member Terri Lyne Carrington '83, were honored with 14 Grammy Awards on music's biggest night for their outstanding contributions to some of last year's top releases,  Read more

Haerts Releases First Album; Song Featured in 'Cake' Trailer

February 6, 2015
Just months after the band Haerts released its first studio album, one its songs was chosen as the music for the new Jennifer Aniston movie, Cake. Read more

Berklee Mashup of Album of the Year Nominees Premiered by Boston Herald

February 5, 2015
The Boston Herald premiered a video featuring a mashup of four 2015 Album of the Year contenders arranged and performed by students. Read more

PODCAST: Katie Thiroux

January 29, 2015
Bassist/vocalist/composer Katie Thiroux celebrates the release of her debut CD Introducing Katie Thiroux in concert on Wednesday, February 4, at Cafe 939 and streaming live at wgbo.org as part of the fourth year of The Checkout – Live at Berklee. Read more

Alumna Kirby Lauryen Cowrites Kayne West, Paul McCartney's 'Only One'

January 23, 2015
Kirby Lauryen '09 has written songs for some of the biggest names in the industry, including Kayne West and Paul McCartney.  Read more
Teese Gohl '81

Orchestrating ‘Selma’ with Teese Gohl ‘81

January 16, 2015
Score producer Teese Gohl ’81 discusses his work on Selma, the Oscar-nominated film about the historic 1965 voting rights march led by Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

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. Read more

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