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Sound designer/editor Eugene Gearty '82 (second from left) at the 84th Academy Awards in 2012.

For Sound Designer/Editor Eugene Gearty '82, Creativity Is Essential to Any Industry Career

July 21, 2015
Oscar- and Emmy-winning sound designer/editor Eugene Gearty '82 (Hugo, Boardwalk Empire) visited his alma mater earlier this year to speak with students about his 30-year career in sound on nearly 100 films including Life of Pi, The Departed, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Read more
Imagine Dragons (left to right, Daniel Wayne Sermon '09 Dan Reynolds, Daniel Platzman '11, Ben McKee ' ) speaking with students July 1, 2015 at TD Garden.

Imagine Dragons Bring Students Behind the Scenes on Smoke and Mirrors Tour

July 21, 2015
Before a packed show at the TD Garden on July 1, Imagine Dragons gave a group of Berklee students a behind-the-scenes look at the production of its major worldwide Smoke and Mirrors Tour. Read more
Bette Midler's core touring band in the Shames Family Scoring Stage

Touring Musicians Panel: Bette Midler Band Visits Berklee

June 19, 2015
A panel of expert musicians including guitarist Tariqh Akoni ’91 and percussionist Taku Hirano ’95 gave students insight into the music industry while in Boston for a Bette Midler concert at the TD Garden. Read more
Rie Tsuji

Rie Tsuji ‘02: Touring with Beyoncé

May 11, 2015
Berklee alumna Rie Tsuji didn’t initially set out to tour the world with Beyoncé and Jay-Z, but when the opportunity arose, she was well prepared to seize it. Read more
DaNiiVORY performing alongside Beyoncé.

DANiiVORY ‘08: From CeeLo to the Super Bowl with Beyoncé

May 11, 2015
Born Theresa Danielle Flaminio, multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter DANiiVORY '08, who has toured with Beyoncé, CeeLo Green, and Imagine Dragons, sets out on her own. Read more
Nikki Glaspie '05

Nikki Glaspie '05: Beyoncé and Beyond

May 11, 2015
After a five-year stint drumming with Beyoncé right out of Berklee, alumna Nikki Glaspie breaks out on her own with the Nth Power. 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

'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
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

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