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Berklee Announces Erica Muhl as New President

Muhl comes to Berklee from the University of Southern California, where she was dean and founding executive director of the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. 

New Concept Album Boils Down Mueller Report to Eight-Song Opera

Henry Bloomfield's 29-minute album, Ongoing Matter, uses the report's own text to tell its story through music. 

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Terri Lyne Carrington Receives NEA Jazz Masters Award

The acclaimed founder of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice was recognized with the jazz genre's highest honor.

Rianna Kopcho Named the 24th Jimmy Lyons Scholar to Berklee

Kopcho is the first guitarist and second woman to receive the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship.

Scene at Berklee: Charlie Puth

At a Visiting Artist Series clinic this week, the pop hitmaker and Berklee alumnus talked about his influences and why his latest single, "Girlfriend," is indebted to Berklee.

Conservatory Alumna Shelbie Rassler Teams with Music Giants to Get Out the Vote

Rassler's new video projects feature Yo-Yo Ma, Rhiannon Giddens, the Coral Reefer Band, and many others.

Berklee’s EDI Students Prepare for Next Generation of Performance

Still in its early years, Berklee’s EDI program gains momentum as audiences go online and the internet readies for a quantum leap forward.

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Billboard: Erica Muhl, Dean of USC Iovine Young Academy, Named Berklee College of Music President

Billboard spoke to Erica Muhl about being named Berklee's next president and her decades of work at the University of Southern California. 

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VICE: Bad Deals Are Baked into the Way the Music Industry Operates

Tonya Butler, chair of the Music Business/Management Department, provides commentary in this story, part of a series examining the music industry's treatment of Black artists.

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Boston Globe: Berklee’s Terri Lyne Carrington Named Jazz Master for 2021

The Boston Globe published a feature on Berklee faculty member Terri Lyne Carrington being recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) with a 2021 NEA Jazz Masters Award.

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Buzzfeed: Songwriters Sometimes Wait Years After a Song Is Released to Get Paid Anything: These Women Want to Change That

Buzzfeed interviewed faculty members Bonnie Hayes, George Howard, and Susan Cattaneo for a feature about an online campaign helmed by songwriters aiming for more equitable pay. 

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Backstage: 12 College Vocal Programs You Should Know

Backstage featured Berklee as one of the top college vocal performance programs in a roundup of institutions. 

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Boston Globe: Former Van Halen Bandmate Gary Cherone and Other Admirers Pay Tribute to a Guitar God

The Boston Globe interviewed Joe Musella, assistant professor of guitar, about the late Eddie Van Halen's legacy and impact.

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