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You’ve Probably Never Heard This Instrument. Matthew Baker Wants to Change That.

The Berklee Valencia instructor is working to bring the baryton out of 18th-century obscurity and into 2020.

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A Pop Music Time Machine

Inspired by the Signature Series concert Nu-Vintage Pop—Today's Hits, Time Traveled, listen to modern pop hits through a historic lens.

Scene at Berklee: Grandmaster Flash

The turntable pioneer shared "the Biblical law of DJing" and other practical wisdom from the early days of hip-hop.

Margo Sappington - 'Step out of Love'

This performance was by Boston Conservatory at Berklee dance students as part of the Conservatory's spring 2019 dance concert, Limitless. Margo Sappington was a Conservatory artist in residence for this production.

Scene at Berklee: YBN Cordae

The Chance the Rapper collaborator shed light on his lyric-writing process and why self-confidence, while necessary, can only take you so far.

Cristina Abaroa: Music Career Insights

Berklee alumna Cristina Abaroa has credits from producer to music copyist for the recording of more than 100 albums. Learn about how she started in the industry, her work at the Latin Grammys, and the advice she has for young professionals in the music industry.

Emily Bear Ventures into Pop

The Berklee student, already a successful jazz pianist and composer at 18, talks to the BIRN about exploring new musical territory.  

Berklee Stars Dance for a Cause

The Conservatory's first annual Dancing with the Stars: Berklee Edition raised more than $12,000 for a new Dance Division scholarship.

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Variety: Amy Allen on Her 'First Feel-Good Song,' Harry Styles's 'Adore You'

The Berklee alumna also cowrote the hit songs "Graveyard" and "Without Me" for Halsey.

Variety

Boston Globe: SpeakEasy, Conservatory Partner to Give Students Theatrical Experience

The Boston Globe spoke to Boston Conservatory at Berklee Dean of Theater Scott Edmiston, faculty members Paul Daigneault and Laura Marie Duncan, and alumni Stephanie Umoh and Dwayne P. Mitchell for a feature on the department's exclusive academic and artistic partnership with SpeakEasy Stage Company. 

Boston Globe

NPR's Marketplace: Sirius is investing in SoundCloud to the tune of $75M

Professor George Howard spoke to NPR's Marketplace about Sirius' investment in SoundCloud and its impact on the music of up-and-coming recording artists. 

Marketplace

Bay State Banner: In the News: Tonya Butler

Berklee has appointed Butler as chair of the Music Business/Management Department.

The Bay State Banner

NPR Marketplace: Streaming Rescued Record Labels. But Has It Abandoned Artists?

Professor George Howard appeared on NPR's show Marketplace to discuss Warner Music Group's plans to go public. 

Marketplace

Bay State Banner: In the News: Yoron Israel

The Bay State Banner ran a feature on Yoron Israel's appointment to chair of the Percussion Department.