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Mikhail Baryshnikov, André De Shields, Sheila E., John Legend, Cassandra Wilson to Receive Honorary Doctorates

This year's honorees will be recognized by Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee in virtual commencement ceremonies on May 9.

How to Support Artists During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Four ways you can help artists and music industry professionals right now and in the days ahead.

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So You've Shifted to Remote Learning. What Now?

Get up and move, rest your eyes, set an ending time for schoolwork, and seven more tips for making the most of this semester.

Captain Marvel Composer Pinar Toprak on Film Scoring

Alumna Pinar Toprak discusses scoring for blockbuster films and the importance of music education, and gives advice to people who would like to be in the industry.

'It's Time' for Women to Play a Bigger Role in Music Tech

She Knows Tech works to close the music technology gender gap through mentorships and events that empower women in the industry. 

Composer Marti Epstein Makes 'Unimaginable' Music

The longtime Berklee faculty member talks imagination, her opera Rumpelstiltskin, composing without computers, and more on Sounds of Berklee.

Berklee Popular Music Institute Launches 'Berklee at Home' Concert Series

Berklee artists are performing live on Instagram each Wednesday, giving BPMI students a chance to adjust to changing industry in real time.

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A Bedroom with a View

As the Berklee community adjusts for remote learning and creativity, we offer a few artists who have used limitation as their inspiration.

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Forbes:The College Student Behind the “What the World Needs Now” Viral Video

Forbes spoke with Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Shelbie Rassler about her inspirational "What the World Needs Now Is Love" YouTube video, and how she was able assemble dozens of College and Conservatory classmates' music into a single song.

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NPR: Virtual 'Love Sweet Love' from Quarantined Berklee Students

NPR ran a feature on Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Shelbie Rassler's virtual orchestra video on YouTube with over 70 College and Conservatory peers, including a quote from Burt Bacharach. 

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WHDH-TV: ‘An Important Message’: Berklee Students Create Virtual Orchestra to Uplift Spirits amid Coronavirus Outbreak

WHDH-TV interviewed Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Shelbie Rassler about her inspiring YouTube video for "What the World Needs Now Is Love."

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Good Morning America: Boston Conservatory at Berklee Students Make Virtual Orchestra and Sing 'What the World Needs Now Is Love'

ABC's morning news program, Good Morning America, featured Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Shelbie Rassler's virtual orchestra rendition of "What the World Needs Now Is Love" on their broadcast. 

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WBZ-TV: Berklee Students Create Virtual Orchestra During Coronavirus, Perform 'What The World Needs Now Is Love'

WBZ-TV, Boston's local CBS affiliate, published a news story on the virtual orchestra video by Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Shelbie Rassler. 

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