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Six Takeaways from Songwriting Clinic with Charlie Puth

In town for his Voicenotes tour, Puth stopped by Berklee to talk about songwriting, workshop student-written songs, and play an exclusive evening set.

Niu Raza - "Mahay Manalazy (We Know How to Party)"

Malagasy singer Niu Raza performs her original with her band. 

Audio Director Richard Ludlow

A Whole New Headspace: Creating Audio in Virtual Reality

Richard Ludlow talks about designing audio for the video game Jurassic World: VR Expedition.

Charlie Puth Discovers Berklee Genesis of Hit 'See You Again'

Sometimes a song can be inside you for years, not yet ready to surface.

Miette Hope's Lush Harmonies Define "Release Me"

In this episode, we’ll listen to recent graduate Miette Hope’s latest single, which is about trying to finally break free from a painful relationship. You can hear her live at Derby Square in Salem at 5:00 p.m. on July 14.

SoundCloud

Venezuelan Merengue

This musical style is explained and demonstrated by Berklee students Alexis Soto and Carlos Capacho. 

Five Berklee Alumni Nominated for Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated five Berklee alumni for Emmy Awards on Thursday.

Berklee to Present Wang Leehom Scholarship to Haiyang Zhu

Berklee College of Music will present a four-year, full-tuition scholarship honoring Chinese-American singer-songwriter Wang Leehom ’99 to Haiyang Zhu this fall.

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Renowned Pop Producer, Berklee Professor Dies

Mike Denneen, part-time associate professor in the Music Production and Engineering Department, leaves a trove of recordings, a record label, and his Q Division recording studio behind. 

Boston Globe

Charlie Puth Revisits His Roots

Some Berklee students were lucky enough to have access to an intimate concert performed by Charlie Puth, along with a conversation between Puth and former teacher Kara DioGuardi, at the Red Room at Cafe 939. The event was sponsored by Spotify.

Vanyaland

Wicked Local Belmont: An Important Musical Call to Action

Boston-based immigration lawyer Susan Cohen shares her thoughts on the importance of a musical collaboration with Berklee students, faculty, and staff with Wicked Local Belmont.

Wicked Local Belmont

The Bay State Banner: Summer in the City and the South End

The Bay State Banner reviews a spirited Summer in the City concert in Boston's South End. 

The Bay State Banner

Grammy.com: Essence Festival's Seven Female R&B Acts You Need to Know

Student artist Yanina, who performed at the Essence Festival through the Berklee Popular Music Institute, is included in this roundup.

Grammy.com

Jazz Times: Al Di Meola Gets Berklee Honorary Doctorate

The alumnus guitarist, composer, and producer was honored at the graduate commencement ceremony at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain.

Jazz Times