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In a cover feature, Terri Lyne Carrington was named the Jazz Artist of the Year by DownBeat in their Critics Poll. Joining Carrington in receiving honors from the publication were a host of faculty, students, alumni, and honorary doctorate recipients from the college.
Variety spoke to Tonya Butler, who becomes chair of the Music Business/Management Department in August, about how Berklee encourages its students to treat themselves as a business.
Hypebot posted a guest piece by Berklee President Roger H. Brown about the importance of making virtual classroom experiences meaningful.
The New York Times published six videos from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, each profiling a 2019 Doris Duke Artist Award recipient. In her video, Terri Lyne Carrington reflects on her trailblazing, four-decade career; creating a legacy; and advancing change within the jazz world.
The Boston Globe spoke to faculty members Terri Lyne Carrington, Jason Palmer, and Cliff Notez about reckoning with racism as Black musicians.
The scholarship, awarded to vocalist and pianist Mar Giménez Marín, is worth $200,000 and will allow her to study at Berklee College of Music for four years.
NBC Boston interviewed Prince Charles Alexander, Berklee professor, about performers transitioning to virtual shows and connecting to viewers remotely. Alexander also discussed Berklee's coronavirus (COVID-19) relief fund and how it's helping musicians around the world.
The Boston Globe published a feature on recent Berklee graduate and YouTuber Carlos Eiene and his jazzy arrangements of popular video game music.
George Howard, professor in the Music Business/Management Department, appeared on Marketplace to discuss how streaming has helped the record industry grow.