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A Guide to Berklee's EDI Showcase

This Tuesday, seven upper-semester electronic production and design majors will showcase many electronic digital instruments and the music they make. 

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Applications Open for the Emilio and Gloria Estefan Scholarship

Presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, the substantial four-year scholarship towards a degree at Berklee will go to a Latin student with financial hardship.

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Amanda Palmer Says You're 'Exactly the Person You Want to Be'

The singer stopped by Berklee for a candid and empowering discussion on mental health.

Mediterranean Music Unites Artists Across Cultures in Madrid Concert

In celebration of Spain's multicultural heritage, a small group of musicians from around the world, led by Javier Limón, took the stage at Madrid’s National Auditorium, blending sounds from across the Mediterranean and beyond.

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Tom Oren Wins 2018 Thelonious Monk Jazz Piano Competition

Berklee student Tom Oren is the winner of this year’s Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. 

Berklee Alumni and Faculty Receive Grammy Nominations

This year, 26 Berklee alumni and three faculty members were nominated across 25 categories.

The Water Becomes a Character: A Conversation with Metamorphoses Director Theresa Lang

Ahead of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Center Stage production of the Tony Award–winning play, we spoke with director Theresa Lang.

Berklee Indian Ensemble Brings “Untold Stories” To Signature Series Performance

The group will perform at the Berklee Performance Center on Saturday, December 15.

Berklee to Launch Theater Programming for Students with Special Needs

Starting next semester, the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs will launch programming for students with disabilities who are interested in theater.

The Seagull Effect: Finding New Sounds with the JACK Quartet

The acclaimed string ensemble performed student compositions and offered vital feedback during their Berklee residency this fall.

Six Berklee Alumni Recognized at Latin Grammy Awards

Six Berklee alumni took home Latin Grammy Awards across three categories at the November 15 ceremony.

Curtis’s Prime Slices: Poppy, Y La Bamba

Read about and hear new releases recommended by BIRN staff member Curtis Heimburger during the week of November 11.

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Casa Limón Hosts a Week of Music in NYC

The Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute and Casa Limón showcased Mediterranean music and student work through a week of events.