Berklee City Music News

Chaka Khan performing

Encore Gala Raises $2.3 Million for Berklee City Music

October 30, 2019

The 25th annual Encore Gala included guest musicians such as Chaka Khan, Grandmaster Flash, and Livingston Taylor. 

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Berklee City Music Awards Nine Four-Year, Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 7, 2019

The presentation took place at the Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert on August 6, at the end of Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive. 

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Retiring Berklee Educator Honored for Decades of Opening Doors for College and High School Musicians

February 9, 2018

Rob Rose, whose influence was felt by students aspiring to be performers, retires after 50 years at Berklee.

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Berklee City Music Awards Five Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 9, 2017

Five young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee during an emotional presentation at the Berklee...

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Berklee City Music Boston and Boston Arts Academy Nurture Students Together

May 11, 2017

Through a longstanding, mutually beneficial relationship, Boston Arts Academy and Berklee City Music Boston offer underserved high school students in Boston the chance for an innovative arts...

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Slideshow: Berklee City Music Summit 2016

December 21, 2016

The 2016 Berklee City Music Summit featured Academy Award-winning rapper Frayser Boy, Grammy-winning guitarist Larry Carlton, Snarky Puppy's Michael League, and Jennifer McCrea, coauthor of The...

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NY Daily News: Pharrell Williams Crashes Amp Up NYC Concert

December 15, 2016

The "Happy" singer and 11-time Grammy winner surprised a group of Amp Up NYC® students while they were covering Williams's Hidden Figures songs at a school concert. 

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Gloria Estefan performs with Berklee City Music program students

Encore Gala Raises Nearly $2 Million for Berklee City Music Program

October 26, 2016

Alongside Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and others, Boston had a good time for a great cause at the 22nd annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program.

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Berklee Partners with IDB to Expand Music Education Opportunities in Latin America

October 10, 2016

Berklee Latino, Berklee’s Spanish-language program, returned to Bogota, Colombia with partner Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). IDB’s grant to the institution—through the Korean...

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Berklee City Music Awards Eight Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 11, 2016

Emceed by actor and comedian Sinbad, the City Music scholarship presentation came at the conclusion of the Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program, the last hurdle for scholarship winners to...

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