Berklee City Music News

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Chantel Hampton and Alonzo Harris

April 5, 2016

Ensemble and City Music faculty Chantel Hampton '08 and Alonzo Harris underscore the importance of being versatile as a musician and how technology can enhance performance. 

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Berklee City Music Dean Receives Award for Inspiring Success in Youth

March 23, 2016

Krystal Banfield, dean for Berklee City Music, received the 2016 Amtrak Pioneer Award, an award that honors African-American leaders who have made impactful contributions to the city of Boston.

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Berklee Partners with Nashville and Philadelphia Public Schools to Boost Music Education

January 28, 2016

The Berklee PULSE® Music Method expands to Metro Nashville Public Schools and the School District of Philadelphia, providing over 400 music teachers with access to the comprehensive online...

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City Music student Muñeca Diaz

Resonant Tones: City Music Bassist Receives the Gift of Groove

December 16, 2015

City Music student Muñeca Diaz is the beneficiary of a handmade bass, thanks to a donor's generosity at this year's Encore Gala.

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City Music Summit

City Music Summit Offers a Platform for Education Outreach

November 19, 2015

The fifth annual Berklee City Music Summit brings music educators, professional musicians, and students together for networking and collaboration.

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Robert Gould and students sing at Berklee Encore Gala 2015

City Music Gala Raises $2 Million for Life-Changing Program

November 5, 2015

Boston’s philanthropic community came out in force for Berklee’s 21st annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

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City Music Summit Explores Youth Development Through Popular Music

November 2, 2015

The three-day event takes place November 9-11 at Teachers College at Columbia University, in New York City. Highlights include a keynote presentation by Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and a...

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J. Curtis Warner Jr. Named Head of Community and Government Relations

October 26, 2015

J. Curtis Warner Jr. has been named to lead Berklee's new Office of Community and Government Relations as associate vice president. 

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Berklee City Music Awards 13 Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 31, 2015

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

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Berklee City Music Celebrates Education Partnership with Film 'Take Me to the River'

March 5, 2015

Students, musicians, and filmmakers united for the launch of the Take Me to the River Education Initiative at the World Famous Apollo Theater on February 12.

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