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Jeff Dorenfeld and Jeff Apruzzese of the Berklee Popular Music Institute

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Jeff Dorenfeld and Jeff Apruzzese

June 14, 2016

In this episode, Inside Berklee sits down with Jeff Dorenfeld and Jeff Apruzzese to hear more about Berklee's newest institute, the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).

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Slideshow: Glow Team Performs at Electric Daisy Carnival

June 1, 2016

The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) kicked off its summer festival season with the DJ duo, Glow Team, performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York City.

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BPMI Artists to Perform at Electric Daisy Carnival, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Made In America

May 6, 2016

Berklee students will gain invaluable experience out on the road this summer performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Osheaga in Montreal, and Made In America in Philadelphia, through the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).

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Boston Metro: Classroom on a Tour Bus: New Berklee Program Gives a Few Young Artists the Rock Star Treatment

May 4, 2016

Jeff Dorenfeld, managing director of the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI), talked with the Boston Metro about the plans for the new institute's inaugural year, including a curriculum that will take students on tour buses to play major international festivals.

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Press Release

Berklee's New Institute Offers Students Performances at Major Music Festivals and Artist Development Experience

April 14, 2016

The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is an experience-based program enabling students to go from the classroom to the stage—as performers or behind the scenes—in every facet of artist development and touring. 

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Vanyaland: Heavy Rotation Records Packs the Sinclair for Dorm Sessions Release Party

February 12, 2016

Heavy Rotation Records takes over the Sinclair with the release of Dorm Sessions 11.

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Boston and Beyond: Berklee's CMJ Music Marathon Showcase October 16

October 1, 2015

Berklee’s official CMJ showcase of alumni and student artists, Friday, October 16 at Carroll Place, is presented by the Red Room at Cafe 939, Berklee Alumni Affairs, and Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), with media sponsor Vanyaland.

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Cordelia and the Buffalo performing at the Osheaga Festival

Buffaloes on the Road: Berklee Band Plays Major Canadian Festival

September 8, 2015

Berklee band Cordelia and the Buffalo was selected to play the 2015 Osheaga Festival—a three-day music and arts festival in Montreal that draws more than 100,000 attendees each year.

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Berklee Bands Make Their Mark on the Summer 2015 Festival Circuit

August 3, 2015

Berklee bands land slots in North America’s premier summer concert festivals, including South by Southwest (SXSW), Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Boston Calling, Osheaga, and the Lowell Summer Music Series.

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Vanyaland: Listen to Performances from Berklee's SXSW Party

March 30, 2015

Listen to live performances from Berklee's SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond.

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