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New Berklee India Exchange Music Video Supports Musicians Affected by COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Watch Indian celebrities and Berklee artists perform a new arrangement of the popular song "Dil Chahta Hai."

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Zakir Hussain and the Art of Forgetting

December 6, 2019

The Indian composer and tabla virtuoso shared his thoughts on improvisation and a musician's relationship to their instrument at a recent master class.

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Tabla legend Zakir Hussain

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Berklee India Exchange Presents Zakir Hussain

October 14, 2019

The Indian tabla maestro will host a one-week residency at Berklee this November.

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Berklee India Exchange Community Reacts to Gully Boy

March 29, 2019

Members of the Berklee India Exchange community share thoughts on the Hindi-language blockbuster and Berklee’s shout-out in the film.

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

December 5, 2018

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

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Bollywood Star Shreya Ghoshal Reflects on Residency at 'Hogwarts of Music'

January 16, 2018

Shreya Ghoshal describes her six-day residency at Berklee as a "magical experience," and the students she worked with agree. 

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Bollywood Superstar Shreya Ghoshal Gives Berklee Indian Ensemble Tips at Master Class

December 19, 2017

The day before her sold-out show at the Berklee Performance Center, one of Bollywood's most revered playback singers, Shreya Ghoshal, conducted a master class in the concert hall. Here are five takeaways from that class.

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Berklee Indian Ensemble to Welcome Shreya Ghoshal for Signature Series Performance on December 7

December 4, 2017

The Berklee Indian Ensemble, a dynamic group of students representing over 40 countries, will host playback singer and Bollywood superstar Shreya Ghoshal for a sold-out Signature Series performance on Thursday, December 7.

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Clinton Cerejo: Five Lessons I Learned in the Indian Music Industry

October 16, 2017

Five lessons Bollywood musician Clinton Cerejo learned in the Indian music industry. 

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Slideshow: Groundbreaking Fusion Band Indian Ocean Visits Berklee

October 11, 2017

The band Indian Ocean, known for fusing Indian folk music and Western rock, stopped by Berklee recently to collaborate with the Berklee Indian Ensemble.

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Berklee India Exchange Takes Prog Rock Clinics to Mumbai and Bengaluru

July 20, 2017

Progressive rock enthusiasts in Mumbai and Bengaluru enjoyed intensive two-day workshops this May at the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics conducted by the Berklee India Exchange.

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Berklee India Exchange's Annette Philip Talks to India Today About Her Musical Path

May 5, 2017

Annette Philip, artistic director of the Berklee India Exchange and director of the Berklee Indian Ensemble, recently spoke with India Today about creating music across continents. 

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Berklee Indian Ensemble Presents Bridges at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, May 9

April 27, 2017

The Berklee Indian Ensemble will present stories and songs about shared, universal human experiences in a concert at the Berklee Performance Center.

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Indian Folk Star Raghu Dixit Visits Berklee for Residency and Sold-Out Concert

April 12, 2017

Raghu Dixit, who was recently at Berklee for a concert and four-day residency that included a public talk, the making of a music video with the Berklee Indian Ensemble, a sold-out concert, and a workshop, brought his infectious joy to the Red Room at Cafe 939. 

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Slideshow: Shankar Mahadevan and Berklee Indian Ensemble Deliver High-Octane Show

December 20, 2016

Shankar Mahadevan took the stage at the Berklee Performance Center on December 13, surrounded by the Berklee Indian Ensemble, performing to a sold-out and enthusiastic house that cheered on the star who’s known for his work on many Bollywood soundtracks and for his best-selling album Breathless.

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From Pop Star to Berklee, Vasuda Sharma Makes Music Her Way

November 28, 2016

After success in India and hits with the band Aasma, Vasuda Sharma '12 wanted something more: she wanted to be better, not just bigger, so she came to Berklee to learn and grow as a musician.

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Berklee Indian Ensemble Welcomes Shankar Mahadevan as Artist in Residence in December

November 22, 2016

The Berklee Indian Ensemble, a dynamic group of students representing more than 40 countries, will perform a sold-out concert with Indian master vocalist and composer Shankar Mahadevan on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

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Slideshow: Donald Harrison and the Berklee All-Stars Perform for Enthusiastic Crowds in India

October 14, 2016

In his first trip to India, renowned saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. '81 played with the Berklee All-Stars to a sold-out crowd of several thousand people at the 6th Delhi International Jazz Festival.

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Slideshow: The Berklee Indian Ensemble Performs for Thousands in Bengaluru

September 19, 2016

For its first performance outside of the United States, the Berklee Indian Ensemble played to a crowd of more than 5,000 people at the 54th Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava megafestival in India.

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Berklee Indian Ensemble to Perform at Chopra Center's Sages and Scientists Symposium

August 31, 2016

The Berklee Indian Ensemble will appear at Deepak Chopra's Sages and Scientists Symposium in Los Angeles as a special musical guest. 

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