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Kaushlesh Purohit at the console in The Ark, a Berklee recording studio

Berklee's Kaushlesh Purohit Aims to Advance Audio in India

March 25, 2015

Growing up, Kaushlesh Purohit was inspired by the music of prolific composer and performer A. R. Rahman H’14. Now at Berklee, Purohit is mixing Rahman’s music.

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Berklee to Present Luis Alvarez with George Wein Impresario Award

March 24, 2015

Luis Alvarez, Berklee alumnus and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest, will accept the George Wein Imprasario Award at the festival's 25th anniversary. 

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PODCAST: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

March 23, 2015

The Gregorio Uribe Big Band is a 16-piece orchestra that blends cumbia and other Colombian rhythms with the powerful sound and arrangements of a high-intensity large ensemble.

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Berklee Breaks Open Musical Mindset for South Korean Student Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim

March 23, 2015

At Berklee, Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim is discovering new genres to enhance her performance and film composing.

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Javier Limón and Magos Herrera to Perform at Lincoln Center with Student Gilbert Mansour

March 18, 2015

Javier Limón, the artistic director of the Mediterranean Music Institute, and jazz singer Magos Herrera will perform standards from their 2014 duo album Dawn on March 26 at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Lebanese student percussionist Gilbert Mansour will join them as a guest artist.

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NECN: Berklee Students Celebrate Boston Snow Record

March 17, 2015

Berklee student Michael Martinez wrote a song to commemorate the Boston snow record for New England Cable News.

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Right Turn and Berklee Announce Supergroup Concert

March 17, 2015

Warren Haynes and Grammy Award-winning lineup support local treatment center, while some artists share their stories with students. 

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BGJI Honors Joanne Brackeen at Annual Summit, March 31

March 16, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents its fifth annual BGJI Summit on March 31, at the Berklee Performance Center. This year’s summit is hosted by Joe Lovano, Gary Burton Jazz Chair at Berklee, and will honor longtime faculty member Joanne Brackeen in celebration of her receiving the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award.

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BerkleeICE's Creative Catalyst Series Brings Together Scientists and Musicians

March 12, 2015

Leading minds from Berklee, Harvard, Babson, Brandeis, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will explore the interplay between art, science and innovation on March 23. 

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BerkleeICE Series: Bertis Downs Talks About R.E.M.'s Path to Success

March 11, 2015

At BerkleeICE's Creative Entrepreneurship Lecture series, Bertis Downs recounted his career as the manager of indie rock icons R.E.M.

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Pat Pattison in the classroom

Pat Pattison Treasures 30 Years of Berklee Nashville Trip

March 10, 2015

For three decades, Berklee professor and acclaimed author Pat Pattison has helped demystify the music business for the students who travel with him on the annual Berklee trip to Nashville.

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Berklee Students Intern at Some of LA's Hottest Companies

March 9, 2015

Dozens of Berklee students spent their summer gaining career experience and making invaluable connections with some of LA’s most influential companies.

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Banda Magda

PODCAST: Banda Magda

March 9, 2015

Founded by Greek-born singer, film scorer, and composer Magda Giannikou '08Banda Magda deftly melds styles from samba to Greek folk to Columbian cumbia and has caught the attention of everyone from Kronos Quartet to Louis C.K.

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Berklee Presents American Master Awards to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Nashville Trip

March 9, 2015

Berklee will present its first American Master Awards on Tuesday, March 17, in Nashville to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the college’s student trip.

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BGJI Students Experiment with Innovative Instrumentation

March 6, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute is a diverse group of musicians from across the globe that encourage one another to wield one's own unique sonic vocabulary and, often, instruments that are unusual to the jazz genre.

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Chuck D and Panel Discuss MLK and Intersectionality

March 6, 2015

The Berklee Performance Center hosted a Martin Luther King keynote presentation, featuring Chuck D of Public Enemy.
 

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Violinist Rhett Price

Rhett Price: Rise of the Violin Pop Star

March 5, 2015

Violinist and songwriter Rhett Price's first record, Kesha's Mom, defies genre classification and debuts at number 10 on the iTunes Alternative EP chart.

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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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Santander Bank, N.A. to Provide Scholarships for Berklee Study Abroad Program

March 2, 2015

Santander Bank, N.A. will provide scholarships for Berklee students to study abroad at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain.

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Berklee to Present Fred Taylor with George Wein Impresario Award

March 2, 2015

Berklee will present famed jazz promoter Fred Taylor with the college's first ever George Wein Impresario Award on Wednesday, March 11, at Scullers Jazz Club.

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