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Boston Pops and Berklee to Premiere Original Score to Silent Film, Nosferatu

July 29, 2015

The Boston Pops will premiere the score composed by eight of Berklee's student film composers  as part of Berklee's signature concert series. 

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Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, Sean Jones to Perform at Newport Jazz Festival

July 23, 2015

The 19-piece Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, featuring trumpeter, composer, and educator Sean Jones, will perform at the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, July 31.

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Berklee Alumni Earn 10 Emmy Nominations

July 22, 2015

Nine Berklee alumni are nominated for 10 Primetime Emmy Awards. 

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Sound designer/editor Eugene Gearty '82 (second from left) at the 84th Academy Awards in 2012.

For Sound Designer/Editor Eugene Gearty '82, Creativity Is Essential to Any Industry Career

July 21, 2015

Oscar- and Emmy-winning sound designer/editor Eugene Gearty '82 (Hugo, Boardwalk Empire) visited his alma mater earlier this year to speak with students about his 30-year career in sound on nearly 100 films including Life of Pi, The Departed, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

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Alissia ‘14: Can’t Fake the Funk

July 21, 2015

Five years ago, Alissia ’14 was a student shooting for a scholarship to Berklee at the Umbria Jazz Festival. Now, the Berklee graduate and rising sensation is bringing her fresh brand of modern funk to tens of thousands from the festival’s stage.

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Professor Bill Elliott Wins Tony Award for Hit Broadway Musical

July 17, 2015

Bill Elliott, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department, won a Tony Award this June for his orchestration work on An American in Paris.

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Mikolaj Poncyliusz, a student at the Berklee at Umbria clinics

Inside the Classrooms at the 30th Annual Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics

July 17, 2015

At the Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics, some 240 students from all over the world gather, as many before them have done for the past 30 years now, for an intense immersion in music unlike any other.

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2015 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded

July 15, 2015

Musicians from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Chicago, Illinois, have been awarded scholarships through an ongoing partnership between Berklee and the Lollapalooza festival.

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Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship's Rethink Music Releases Report on Transparency and Fairness in the Music Industry

July 14, 2015

BerkleeICE's Rethink Music Project publishes an in-depth study advocating for fairness and transparency of payment flows within the music industry.

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Ingrid Jensen performs with members of the Ingrid Jensen Berklee Quintet

The Ingrid Jensen Berklee Quintet Creates ‘Life-Moments’ on the Road

July 13, 2015

In May, jazz trumpet virtuoso Ingrid Jensen took four top-tier Berklee students on a five-date tour as part of the third edition of the Masters on the Road series.

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Berklee, Umbria Jazz Festival Celebrate 30-Year Partnership

July 10, 2015

For 30 years, Berklee and the Umbria Jazz Festival have worked together to train the next generation of jazz musicians, a collaboration that continues to grow stronger.

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HRR Bands Perform at Major Summer Festivals

July 9, 2015

This summer, student acts from Berklee's Heavy Rotation Records (HRR) will hit one of the main stages at major summer festivals including Lollapalooza in Chicago, and Osheaga in Montreal.

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Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir to Perform at Newport Folk Festival

July 9, 2015

The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will perform at the Newport Folk Festival on July 26. 

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BerkleeICE Launches Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

July 6, 2015

Offered in partnership with IEG Global Corporation, the program’s inaugural class is composed of high school students from China and Taiwan and will explore an innovative approach to teaching entrepreneurship, using music as the underlying coaching language.

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The Patrice Williamson Group Brings Jazz to the Fenway Neighborhood

July 2, 2015

The annual Swingin' in the Fens concert takes place on July 15, 2015. 

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Valencia Campus Students during the 2014 Graduation

143 Students from 31 Countries Will Graduate from the Master's Programs at Berklee’s Campus in Valencia

July 2, 2015

Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, will celebrate its graduation on Monday, July 13. This year, 143 students from 31 countries will receive their master's degrees in four areas of study.

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USA Today: BerkleeICE Tackles Employment Blues

July 2, 2015

USA Today speaks to Panos Panay, BerkleeICE founding managing director, about what the future holds for music graduates.

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Tito Puente Latin Music Series Returns with Free Outdoor Concerts and Salsa Dancing Across Boston

July 2, 2015

The seires runs from July 2 through August 6 in parks throughout Boston.

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Boston Globe: Berklee, Boston Conservatory Explore Merger

July 1, 2015

The Boston Globe breaks the news about a potential merger between Berklee and the Boston Conservatory. 

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Berklee and Umbria Jazz Celebrate 30 Years of Jazz Clinics

July 1, 2015

Thrity years ago, Berklee and Umbria Jazz started clinics for young musicians that coincided with the popular Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. A host of special events throughout this year's festival will mark the three-decade anniversary. 

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