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Julieta Venegas Brings Her Parte Mía Tour to Berklee

August 21, 2017

Internationally acclaimed artist Julieta Venegas will bring her latest tour to the Berklee Performance Center on September 7, where Berklee will present her with a Master of Latin Music Award.  

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The Boston Globe: Berklee Students and Grads Create a Noteworthy Niche: Music for Video Games

August 18, 2017

Berklee's video game scoring curriculum is featured on the front page of the Boston Globe’s business section.

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Lori McKenna

Grammy Winner Lori McKenna to Summer Students: ‘Music Has Given So Much Back to Me’

August 17, 2017

From Boston to Nashville, multiple Grammy-winner Lori McKenna, one of the most successful storytellers in the music business, shares her musical journey with Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop students.

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BirnCORE to Release Kaki King Live at Berklee on September 22

August 16, 2017

Kaki King Live at Berklee features the renowned guitarist performing new arrangements of her songs with the Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra, composed of Berklee students and faculty.

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Omar Hakim Named Chair of Berklee's Percussion Department

August 16, 2017

One of the most influential drummers of the past 40 years, Hakim has played on countless hits, from David Bowie's "Let's Dance" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."

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John Kellogg Named Finalist for edX Prize

August 11, 2017

John Kellogg, who teaches Berklee Online's Introduction to Music Business course, is one of 10 finalists nominated for this year's edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning.

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Food & Wine: Music Class Teaches Students to Score Meals

August 11, 2017

In his class Developing Technologies: Music +, offered via Berklee's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE), Ben Houge instructs his students on how to compose music that mirrors and responds to the elements of any dish. 

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Berklee Students and Alumni to Perform at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s RISE Music Series

August 10, 2017

Starting in September, Berklee students and alumni will perform as part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s third annual RISE music series.

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Berklee City Music Awards Five Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 9, 2017

Five young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee during an emotional presentation at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, August 8. 

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The band Lady Pills

PODCAST: Sounds of Berklee—Lady Pills

August 8, 2017

This week's Sounds of Berklee episode features a new song from rock band Lady Pills, which is fresh off its set at summer festival mainstay Lollapalooza.

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Animated Short Scored by Alumnus Arturo Cardelús Becomes YouTube Sensation

August 7, 2017

Released on YouTube just one week ago, the animated short In a Heartbeat, scored by Arturo Cardelús B.M. ‘11, has earned more than 21 million views and the attention of national media, including the New York Times, the Guardian, and NBC.

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Freelance composer Tim Hare

Berklee Blogs: Composer Tim Hare

August 4, 2017

Composer and blogger Tim Hare B.M. '11 has been sitting down with some of Hollywood's biggest composition professionals to hear their stories—and to then turn those conversations into succinct blog posts for Berklee Blogs that bring together industry wisdom and his own personal career journey.

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Berklee Online Instructor's Songs Appear in The Big Sick

August 4, 2017

Kyle James Hauser, who teaches songwriting at Berklee Online, has two songs in the hit comedy The Big Sick

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Tori Letzler '12

Film Composer and Vocalist Tori Letzler '12 Contributes to Hollywood Blockbusters

August 3, 2017

Alumna Tori Letzler '12 is making her voice known in the film scoring industry, not only as a composer working alongside Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler, but also by singing in movies and trailer scores for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Thor: The Dark World and Wonder Woman, as well as for video games including Beyond: Two Souls and Call of Duty.   

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The Boston Globe: This Berklee Professor Is Mapping the White Mountains Through Sound Clips

August 2, 2017

The Boston Globe ran a front-page story on percussion professor Steve Wilkes as he begins his role as artist in residence for the White Mountain National Forest.

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Milenio: Without Identity, a Musician Does Not Move Forward: Oscar Stagnaro

August 2, 2017

Journalist Xavier Quirarte sits down with Oscar Stagnaro, executive director for Berklee Latino, for a Q&A covering topics such as advice for up-and-coming musicians, the Berklee Latino program, and the role of jazz in today's Latin music.

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All-Star Concert to Benefit the Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund

July 31, 2017

Berklee will host a concert featuring some of the brightest stars in the jazz world to honor veteran Boston music promoter Fred Taylor and to support the Fred Taylor Endowed Scholarship.

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Claude Kelly giving songwriting workshop

Hit Songwriter and Alumnus Claude Kelly Imparts Knowledge to Summer Songwriting Students

July 28, 2017

Students in Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop glean valuable insights from Claude Kelly B.M. ‘02, who has written songs for artists such as Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston, and many more.

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Terri Lyne Carrington

Berklee Musicians Stack Killer Newport Jazz Festival Lineup

July 27, 2017

The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival is primed to draw both traditional jazz aficionados and fusion-minded fans, with many well-known and soon-to-be-well-known Berklee alumni, faculty, and students scheduled to perform.

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Field recording in Matanzas, Cuba

At documenta, Interdisciplinary Dive into Cuba Thrills Global Art Crowd

July 26, 2017

At the fourteenth documenta, an international exhibition for contemporary art established after World War II, Berklee Professor Neil Leonard took attendees on a multisensory journey to Cuba with help from talented alumni.

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