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Berklee Alumni Build Careers, Connections in Brooklyn

August 21, 2015

For the better part of the last decade, Berklee alumni artists, engineers, producers, songwriters, and venue owners are among the graduates who have sown deep roots in Brooklyn’s neighborhoods. 

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Ledisi

Beantown Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

August 18, 2015

This all-day, free outdoor event will feature Ledisi, Javon Jackson with Jimmy Cobb, the Mosaic Project featuring Jaguar Wright and Terri Lyne Carrington, George Garzone, Omar Thomas with Stefon Harris, David Gilmore, Eguie Castrillo, Carlos Averhoff Jr. featuring Francisco Mela, Paige Bryan, Alissia Benveniste, and others on September 26.

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International Career Center at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, Campus Helps Students Become Professional Musicians

August 18, 2015

As part of the International Career Center’s mission to provide expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to students, it hosts weekly lunches with visiting artists and guest speakers, sends out emails with job and gig opportunities, and more. 

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Fall Signature Series: Sudanese Music, Nosferatu, Toto La Momposina, Joyce Moreno

August 17, 2015

The Signature Series at Berklee presents an extraordinary fall season of performances by Berklee students, faculty, and alumni, and world-renowned musicians.

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The Warning study at Berklee

School’s in for Summer: Metalhead Sisters the Warning Hone Chops at Berklee

August 14, 2015

After overnight success and tens of millions of YouTube views, the three sisters in the Warning focus on improving their already-impressive hard rock music skills.

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Students Bring Music Therapy and Jazz Workshops to Panama

August 13, 2015

Students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and Berklee’s music therapy program will travel to Panama City, Panama, to work with the Danilo Pérez Foundation and other local organizations, August 17 - 21. 

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Luis Gamarra recording music video at the Uyuni salt flats.

Student Launches Nonprofit Sonidos Bolivianos with Viral Video

August 12, 2015

With a viral video splash and early success, Berklee student Luis Gamarra has founded the nonprofit organization Sonidos Bolivianos—one of the first startups to be nurtured by the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship.

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Music Business Journal: Spotify’s Clout

August 12, 2015

As Apple Music makes its debut, we explore Spotify’s strengths and investors’ confidence. 

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Megadeth Bassist Dave Ellefson Shares Rock Solid Advice at Clinic

August 11, 2015

Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson shares some hard rock and solid advice at his July 27 clinic at the Berklee Performance Center.

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Charlie Puth Returns to Berklee to Connect with Students

August 11, 2015

Charlie Puth '13 returns to his alma mater to talk to Five-Week Summer Performance Program students about how he parlayed a YouTube presence into a successful career. 

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160 Mass Ave Tower Receives Fourth National Design Award

August 10, 2015

The American Institute of Architects presented the 2015 National Education Facility Design Award to the 160 Massachusetts Avenue tower and drew a parellel to the Jazz at Lincoln Center venue. 

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Students jamming at So.i.Heard House of Music

New Lessons: Berklee Alumni Craft the Future of Music Education

August 10, 2015

Several Berklee alumni have taken their experience with the Berklee way of learning into the world of private music lessons in order to find new ways to innovate and build on that traditional model.

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Slideshow: Student Ensembles Summer 2015

August 7, 2015

Berklee students and faculty members in the Performance and Ensemble departments have been hard at work over the summer, preparing music for final performances in a wide range of genres, including electric and acoustic jazz, world music, soul, Latin, metal, and R&B, just to name a few.

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Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation

Alumni Behind Scenes and Sounds on Summer’s Blockbusters

August 6, 2015

Berklee alumni are once again playing key music and sound roles on many of this summer’s biggest blockbuster movies.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Advice for Berklee Students from Alumni in the Film Industry

August 6, 2015

Alumni working on music and sound for some of this summer’s biggest blockbuster films reflect on their time at Berklee and share tips for students interested in working in the industry.

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Berklee Global Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival Announced for 2016

August 4, 2015

Berklee and the Newport Festivals Foundation have created the Berklee Gobal Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival for summer 2016, and registration opens October 1. 

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Xinghai Conservatory President Dr. Tang Yongbao and Berklee President Roger H. Brown with Berklee student group Amalur Quartet

Berklee, Xinghai Conservatory Discuss Potential Collaboration

August 4, 2015

As Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangzhou, China maps out its vision for the future and looks to Berklee as a potential model, officials from the Conservatory and Berklee met on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 to explore possibilities for collaboration.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Larry Watson

August 3, 2015

Larry Watson talks about his work at Harvard, the resilient messages of African-American music, and the power of shedding light on secrets.

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New York Times: Open the Music Industry's Black Box

August 3, 2015

David Byrne references BerkleeICE's Fair Music Report and calls for the music industry to open the "Black Box" and increase pay transparency and fair compensation. 

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Kyle Thornton

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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