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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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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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Panos Panay

Entrepreneur: 7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

February 27, 2015

BerkleeICE founding managing director Panos Panay speaks to Entrepreneur about preparing a company for acquisition.

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Billboard.biz: Pandora's Tim Westergren Delivers Zafris Lecture

February 26, 2015

Hear Tim Westergren talk about the beginnings of Pandora and his commonalities with Berklee students: jazz pianist, composer, audio producer and engineer, and film scorer. 

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WGBH's Boston Public Radio: Professor Rebecca Cline Remedies Winter

February 26, 2015

Rebecca Cline, a pianist and professor of ensembles, shares a playlist of Latin music and stories from her time living and performing in Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. 

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Pandora founder Tim Westergren at Berklee

Pandora Founder Tim Westergren Inspires Berklee Students at Zafris Lecture

February 25, 2015

Pandora founder Tim Westergren shares insights on the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial path with Berklee music business/management students.

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Berklee alumna Montse Carty '04

Courageous Pursuit of Passion: Pandora’s Montse Carty ‘04

February 25, 2015

Montse Carty ’04, artist programs manager at Pandora, shares her story and offers advice to Berklee students.

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Berklee's SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond

February 24, 2015

Berklee presents its 10th annual SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond on Thursday, March 19, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Brush Square Park West Tent in Austin, Texas.

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The Great American Songbook: The Music of Disney

Berklee’s Signature Series Presents the Music of Disney

February 24, 2015

Berklee's finest student and faculty singers and instrumentalists perform music from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Toy Story, Peter Pan, Davy Crockett, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Cinderella, Toy Story, and more.

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Quinn Bachand

Multi-Instrumentalist Quinn Bachand Swings Berklee, Career

February 19, 2015

Quinn Bachand, an immensely talented 18-year-old multi-instrumentalist, keeps a demanding touring schedule while taking a full load of courses at Berklee.

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Snow Doesn't Slow Students' Creativity

February 17, 2015

This winter's rash of storms has upended the MBTA, class schedules, and routines. But it hasn't stopped Berklee students from doing what they do best: making and recording music. 

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PODCAST: Cordelia and the Buffalo

February 13, 2015

A Mexican-American singer-songwriter and her band step up with a song marrying indie rock and electronic sounds.

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Berklee Alumni Win 14 Grammy Awards

February 9, 2015

Twelve Berklee alumni, including faculty member Terri Lyne Carrington '83, were honored with 14 Grammy Awards on music's biggest night for their outstanding contributions to some of last year's top releases, 

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Haerts Releases First Album; Song Featured in 'Cake' Trailer

February 6, 2015

Just months after the band Haerts released its first studio album, one its songs was chosen as the music for the new Jennifer Aniston movie, Cake.

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Berklee Mashup of Album of the Year Nominees Premiered by Boston Herald

February 5, 2015

The Boston Herald premiered a video featuring a mashup of four 2015 Album of the Year contenders arranged and performed by students.

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Heavy Rotation Records Releases Dorm Sessions 10

February 3, 2015

Heavy Rotation Records (HRR) presents Dorm Sessions 10, a mix of rock, folk, indie pop, singer-songwriter, psychedelic soul, R&B, electronic, and Latin pop by Berklee students and alumni.

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Guitar World: NAMM 2015 – She Rocks Awards Honors Women in Music

February 2, 2015

NAMM's She Rocks Awards honors Berklee women. Guitar World magazine tells the story of this sold-out event.

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