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Bollywood Composer Raju Singh on Film Scoring Process

May 26, 2017

Raju Singh, one of Bollywood's most in-demand composers, speaks with Berklee students about his experience with creating music for TV shows and films such as the current box-office hit Half Girlfriend.

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Berklee’s Summer in the City Concert Series Presents More Than 400 Free Performances in Boston Area

May 26, 2017

This summer, students, faculty, and alumni from Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee will perform more than 400 free concerts throughout the Greater Boston area as part of the Berklee Summer in the City concert series. 

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Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest 2017

Dedicated to Danilo Pérez, Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest Features Alumni, Students, and Faculty

May 25, 2017

This year’s Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest was dedicated to Danilo Pérez, the Grammy-winning artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and featured several Berklee alumni while incorporating opportunities for students.

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Berklee Artists to Perform at Top Music Festivals This Summer Through BPMI

May 25, 2017

The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is sending seven artists to perform at top music festivals in the U.S. and Canada this summer including the Governors Ball, Essence Festival, Chicago Open Air, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Esperanza Spalding, Part 2

May 23, 2017

In Part Two of Tony Brown's interview with Esperanza Spalding, the two talk about her early days in Portland, Oregon; her mother's influence on her musical development; why feedback is important; and what's next for her.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Esperanza Spalding, Part 1

May 16, 2017

In her fifth and latest album, 2016’s Emily’s D+Evolution, Grammy winner and Berklee alumna Esperanza Spalding B.M. ‘05 plays with expressing different sides of herself through the character of “Emily.” Listen to the first part of an interview with her. 

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Boston Globe: Will Musicians and Singers Make Bank from a New System?

May 16, 2017

The Boston Globe writes about the Open Music Initiative in its Game Changers 2017 list. 

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Berklee to Award Wang Leehom Scholarship to Student from China

May 15, 2017

Berklee will award the Wang Leehom Scholarship to a student from mainland China for the entering class of 2018.

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Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun Receive Honorary Degrees

May 13, 2017

At Berklee's 2017 commencement ceremonies, graduating students began the next chapter of their lives inspired by words and music from honorary doctorate recipients Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun.

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Using Technique, Students Say Goodbye to Performance Anxiety

May 12, 2017

Kenny Werner, who heads Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute, teaches musicians how to break down the anxiety attached to playing music and to reconnect to their instrument from a place of comfort and expressivity.

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Student musicians and dancers collaborate on interdisciplinary arts performance

New Connections: Student Performance Piece Reaches Across Artistic Disciplines

May 12, 2017

Students find common ground in the arenas of modern dance, African polyrhythms, electronic music, Arabic scales, video, software programming, and abstract painting.

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Berklee City Music Boston and Boston Arts Academy Nurture Students Together

May 11, 2017

Through a longstanding, mutually beneficial relationship, Boston Arts Academy and Berklee City Music Boston offer underserved high school students in Boston the chance for an innovative arts education.

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MIT Technology Review: The Promise of the Open Music Initiative

May 10, 2017

Panos Panay speaks about the Open Music Initiative at the Business of Blockchain conference held at the MIT Media Lab.

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Live Nation Exec Brandon Pankey: Positivity in the Music Industry

May 9, 2017

Vice President of Business Development and Operations at Live Nation Brandon Pankey, whose client list has included the likes of Drake and Jill Scott, talks to Berklee students about hard work and career success.

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Phé, also known as Natasha Pheko

PODCAST: Sounds of Berklee—Phé

May 9, 2017

Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter Phé, a member of Berklee's graduating class, is a finalist in this year's International Songwriting Competition and is soon to release her debut EP.

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Berklee students at last year's commencement ceremonies

Personifying Art's Power, Class of 2017 Takes Reins

May 8, 2017

Who is the undergraduate class of 2017? Explore a small sample of the remarkable work and creative capabilities of these soon-to-be alumni that came to Boston from more than 70 countries and more than 40 U.S. states.

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Chris Cheek '91 to Lead Berklee Student Quintet on the Road

May 8, 2017

Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Chris Cheek B.M. ‘91, a renowned jazz saxophonist. 

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Berklee India Exchange's Annette Philip Talks to India Today About Her Musical Path

May 5, 2017

Annette Philip, artistic director of the Berklee India Exchange and director of the Berklee Indian Ensemble, recently spoke with India Today about creating music across continents. 

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Berklee presents the new original musical "The Kiss"

Slideshow: Berklee Presents World Premiere Musical The Kiss

May 5, 2017

On April 26-27, the Berklee Performance Center hosted the world premiere of The Kiss, a new musical theater work inspired by Gustav Klimt's painting of the same name, as part of the Signature Series at Berklee.

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Berklee Latino Names Stagnaro Executive Director, Announces Colombia and Ecuador Events

May 4, 2017

Berklee College of Music has appointed four-time Grammy-winning bassist and professor Oscar Stagnaro as executive director of Berklee Latino, the college’s Spanish-language program, and announces upcoming events in Bogotá, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador.

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