Press Releases

10th Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival Celebrates Music from Around the World

February 15, 2018
Berklee will present the 10th annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival on Thursday, March 8, as part of its Signature Series. Founded and directed by Christiane Karam B.M. ‘03,...
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Young Saxophone Avatars Hailey Niswanger and Daniel Rotem Headline The Checkout—Live at Berklee Concert Broadcasts

February 13, 2018
Two of the most greatly admired young saxophonists to study at Berklee in the last decade are set to headline the spring season of essential New York jazz station WBGO’s The Checkout—Live at Berklee...
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Retiring Berklee Educator Honored for Decades of Opening Doors for College and High School Musicians

February 9, 2018
Rob Rose, whose influence was felt by students aspiring to be performers, retires after 50 years at Berklee.
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Open Music Initiative Teams Up with Ace Hotel

February 8, 2018
Ace Hotel joins the Open Music Initiative in offering its first public series of events, cohosting a series of workshops across the hotel's properties designed to foster creative dialogue, and...
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Berklee Alumni, Professor Recognized at 60th Grammy Awards

January 29, 2018
Berklee alumni, including a current associate professor, were recognized across genres at the 60th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 28.
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Danilo Pérez; photo by John Abbott

Danilo Pérez Wins United States Artists Fellowship and Victoriano Lorenzo Award

January 29, 2018
Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and Berklee educator Danilo Pérez recently received multiple honors: Panama's first Victoriano Lorenzo Award and a United States Artists (USA) Fellowship. Grammy-...
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50th Berklee High School Jazz Festival to Honor Ellis Marsalis, Students on February 10

January 25, 2018
Berklee will present the 50th annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival, the nation's largest high school jazz competition, on Saturday, February 10 at Hynes Convention Center in Boston, and will...
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Berklee’s Bruno Mars Ensemble to Perform Tribute Concert on February 8

January 18, 2018
The dynamic Bruno Mars ensemble is curated and directed by saxophonist Tia Fuller, a professor and former member of Beyoncé’s band.
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Applications for the CJ Cultural Foundation Presidential Scholarship at Berklee Due January 15

December 21, 2017
The CJ Cultural Foundation will award a Korean music student with a full scholarship to Berklee. 
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The Latin Grammy Foundation's Carlos Vives Scholarship will Benefit a Berklee Student

December 21, 2017
The Carlos Vives Scholarship, presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, will benefit a Berklee student interested in Latin music.
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