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Voltage Connect Conference Brings Together Pioneers of Electronic Instruments

February 23, 2017
Berklee’s first Voltage Connect Conference, taking place March 10 and 11, will examine the development and direction of electronic instruments, from early commercial synthesizers in the...
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Berklee, Vanyaland Announce SXSW Party, Boston and Beyond, March 17

February 22, 2017
At South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017, fast-rising Berklee alumni and student acts will perform dream pop, folk, surf, psych-rock, fuzz-rock, and more. The lineup features Aüva, Bat House, Boketto the...
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Songs of the '60s and '70s to Be Rekindled February 26 in Great American Songbook Laurel Canyon Tribute

February 17, 2017
The music of James Taylor '95H, the Doors, the Mamas and the Papas, Carole King ‘13H, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, and more comes to life in this concert hosted and narrated by revered music...
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The Middle Eastern Festival Brings Tigran Hamasyan to Berklee

February 17, 2017
This year’s Berklee Middle Eastern Festival features the music of Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan.
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Berklee Alumni Recognized at 59th Grammy Awards

February 13, 2017
Berklee Alumni were recognized across genres at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Lalah Hathaway ’94 joined the exclusive ranks of those—such as Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles—who have won R&B...
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Miguel Bosé Scholarship to be Presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation

February 6, 2017
The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation is now accepting applications for the Miguel Bosé Scholarship from students with a particular interest in Latin music.
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Dorm Sessions 12 Release Party Brings Berklee Artists to the Sinclair February 16

February 2, 2017
The Berklee Popular Music Institute presents Dorm Sessions 12, the new release by its student-run label, Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), with a release party featuring Berklee groups and artists who...
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Berklee Performance Center Announces Winter/Spring Season

January 20, 2017
This season, the Berklee Performance Center will play host to the music of Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Beyoncé, Dianne Reeves, and more, as well as new musicals, the premiere collegiate a cappella...
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India.Arie to Perform at Berklee’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

January 19, 2017
Berklee's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will feature inspiring Grammy-winning guest artist India.Arie; a keynote address from Harvard professor, author, Berklee trustee, and activist Sara...
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Akon, Joel Katz, and Others Bring a Bit of Berklee to Gabon

January 10, 2017
Hit hip-hop artist, songwriter, and producer Akon, Afrobeat sensation Davido, and prominent entertainment attorney Joel Katz speak at a Berklee on the Road program in Libreville, Gabon.
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