Press Releases

Multi–Latin Grammy Award Nominee Berta Rojas Joins Berklee’s Guitar Faculty

August 22, 2017
Berta Rojas, considered to be among today's foremost classical guitarists, joins Berklee’s guitar faculty as its first Latin American classical guitar professor.
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Julieta Venegas Brings Her Parte Mía Tour to Berklee

August 21, 2017
Internationally acclaimed artist Julieta Venegas will bring her latest tour to the Berklee Performance Center on September 7, where Berklee will present her with a Master of Latin Music Award....
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BirnCORE to Release Kaki King Live at Berklee on September 22

August 16, 2017
Kaki King Live at Berklee features the renowned guitarist performing new arrangements of her songs with the Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra, composed of Berklee students and faculty.
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Omar Hakim Named Chair of Berklee's Percussion Department

August 16, 2017
One of the most influential drummers of the past 40 years, Hakim has played on countless hits, from David Bowie's "Let's Dance" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."
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Berklee Students and Alumni to Perform at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s RISE Music Series

August 10, 2017
Starting in September, Berklee students and alumni will perform as part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s third annual RISE music series.
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Berklee City Music Awards Five Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 9, 2017
Five young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee during an emotional presentation at the Berklee...
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All-Star Concert to Benefit the Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund

July 31, 2017
Berklee will host a concert featuring some of the brightest stars in the jazz world to honor veteran Boston music promoter Fred Taylor and to support the Fred Taylor Endowed Scholarship.
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Ask George Clinton, Legendary Funk Artist, Anything During August 7 Berklee Online Event

July 24, 2017
Legendary funk songwriter, musician, and producer George Clinton '12H, perhaps best known for his work with Parliament-Funkadelic, will be the first guest on the new Berklee Online Live: Songwriting...
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Berklee Professor Named White Mountain National Forest Artist in Residence

July 24, 2017
Steve Wilkes, Berklee percussion professor, has been announced as the White Mountain National Forest Artist in Residence for 2017.
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Berklee Signs Agreements with Six New Partners to Join Berklee International Network

July 20, 2017
The Berklee International Network (BIN), Berklee’s global network consisting of academic partnerships around the world, has added new colleges and universities in Chile, England, France, India,...
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