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Berklee Announces Cathy Young as Executive Director of Boston Conservatory at Berklee

June 6, 2017
Starting August 1, Cathy Young will be the new executive director for Boston Conservatory at Berklee, making her the first appointed female leader for the 150-year-old institution. 
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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 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...
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Berklee Alumnus and Professor Nominated for 2017 Tony Awards

May 3, 2017
A Berklee alumnus and a professor have been nominated for 2017 Tony Awards in the Best Orchestrations category. 
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birnCORE Releases Album by Alumni Damn Tall Buildings Recorded Live at Berklee

May 2, 2017
Boston-based, all-acoustic guerrilla roots alumni band Damn Tall Buildings releases its new album May 19 on birnCORE, the Berklee Internet Radio Network's (BIRN) record label. The album was recorded...
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Berklee Indian Ensemble Presents Bridges at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, May 9

April 27, 2017
The Berklee Indian Ensemble will present stories and songs about shared, universal human experiences in a concert at the Berklee Performance Center.
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