Press Releases

WBUR's The ARTery: 5 Ways to Diversify the Music Industry Right Now

April 6, 2016
WBUR's The Artery attended Berklee's student-led Diversity in the Music Industry 2016 conference.
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Slideshow: Berklee's SXSW Party and Audio via Vanyaland

March 31, 2016
Check out photos and audio from Berklee's annual SXSW party featuring performances by alumni and students.
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Berklee City Music Dean Receives Award for Inspiring Success in Youth

March 23, 2016
Krystal Banfield, dean for Berklee City Music, received the 2016 Amtrak Pioneer Award, an award that honors African-American leaders who have made impactful contributions to the city of Boston.
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Berklee Launches Online Bachelor's Degree for Guitar

March 21, 2016
The first online bachelor’s program for guitar performance—and the only online degree program offering private music instruction to all of its students—will begin in September 2016.
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Ray Santos to Receive Honorary Doctorate

March 16, 2016
Ray Santos, "El Maestro" of the mambo sound and educator, will receive an honorary doctorate of music at the Puertro Rico Heineken Jazz Festival. 
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Danilo Pérez and Danny Rivera.

Berklee Global Jazz Summit Explores Improvisation and Humanity, March 29-April 1

March 16, 2016
Free, on-campus panels from March 29 to April 1 will lead up to the summit concert on April 1 at the Berklee Performance Center.
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Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Syria

March 10, 2016
This year’s event features the acclaimed multimedia piece Home Within, an impressionistic reflection of the Syrian crisis, seven-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limon, oud virtuoso Kenan Adnawi...
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Korean Entertainment Group Founder Joins Berklee's Board of Trustees

March 1, 2016
Miky Lee, vice chair of CJ Group, Asia's leading content and media company, joins Berklee's Board of Trustees.
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BerkleeICE and the Brown Leadership Institute to Host High School Summer Program

February 29, 2016
The Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program, running from July 5-15, will combine world-class educational instruction from both Brown University and Berklee faculty with hands-on experience to...
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Berklee Presents its SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond, March 17

February 24, 2016
Berklee hosts its 11th annual party at the SXSW music and media conference in Austin, Texas, featuring up-and-coming alumni and student artists.
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