Press Releases

Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Awards Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship to Colombian Pianist

May 11, 2016
Juan Luis Guerra chooses a student pianist from Colombia to receive a scholarship in his name with a maximum value of $200,000.
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Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, Milton Nascimento Honored at Commencement

May 7, 2016
Rita Moreno delivered the 2016 commencement speech to more than 900 graduates, and received an honorary doctorate alongside the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento.
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BPMI Artists to Perform at Electric Daisy Carnival, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Made In America

May 6, 2016
Berklee students will gain invaluable experience out on the road this summer performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Osheaga...
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Donny McCaslin Leads Berklee Student Quartet in May

May 3, 2016
Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Donny McCaslin ‘88, the acclaimed jazz saxophonist who was...
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Berklee's New Institute Offers Students Performances at Major Music Festivals and Artist Development Experience

April 14, 2016
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is an experience-based program enabling students to go from the classroom to the stage—as performers or behind the scenes—in every...
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Varieté star Emil Jennings.

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra to Premiere New Score for Varieté, May 2

April 14, 2016
The Coolidge Corner Theatre will present the world premiere of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s (BSFO) new, original score to E.A. Dupont’s Weimar-era masterwork, Varieté, on May 2...
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Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, Milton Nascimento to Receive Honorary Degrees

April 12, 2016
Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento to receive honorary degrees at Berklee's 2016 commencement ceremony 
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Boston Conservatory Student Finds Unexpected Path to Dream Career at the BIRN

April 7, 2016
A student majoring in musical theater at the Boston Conservatory finds an outlet for her love of pop music and broadcasting at the Berklee Internet Radio Network.
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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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