Scholarship News

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Applications for the CJ Cultural Foundation Presidential Scholarship at Berklee Due January 15

December 21, 2017

The CJ Cultural Foundation will award a Korean music student with a full scholarship to Berklee. 

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The Latin Grammy Foundation's Carlos Vives Scholarship will Benefit a Berklee Student

December 21, 2017

The Carlos Vives Scholarship, presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, will benefit a Berklee student interested in Latin music.

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Michel Camilo Presidential Scholarship Awarded to Santo Domingo Student

December 11, 2017

Diego Ureña Santana, a guitarist from Santo Domingo, will begin his studies at Berklee this fall with costs covered by the Michel Camilo Presidential Scholarship.

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Berklee to Award Michel Camilo Scholarship to Dominican Student, Bring Clinics, Auditions to Santo Domingo in December

October 19, 2017

The Michel Camilo Scholarship will cover tuition, room and board, and be renewable over four years of study. The recipient will begin studies in the fall of 2018.

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Berklee to Award Wang Leehom Scholarship to Student from China

October 3, 2017

Berklee will award the Wang Leehom Scholarship to a student from mainland China for the entering class of 2018.

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Jazz stars come together to salue Fred Taylor in support of a scholarship in his honor at Berklee

Slideshow: Jazz Luminaries Share Stage in Honor of Fred Taylor

September 20, 2017

Several of the leading figures in jazz today came together to pay tribute to Fred Taylor, the beloved impresario who has been at the heart of the Boston music scene, and the jazz scene at large, for more than 50 years.

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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 Performance Center on Tuesday, August 8. 

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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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Terri Lyne Carrington

Berklee Musicians Stack Killer Newport Jazz Festival Lineup

July 27, 2017

The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival is primed to draw both traditional jazz aficionados and fusion-minded fans, with many well-known and soon-to-be-well-known Berklee alumni, faculty, and students scheduled to perform.

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Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest 2017

Dedicated to Danilo Pérez, Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Features Alumni, Students, and Faculty

May 25, 2017

This year’s Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest was dedicated to Danilo Pérez, the Grammy-winning artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and featured several Berklee alumni while incorporating opportunities for students.

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Phé, also known as Natasha Pheko

PODCAST: Sounds of Berklee—Phé

May 9, 2017

Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter Phé, a member of Berklee's graduating class, is a finalist in this year's International Songwriting Competition and is soon to release her debut EP.

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Alicia Caillier M.A. '16

Fellowships Help Students Hear the Sounds of Success

April 7, 2017

Berklee's fellowships fund lucrative experiential learning opportunities in and outside of the music industry that would otherwise not be financially feasible for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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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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India.Arie

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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 Lawrence-Lightfoot; and a performance by Bill Pierce, chair of Berklee's Woodwinds Department.

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Berklee alumnus Wang Leehom '99 at Boston's Symphony Hall

Slideshow: Wang Leehom ’99 Brings Symphony Hall to Its Feet

November 21, 2016

Chinese-American singer-songwriter Wang Leehom ‘99, the King of Chinese Pop, recently performed his world-renowned music with Berklee students at Boston’s Symphony Hall.

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Gloria Estefan performs with Berklee City Music program students

Encore Gala Raises Nearly $2 Million for Berklee City Music Program

October 26, 2016

Alongside Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and others, Boston had a good time for a great cause at the 22nd annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program.

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Meet Berklee's 2016–2017 Presidential Scholars

October 13, 2016

Seven first-semester students were awarded Berklee's Presidential Scholarship this year, allowing them to attend Berklee for four years at no cost to them or their families—all tuition, housing, and fees provided. 

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Kenton Dick Named the 20th Jimmy Lyons Scholar to Berklee

August 23, 2016

The 18-year-old saxophonist and composer from Nanaimo, British Columbia, is the first Canadian recipient of the Lyons Award.

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Students practice at Berklee Global Jazz Workshop at Newport Jazz Festival

High School Students Learn from Masters at Newport Jazz Workshops

August 19, 2016

At the recent Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival, some 40 high school student musicians spent a week learning from their heroes.

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Danilo Pérez, Seung-Ho Jang, Anthony Fung, and Eric Blanquicet on stage at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

Students Perform at 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

August 19, 2016

At the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival, high school students with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Newport Jazz Workshop performed on the stage after a week of intensive classes.

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