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Neil Leonard, artistic director of the Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute

PODCAST: Inside Berklee – Neil Leonard

December 6, 2016

As artistic director of the Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute (BIAI), Neil Leonard guides students in collaborating with artists working in every medium imaginable.

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Metro Boston: Through Music, Berklee Students Help Foreign-Language Speakers Learn English

December 5, 2016

Berklee music therapy students are teaching the English language using song lyrics at Rosie's Place, a historic pioneer of the women's shelter in the United States. The students' work was recently featured on the front page of Metro Boston.

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Students learn from Marta Roma, Berklee Global Jazz Institute post-graduate intern

From Classrooms to Top Festival Stages, Internships Call Global Jazz Graduates

December 2, 2016

After completing a global jazz–focused master’s degree program, Lee Seung-Ha '15 '16G and Marta Roma '15 '16G teach and work behind the scenes at some of the world’s top jazz festivals.

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Betty Who '13

Five All-Stars from Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Program

December 2, 2016

Who first sought out the Berklee boost in their teenaged years at Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program?

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Members of the Lithe Piano Trio perform

Slideshow: Ensemble Students Ride Merger’s Wave in Mash-Up Concert

November 30, 2016

The first Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee Mash-Up Concert featured performances by ensembles playing music in styles ranging from chamber music and jazz to indie rock.

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Berklee Indian Ensemble Welcomes Shankar Mahadevan as Artist in Residence in December

November 22, 2016

The Berklee Indian Ensemble, a dynamic group of students representing more than 40 countries, will perform a sold-out concert with Indian master vocalist and composer Shankar Mahadevan on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

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Mediant Collective album cover

MMI Recordings Launches 'Mediant Collective'

November 21, 2016

The Mediterranean Music Institute launches their fall 2016 MMI recording, featuring student band the Mediant Collective.

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Harry Potter still image

VIDEO: Flash Mob from Harry Potter Orchestra Manages Mischief

November 16, 2016

In anticipation of the new J.K. Rowling film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Berklee's Harry Potter Soundtrack Orchestra performs, flash-mob style, for unsuspecting bystanders in the Berklee Dining Hall. Warner Brothers Studios collaborated with the orchestra on the project.

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Slideshow: Students Post Thoughts in Wake of 2016 Elections

November 9, 2016

As America awoke to new leadership on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, it was abundantly clear that Berklee students had strong reactions spanning the gamut of emotions. Some students decided to publicly post their responses on campus.

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Panos Panay, founding managing director of BerkleeICE

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Panos Panay, BerkleeICE

November 8, 2016

In this episode of Inside Berklee, Panos Panay '94 talks about the synergy between music and entrepreneurialism, and founding the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE).

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Graduate Program Allows Practicing Music Therapists to Develop into Leaders and Visionaries in Field

October 24, 2016

Berklee's low-residency graduate program in music therapy allows students to keep working as music therapists while they deepen their expertise. 

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Alejandro Sanz and Berklee students at the Rise Up as One concert

Berklee Musicians Join Alejandro Sanz at Rise Up as One Concert

October 19, 2016

Berklee students and alumni performed with Alejandro Sanz at Univision's Rise Up as One concert in San Diego, near the U.S.-Mexico border, on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The concert featured many of the biggest names in Latin music calling for political participation and breaking down barriers rather than building walls.

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Valencia Graduate Student Channels Passion for Film Music to Conduct Orchestra

October 19, 2016

From Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program to a graduate program in film scoring, Madrid native Fernando Furones pursues the spectrum of Berklee offerings with his sights set on a career in music. 

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Berklee Performance Center

Student Concert to Celebrate Late Music Icons

October 19, 2016

Featuring the music of Prince, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, and more, students at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee will perform their first “Bridge the Gap” concert since the two institutions merged.

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Billboard: John Oates Enlists Berklee Students for New Song 'Smoke and Mirrors'

October 14, 2016

John Oates of Hall and Oates, the best-selling duo in music history, collaborates with Berklee students on new song and music video "Smoke and Mirrors."

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Emily Baker

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Emily Baker

October 11, 2016

In this episode of Inside Berklee, student fiddle player Emily Baker talks about how she rediscovered her passion for music, and about the risk she took at age 26 to pursue music full time at Berklee.

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Mili sings passionately over the crowd.

Slideshow: Beantown Jazz Festival 2016

September 30, 2016

Tens of thousands of music lovers came together for "Boston's biggest block party" at the 2016 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 24, featuring three performance stages, local vendors, and kids activities.

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Guitar Student Martina Blazeska Earns Endorsements and 1.2 Million YouTube Hits

September 29, 2016

Guitarist and performance major Martina Blazeska has more than 1.2 million hits on her YouTube channel thanks to a string of successful video posts.

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Mr. Adam Marks Performs at Un Lago de Conciertos on Spring 2016.

A Happy Coincidence at Berklee Study Abroad Program

September 26, 2016

For Berklee student band Mr. Adam Marks, Valencia provided the inspiration to form and the momentum to pursue a professional path. All five members of the band met thanks to the Berklee Study Abroad program as they enjoyed a six-month stay at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, between January and June 2016.

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Quincy Jones '51 H '83 with Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Slideshow: Berklee Celebrates 20 Years with Monterey Jazz Festival

September 23, 2016

At the 59th Monterey Jazz Festival, Berklee students performed to capacity crowds, the college honored Tim Jackson, artistic director of the festival, with the George Wein Impresario Award, and student saxophonist Kenton Dick received the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship to attend Berklee.

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