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Live Nation Awards Scholarship to Student Clara Maurer

June 14, 2018

The music business/management major received the award that supports women pursuing careers in live event operations, production, and music engineering.

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BAMS Fest to Feature Berklee Students, Alumni

June 8, 2018

The Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Festival, a free event on Saturday, June 23, in Franklin Park, will feature a number of current students and alumni from Berklee College of Music. 

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Student Pianist Jiwon Kwon Wins DownBeat Award for Composition

May 15, 2018

Jiwon Kwon, an eighth-semester jazz composition and piano performance major, was one of four Berklee students who recently won a DownBeat Student Music Award, given to student musicians the magazine has deemed the best, as well as to their instructors.

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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Creates and Performs New Score for The Man Who Laughs

May 15, 2018

Universal Pictures re-releases its 1928 classic with a new digital restoration and an original score by the BSFO. 

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Berklee Popular Music Institute Artists to Perform at Summer Music Festivals

April 26, 2018

BPMI students to perform at Essence, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, and more. 

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BerkleeXR Summit: Window into the Future

April 23, 2018

In February, Berklee staff and faculty were joined by visiting experts to discuss and showcase work in spatial audio, 360 video, immersive music, WebVR, virtual worlds, simulations, real-time animation, holographics, procedural generation, artificial intelligence, motion capture, robotics, and live performance.

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PODCAST: Student Dom Jones Tells Her Story Through Spoken-Word Album

April 10, 2018

In this episode of Sounds of Berklee, we’ll be listening to “I Do This,” a song in which student Dom Jones pays tribute to a long list of people who keep her motivated. Jones will be playing at the Haymarket Lounge in City Winery, Boston, on April 14.

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Career Jam 2018: 'Your Generation Has the Potential to Do Great Things'

April 9, 2018

During Career Jam 2018 students listened to discussions by artists and industry leaders, signed up for mentoring sessions, auditioned for a variety of opportunities, and got professional head shots taken.

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The 2018 Silicon Valley Experience

March 28, 2018

Over the winter holiday break, Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) brought 22 students to Silicon Valley to get an inside look at how music and technology work together.

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Student Jackie Foster Advances on The Voice

March 26, 2018

Jackie Foster, an eighth-semester student who got her start at Berklee by attending the Five-Week Summer Performance Program, impresses judges on The Voice

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BIRN Launches New Website Featuring Live Playlisting and Schedules

March 12, 2018

The BIRN (Berklee Internet Radio Network) launches its first major website update since the station began broadcasting in 2005. Thebirn.com features real-time playlist information and live event schedules, new music picks, album and concert reviews, and artist interviews.

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A Cappella Group Upper Structure Heads to International Finals

March 8, 2018

Upper Structure, an a cappella group comprising mostly Berklee students, will head to New York City next month to compete in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella finals. 

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Berklee Artists to Perform at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s RISE Concert Series

February 28, 2018

A student, an assistant professor from the Harmony Department, and a prominent alumna will perform at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as part of the RISE concert series this spring.

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BPMI Showcases Its 2018 Festival Artists at the Sinclair on March 6

February 21, 2018

Berklee Popular Music Institute presents its annual showcase of artists chosen by students in the program to represent Berklee at major music festivals this summer, including Essence Festival, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, and Outside Lands.

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Latin pop crossover star Sofía Reyes

Student Cowrites New Single for Rising Pop Star Sofía Reyes

February 16, 2018

Latin pop crossover star Sofía Reyes returns to the airwaves with the single "1, 2, 3," featuring Jason Derulo and De La Ghetto. The song was cowritten by Nicole Zignago, a Peruvian student currently studying professional music at Berklee.

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BerkleeICE Visits LearnLaunch 2018

February 9, 2018

Learn Launch hosted their annual Across Boundaries conference at the Hynes Convention Center. Every year, education professionals, entrepreneurs, K-12 schools and college professors and students come together to engage in speaking panels, explore new technologies and network with other like-minded individuals.

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PODCAST: Student Yuning Song to Perform at Chinese New Year Festival

January 30, 2018

By the time Yuning Song entered Berklee last fall, he was already an award-winning composer who graduated from Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music, a vocalist who had appeared on nationally televised talent shows such as Sing My Song and Duets, and a recording artist with his own album.

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Berklee’s Bruno Mars Ensemble to Perform Tribute Concert on February 8

January 18, 2018

The dynamic Bruno Mars ensemble is curated and directed by saxophonist Tia Fuller, a professor and former member of Beyoncé’s band.

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Berklee Community Weighs in on Favorite Albums of 2017

December 22, 2017

Berklee students, faculty, and staff share some of their favorite albums of 2017.

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Background singers open the annual Singers Showcase at Berklee

Slideshow: Student Vocalists Draw Ovation at 2017 Singers Showcase

December 21, 2017

On November 30, students came together for Berklee's premier vocal event, the 34th annual Singers Showcase, which featured some of the college's exceptional singers in a variety of styles and musical settings.

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