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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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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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"Battleship Potemkin"

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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra to Perform Original Score for Battleship Potemkin in Upcoming Concerts and Screenings

December 21, 2017

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, one of the world’s top silent film ensembles, will bring its award-winning film/concert experience to several venues with upcoming presentations of its original score, performed live-to-picture, to 1925 silent film classic Battleship Potemkin.

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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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Berklee students Chris Walton, Chris Ellis, and Micah Nicol

Students Build Band with Guidance from Bluegrass Master Tony Trischka

December 20, 2017

Banjo icon Tony Trischka, who has mentored the likes of Béla Fleck, builds bluegrass knowledge and confidence among students involved in Berklee’s American Roots Music Program.

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Berklee, Bengisu Gokce, student plays strings in Toninho Horta big band

Slideshow: Students Perform with Brazilian Guitar Legend Toninho Horta

December 7, 2017

The Signature Series at Berklee recently presented a musical celebration of Toninho Horta, a founding pillar of música popular brasileira (MPB), featuring Berklee students, faculty, and Horta himself.

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PODCAST: Student Kiersten Kelly's "Get Out"

November 29, 2017

In this episode of Sounds of Berklee, you’ll be hearing Kiersten Kelly’s debut single, "Get Out," a song that establishes her as a powerful pop artist ready to take on the world and give every modern woman an anthem.

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Sylvia Massy, recording engineer and producer

Pickles, Lightbulbs, and Cheese: Sylvia Massy Shares Unconventional Recording Techniques

November 8, 2017

Sylvia Massy has recorded with Prince, Johnny Cash, and System of a Down, and now, at Berklee, with student bands Interstate, Morningbird, and Radio Calle 32.

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2016 Berklee graduate Kanako Hashiyama conducts during a Berklee Silent Film Orchestra rehearsal.

Film Critics Laud Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s Score for Varieté

November 2, 2017

Leading film critic and historian Leonard Maltin, author of dozens of popular books on film, is among those who have recently praised the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra.

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Three Takeaways from Berklee's Career Center Internship Expo

October 27, 2017

More than 20 employers across the arts and entertainment industries participated in the expo to recruit for internships, offering students a jumpstart on their career. The following is a sampling of tips to help land an ideal internship, a list culled from students who attended the expo.

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Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors to play the 2017 Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

Berklee Musicians to Fill the Bill at 2017 Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

October 26, 2017

Several of jazz's leading lights, including many Berklee faculty members, students, and alumni, are slated to perform at the 2017 Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, held October 29 and November 1-5.

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Press Release

Berklee Launches Global Partners, a Collective of Organizations and Institutions Around the World

October 24, 2017

Berklee Global Partners, a collective of nearly 50 institutions and organizations around the world, develops educational programs, experiences, and events that explore career paths and nurture entrepreneurial opportunities.

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WNYC: Guitarist and Composer Kaki King, Plus String Quartet, In-Studio

October 20, 2017

Guitarist Kaki King performed live on WNYC’s Soundcheck program, backed by a string quartet composed of Berklee students and faculty.

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Paloma Menendez

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Paloma Menendez

September 26, 2017

In this episode of Inside Berklee, music business/management major Paloma Menendez calls in from her semester abroad at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, where she’s taking a respite from her music-business-heavy schedule to re-energize her singing and songwriting.

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee Launches Exchange Program with Central Academy of Drama in China

September 20, 2017

This month, Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Dance Division began an international exchange program with the Central Academy of Drama (CAD) in Beijing, China. 

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The Boston Globe: Berklee Students Compose Music for a Feast

August 29, 2017

The Boston Globe highlights the interdisciplinary course Music + Food, which combined original student scores with a gourmet meal served at America's Test Kitchen.

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Gabe Dixon Live in Boston

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BirnCORE Releases Album by Gabe Dixon Recorded Live at Berklee

August 25, 2017

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Gabe Dixon releases his new album, Live in Boston, on birnCORE, the Berklee Internet Radio Network’s (BIRN) independent record label, on September 8.

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BirnCORE to Release Kaki King Live at Berklee on September 22

August 16, 2017

Kaki King Live at Berklee features the renowned guitarist performing new arrangements of her songs with the Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra, composed of Berklee students and faculty.

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