Student News

HRR Bands Perform at Major Summer Festivals

July 9, 2015

This summer, student acts from Berklee's Heavy Rotation Records (HRR) will hit one of the main stages at major summer festivals including Lollapalooza in Chicago, and Osheaga in Montreal.

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Berklee-Bred Band Wins Soccer Anthem Slot

June 29, 2015

After a national contest organized by BerkleeICE and beIN SPORTS, Cordelia and the Buffalo's song "7th Sea" became the offical beIN SPORTS Anthem for Copa America.

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Celebrates International Jazz Day with Outreach

June 12, 2015

The BGJI performed for local students and hosted workshops in Newport, Rhode Island, to fulfill its mission of using jazz to build communities, provide mentorship, and live up to its mantra of “with talent comes responsibility.” 

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Berklee Holds Auditions and Interviews in Bolivia for the First Time

June 8, 2015

Berklee will visit Bolivia for the first time as part of the Berklee World Tour, where the college holds live audition and interview (A&I) events for musicians interested in studying at the college. A group of current Berklee students will also lead clinics and workshops, and perform concerts with local musicians.

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MP&E Students at Silent Sound Studios

Berklee in Atlanta: Five Years of Feeding the Industry

June 5, 2015

This past March, a handful of Berklee faculty and staff took 21 students on a four-day, music industry-intensive trip to Atlanta, Georgia, marking the fifth anniversary of this annual immersion experience.

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Berklee students pose with mainstays of the Atlanta music industry

Spring Break in Atlanta: Jamming into the Future of Music

June 5, 2015

Over the course of four days during spring break, 21 Berklee students were given unique access to both new and veteran titans of the music industry in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Bandpass Enter the BerkleeICE Incubator

May 27, 2015

Startup Lab students Thomas Chardin and Alexander Bercow take their product a step forward by entering BerkleeICE's new Incubator.

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Huffington Post: BerkleeICE and beIN SPORTS Create the Soundtrack of Copa America

May 26, 2015

Music, sports, and technology find their home together in a new web platform created by BerkleeICE and beIN Sports for Copa America.

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Berklee Student Ghita to Open for Maroon 5 at Morocco's Festival Mawazine

May 18, 2015

Ghita, a Berklee student from Casablanca, Morocco, will open for superstars Maroon 5 at the 14th annual Festival Mawazine Rythmes du Monde in Rabat, Morocco, on Saturday, June 6.

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Noam Israeli playing with kids in the Dominican Republic

Developing Musical Ambassadors for Social Change

May 7, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute doesn’t simply turn out talented musicians, it develops musical ambassadors, unique players with enough compassion and practical knowledge to understand that the music they play can transform lives and better the global community.

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Boston Magazine: Metalhead Sisters from Mexico Want to Rock Berklee’s Summer Program

May 5, 2015

A trio of talented sisters from Monterey, Mexico, is looking to Berklee’s Summer Programs to amplify its heavy metal sound.

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Startup Lab Graduates Gain Traction

May 5, 2015

SaraMarie Bottaro and Ryohei Takatsuchi are making tracks with their startup, Dancing Rabbits Publications, an alternative publication house.

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Berklee's Casey McQuillen Blends Music and Message in Anti-Bullying Campaign

May 5, 2015

In her You Matter tour, student Casey McQuillen combines musical performance with candid reflections to drive home her anti-bullying message with middle and high school students.

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Students to Tour with Ingrid Jensen

May 4, 2015

A mentoring program teaming alumni with students continues with the Ingrid Jensen Berklee Quintet taking to the road for five dates in May. 

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PODCAST: Grey Season

April 27, 2015

Composed of students and alumni, Grey Season fuses folk and rock with five-part harmonies, driving solos, and melodies that you won't forget.

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BerkleeICE Mentee Kickstarts Bolivian Sounds

April 24, 2015

Luis Gamarra kickstarts his lifelong ambition to make a Berklee education and all of the opportunities that come with it more accessible to his fellow Bolivians. 

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Berklee commencement ceremony; photo by Kelly Davidson

Class of 2015 Ready to Shape the Future of Music

April 22, 2015

Berklee’s class of 2015 came from more than 60 countries and more than 40 U.S. states to form bonds through music that will continue to grow in the years ahead.

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Kiss 108 FM: Berklee's Carly Tefft and Her Marathon-Inspired Song

April 18, 2015

Berklee student Carly Tefft will perform her song "Keep on Running" at the Boston Marathon starging line on Monday, April 20.

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Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors Perform at the Kennedy Center, April 24

April 6, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, a quintet composed of students attending the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), will perform as part of the Kennedy Center’s Conservatory Project.

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Kaushlesh Purohit at the console in The Ark, a Berklee recording studio

Berklee's Kaushlesh Purohit Aims to Advance Audio in India

March 25, 2015

Growing up, Kaushlesh Purohit was inspired by the music of prolific composer and performer A. R. Rahman H’14. Now at Berklee, Purohit is mixing Rahman’s music.

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