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Berklee Global Jazz graduate students perform

Berklee’s Inaugural Boston Graduate Students Take Skills, Knowledge to the Next Level

December 18, 2015

This fall, Berklee launched two new graduate programs: a master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) and a master of arts in music therapy. These are the first graduate programs to be offered on Berklee’s Boston campus and round out the graduate work being conducted at the college’s Valencia, Spain, campus.

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City Music student Muñeca Diaz

Resonant Tones: City Music Bassist Receives the Gift of Groove

December 16, 2015

City Music student Muñeca Diaz is the beneficiary of a handmade bass, thanks to a donor's generosity at this year's Encore Gala.

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Dominican Scholarship Recipient Fulfilling Dreams at Berklee

December 15, 2015

Pauly Germán earned a full scholarship to Berklee while enrolled in a Berklee on the Road program in his native Domincan Republic.

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Summer Performance Program Student Gets Standing Ovation at the White House

December 10, 2015

Rachel Levy, a 17-year-old high school student from New Jersey who attended Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program this year, shared a stage at the White House with acclaimed actress Kristin Chenoweth for the television special “Broadway at the White House.”

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Federico Masetti; photo by Kelly Davidson

Music Production and Engineering Student Federico Masetti Pushes toward Dreams

December 1, 2015

Federico Masetti, president of the Berklee chapter of the Audio Engineering Society, founds the nonprofit MusicXChange Ghana.

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Belgian harpist Pia Salvia

Pia Salvia Offers New Translations of 'What' a Harp Can Do

November 23, 2015

Belgian harpist Pia Salvia expands the borders of her classical training, creating her own unique brand of original music combining elements of jazz, Latin music, flamenco, and vocal pop music.

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NECN: Boston Students Show Solidarity for Paris in March

November 20, 2015

In response to the attacks in Paris, Berklee students organized a march and an open forum with music and reflections for the greater community.  

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Press Release

Berklee Performance Center to Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary

November 18, 2015

The Berklee Performance Center celebrates its 100th anniversary with special concerts on December 3 and December 16. 

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Slideshow: Student Scoring on 'Nosferatu' Rouses Symphony Hall

November 12, 2015

On the night before Halloween, Boston’s Symphony Hall held a special event as part of Berklee’s Signature Series concerts, performing a new original score, written by Berklee professor Sheldon Mirowitz and his film scoring students, live to picture for the silent horror film Nosferatu.

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Press Release

Students Produce Concert in Caracas in Advance of Berklee's First Venezuela Auditions

November 5, 2015

Puentes Venezuela, led by Berklee student and Caracas native Stefano Melillo, is producing a concert in Caracas on Friday, January 8, 2016, featuring performances by Venezuelan Berklee students. The concert also celebrates Berklee’s first-ever audition and interview (A&I) event in Venezuela.

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Press Release

Jazz Masters to Mentor, Tour with Berklee Global Jazz Institute Students

October 20, 2015

An impressive list of visiting artists are coming to the Berklee Global Jazz institute (BGJI) this year to help both undergraduate and graduate students both improve their craft and effect positive social change. 

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Score to Berklee version of 'Nosferatu'

Score One for Horror: Berklee, Boston Pops Scare up New 'Nosferatu'

October 14, 2015

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform to picture a new score, written by Berklee composers, to the seminal horror classic Nosferatu, aiming to create the most haunting experience Boston’s Symphony Hall has ever known.

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Berklee Online Student Spotlight: Eirini Tornesaki

October 1, 2015

For online songwriting student Eirini Tornesaki, Berklee Online encourages her to keep improving while she tours with the Cirque du Soleil production Kurios.

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A&R VP for the Weeknd to Record Podcast with Students

September 23, 2015

The Manifesto and Nate Albert visit Berklee to conduct a discussion with students and to record the final series for the inaugural series of Between Us. Albert and Michelle Sullivan, cofounder/editor-in-chief of The Manifesto, talk about the upcoming event. 

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BGJI Students playing at Toronto’s Koerner Hall

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Fosters Mentorship, Artistic Exchange at Pan-Am Games

September 15, 2015

Students from the BGJI shared the stage with artists such as Danilo Pérez, Brian Blade, John Patitucci, Miguel Zenón, and Jane Bunnett. 

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Listen Up premieres on September 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Press Release

Docuseries Explores the Berklee Student Experience

September 10, 2015

Listen Up: Making it at Berklee College of Music is the first docuseries filmed about Berklee students. 

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Berklee Welcomes Entering Class at Convocation

September 9, 2015

Berklee welcomed a new academic year with its annual convocation program and concert, which featured alumnus James Morales ’06, music producer and cofounder of the New York music production team The Elev3n, as the keynote speaker. 

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Cordelia and the Buffalo performing at the Osheaga Festival

Buffaloes on the Road: Berklee Band Plays Major Canadian Festival

September 8, 2015

Berklee band Cordelia and the Buffalo was selected to play the 2015 Osheaga Festival—a three-day music and arts festival in Montreal that draws more than 100,000 attendees each year.

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Berklee Band Seizes New Opportunities During Study Abroad in Valencia

September 4, 2015

The four members of Berklee band Bron Don say their Study Abroad program experience has brought them a range of new opportunities.

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Zac Brown Band with Berklee Reverence Gospel Choir at Fenway Park

Berklee's Reverence Gospel Choir Performs with Zac Brown Band at Fenway Park

August 31, 2015

Students in Berklee's Reverence Gospel Choir, directed by Dennis Montgomery III, recently joined the Zac Brown Band for sold-out performances at Fenway Park.

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