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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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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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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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Press Release

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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Berklee Breaks Open Musical Mindset for South Korean Student Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim

March 23, 2015

At Berklee, Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim is discovering new genres to enhance her performance and film composing.

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Javier Limón and Magos Herrera to Perform at Lincoln Center with Student Gilbert Mansour

March 18, 2015

Javier Limón, the artistic director of the Mediterranean Music Institute, and jazz singer Magos Herrera will perform standards from their 2014 duo album Dawn on March 26 at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Lebanese student percussionist Gilbert Mansour will join them as a guest artist.

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Press Release

Berklee Presents American Master Awards to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Nashville Trip

March 9, 2015

Berklee will present its first American Master Awards on Tuesday, March 17, in Nashville to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the college’s student trip.

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BGJI Students Experiment with Innovative Instrumentation

March 6, 2015

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute is a diverse group of musicians from across the globe that encourage one another to wield one's own unique sonic vocabulary and, often, instruments that are unusual to the jazz genre.

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Quinn Bachand

Multi-Instrumentalist Quinn Bachand Swings Berklee, Career

February 19, 2015

Quinn Bachand, an immensely talented 18-year-old multi-instrumentalist, keeps a demanding touring schedule while taking a full load of courses at Berklee.

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Snow Doesn't Slow Students' Creativity

February 17, 2015

This winter's rash of storms has upended the MBTA, class schedules, and routines. But it hasn't stopped Berklee students from doing what they do best: making and recording music. 

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PODCAST: Cordelia and the Buffalo

February 13, 2015

A Mexican-American singer-songwriter and her band step up with a song marrying indie rock and electronic sounds.

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Press Release

Heavy Rotation Records Releases Dorm Sessions 10

February 3, 2015

Heavy Rotation Records (HRR) presents Dorm Sessions 10, a mix of rock, folk, indie pop, singer-songwriter, psychedelic soul, R&B, electronic, and Latin pop by Berklee students and alumni.

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PODCAST: Common Thread

January 9, 2015

An all-female band performs a tune that fuses funk, pop, and jazz.

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Davey Thomas Ronaldo

Student Dazzles Symphony Hall while Charting Course at Berklee

December 4, 2014

Berklee student Davey Thomas Ronaldo, who recently performed with acclaimed group Pink Martini at Symphony Hall, quenches his thirst for adventures in music.

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