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'That Trumpet Chic': Student Finds Mentorship at Berklee

October 2, 2014

Berklee trumpet player Arnetta Johnson receives a major scholarship from Blues Babe Foundation on BET's An Evening of Stars, a celebrity-studded award show sponsored by the United Negro College Fund.

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Huffington Post: This Female Bassist Is the Future Face of Funk Music

September 12, 2014

Student bassist Alissia Benveniste is profiled in the Huffington Post.

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Sarah McKenzie Quintet to Represent Berklee at 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

September 11, 2014

Singer and pianist Sarah McKenzie '14 will lead her quintet in two performances at the 57th Monterey Jazz Festival.

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Student Elena Goddard at 2014 Berklee Convocation

Berklee Welcomes Excited Entering Class

September 11, 2014

Driven to pursue their shared passion for music, more than 1,100 new students recently arrived at Berklee with instruments, gear, and dreams in hand.

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Berklee Summer Programs Help Student Launch Career

September 11, 2014

Berklee summer programs helped teenager Gray Robinson pursue a budding career in music. 

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Berklee Composition Student Writes Corporate Soundscape for Natixis

August 28, 2014

Andres Villareal '14, a contemporary writing and production major, wins a competition to develop the soundscape for Natixis Global Asset Management. 

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Berklee Student Records MBTA Tunnels for College's First Public Sound Installation

August 12, 2014

For her final thesis, Chelsea Southard launched Things Over Time on Boylston Street, open through August 15.

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Student Installation Explores Sound through Art

August 10, 2014

Things Over Time is Chelsea Southard’s senior thesis at Berklee, and the culmination of her residency at Diablo Glass School in Roxbury.

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Berklee Represents at Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals

August 6, 2014

The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir, as well as the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, shine at Newport festivals.

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Berklee Student Monica Fernandez Wins 2014 BMI Peermusic Latin Scholarship

July 14, 2014

Student Monica Fernandez won the BMI Foundation's 11th annual peermusic Latin Scholarship, a competition for original Latin songs and instrumental compositions.

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PODCAST: Alex Layton

July 2, 2014

Listen to a poignant tune from a student singer-songwriter.

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From City Music to Valencia, Gerami Groover Has Found Success through Berklee

June 30, 2014

For Gerami Groover, enrolling in the Music Technology Innovation graduate program at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain campus has been a capstone to her Berklee trajectory.

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Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

June 25, 2014

Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park have joined forces again to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to historic Fort Warren on Georges Island for free live performances in July and August.

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PODCAST: Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

June 23, 2014

Student composers and orchestra musicians provide a new take on a silent classic, Harold Lloyd's Safety Last!

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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs on Martha's Vineyard

June 11, 2014

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra will perform an original score to the Harold Lloyd classic Safety Last! on Martha's Vineyard. 

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Berklee Online's Degree Program Gives Working Musicians Flexibility

June 4, 2014

For the first time in the college’s history, prospective students have the opportunity to earn a Berklee bachelor’s degree from anywhere in the world. In September 2014, Berklee Online will launch its inaugural online Bachelor of Professional Studies degree.

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PODCAST: Esther Rojas

June 2, 2014

Esther Rojas, a fifth-semester CWP major, talks about working with stars at the Latin Grammys and jamming at the Monterey Jazz Festival. 

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PODCAST: Amethyst

May 23, 2014

Listen to a tune from an eclectic student-led group performing in Berklee's Summer in the City series.

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Students Celebrate International A Cappella Championship Win

May 15, 2014

Berklee’s student-run a cappella group won first prize in the 2014 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, the result of much hard work and an openness to learning from one another.

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