Student News

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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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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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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Down in Monterey: Students Shine at Festival

December 4, 2014

A quintet of Berklee students and recent graduates give the sophisticated concertgoers at the Monterey Jazz Festival something to remember.

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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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BerkleeICE Startup Competes at MIT Beantown Throwdown

November 20, 2014

The BerkleeICE students behind the music app Beatlist competed at the recent MIT Beantown Throwdown startup event.

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Africa 2014: Berklee Musicians Get Global Education

October 6, 2014

Berklee's BGJI ambassadors return from a trip to Africa filled with life-changing teaching, performing, and cultural experiences.

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Arnetta Johnson

'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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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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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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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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