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The Patrice Williamson Group Brings Jazz to the Fenway Neighborhood

July 2, 2015

The annual Swingin' in the Fens concert takes place on July 15, 2015. 

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Boston Globe: Berklee, Boston Conservatory Explore Merger

July 1, 2015

The Boston Globe breaks the news about a potential merger between Berklee and the Boston Conservatory. 

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Berklee and Umbria Jazz Celebrate 30 Years of Jazz Clinics

July 1, 2015

Thrity years ago, Berklee and Umbria Jazz started clinics for young musicians that coincided with the popular Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. A host of special events throughout this year's festival will mark the three-decade anniversary. 

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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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NPR Gives a Party for Berklee

June 27, 2015

Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson, of NPR Music's All Songs Considered, visited Berklee for an evening of listening to music with the extended Berklee community.

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Berklee and Boston Conservatory banners on campus

Boston Conservatory and Berklee Exploring Merger that Reimagines 21st Century Music and Performing Arts Education

June 26, 2015

Berklee and The Boston Conservatory have signed a memorandum of understanding that could pave the way toward an eventual merger that would create the world’s most dynamic and comprehensive program for education in music, dance, theater, and technology.

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Sivamani Inspires as Guest Artist at Berklee Percussion Weekend

June 24, 2015

Renowned percussionist Anandan Sivamani recently visited classrooms, conducted master classes, and performed at Berklee's Percussion Weekend.

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Bette Midler's core touring band in the Shames Family Scoring Stage

Touring Musicians Panel: Bette Midler Band Visits Berklee

June 19, 2015

A panel of expert musicians including guitarist Tariqh Akoni ’91 and percussionist Taku Hirano ’95 gave students insight into the music industry while in Boston for a Bette Midler concert at the TD Garden.

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Music Business Program Turns Graduate Students into Entrepreneurs

June 18, 2015

Students in the Global Entertainment and Music Business graduate program at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus are encouraged to think like an entrepreneur from day one.

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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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Feeling the Music: Berklee Offers Workshops at Perkins School for the Blind

June 11, 2015

The Movement, a student-run group, organized a series of workshops in assistive music programming to students at the Perkins School for the Blind.

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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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Neil Leonard, artistic director of the Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute

Neil Leonard: Interdisciplinary Curiosity in Motion

June 5, 2015

Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute artistic director Neil Leonard doesn’t miss an opportunity to embark on—and learn from—new interdisciplinary adventures.

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Vasilis Kostas Quartet on Tour in Greece this Month

June 3, 2015

Laouto and guitar player Vasileios Kostas will be on a Greek tour with his quartet in June 2015.

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Berklee Appoints Casey Driessen as Director of Contemporary Performance Graduate Program at Valencia, Spain, Campus

June 3, 2015

Berklee appointed Casey Driessen as the director of the Contemporary Performance graduate program at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain. The American musician, composer, producer, educator, and Berklee alumnus began his new role on June 1 in preparation for the start of the academic year in September 2015.
 

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Berklee and Natixis Global Asset Management Present 300+ Free Concerts in Boston

June 3, 2015

The Summer in the City series includes hundreds of concerts in and around Boston this summer and culminates with the Beantown Jazz Festival on September 26, 2015.

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Berklee Press Receives International Book Award

June 1, 2015

USA Book News recently recognized Berklee Press in the 2015 International Book Awards, with four titles receiving honors.

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Berklee's First Presidential Visit to India

May 29, 2015

Following the launch of the Berklee India Exchange, Berklee President Roger H. Brown visits India and meets with A. R. Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, and many others.

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