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Professor Chrissy Tignor-Fisher

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Chrissy Tignor-Fisher

May 4, 2015

Chrissy Tignor-Fisher, assistant professor of contemporary writing and production, is a producer, engineer, songwriter, and remix artist, often producing in the pop/EDM genres under the name Data Child.

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Symposium Looks at Changing Status of Women in Music Industry

May 1, 2015

The Berklee Women's Empower Symposium, on March 27 at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, explored why women haven’t taken space in the industry until recently and what obstacles they face when they attempt to. 

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Student Awarded $200,000 Enrique Iglesias Scholarship to Attend Berklee

April 30, 2015

Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna, a 23-year-old tenor saxophone student from Mexico City, is the recipient of the Enrique Iglesias Scholarship presented by the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation. 
 

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New York Times: The Future of Music Discovery

April 29, 2015

The New York Times reached out to BerkleeICE for thoughts on how music is discovered in the digital era using Vine star and No. 1 Billboard artist Shawn Mendes as an example.

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Gary Powell talks to Panos Panay

BerkleeICE Series: Gary Powell Asks If Music Can Survive the Music Industry

April 29, 2015

In conversation with BerkleeICE founder Panos Panay, Gary Powell took the audience on a journey down his career path.

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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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MMI Recordings Releases 'Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir,' 'Layth & Naseem'

April 24, 2015

The MMI Recordings is launching two new albums to finish this school year. Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir features more than 40 student performers as well as the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, and Layth & Naseem is the first release by Jordanian violinist Layth Sidiq and Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash.

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Philip Glass Shares the Stories Behind His Music

April 24, 2015

Philip Glass’s recently published memoir is titled Words Without Music. Yet in an interview at Berklee Performance Center on April 1, music permeated the famed composer’s reminiscences, his observations, and even the sound of his voice.

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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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TEDx Berklee Valencia Interviews Panos Panay

April 23, 2015

TEDx Berklee Valencia catches up with BerkleeICE founder and managing director, Panos Panay, a year after he spoke at the inaugural Valencia TEDx event in 2014.

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Huffington Post: Berklee's New Tower Among 10 Best Housing Designs

April 22, 2015

The Huffington Post displays the 10 stunning National Housing Award recipients named by the American Institute of Architects, including Berklee's mixed-use tower at 160 Massachusetts Avenue. 

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27 Club Memorial Clinic: Berklee’s Right Turn Supergroup Shares Life Experiences, Lessons

April 22, 2015

The 27 Club may sound like some elite, desirable group, but it’s actually quite the opposite. In fact, it’s not a club at all. Rather, it’s a term for popular musicians who’ve died at age 27, often from drug or alcohol abuse, or other violent means. Its roster is deep, and includes Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Amy Winehouse, and Kurt Cobain.

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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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Pianist and Composer Mina Yu' 12

PODCAST: Mina Yu '12

April 21, 2015

Jazz pianist and composer Mina Yu '12, a native of Korea now based in New York, releases her debut album Papa's Records.

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Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy April 24

April 21, 2015

The Signature Music Series at Berklee continues as Grammy Award–winning conductor Arnie Roth leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra in a captivating performance of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY at Boston's Symphony Hall. 

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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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Antonio Serrano and the MMI Honor Paco de Lucía

April 15, 2015

On April 8, a little more than a year after Paco de Lucía's death, Serrano joined dozens of Berklee students onstage at the Berklee Performance Center to celebrate his legacy at the Mediterranean Music Institute’s spring concert.

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Julio Iglesias, Doug Morris, Harvey Mason, Dee Dee Bridgewater to Receive Honorary Degrees

April 14, 2015

Dee Dee Bridgewater will deliver the commencement address at Berklee's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9. 

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Kim Perlak and John Knowles

Playing the Story: Visiting Guitarist John Knowles

April 14, 2015

Kicking off the inaugural installation of the new Kim Perlak Visiting Artist Series, Berklee welcomed guitarist John Knowles to campus for three days of performances and advice.

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Chronicle Features Terri Lyne Carrington

April 13, 2015

Channel 5's Chronicle profiles drummer and Berklee professor Terri Lyne Carrington in its annual series, "Game Changers," which spotlights people who are transforming their fields. 

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