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New York Times: Open the Music Industry's Black Box

August 3, 2015

David Byrne references BerkleeICE's Fair Music Report and calls for the music industry to open the "Black Box" and increase pay transparency and fair compensation. 

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Music Business Journal: The Performance Right Juncture: Sound Recordings

August 1, 2015

This authoritative and thorough review by Todd Brabec is likely a new classic in the field.

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Music Business Journal: The Boom in Outdoor Festivals

August 1, 2015

Big business is tapping millennials who seek shared experiences and update their status on social media. 

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Lyle Lovett

Lyle Lovett: A Man and His Band

July 31, 2015

Texas-born singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett talks about the joys of playing with great musicians and his approach to songwriting.

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Grey Season

From CVS to SXSW: Grey Season’s Sidewalk Path to the Main Stage

July 31, 2015

Folk-tinged rock band Grey Season is having a breakthrough summer, scoring sets at South by Southwest (SXSW), Bonnaroo, the Lowell Summer Music Series (opening for the Blues Brothers), and Boston Calling.

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PODCAST: Sean Jones

July 31, 2015

Listen to a track from the latest release issued by Berklee's brass chair.

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Digital Music News: You’re Running Out of Excuses for Not Getting a Music Degree

July 30, 2015

Digital Music News talked to Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier about Berklee's many online offerings. 

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Berklee Online Welcomes Students to Boston Campus for First Onsite Conference

July 29, 2015

In June 2015, Berklee Online welcomed nearly 100 of its students to the Boston campus for the inaugural Berklee Onsite music conference.

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Boston Pops and Berklee to Premiere Original Score to Silent Film, Nosferatu

July 29, 2015

The Boston Pops will premiere the score composed by eight of Berklee's student film composers  as part of Berklee's signature concert series. 

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Forbes: The Fair Music Report

July 29, 2015

Forbes breaks down the contents of BerkleeICE's recent "Fair Music Report."

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WBUR's Radio Boston: Berklee and Boston Conservatory: More Than Just Friends?

July 29, 2015

Richard Ortner, president of Boston Conservatory, and Roger H. Brown, president of Berklee, speak with host Anthly Brooks on the daily news program Radio Boston about the proposed merger of the two institutions. 

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Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, Sean Jones to Perform at Newport Jazz Festival

July 23, 2015

The 19-piece Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, featuring trumpeter, composer, and educator Sean Jones, will perform at the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, July 31.

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Berklee Alumni Earn 10 Emmy Nominations

July 22, 2015

Nine Berklee alumni are nominated for 10 Primetime Emmy Awards. 

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Alissia '14

Alissia ‘14: Can’t Fake the Funk

July 21, 2015

Five years ago, Alissia ’14 was a student shooting for a scholarship to Berklee at the Umbria Jazz Festival. Now, the Berklee graduate and rising sensation is bringing her fresh brand of modern funk to tens of thousands from the festival’s stage.

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Sound designer/editor Eugene Gearty '82 (second from left) at the 84th Academy Awards in 2012.

For Sound Designer/Editor Eugene Gearty '82, Creativity Is Essential to Any Industry Career

July 21, 2015

Oscar- and Emmy-winning sound designer/editor Eugene Gearty '82 (Hugo, Boardwalk Empire) visited his alma mater earlier this year to speak with students about his 30-year career in sound on nearly 100 films including Life of Pi, The Departed, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

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Imagine Dragons (left to right, Daniel Wayne Sermon '09 Dan Reynolds, Daniel Platzman '11, Ben McKee ' ) speaking with students July 1, 2015 at TD Garden.

Imagine Dragons Bring Students Behind the Scenes on Smoke + Mirrors Tour

July 21, 2015

Before a packed show at the TD Garden on July 1, Imagine Dragons gave a group of Berklee students a behind-the-scenes look at the production of their major worldwide Smoke + Mirrors Tour.

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Professor Bill Elliott Wins Tony Award for Hit Broadway Musical

July 17, 2015

Bill Elliott, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department, won a Tony Award this June for his orchestration work on An American in Paris.

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Mikolaj Poncyliusz, a student at the Berklee at Umbria clinics

Inside the Classrooms at the 30th Annual Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics

July 17, 2015

At the Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics, some 240 students from all over the world gather, as many before them have done for the past 30 years now, for an intense immersion in music unlike any other.

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2015 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded

July 15, 2015

Musicians from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Chicago, Illinois, have been awarded scholarships through an ongoing partnership between Berklee and the Lollapalooza festival.

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BerkleeICE's Rethink Music Releases Report on Transparency and Fairness in the Music Industry

July 14, 2015

BerkleeICE's Rethink Music Project publishes an in-depth study advocating for fairness and transparency of payment flows within the music industry.

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