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Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation

Alumni Behind Scenes and Sounds on Summer’s Blockbusters

August 6, 2015

Berklee alumni are once again playing key music and sound roles on many of this summer’s biggest blockbuster movies.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Advice for Berklee Students from Alumni in the Film Industry

August 6, 2015

Alumni working on music and sound for some of this summer’s biggest blockbuster films reflect on their time at Berklee and share tips for students interested in working in the industry.

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Berklee Global Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival Announced for 2016

August 4, 2015

Berklee and the Newport Festivals Foundation have created the Berklee Gobal Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival for summer 2016, and registration opens October 1. 

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Xinghai Conservatory President Dr. Tang Yongbao and Berklee President Roger H. Brown with Berklee student group Amalur Quartet

Berklee, Xinghai Conservatory Discuss Potential Collaboration

August 4, 2015

As Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangzhou, China maps out its vision for the future and looks to Berklee as a potential model, officials from the Conservatory and Berklee met on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 to explore possibilities for collaboration.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Larry Watson

August 3, 2015

Larry Watson talks about his work at Harvard, the resilient messages of African-American music, and the power of shedding light on secrets.

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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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Kyle Thornton

Berklee Bands Make Their Mark on the Summer 2015 Festival Circuit

August 3, 2015

Berklee bands land slots in North America’s premier summer concert festivals, including South by Southwest (SXSW), Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Boston Calling, Osheaga, and the Lowell Summer Music Series.

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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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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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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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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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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 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 Esplanade Orchestra and Berklee to Premiere Original Score to Silent Film, Nosferatu

July 29, 2015

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra 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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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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