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Vans Welcomes 2015 Recipient of the Off the Wall Berklee Scholarship

December 14, 2015

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is honored to support music education with the Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship, a four-year award covering tuition, room and board for a talented, young musician.

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Summer Performance Program Student Gets Standing Ovation at the White House

December 10, 2015

Rachel Levy, a 17-year-old high school student from New Jersey who attended Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program this year, shared a stage at the White House with acclaimed actress Kristin Chenoweth for the television special “Broadway at the White House.”

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Jill Scott Visits with Berklee Students

December 9, 2015

On tour in support of her new album, Woman, Jill Scott stopped by Berklee for a very special and intimate interview prior to her recent performance at the Orpheum in Boston.

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Charlie Puth '13, nominated for three awards, being interviewed by Livingston Taylor in August 2015 at the Berklee Performance Center.

Berklee Alumni Nominated for Grammy Awards in 2016

December 8, 2015

Alumni are nominated in the top three categories for the fifth consecutive year. 

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NECN: Susan Rogers Analyzes 2015 Grammy Nominees

December 8, 2015

NECN talked to Susan Rogers about this year’s Grammy nominees and why she thinks the committee got it right in 2015.

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Vanity Fair: Alumni Millennials Are Shaking Up the Jazz World

December 8, 2015

Vanity Fair is jazzed about the millennial musicians who are fueling the contemporary scene. Two articles and slideshows feature many Berkee alumni among more than 50 new artists who are part of the movement. 

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Billboard: Juan Luis Guerra Berklee Scholarship Announced

December 8, 2015

The $200,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in Latin music.

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Students in Berklee's Graduate Film Scoring Program Ready to Orchestrate Their Careers

December 7, 2015

From working with professional musicians to learning how to navigate a digital audio workstation, students in Berklee's graduate film scoring program in Valencia, Spain, leave ready to walk into any studio and start working.  

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The Hollywood Reporter Ranks Berklee Among Best Music Schools in the World

December 4, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter ranks Berklee as the No. 2 music school in the world on its annual list of the top 25.

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Donna McElroy performs at the Berklee Performance Center in 2013.

Berklee Announces 2016 Signature Series at Berklee

December 3, 2015

The 2016 winter and spring Signature Series at Berklee features performances by world-renowned musicians, Berklee students, faculty, and alumni.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Kara DioGuardi and Bonnie Hayes

December 3, 2015

Kara DioGuardi, in an interview with Bonnie Hayes, talks about about rediscovering her creativity, interacting with young musicians, and what it takes to succeed in the industry today. 

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T Bone Burnett

T Bone Burnett Inspires and Challenges Berklee Students at Campus Visit

December 3, 2015

Iconic producer, musician, songwriter, and film music guru T Bone Burnett shares knowledge with Berklee students and calls for artists to take collective action.

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Federico Masetti; photo by Kelly Davidson

Music Production and Engineering Student Federico Masetti Pushes toward Dreams

December 1, 2015

Federico Masetti, president of the Berklee chapter of the Audio Engineering Society, founds the nonprofit MusicXChange Ghana.

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Boston Globe: Envisioning Sound

November 24, 2015

The Boston Globe catches up with faculty composer Marti Epstein.

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Grammy Winner Vijay Prakash Works with Berklee India Ensemble to Deliver Spellbinding Show

November 24, 2015

A couple of days prior to his sold-out show at the Berklee Performance Center, acclaimed Indian singer Vijay “Utsav” Prakash spent time with student vocalists in the Berklee Indian Ensemble.

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Boston Magazine: How to Make the Most Effective Workout Playlist Possible

November 23, 2015

Do the same old tunes in your workout playlist inspire or tire you? Sharon Broadley-Martin, professor of contemporary music writing and production, says the trick is in how you sequence the songs.  

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Belgian harpist Pia Salvia

Pia Salvia Offers New Translations of 'What' a Harp Can Do

November 23, 2015

Belgian harpist Pia Salvia expands the borders of her classical training, creating her own unique brand of original music combining elements of jazz, Latin music, flamenco, and vocal pop music.

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Slideshow: Totó la Momposina

November 23, 2015

As part of Berklee's Signature Series, the Berklee Performance Center welcomed singer and visiting artist Totó la Momposina for a special performance celebrating the music and traditions of Colombia.

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Berklee Alumni Win Big at 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards

November 20, 2015

Four Berklee alumni took home seven Latin Grammy Awards at this year's ceremony, held November 19, in Las Vegas. 

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NECN: Boston Students Show Solidarity for Paris in March

November 20, 2015

In response to the attacks in Paris, Berklee students organized a march and an open forum with music and reflections for the greater community.  

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