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Music Business Students Explore Industry Ethics with Expert Panel

April 24, 2014

Approximately two dozen Berklee music business/management majors discussed issues of ethics with an accomplished cross-section of the music industry during the latest installment of the Envisioning 21st Century Music Business Models series.

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Berklee Student a Finalist in Apollo Theater Theme Song Contest

April 24, 2014

Berklee student Clifton Williams's song might replace the tune the theater has used for 80 years on amateur night. 

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PODCAST: Arc Iris

April 24, 2014

Arc Iris brings a classically orchestral approach to indie folk. 

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Shane Gibson Memorial Fund Established

April 23, 2014

Friends, family, and bandmates of guitarist Shane Gibson '03 have rallied together to name a scholarship in his honor.

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Student Marco Perfetti to Perform at Canadian Music Week

April 22, 2014

Berklee student Marco Perfetti, a singer-songwriter from Italy, has been selected to perform with his band Perfect Mark at Toronto's Canadian Music Week.

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PODCAST: Evolfo Doofeht

April 17, 2014

Evolfo Doofeht tours nationally with its signature blend of funk, soul, and gypsy jazz.  

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One Year Later: Marathon Song Gets New Arrangement

April 15, 2014

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, a song penned by a Berklee student and an alumnus—and newly arranged by an alumnus—is among the artistic tributes as Boston reflects on the anniversary of that terrible day.

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Lee Whitmore Named VP for Education Outreach and Social Entrepreneurship

April 14, 2014

In his new role as VP for education outreach and social entrepreneurship, Lee Whitmore will preside over the Berklee City Music program in Boston and 46 network sites across the country.

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Evan Chapman: Anatomy of an Arrangement

April 14, 2014

Alumnus Evan Chapman '13 talks about how he approached arranging student Ben Johnston and alumnus Jordan Lucero's song about the Boston Marathon bombings. 

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Brian Marquis '01: Making His Own Luck

April 11, 2014

This talented and tenacious songwriter has a knack for creating his own opportunities.

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Cristina Vaira '13: Getting Back to What Matters

April 11, 2014

Most performers have had nightmares about bombing in front of a panel of celebrity judges, but for one Berklee alumna it was a dream come true.

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PODCAST: Geri Allen

April 11, 2014

Beautiful writing and playing marks "Your Pure Self . . . Mother to Son," a solo piano composition from Geri Allen.

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Five Startup Lessons From Kevin Augunas

April 10, 2014

Five key takeaways from Kevin Augunas's Creative Entrepreneurs Lecture for startups and musicians. 

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Studying Abroad in Valencia, Spain

April 10, 2014

At Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, more than 50 students are studying performance, music business, music technology, ear training, and a host of other subjects through the Study Abroad program. 

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What Musicianship Taught Paul English About Building Companies

April 10, 2014

Paul English talks musicianship and entrepreneurship, and how the two aren't so different after all. 

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New York Times: Berklee's Global Jazz Institute Featured as a Course with a Twist

April 10, 2014

Berklee's Global Jazz Forum, taught by Danilo Pérez, was one of 10 college classes featured by the New York Times as "courses that are not just a credit but an event." 

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Ryan O'Connor '06: Changing the Game

April 9, 2014

Alumnus Ryan O’Connor '06 is spearheading an effort to change the way we do business at live shows.

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Reinventing Latin: Oscar Stagnaro on the Paquito D’Rivera/Berklee Latin Jazz Program

April 9, 2014

Students will be treated to the expertise of Paquito D’Rivera when the Berklee Latin Jazz Program launches on July 6-10, 2014, adding to the robust complement of the college’s summer programs. 

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Hexany Audio, Berklee-Bred Business, Blasts Off

April 9, 2014

What began as a shared portfolio among several Berklee student composers has evolved into Hexany Audio, a full-fledged video game music and sound design firm.

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Congressman Introduces Jazz Bill

April 9, 2014

Rep. John Conyers recently introduced a bill to preserve jazz recordings and to fund jazz education. 

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