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The Checkout – Live at Berklee Features Victor Prieto, Reimagining the Sound of Jazz Accordion

October 26, 2015

New York's WBGO-FM, NPR Music, and Berklee continue their Checkout - Live at Berklee series with jazz accordionist Victor Prieto and his trio.

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Bay State Banner: The Business of Music

October 22, 2015

The Bay State Banner goes in-depth into BerkleeICE. 

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Bruce Hornsby Shows Versatility, Shares Stories from the Road

October 22, 2015

Alumnus Bruce Hornsby '74 offers a taste of his music and insight into what influences him as a musician.  

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Rethink Music event participants

Industry Innovators Gather to Rethink Music

October 22, 2015

On October 2, more than 150 people gathered in Boston’s Innovation District to join Berklee in addressing the issue of fair pay for music creators in the age of online streaming.

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Berklee Alumni Nominated for 2015 Latin Grammy Awards

October 21, 2015

Seventeen Berklee alumni received 25 Latin Grammy Award across 10 categories including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist. 

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Berklee World Strings Collaborates with Iraqi National Symphony Conductor

October 20, 2015

The Berklee World Strings will perform two shows with Iraqi National Symphony Conductor Karim Wasfi, whose performance among the ruins of his Baghadad neighborhood hours after a bomb destroyed it made international headlines.

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Jazz Masters to Mentor, Tour with Berklee Global Jazz Institute Students

October 20, 2015

An impressive list of visiting artists are coming to the Berklee Global Jazz institute (BGJI) this year to help both undergraduate and graduate students both improve their craft and effect positive social change. 

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Donald Harrison Jr.

October 19, 2015

In this episode of Inside Berklee, Donald Harrison Jr. '81 talks about how growing up in New Orleans shaped him, Hurricane Katrina and its 10th anniversary, and what Berklee gave him when he left the Big Easy.

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Alumni Composers Concert Shows a Different Side of Howard Shore

October 16, 2015

The Berklee Alumni Composer Consortium concert featured works from alumnus/film composer Howard Shore '69 as well as other alumni composers.

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Huffington Post: The Education Department's College Scorecard Unfairly Stigmatizes Arts Institutions

October 16, 2015

Berklee President Roger H. Brown critiques the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard website in a blog for the Huffington Post.

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Slideshow: Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival 2015

October 15, 2015

This year's Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival was yet another success, attracting some 60,000 people of all ages to Boston’s South End to enjoy a day of world-class free music.

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Score to Berklee version of 'Nosferatu'

Score One for Horror: Berklee, Boston Pops Scare up New 'Nosferatu'

October 14, 2015

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform to picture a new score, written by Berklee composers, to the seminal horror classic Nosferatu, aiming to create the most haunting experience Boston’s Symphony Hall has ever known.

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Christian Scott and members of his band

Jazz Luminary Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Enlists Berklee for Innovative New Album

October 13, 2015

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah ‘05 returns to Berklee, his alma mater, to record, perform, and broadcast—via NPR—his interactive new album, Stretch Music.

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Berklee International Network Schools Prepare Students for Success

October 9, 2015

Berklee International Network (BIN) schools give students the musical education they need to succeed, both at Berkee and beyond, while helping them save money. On October 12 to 15, Berklee will host a summit with BIN partner institutions and others. 

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Plans Announced to Open a Pan-African Music School in 2017

October 7, 2015

A music school to be built in Gabon, Africa, will focus on contemporary and traditional music and bring more students to Berklee from the region.

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Signature Series: Toto la Momposina Meets Berklee

October 5, 2015

The Signature Series at Berklee continues with Colombian singer, dancer, and teacher Totó la Momposina, who embodies the mingling of Colombia’s African, indigenous Indian, and Spanish cultures that make a unique musical tradition.

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Berklee and Boston Conservatory Musicians to Play Fenway's Green Monster

October 2, 2015

On the night of October 10, nine percussionists will play the Green Monster as a musical instrument, using the monster’s natural drums to perform original compositions.

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WBUR: What Does It Take to Become a Successful Musician in 2015?

October 1, 2015

Berklee President Roger H. Brown and singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick, a Berklee alumna and associate professor, were guests on WBUR's Radio Boston for a conversation on how education contributes to having a successful music career. 

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Boston and Beyond: Berklee's CMJ Music Marathon Showcase October 16

October 1, 2015

Berklee’s official CMJ showcase of alumni and student artists, Friday, October 16 at Carroll Place, is presented by the Red Room at Cafe 939, Berklee Alumni Affairs, and Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), with media sponsor Vanyaland.

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Berklee Online Student Spotlight: Eirini Tornesaki

October 1, 2015

For online songwriting student Eirini Tornesaki, Berklee Online encourages her to keep improving while she tours with the Cirque du Soleil production Kurios.

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