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Harry Belafonte Accepts Award, Reflects on Music Today

March 12, 2014

During a visit to Berklee to accept an honorary doctorate for his musical and humanitarian achievements, Harry Belafonte sat down to discuss the award, music, and the importance of the arts. 

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Dream Theater to Perform Student's Arrangements at Opera House Show

March 11, 2014

Dream Theater will perform Berklee student Eren Başbuğ's arrangements at its March 25 concert at the Boston Opera House. 

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The Checkout - Live at Berklee: Matthew Stevens Quintet

March 11, 2014

Presented by Berklee, NPR Music, and WBGO FM, The Checkout - Live at Berklee, brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts at Cafe 939. The series continues on Wednesday, April 2, with guitarist Matthew Stevens and his quintet, featuring Gerald Clayton (piano), Vicente Archer (bass), and fellow alumni Eric Doob (drums) and Paulo Stagnaro (percussion).

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Scoring the Cosmos

March 11, 2014

Alan Silvestri '70 creates the music to help explain "all that is, or ever was, or ever will be."

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Inside Berklee PODCAST: Bill Banfield

March 10, 2014

Professor Bill Banfield, founder and director of Berkee's Africana Studies Program, talks about his group, the Jazz Urbane, its debut CD, and the spirit of mentorship the project fosters.

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Berklee Hosts First Music Therapy "Hack"

March 10, 2014

Hackers will compete to solve real-life music therapy problems by developing tools to be used in therapeutic and healthcare settings in 24 hours.

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Alumni and Students Hit SXSW Stages

March 10, 2014

Berklee-affiliated musicians will be everywhere at South by Southwest this year, including official showcases and unofficial ones, panels, and the annual Berklee live music party.

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PODCAST: Thaddeus Hogarth '88

March 7, 2014

Associate professor of guitar Thaddeus Hogarth '88 might just be the world's most popular guitar teacher.

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Student Profiles: Lollapalooza Scholarship Winners

March 6, 2014

Two students were awarded Lollapalooza scholarships to attend Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

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Hortensia Roig Is the First Spanish Woman to Join Berklee’s Presidential Advisory Council

March 6, 2014

Hortensia Roig, general secretary of the Escuela de Empresarios (EDEM) in Valencia, Spain, is the first Spanish woman to join Berklee College of Music’s Presidential Advisory Council.

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An Extraordinary Opening Night for Berklee’s New State-of-the-Art Tower

March 4, 2014

The dedication of Berklee’s new tower at 160 Massachusetts Avenue was anything but your standard ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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The Jazz Urbane Premieres "Playing with Other People's Heads"

March 4, 2014

The Jazz Urbane, the Berklee-based group established by the college’s Africana Studies leader, Bill Banfield, premieres work from its latest album at Scullers Jazz Club with special guest Tia Fuller. The album was guided by the late Grammy-winning executive producer George Duke.

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VIDEO: Berklee, What Are You Listening To?

February 28, 2014

Many Berklee students are rarely seen without their headphones, but what are they listening to as they make their way around campus?

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Slide Show: Mayor Helps Open 160 Mass. Ave.

February 28, 2014

Boston mayor Marty Walsh cuts the ribbon at the official building release party for Berklee's new building.

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PODCAST: Pletenitsa Balkan Choir

February 28, 2014

Listen to a medley of Bulgarian folk songs from the 2013 Berklee Middle Eastern Festival. This year's festival will feature the music of Armenia.

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Berklee Latino Awards Scholarships

February 26, 2014

Two students who attended Berklee Latino were each awarded a scholarship through Berklee Latino to take part in other Berklee programs.

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Alumna Mayssa Karaa Sings a Stirring Cover for 'American Hustle'

February 25, 2014

Berklee alumna Mayssa Karaa '12 sings a stirring Arabic cover of "White Rabbit" for American Hustle. 

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Lisa Fischer on Being 20 Feet from Stardom and Next to Jagger

February 25, 2014

Lisa Fischer, one of the most in-demand backup singers in the world, stopped by Berklee ahead of her tour with the Rolling Stones to screen 20 Feet from Stardom. 

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Slide Show: Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary

February 25, 2014

Get a glimpse of the scene at the recent Berklee Signature Series concert, Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary.

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The Checkout – Live at Berklee with Warren Wolf and Wolfpack

February 25, 2014

The Checkout – Live at Berklee continues on March 5 with Warren Wolf and Wolfpack live at Cafe 939, over the web at nprmusic.org, and through WBGO FM's airwaves. 

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