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PledgeMusic Creates New Platform to Connect Musicians and Fans—and Money

November 20, 2013

A music crowdfunding and direct-to-fan marketing platform, PledgeMusic lets fans give money to support their favorite artists in several ways, from helping them pay for studio time to financing their tours and more.

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Bollywood Composer and Indian Pop Music Idol to Hold Residency, Perform on Campus

November 19, 2013

Bollywood sensation Clinton Cerejo will hold an artist-in-residency at the college and will perform with students on November 26.

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The Groove: Passion Pit's Ian Hultquist '08

November 19, 2013

Berklee student and Groove writer Lisa Occhino sat down with Passion Pit's Ian Hultquist '08 to discuss the band's founding and recent success.

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The Groove: Backstage at the TD Garden

November 19, 2013

Josh Groban's musical director Tariqh Akoni '91 took time out of his busy schedule to give Berklee students a look at the process of preparing for a stadium show.

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Boston Globe: Berklee Brings in Bonnie Hayes

November 19, 2013

In a front page Boston Globe story, Bonnie Hayes, the college's new Songwriting Department chair, reflects on her career as a writer, performer, producer, and educator, and talks about her future plans for the department.

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Berklee City Music Receives $50,000 from Celtics Shamrock Foundation

November 19, 2013

Berklee City Music students perform the national anthem at TD Bank Garden after an on-campus visit from Celtics star forward Brandon Bass. 

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Making a Record with birnCORE

November 18, 2013

Berklee’s new independent record label, is in the business of signing established artists and enlisting students and alumni to engineer the albums.

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Students Fulfill a Final Fantasy at Symphony Hall

November 18, 2013

Berklee students and faculty collaborate in a performance with a legendary video game composer.

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Students from 14 Countries to Perform at Latin Grammy Awards Ceremony with Alejandro Sanz

November 15, 2013

Students have been invited to perform alongside Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz during the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.

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Signature Music Series Presents: Guinga Meets Berklee

November 14, 2013

The 2013-2014 Signature Music Series at Berklee wraps its fall season on December 12 with acclaimed Brazilian composer and guitarist Guinga performing his original songs with the 30-piece Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra.
 

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PODCAST: Marga Lane '09

November 13, 2013

Marga Lane is a true triple threat–equally accomplished as an actress, dancer, and musician. She recently released her independent EP Expressions and has an acoustic follow-up EP slated to drop in early 2014.

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Alejandro Sanz Performs in Sold-Out Show at BPC

November 12, 2013

Latin pop superstar Alejandro Sanz performed to a sold-out crowd at the Berklee Performance Center after recieving an honorary degree from the college.

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Latin Superstar Alejandro Sanz Stresses Passion, Honesty in Music at Berklee Clinic

November 8, 2013

The day before receiving an honorary doctor of music degree from Berklee, Alejandro Sanz, the Latin pop superstar who has won more Grammys than any other Spanish artist in the world, delivered a clinic to an eager audience of students in the Berklee Performance Center.

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PODCAST: Simon Moullier Quartet

November 6, 2013

With influences ranging from Steve Reich to Radiohead, a French vibraphone student leads a jazz group with a fresh and innovative sound.

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Inside Berklee PODCAST: Musical Theater at Berklee

November 5, 2013

The musical theater program at Berklee has recently been expanding exponentially, and one of the driving forces behind that expansion is Berklee Voice Department instructor Rene Pfister, who directs many of Berklee’s musical theater productions.

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Music Business Journal: The Peddling of Recording Rights

November 1, 2013

The Music Business Journal explores how for the first time on a major scale, the radio giants will pay performance royalties for radio plays.

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Berklee Students Win Prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest

November 1, 2013

Luke Niccoli and Tiffany Chan take first and third places in the John Lennon Scholarship songwriting competition for tracks that explore pursuing one's dream.

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Berklee Named No. 1 Hollywood Music School

November 1, 2013

Berklee was named the No. 1 Hollywood music school in the world, according to the Hollywood Reporter’s ranking of the top 10 music schools. 

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German Start-Up Wins Music Business Enterprise Competition at Rethink Berlin

November 1, 2013

German developers who transform body language into music are the winners of the first Rethink Music Venture Day.

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Matthew Nicholl Named Executive Director of Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute

October 30, 2013

Matthew Nicholl, chair of Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department, has been named executive director of the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) at Berklee.

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