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PODCAST: Tom Griesgraber '95

December 10, 2013

This alumnus's flying fingers make magic with the Chapman Stick. After attending a Berklee in LA session, Griesgraber set his heart on Berklee, but knew he had his work cut out for him to succeed there. He began taking courses at MiraCosta college, and soon distinguished himself, tutoring other students, recording, and helping with administrative duties. He then transferred to Berklee, and two years later graduated summa cum laude.

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Berklee Student Launches Fundraiser for Native Philippines

December 5, 2013

Jorel Corpus is proud of the new album he compiled for typhoon relief, but even prouder to lend a hand to his home country.

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Simpsons' Alf Clausen is in Music Ville

December 5, 2013

Get the inside story from The Simpsons composer and Berklee alumnus who wrote the music for the recent show-opening mini-film featuring the show's characters in a battle over musical freedom.

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PODCAST: Guinga

December 5, 2013

Listen to a tune from one of Brazil's most acclaimed composers and guitarists.

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Berklee Musicians Bridge Mediterranean Cultures with 'Promesas de Tierra'

December 4, 2013

Grammy-winning producer Javier Limón's latest album brings together flamenco, Arab, and Israeli music. 

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Donald Harrison Live on NPR from Berklee on New Year's Eve

December 4, 2013

NPR's 2013 Toast of the Nation will broadcast Donald Harrison live from the Berklee Performance Center around the world on New Year's Eve.

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Berklee Visits Morocco For Nine-Day Cultural Exchange

December 3, 2013

A team from Berklee College of Music led by two Morocco natives, recent graduate Remy Foussard and current student Omar El Jamali, and their teacher, faculty vibraphonist Winnie Dahlgren, will travel to Morocco for a nine-day cultural exchange with Moroccan musicians January 3-12, 2014. 

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Slideshow: Clinton Cerejo and the Indian Ensemble

December 3, 2013

Multi-instrumentalist Clinton Cerejo joined forces with Berklee's Indian Ensemble in a celebration of the star's music at the Berklee Performance Center.

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Wei's Way: Beyond the Conservatory

December 2, 2013

After studying at Juilliard and Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music, two of the most respected music conservatories in the world, composer and pianist Wei Yang was still searching for a music education that best matched his inventive inclinations as a developing musician. He found what he was looking for at Berklee.

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Berklee Students Shine at Latin Grammys

November 26, 2013

The Berklee community was a driving force at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards, with students performing live at the ceremony (video included) and alumni winning several awards.

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PODCAST: Ahmir

November 26, 2013

Boston-based R&B vocal quartet is hitting it big.

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Celebrate 30 Years of Singers Showcase

November 25, 2013

This year, Singers Showcase celebrates its 30th anniversary with a concert that highlights exceptional voices from Berklee’s current international student population, and hit songs by famed Showcase alumni. This concert is part of the Signature Music Series at Berklee.

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古典音乐学院之后,巍欲何为?

November 25, 2013

      谈及当今世界优秀的古典音乐院校,美国纽约的朱莉亚音乐学院和中国北京的中央音乐学院名列其中。在两所院校进行过钢琴和作曲学习之后,杨巍仍在探寻进一步的学习以实现其自身的音乐目标。正是此刻,杨巍决心选择伯克利音乐学院。

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The Checkout – Live at Berklee Features Patrick Cornelius December 11

November 25, 2013

Presented by Berklee, NPR Music, and WBGO FM, The Checkout – Live at Berklee, which brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts at Cafe 939, continues with alto saxophonist and composer Patrick Cornelius on Wednesday, December 11. 

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Berklee City Music Network Expands to Bronx, Camden

November 25, 2013

The Berklee City Music Network, a national network of organizations that provide contemporary music instruction, mentoring, and scholarship opportunities to underserved teens at no cost, announces its 44th and 45th partner sites: Renaissance Youth Center in Bronx, New York, and Camden Repertory Theater in Camden, New Jersey. 

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Berklee Alumni Win Four Latin Grammys, 30 Students Perform with Superstar Alejandro Sanz

November 22, 2013

Four Berklee alumni won Latin Grammys and 30 Berklee students performed with Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz at the 14th annual Latin Grammy Awards, held Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. 

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Student Stars in Holiday Musical Film, Black Nativity

November 21, 2013

Professional music major Grace Gibson learns how to balance her studies with one in the professional world as she takes on her first movie role.

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PODCAST: Javier Limón

November 20, 2013

The artistic director of Berklee's Mediterranean Music Institute collaborates with students and alumni from the Middle East on his latest project.

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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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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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