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Berklee, Umbria Jazz Festival Celebrate 30-Year Partnership

July 10, 2015

For 30 years, Berklee and the Umbria Jazz Festival have worked together to train the next generation of jazz musicians, a collaboration that continues to grow stronger.

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HRR Bands Perform at Major Summer Festivals

July 9, 2015

This summer, student acts from Berklee's Heavy Rotation Records (HRR) will hit one of the main stages at major summer festivals including Lollapalooza in Chicago, and Osheaga in Montreal.

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Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir to Perform at Newport Folk Festival

July 9, 2015

The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will perform at the Newport Folk Festival on July 26. 

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BerkleeICE Launches Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

July 6, 2015

Offered in partnership with IEG Global Corporation, the program’s inaugural class is composed of high school students from China and Taiwan and will explore an innovative approach to teaching entrepreneurship, using music as the underlying coaching language.

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Valencia Campus Students during the 2014 Graduation

143 Students from 31 Countries Will Graduate from the Master's Programs at Berklee’s Campus in Valencia

July 2, 2015

Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, will celebrate its graduation on Monday, July 13. This year, 143 students from 31 countries will receive their master's degrees in four areas of study.

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USA Today: BerkleeICE Tackles Employment Blues

July 2, 2015

USA Today speaks to Panos Panay, BerkleeICE founding managing director, about what the future holds for music graduates.

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Tito Puente Latin Music Series Returns with Free Outdoor Concerts and Salsa Dancing Across Boston

July 2, 2015

The seires runs from July 2 through August 6 in parks throughout Boston.

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The Patrice Williamson Group Brings Jazz to the Fenway Neighborhood

July 2, 2015

The annual Swingin' in the Fens concert takes place on July 15, 2015. 

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Boston Globe: Berklee, Boston Conservatory Explore Merger

July 1, 2015

The Boston Globe breaks the news about a potential merger between Berklee and the Boston Conservatory. 

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Berklee and Umbria Jazz Celebrate 30 Years of Jazz Clinics

July 1, 2015

Thrity years ago, Berklee and Umbria Jazz started clinics for young musicians that coincided with the popular Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. A host of special events throughout this year's festival will mark the three-decade anniversary. 

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NPR Gives a Party for Berklee

June 27, 2015

Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson, of NPR Music's All Songs Considered, visited Berklee for an evening of listening to music with the extended Berklee community.

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Boston Conservatory and Berklee Exploring Merger that Reimagines 21st Century Music and Performing Arts Education

June 26, 2015

Berklee and The Boston Conservatory have signed a memorandum of understanding that could pave the way toward an eventual merger that would create the world’s most dynamic and comprehensive program for education in music, dance, theater, and technology.

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Sivamani Inspires as Guest Artist at Berklee Percussion Weekend

June 24, 2015

Renowned percussionist Anandan Sivamani recently visited classrooms, conducted master classes, and performed at Berklee's Percussion Weekend.

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Touring Musicians Panel: Bette Midler Band Visits Berklee

June 19, 2015

A panel of expert musicians including guitarist Tariqh Akoni ’91 and percussionist Taku Hirano ’95 gave students insight into the music industry while in Boston for a Bette Midler concert at the TD Garden.

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Music Business Program Turns Graduate Students into Entrepreneurs

June 18, 2015

Students in the Global Entertainment and Music Business graduate program at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus are encouraged to think like an entrepreneur from day one.

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Magos Herrera Receives Master of Latin Music Award from Berklee

June 12, 2015

New York-based Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera received Berklee's Master of Latin Music Award during a recent concert at Boston’s Paramount Theatre organized by the Mexican Consulate in Boston, Berklee, and Emerson College.

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Celebrates International Jazz Day with Outreach

June 12, 2015

The BGJI performed for local students and hosted workshops in Newport, Rhode Island, to fulfill its mission of using jazz to build communities, provide mentorship, and live up to its mantra of “with talent comes responsibility.” 

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Feeling the Music: Berklee Offers Workshops at Perkins School for the Blind

June 11, 2015

The Movement, a student-run group, organized a series of workshops in assistive music programming to students at the Perkins School for the Blind.

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Berklee Holds Auditions and Interviews in Bolivia for the First Time

June 8, 2015

Berklee will visit Bolivia for the first time as part of the Berklee World Tour, where the college holds live audition and interview (A&I) events for musicians interested in studying at the college. A group of current Berklee students will also lead clinics and workshops, and perform concerts with local musicians.

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Berklee in Atlanta: Five Years of Feeding the Industry

June 5, 2015

This past March, a handful of Berklee faculty and staff took 21 students on a four-day, music industry-intensive trip to Atlanta, Georgia, marking the fifth anniversary of this annual immersion experience.

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