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Berklee students pose with mainstays of the Atlanta music industry

Spring Break in Atlanta: Jamming into the Future of Music

June 5, 2015

Over the course of four days during spring break, 21 Berklee students were given unique access to both new and veteran titans of the music industry in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Neil Leonard, artistic director of the Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute

Neil Leonard: Interdisciplinary Curiosity in Motion

June 5, 2015

Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute artistic director Neil Leonard doesn’t miss an opportunity to embark on—and learn from—new interdisciplinary adventures.

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Vasilis Kostas Quartet on Tour in Greece this Month

June 3, 2015

Laouto and guitar player Vasileios Kostas will be on a Greek tour with his quartet in June 2015.

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Berklee Appoints Casey Driessen as Director of Contemporary Performance Graduate Program at Valencia, Spain, Campus

June 3, 2015

Berklee appointed Casey Driessen as the director of the Contemporary Performance graduate program at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain. The American musician, composer, producer, educator, and Berklee alumnus began his new role on June 1 in preparation for the start of the academic year in September 2015.
 

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Berklee and Natixis Global Asset Management Present 300+ Free Concerts in Boston

June 3, 2015

The Summer in the City series includes hundreds of concerts in and around Boston this summer and culminates with the Beantown Jazz Festival on September 26, 2015.

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Berklee Press Receives International Book Award

June 1, 2015

USA Book News recently recognized Berklee Press in the 2015 International Book Awards, with four titles receiving honors.

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Berklee's First Presidential Visit to India

May 29, 2015

Following the launch of the Berklee India Exchange, Berklee President Roger H. Brown visits India and meets with A. R. Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, and many others.

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Gary Burton, Fred Hersch to Headline Concert for the Ukrainian People, June 10

May 26, 2015

Organized by Ukraine native and Berklee faculty member Vadim Neselovskyi, the concert will feature a program of traditional Ukrainian folk songs alongside Neselovskyi’s original compositions.

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Berklee Receives UPCEA’s Strategic Innovation in Online Education Award

May 22, 2015

Berklee was honored by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) at its 100th annual conference in Washington, D.C.

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Berklee Urban Service Awards

May 22, 2015

Berklee’s Office of Community Affairs and Campus Engagement (CACE) awarded Berklee Urban Service Awards this spring to 36 students, faculty, staff, and partners in recognition of the incredible work they do using music as a catalyst for social change in the Greater Boston area.
 

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WBUR: Berklee and Spotify Team Up to Save Our Ears

May 20, 2015

WBUR featured Just the Right Volume, Berklee's recent forum on hearing loss protection. 

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Terence Blanchard Named Visiting Scholar at Berklee

May 18, 2015

World-renowned trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and Blue Note recording artist Terence Blanchard will join Berklee as a visiting scholar in the Jazz Composition department beginning in the fall of 2015.

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Berklee Student Ghita to Open for Maroon 5 at Morocco's Festival Mawazine

May 18, 2015

Ghita, a Berklee student from Casablanca, Morocco, will open for superstars Maroon 5 at the 14th annual Festival Mawazine Rythmes du Monde in Rabat, Morocco, on Saturday, June 6.

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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs at San Francisco Silent Film Festival, May 29

May 14, 2015

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival will feature the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s original score to F.W. Murnau’s 1924 iconic silent film, The Last Laugh, on Friday, May 29, at the Castro Theatre. 

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Nikki Glaspie '05

Nikki Glaspie '05: Beyoncé and Beyond

May 11, 2015

After a five-year stint drumming with Beyoncé right out of Berklee, alumna Nikki Glaspie breaks out on her own with the Nth Power.

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DaNiiVORY performing alongside Beyoncé.

DANiiVORY ‘08: From CeeLo to the Super Bowl with Beyoncé

May 11, 2015

Born Theresa Danielle Flaminio, multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter DANiiVORY '08, who has toured with Beyoncé, CeeLo Green, and Imagine Dragons, sets out on her own.

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Rie Tsuji

Rie Tsuji ‘02: Touring with Beyoncé

May 11, 2015

Berklee alumna Rie Tsuji didn’t initially set out to tour the world with Beyoncé and Jay-Z, but when the opportunity arose, she was well prepared to seize it.

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Julio Iglesias, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Harvey Mason, Doug Morris Honored at Commencement

May 9, 2015

Nearly 900 graduates from 62 countries received degrees at Berklee's 2015 commencement. 

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All Songs Considered: Why We Like the Music We Like

May 8, 2015

NPR's All Songs Considered held a listening party at Berklee on April 22. The evening, held at the Red Room at Cafe 939, featured a panel of guests including Susan Rogers, associate professor of music production and engineering.

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Experts Talk at Berklee About Prevalence of Hearing Loss and Importance of Protection

May 8, 2015

Young musicians are especially vulnerable to hearing loss, considering the thousands of hours of practice, often with instruments right next to the ear, it takes to reach mastery.

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