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L'ai Dowsett

From Berklee to Apple and Tesla, La'i Dowsett '14 Fuses Music and Business to Blaze Tech Trail

October 28, 2016

Alumna La'i Dowsett '14, who began her career with Apple and currently works in marketing at Tesla, melds her passion for music and business with technology.

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Marketplace: Stephanie Kellar Weighs in on Taylor Swift’s Business Savvy

October 27, 2016

Stephanie Kellar, assistant professor of music business/management at Berklee, discusses Taylor Swift's knack for business on Marketplace.

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Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors and Terri Lyne Carrington to Play Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

October 27, 2016

The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors are set to take the stage at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York with special guest Terri Lyne Carrington, a Berklee professor and multiple Grammy-winning drum virtuoso, on Monday, November 7. 

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Gloria Estefan performs with Berklee City Music program students

Encore Gala Raises Nearly $2 Million for Berklee City Music Program

October 26, 2016

Alongside Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and others, Boston had a good time for a great cause at the 22nd annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program.

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Boston Conservatory President Richard Ortner Announces His Intention to Retire in 2017

October 26, 2016

Boston Conservatory President Richard Ortner announces he will retire in June after 18 years of transforming the institution into a renowned center of dance, music, and theater education. 

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Kenny Werner's Effortless Mastery

October 25, 2016

Kenny Werner, artistic director of Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses how musicians can learn to play from the deepest parts of themselves and rediscover their connection to music.

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South Korean Rock Legend Shin Joong Hyun to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee

October 25, 2016

Shin Joong Hyun, South Korean musician, producer, and pioneer of rock, will receive an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music at the college’s commencement ceremony in May of 2017.

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Graduate Program Allows Practicing Music Therapists to Develop into Leaders and Visionaries in Field

October 24, 2016

Berklee's low-residency graduate program in music therapy allows students to keep working as music therapists while they deepen their expertise. 

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Slideshow: Refugio del Sonido Concert Addresses Refugee Crisis

October 20, 2016

As part of its Refugio del Sonido project, which aims to spread awareness of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) recently presented its annual concert to a sold-out hall at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Spain.

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Berklee Performance Center

Student Concert to Celebrate Late Music Icons

October 19, 2016

Featuring the music of Prince, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, and more, students at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee will perform their first “Bridge the Gap” concert since the two institutions merged.

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Alejandro Sanz and Berklee students at the Rise Up as One concert

Berklee Musicians Join Alejandro Sanz at Rise Up as One Concert

October 19, 2016

Berklee students and alumni performed with Alejandro Sanz at Univision's Rise Up as One concert in San Diego, near the U.S.-Mexico border, on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The concert featured many of the biggest names in Latin music calling for political participation and breaking down barriers rather than building walls.

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Valencia Graduate Student Channels Passion for Film Music to Conduct Orchestra

October 19, 2016

From Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program to a graduate program in film scoring, Madrid native Fernando Furones pursues the spectrum of Berklee offerings with his sights set on a career in music. 

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Wang Leehom '99

PODCAST: Wang Leehom ‘99

October 18, 2016

Listen to a song by Wang Leehom ’99, the King of Chinese Pop, who will join students in a celebration of his music at Symphony Hall on Sunday, November 13, 2016.

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NECN: Berklee Professor Weighs in on Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

October 17, 2016

Berklee professor Mark Simos joins Sue O'Connell on NECN to discuss Bob Dylan’s 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Billboard: John Oates Enlists Berklee Students for New Song 'Smoke and Mirrors'

October 14, 2016

John Oates of Hall and Oates, the best-selling duo in music history, collaborates with Berklee students on new song and music video "Smoke and Mirrors."

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Slideshow: Donald Harrison and the Berklee All-Stars Perform for Enthusiastic Crowds in India

October 14, 2016

In his first trip to India, renowned saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. '81 played with the Berklee All-Stars to a sold-out crowd of several thousand people at the 6th Delhi International Jazz Festival.

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Meet Berklee's 2016–2017 Presidential Scholars

October 13, 2016

Seven first-semester students were awarded Berklee's Presidential Scholarship this year, allowing them to attend Berklee for four years at no cost to them or their families—all tuition, housing, and fees provided. 

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Pablo Ziegler

Signature Series Presents Pablo Ziegler Meets Berklee

October 12, 2016

Pablo Ziegler Meets Berklee features the Latin Grammy-winning Argentinian pianist, composer, and arranger—one of the most important figures in Argentine new tango—performing his inspired compositions and arrangements with a large student orchestra.

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Greg Wells

Hitmaker Greg Wells to Berklee Students: Stay Open to Possibilities

October 11, 2016

With credits including work with Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots, Adele, Pharrell Williams, and Timbaland, among others, Greg Wells—record producer, songwriter, musician, and mix engineer—had much to share in working with Berklee students.

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Billboard: 12 Elite Music Business Schools Shaping the Industry's Future

October 11, 2016

Billboard highlights Berklee in its annual report on the top music business schools. 

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