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PODCAST: Grey Season

April 27, 2015

Composed of students and alumni, Grey Season fuses folk and rock with five-part harmonies, driving solos, and melodies that you won't forget.

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MMI Recordings Releases 'Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir,' 'Layth & Naseem'

April 24, 2015

The MMI Recordings is launching two new albums to finish this school year. Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir features more than 40 student performers as well as the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, and Layth & Naseem is the first release by Jordanian violinist Layth Sidiq and Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash.

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Philip Glass Shares the Stories Behind His Music

April 24, 2015

Philip Glass’s recently published memoir is titled Words Without Music. Yet in an interview at Berklee Performance Center on April 1, music permeated the famed composer’s reminiscences, his observations, and even the sound of his voice.

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Huffington Post: Berklee's New Tower Among 10 Best Housing Designs

April 22, 2015

The Huffington Post displays the 10 stunning National Housing Award recipients named by the American Institute of Architects, including Berklee's mixed-use tower at 160 Massachusetts Avenue. 

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TwinCities.com: Danilo Perez Proffers a Vision of Rich Panama Culture

April 22, 2015

In a TwinCities.com article published this past April, reporter Dan Emerson reviewed a performance by Danilo Perez, artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

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27 Club Memorial Clinic: Berklee’s Right Turn Supergroup Shares Life Experiences, Lessons

April 22, 2015

The 27 Club may sound like some elite, desirable group, but it’s actually quite the opposite. In fact, it’s not a club at all. Rather, it’s a term for popular musicians who’ve died at age 27, often from drug or alcohol abuse, or other violent means. Its roster is deep, and includes Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Amy Winehouse, and Kurt Cobain.

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Class of 2015 Ready to Shape the Future of Music

April 22, 2015

Berklee’s class of 2015 came from more than 60 countries and more than 40 U.S. states to form bonds through music that will continue to grow in the years ahead.

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Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy April 24

April 21, 2015

The Signature Music Series at Berklee continues as Grammy Award–winning conductor Arnie Roth leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra in a captivating performance of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY at Boston's Symphony Hall. 

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PODCAST: Mina Yu '12

April 21, 2015

Jazz pianist and composer Mina Yu '12, a native of Korea now based in New York, releases her debut album Papa's Records.

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Kiss 108 FM: Berklee's Carly Tefft and Her Marathon-Inspired Song

April 18, 2015

Berklee student Carly Tefft will perform her song "Keep on Running" at the Boston Marathon starging line on Monday, April 20.

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Antonio Serrano and the MMI Honor Paco de Lucía

April 15, 2015

On April 8, a little more than a year after Paco de Lucía's death, Serrano joined dozens of Berklee students onstage at the Berklee Performance Center to celebrate his legacy at the Mediterranean Music Institute’s spring concert.

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Julio Iglesias, Doug Morris, Harvey Mason, Dee Dee Bridgewater to Receive Honorary Degrees

April 14, 2015

Dee Dee Bridgewater will deliver the commencement address at Berklee's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9. 

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Playing the Story: Visiting Guitarist John Knowles

April 14, 2015

Kicking off the inaugural installation of the new Kim Perlak Visiting Artist Series, Berklee welcomed guitarist John Knowles to campus for three days of performances and advice.

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Chronicle Features Terri Lyne Carrington

April 13, 2015

Channel 5's Chronicle profiles drummer and Berklee professor Terri Lyne Carrington in its annual series, "Game Changers," which spotlights people who are transforming their fields. 

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WGBH's Open Studio with Jared Bowen: President Brown Guests

April 8, 2015

Berklee President Roger H. Brown joins Open Studios host Jared Bowen for discussion on Berklee Grammy nominees and other topics.

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Soundtrack to Change: Danilo Perez Makes Panama’s Biomuseo Sing

April 8, 2015

The connection between Danilo Pérez and Biomuseo has grown like the structure itself, forged from the fabric of Panama and tempered by the desire to reconnect people with the natural world.

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Technofiles: Music, Technology, and the Entrepreneur

April 8, 2015

Creative entrepreneurs at the heart of radically reimagining the music industry discuss the intersection of music, technology and entrepreneurship at the Technofiles series with the Library of Congress. 

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NPR's On Point: Music Business/Management's John Kellogg Discusses "Blurred Lines" Verdict

April 8, 2015

John Kellogg, assistant chair of Music Business/Management, joined a panel of guests to discuss the impact of the "Blurred Lines" verdict. 

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Creative Catalyst Panelists Find Connecting Art, Science, and Entrepreneurship Is in Our DNA

April 7, 2015

The Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship’s (BerkleeICE) inaugural Creative Catalyst event brought together world-renowned scientists and Berklee chairs to discuss the commonalities between art, science, and the entrepreneurial mind.

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Digital Trends: BerkleeICE and Research Driven Change

April 7, 2015

Digital Trends recently spoke with Panos Panay to explore the aims of BerkleeICE and how the institute can evolve to promote change in the music industry. 

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