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Slideshow: Totó la Momposina

November 23, 2015

As part of Berklee's Signature Series, the Berklee Performance Center welcomed singer and visiting artist Totó la Momposina for a special performance celebrating the music and traditions of Colombia.

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Berklee Alumni Win Big at 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards

November 20, 2015

Four Berklee alumni took home seven Latin Grammy Awards at this year's ceremony, held November 19, in Las Vegas. 

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NECN: Boston Students Show Solidarity for Paris in March

November 20, 2015

In response to the attacks in Paris, Berklee students organized a march and an open forum with music and reflections for the greater community.  

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City Music Summit

City Music Summit Offers a Platform for Education Outreach

November 19, 2015

The fifth annual Berklee City Music Summit brings music educators, professional musicians, and students together for networking and collaboration.

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Berklee Performance Center to Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary

November 18, 2015

The Berklee Performance Center celebrates its 100th anniversary with special concerts on December 3 and December 16. 

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Flamenco Legend Pepe de Lucía Receives Mediterranean Music Award

November 17, 2015

Flamenco singer and composer Pepe de Lucía receives the Master of Mediterranean Music Award in the Mediterranean Roots Festival in Valencia.

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Brazilian Music Icon Joyce Moreno Performs at Berklee

November 17, 2015

In this career-spanning concert, Joyce Moreno will perform her songbook backed by a large student ensemble, playing arrangements by Berklee contemporary writing and production majors.
 

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Mediterranean Music Institute Holds First Mediterranean Roots Festival

November 16, 2015

The Mediterranean Roots Festival (Festival Raíces del Mediterráneo), produced by the Mediterranean Music Institute and Berklee’s Valencia campus, held concerts on October 29 and 30 that celebrated the musical heritage of the Mediterranean area and its fusions.

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Students Entering Global Jazz Graduate Program to Receive Full-Tuition Grants

November 13, 2015

Beginning with the fall 2016 class, all 20 students accepted into Berklee College of Music’s master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program will be awarded full-tuition grants.

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Slideshow: Student Scoring on 'Nosferatu' Rouses Symphony Hall

November 12, 2015

On the night before Halloween, Boston’s Symphony Hall held a special event as part of Berklee’s Signature Series concerts, performing a new original score, written by Berklee professor Sheldon Mirowitz and his film scoring students, live to picture for the silent horror film Nosferatu.

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Students Produce Concert in Caracas in Advance of Berklee's First Venezuela Auditions

November 5, 2015

Puentes Venezuela, led by Berklee student and Caracas native Stefano Melillo, is producing a concert in Caracas on Friday, January 8, 2016, featuring performances by Venezuelan Berklee students. The concert also celebrates Berklee’s first-ever audition and interview (A&I) event in Venezuela.

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Robert Gould and students sing at Berklee Encore Gala 2015

City Music Gala Raises $2 Million for Life-Changing Program

November 5, 2015

Boston’s philanthropic community came out in force for Berklee’s 21st annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

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Kanika Patawari and Clinton Cerejo perform at the Berklee Performance Center in 2013 for a performance entitled Shuruaat, meaning beginning.

Indian Vocalist, Producer Vijay Prakash Joins Berklee Indian Ensemble, November 19

November 4, 2015

Award-winning Vijay Prakash joins the ensemble for a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on November 19, 2015.

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Music Business Journal: Gender in the Music Industry

November 2, 2015

Gender is an issue in the music industry. Though examples of successful female artists and executives are not hard to find, inappropriate male behavior towards females, both in private and public settings, distinguish the music industry from many other trades. 

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Music Business Journal: A Fair Music Report

November 2, 2015

An overview of  Berklee's own contribution to the first published discussion of overall equity and transparency in the recorded music industry. 

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Music Business Journal: A Fair Use Check

November 2, 2015

Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" was used by a YouTube viewer for a video of her dancing baby. A court case followed illustrating  the limits and potential of a Fair Use defense in court.

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PODCAST: Victor Prieto '02

November 2, 2015

An alumnus from the Galician region of Spain is single-handedly putting the accordion on the map in the jazz world.

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Guitarist Steve Lukather on Keeping the Faith and the Groove

November 2, 2015

Steve Lukather has played stadiums as Toto’s guitarist, toured with Ringo Starr, and laid down tracks with everyone from Aretha Franklin to Barbra Streisand. On October 22, he took the stage at the Berk Recital Hall to talk to a packed room about his career.

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City Music Summit Explores Youth Development Through Popular Music

November 2, 2015

The three-day event takes place November 9-11 at Teachers College at Columbia University, in New York City. Highlights include a keynote presentation by Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and a master class that pairs Mindi Abair, Tuffus Zimbabwe, and other master musicians with Berklee City Music Network ensembles. 

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Slideshow: A Celebration of Sudanese Music

October 30, 2015

As part of Berklee’s 2015 Signature Series, the Berklee Performance Center held a concert celebrating music from every region of Sudan, one of the oldest civilizations known to humanity. The concert was a project that show producer and director Mohamed Araki, a Berklee student from Sudan, had “waited [his] entire life” to present.

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