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Wall Street Journal: Fine-Art Students Get Lessons in Business

August 9, 2014

The business world's paper of record focuses on BerkleeICE and other higher education initiatives that "develop entrepreneurial acumen alongside artistic ability."

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Good Neighbors: Berklee, Partners Harness Music to Better Boston

August 8, 2014

From free summer concerts to programs for local youth, Berklee’s Office of Community Affairs and Campus Engagement helps the college be a good Boston-area neighbor.

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Berklee Represents at Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals

August 6, 2014

The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir, as well as the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, shine at Newport festivals.

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Betty Who Shares Advice with Berklee Five-Week Summer Students

August 5, 2014

Berklee alumna and indie pop singer-songwriter Betty Who, once a student in Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program herself, returns to share advice with current summer students.

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Sean Jones Named Chair of Brass Department

July 31, 2014

Berklee has named internationally acclaimed composer and trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department. 

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Alumni Earn Emmy Nominations

July 30, 2014

Twelve Berklee alumni are nominated for 14 Primetime Emmy Awards, including nominations for composers Alan Silvestri '70 (COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey) and Ramin Djawadi '98 (Game of Thrones).

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Berklee Alumna Launches Platform Connecting Songwriters

July 30, 2014

Berklee alumna Lisa Occhino launches SongwriterLink, a songwriting collaboration platform that uses matching engine technology to help users find exactly the type of songwriters they’re seeking for collaborations. 

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Berklee and South Korea's Baekseok Arts University Announce Agreement to Create Educational Opportunities

July 30, 2014

Berklee College of Music has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Seoul, South Korea’s Baekseok Arts University (BAU) to create mutual educational opportunities for students at both schools. 

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WGBH's Boston Public Radio: President Brown Talks About Affordability, Job Market

July 25, 2014

Berklee President Roger H. Brown is interviewed on Boston NPR station WGBH's daily news and talk show Boston Public Radio. 

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Inside Philanthropy

July 24, 2014

Inside Philanthropy calls the Berklee, Little Kids Rock collaboration bearing Amp Up NY historic, and the first step in revitalizing public school music education.

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Guitar Virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel Advises Berklee Summer Students

July 23, 2014

Tommy Emmanuel, often considered the best finger-style guitarist in the world and a visiting artist with Berklee’s Guitar Sessions summer program, recently shared his road-tested advice and jaw-dropping performance technique with students.

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PODCAST: Bernardo Hernandez

July 22, 2014

A Venuezuelan faculty member headlines in Berklee's Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

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Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship Awarded to Singer-Songwriter

July 21, 2014

Vans and Berklee announce that Miette Hope-Goldman, 17-year-old singer-songwriter, has been named the first recipient of the Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship—a four-year award covering tuition, room, and board.

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Alumna Kiesza Appears on Letterman After Video Gets 60 Million Views

July 21, 2014

With nearly 60 million YouTube views, Kiesza's "Hideaway" has gone superviral. 

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VIDEO: Andrea Johnson Ignites Music Business Students

July 17, 2014

With extensive music industry experience, Berklee associate professor Andrea Johnson has a talent for engaging students in experiential music business learning.

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Film Short 'The Jazz Ticket' Tells Story of Berklee Hopeful

July 17, 2014

The Jazz Ticket tells the story of Donovan Brown, a Los Angeles high schooler who dreams of coming to Berklee. 

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Academy Award-Winning Composer A.R. Rahman to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee

July 16, 2014

World renowned film composer A. R. Rahman will perform with Berklee students at Boston's Symphony Hall and conduct on-campus workshops as part of the Berklee India Exchange.

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VIDEO: Berklee's First Alumni Reunion Concert

July 15, 2014

On June 13, 2014, hundreds of Berklee alumni came together to perform—and to watch their classmates perform—at the college’s first alumni reunion concert.

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Financial Times: Children of the Light Trio Dazzles with Pérez and Patitucci

July 15, 2014

Financial Times reviews concert byt the Children of the Light trio composed of BGJI faculty and visiting artists.

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2014 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda to Perform at Festival

July 14, 2014

An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee has resulted in scholarship awards for 10 outstanding musicians since 2011. Jackie Foster is the 2014 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship, a four-year, full tuition award, and Aidan Simmons has been awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Five-Week Scholarship to attend this summer. The partnership also gives alumna artist Oyinda the opportunity to perform on one of Lollapalooza’s main stages.

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