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Donna McElroy performs at the Berklee Performance Center in 2013.

Berklee Announces 2016 Signature Series at Berklee

December 3, 2015

The 2016 winter and spring Signature Series at Berklee features performances by world-renowned musicians, Berklee students, faculty, and alumni.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Kara DioGuardi and Bonnie Hayes

December 3, 2015

Kara DioGuardi, in an interview with Bonnie Hayes, talks about about rediscovering her creativity, interacting with young musicians, and what it takes to succeed in the industry today. 

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T Bone Burnett

T Bone Burnett Inspires and Challenges Berklee Students at Campus Visit

December 3, 2015

Iconic producer, musician, songwriter, and film music guru T Bone Burnett shares knowledge with Berklee students and calls for artists to take collective action.

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Federico Masetti; photo by Kelly Davidson

Music Production and Engineering Student Federico Masetti Pushes toward Dreams

December 1, 2015

Federico Masetti, president of the Berklee chapter of the Audio Engineering Society, founds the nonprofit MusicXChange Ghana.

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Boston Globe: Envisioning Sound

November 24, 2015

The Boston Globe catches up with faculty composer Marti Epstein.

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Grammy Winner Vijay Prakash Works with Berklee India Ensemble to Deliver Spellbinding Show

November 24, 2015

A couple of days prior to his sold-out show at the Berklee Performance Center, acclaimed Indian singer Vijay “Utsav” Prakash spent time with student vocalists in the Berklee Indian Ensemble.

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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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Boston Magazine: How to Make the Most Effective Workout Playlist Possible

November 23, 2015

Do the same old tunes in your workout playlist inspire or tire you? Sharon Broadley-Martin, professor of contemporary music writing and production, says the trick is in how you sequence the songs.  

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Belgian harpist Pia Salvia

Pia Salvia Offers New Translations of 'What' a Harp Can Do

November 23, 2015

Belgian harpist Pia Salvia expands the borders of her classical training, creating her own unique brand of original music combining elements of jazz, Latin music, flamenco, and vocal pop music.

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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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