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Berklee alumna Anita Antoinette '11

VIDEO: Alumna Anita Antoinette ’11 Among Top 10 on ‘The Voice’

November 19, 2014

Berklee alumna and singer-songwriter Anita Antoinette ’11 is one of 10 competitors remaining on NBC’s hit performance show The Voice.

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Rethink Music Partners with Kobalt

November 18, 2014

Kobalt will provide a grant to fund Berklee’s Rethink Music initiative and a student-led study on new ideas for global music licensing. The partnership also includes an annual $10,000 scholarship for songwriting majors at Berklee.

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Raising Voices: City Music Keeps Students First at 20th Annual Encore Gala

November 18, 2014

Raising almost $2 million, the 20th annual Berklee Encore Gala finds countless ways to bring the voices of underserved youth to the forefront.

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Berklee Joins GRAMMY Museum University Affiliate Program

November 17, 2014

Berklee College of Music has been named an official GRAMMY Museum university affiliate, giving Berklee access to GRAMMY Museum content for educational purposes, curriculum resources, research programs, internship opportunities, and more.

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PODCAST: Matt Nakoa '06

November 14, 2014

Once a goat farmer in central New York state, singer-songwriter Matt Nakoa ’06 has established himself as a folk music up-and-comer.

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Entrepreneur Magazine: BerkleeICE Founder on Choosing a Board

November 13, 2014

BerkleeICE's Panos Panay offers advice on choosing board members in a recent feature from Entrepreneur.com.

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Vulnerable: A Marvin Gaye Tribute, December 4

November 12, 2014

Berklee and Revive Music present the first live performance of Marvin Gaye's storied album, Vulnerable, featuring Aloe Blacc, Bilal, Chris Turner, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the Berklee Neo-Soul Ensemble, Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, and more. 

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—George S. Clinton

November 12, 2014

George S. Clinton, chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, talks about his approach to film scoring, why he fell in love with it, and what essential ability film scorers need to have. 

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BerkleeICE Startups Take Stage at Harvard xDesign

November 9, 2014

BerkleeICE startups shared a stage with the New York Times and Spotify, forming a student discussion panel for the annual Harvard xDesign Conference.

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David "Doc" Wallace, Berklee String Department chair

Strings Magazine Spotlights New Chair David Wallace

November 7, 2014

In a recent Strings Magazine profile, contributor Rory Williams writes that David “Doc” Wallace, Berklee’s new String Department chair, “pairs perfectly” with Berklee, “an institution that pioneered and continues to lead contemporary strings education.”

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Susana Baca Meets Berklee

November 7, 2014

A 30-piece student band in joins the Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning vocalist in performing original, student-written arrangements of her original music. Baca is the former cultural minister of Peru and the country's first black cabinet member.

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Antonio Sanchez '97: The Making of the 'Birdman' Score

November 5, 2014

Jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez '97 is the man behind the score for the new film Birdman.

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Vanyaland: Listen to Live Performances from Berklee's CMJ Showcase

November 5, 2014

Vanyaland, media sponsor of Boston and Beyond: Berklee's CMJ Music Marathon Showcase, put together a compilation of live performances from the event.

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Panos Panay Named "50 on Fire" Finalist

November 5, 2014

Panos Panay has been named one of only 15 education sector finalists in BostonInno's "50 on Fire" shortlist for his work as founding managing director of BerkleeICE.

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J.R. Mina Launches His Music Education with Coursera and Berklee Online

October 31, 2014

Meet online degree student J.R. Mina, an aspiring music producer and DJ who began his Berklee studies in a free Coursera MOOC.

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President Brown Interviews Herbie Hancock

October 31, 2014

Berklee president Roger H. Brown interviews jazz pianist Herbie Hancock as part of the Boston Book Festival.

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Summer Students Take Their Music to Next Level in LA

October 30, 2014

Berklee's summer programs in LA are musically invaluable experiences that inspire passion and "aha!" moments for teens.

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VIDEO: Berklee President Roger H. Brown Awards A. R. Rahman Honorary Doctorate

October 29, 2014

Berklee president Roger H. Brown awards Grammy- and Oscar-winning composer A. R. Rahman an honorary doctorate.

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Berklee Songwriting Department chair Bonnie Hayes

Bonnie Hayes: Democratizing Songwriting

October 27, 2014

On a mission to create the world’s foremost songwriting curriculum, Berklee Songwriting Department chair Bonnie Hayes emphasizes inclusive tools as opposed to rigid rules.

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A. R. Rahman Challenges Berklee Students to Innovate

October 27, 2014

A. R. Rahman, the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning composer for films such as Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours, encourages Berklee students to experiment with Indian music.

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