Gary Burton

 

Gary Burton of Fort Lauderdale, FL, won the Jazz Journalist Association’s award for Best Book of the Year for Learning to Listen. He also won in the Mallets Instrumentalist of the Year category.  

Ernie Dewing

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Ernie Dewing ’78
Ernie Dewing ’78

Keyboardist Ernie Dewing of Edgartown, MA, released his first solo album Thru the Glass. Visit www.facebook.com/erniedewing.

A Pledge to Stop Campus Sexual Assaults

The student government executive committee from Berklee College of Music, joined more than 200 other student body presidents in a pledge to end sexual assaults in their campus communities. The pledge comes from collaboration with the National Campus Leadership Council (NCLC), which announced recently the list of student body presidents who have committed to the It’s On Us campaign. President Obama launched the It’s On Us campaign Friday, September 19th, from the White House.

Alumnotes

News and recordings of note by Berklee alumni

Expert Testimony: Given by Composer David Schwartz '74

By 
Mike Keefe-Feldman

David Schwartz broke through as a TV composer of note with the Grammy-nominated theme song to Northern Exposure, and has since earned Emmy nominations for his work on Wolf Lake, Deadwood, and the comedic cult sensation Arrested Development.

The Following Student Composers have been chosen to have their String Quartets read by the Esterhazy Quartet on:

Monday, October 20 and Tuesday, October 21

6:15 p.m-8:30 p.m. in room 1A,1140 Boylston Street 

Sam Moffett

Nathaniel Chivers

Will Ponturo

Misakii Goto

Peter Chatterjee

Victor Kong

Zachary J. Cambria

John Dandan

The Woodshed: Composing Independent Melodies

By 
Mark Simos

Mark Simos, an associate professor in Berklee’s Songwriting Department, presents a lesson from his new book Songwriting Strategies: A 360° Approach, published by Berklee Press.

Financials and the Contemporary Artist

By 
Nils Gums

A look at revenues and expenses for an artist in the new-music economy.

The Piper of Parliament

By 
Mark Small

Panpipe virtuoso Damian Draghici '98 swaps a celebrated music career for a seat in the European Parliament to campaign for Roma rights.

Women, Technology, and Creativity Symposium

The Berklee community is invited to a symposium featuring some of the industry's top producers, engineers, DJs, and beatmakers—all women who are innovative leaders in using technology to make music.

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