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Berklee Presents American Master Award to Power Station Founder Tony Bongiovi

October 23, 2017

Friends from the recording industry and music business gathered at newly rechristened Power Station at BerkleeNYC, where Berklee presented its American Master Award to Tony Bongiovi, founder of the original Power Station recording studio.

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Berklee Presents American Master Award to Rick DePofi at Power Station at BerkleeNYC

September 22, 2017

Berklee presented Grammy-winning alumnus Rick DePofi with an American Master Award at the launch party for Power Station at BerkleeNYC.

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BerkleeNYC in the Media

September 8, 2017

The announcement of BerkleeNYC generated media coverage in New York, Boston, and nationwide.

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Mayor de Blasio, Berklee, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Economic Development Corporation, and Berklee Trustee Pete Muller Announce Preservation of Historic Power Station (Avatar) Studios

September 5, 2017

Berklee is coming to New York City and is making a home in the historic, world-renowned Power Station studios (most recently called Avatar studios). With the support of New York's Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and the Economic Development Corporation (EDC), as well as the vision of Berklee trustee Peter Muller, it will be renovated and transformed into BerkleeNYC.

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The Boston Globe: Berklee to Restore One of New York’s Storied Recording Studios

September 5, 2017

The Boston Globe ran a front-page feature in the Metro section about Berklee's acquisition of Avatar Studios in Manhattan.

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The New York Times: Power Station, Storied Manhattan Recording Studio, to Be Revived

September 5, 2017

The New York Times published a news story on Berklee's acquisition of Avatar Studios in Manhattan, and the creation of BerkleeNYC.

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Billboard: Berklee to Save, Renovate Iconic Power Station Studio with Help from NYC

September 5, 2017

Billboard covers Berklee's acquisition of Avatar Studios in New York City in a web feature. 

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