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Below you will find recent news from the Office of the President.

Chinese Music Industry Leaders to Visit Berklee

November 8, 2018

Featuring a special performance by Chinese superstar Tia Ray, the Berklee China-U.S. Music Summit will take place December 1–2.

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Brass Department Chair Tanya Darby

Tanya Darby Announced as Chair of the Brass Department

November 1, 2018

Darby, an accomplished educator, musician, and clinician, will take up her new post in January of 2019.

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Mayssa Karaa B.M. ’12

Mayssa Karaa and A. R. Rahman Craft a Bollywood Hit

November 1, 2018

The Lebanese-American singer's first track with mega-producer Rahman has amassed millions of plays in the month since its release.

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Hustling and Joy: Madame Gandhi's Tips for Success

October 30, 2018

Drummer, electronic musician, and activist Madame Gandhi shared her advice and experience with students at Cafe 939. 

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Piano Department Chair Dave Limina

Dave Limina Appointed Piano Department Chair

October 30, 2018

In addition to his teaching, Limina performs on jazz, rock, and blues stages around the world.

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A Guide to Berklee's EDI Showcase

October 25, 2018

This Tuesday, seven upper-semester electronic production and design majors will showcase many electronic digital instruments and the music they make. 

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Vocalist Erika Zade

Erika Zade Brings 'Attitude' to The Voice

October 23, 2018

The Cuban-American student caught judge Kelly Clarkson's attention with her powerful vocals. 

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Aja Burrell Wood Joins Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice as Managing Director

October 18, 2018

Wood is an ethnomusicologist, educator, and curator with a background in development and violin performance.

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Kim Perlak Named Chair of Berklee’s Guitar Department

October 18, 2018

Perlak, who served as assistant chair of guitar for five years, becomes the first woman to chair the department.

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The round stage at Eaux Claires Festival

Students Work 'Field to Festival' at Bon Iver's Eaux Claires 2018

October 11, 2018

“We returned covered in bug bites, but with a renewed sense of why we decided to pursue a career in music.” —Will Yeo, student

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