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

BPMI Showcases its 2018 Festival Artists at the Sinclair on March 6

February 21, 2018

Berklee Popular Music Institute presents its annual showcase of artists chosen by students in the program to represent Berklee at major music festivals this summer, including Essence Festival,...

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Latin pop crossover star Sofía Reyes

Student Cowrites New Single for Rising Pop Star Sofía Reyes

February 16, 2018

Latin pop crossover star Sofía Reyes returns to the airwaves with the single "1, 2, 3," featuring Jason Derulo and De La Ghetto. The song was cowritten by Nicole Zignago, a Peruvian student currently...

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10th Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival Celebrates Music from Around the World

February 15, 2018

Berklee will present the 10th annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival on Thursday, March 1, as part of its Signature Series. Founded and directed by Christiane Karam B.M. ‘03,...

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Slideshow: The Berklee Keys Honor Longtime College Producer Rob Rose

February 9, 2018

Berklee kicked off its spring 2018 Signature Series show on January 29 with a performance by the Berklee Keys, who dedicated the concert to Rob Rose, the departing vice president for Special Programs...

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Open Music Initiative Teams Up with Ace Hotel

February 8, 2018

Ace Hotel joins the Open Music Initiative in offering its first public series of events, cohosting a series of workshops across the hotel's properties designed to foster creative dialogue, and...

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Berklee Alumni, Professor Recognized at 60th Grammy Awards

January 29, 2018

Berklee alumni, including a current associate professor, were recognized across genres at the 60th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 28.

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Danilo Pérez; photo by John Abbott

Danilo Pérez Wins United States Artists Fellowship and Victoriano Lorenzo Award

January 29, 2018

Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and Berklee educator Danilo Pérez recently received multiple honors: Panama's first Victoriano Lorenzo Award and a United States Artists (USA) Fellowship. Grammy-...

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Berklee alumnus Michael Semanick; photo by Anthony Pidgeon

For Work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Alumnus Michael Semanick Receives 11th Oscar Nomination

January 26, 2018

Michael Semanick, a 1985 graduate of Berklee’s music production and engineering major, recently received his 11th Academy Award nomination following his work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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5 Berklee Faculty and Staff Share Their Grammy Moments

January 26, 2018

With Grammy 2018 season in full swing, five people from Berklee share their Grammy moments, from working on winning records to nominations to taking home the top honor.

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Bollywood Star Shreya Ghoshal Reflects on Residency at 'Hogwarts of Music'

January 16, 2018

Shreya Ghoshal describes her six-day residency at Berklee as a "magical experience," and the students she worked with agree. 

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