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Artistic Interventions in Latinx Cultures

October 25, 2019

Patricia Pérez and Jose Falconi break down the painful history of revolution in Latinx cultures while exploring the power of resistance art. 

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China-U.S. Music Summit

Summit Brings Chinese Music Leaders to Berklee

October 16, 2019

The summit will include two days of panels and discussions, and conclude with a special performance. 

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From Tower Records to Captain Marvel

October 14, 2019

Pinar Toprak B.M. ’00, the first woman to score a major Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, shared her creative process and the inspiration she found in old-school listening booths. 

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Tabla legend Zakir Hussain

Berklee India Exchange Presents Zakir Hussain

October 14, 2019

The Indian tabla maestro will host a one-week residency at Berklee this November.

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Soul of Her Own Machine: Merrill Garbus Reveals the Human Side of Looping

October 11, 2019

During a recent songwriting clinic, visiting artist Merrill Garbus, of the indie band Tune-Yards, pulled back the curtain on her distinctive approach to performing.

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Multiplatinum Artist Mary Lambert Chooses Balance over Superstardom

October 9, 2019

The "Same Love" singer-songwriter, speaking to Berklee students during Mental Health Awareness Week, explained her decision to leave her major label, and the relationship between joy and darkness.

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Inspired and Berklee Launch Exclusive Partnership

October 7, 2019

The new initiative, called Inspired by Berklee, features a pioneering curriculum and artists-in-residence program that will develop contemporary music, dance, theater, and creative capacity skills at...

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Grammy-winning producer Che Pope

Kanye Producer Talks Modern Definitions of Success

October 7, 2019

Grammy-winning producer Che Pope (Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, the Weeknd) reflected on his career as part of this year's Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium.

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Berklee’s Encore Gala Celebrates 25th Anniversary

October 2, 2019

The landmark event will feature Chaka Khan, Grandmaster Flash, Livingston Taylor, and Twisted Pine, along with more than 150 faculty, alumni, and student musicians.

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Jonathan Perkins Named Assistant Chair of Berklee's Songwriting Department

September 27, 2019

The multiplatinum songwriter and producer has written hits with Jay Sean, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj, and more.

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