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Back To The Garden: The Artistry Of Joni Mitchell, Featuring Paula Cole And Music Directed By Terri Lyne Carrington

Back To The Garden: The Artistry Of Joni Mitchell, Featuring Paula Cole And Music Directed By Terri Lyne Carrington

Berklee College of Music presents Back to the Garden: The Artistry of Joni Mitchell, a play with music and dance about the life and work of the iconic artist, written and performed by Berklee students. Back to the Garden will be performed at Berklee on May 3 with featured guest, Grammy Award-winning alumna Paula Cole, and music directed by Grammy ...

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An Evening with Kirill Gerstein: Rhapsody in Blue and World Premieres of Brad Mehldau and Chick Corea Pieces

The 2012 Signature Music Series at Berklee wraps up an extraordinary season on Friday, March 30, with An Evening with Kirill Gerstein: Rhapsody in Blue. The Russian-born pianist will perform the world premiere of new works by Chick Corea and Brad Mehldau, commissioned by Gerstein as part of his 2010 Gilmore Artist Award. The jazz-inspired program also features the ...

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Student Songwriters Collaborate Online Through Berklee PULSE Partnership with Kompoz

Berklee PULSE, Berklee City Music Network's web-based music education program, has formed a partnership with Kompoz, a platform for crowd-sourcing music creation, that connects students at 32 City Music Network sites across the U.S. For Berklee PULSE, Kompoz offers a creative outlet to young musicians who might not have access to other musicians in-person, and gives them an opportunity ...

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Thirteen Berklee Alumni Nominated for Latin Grammy Awards

Thirteen Berklee alumni working in one of the most vital segments of the music industry have been nominated for Latin Grammy Awards. The majority of nominees are Music Production and Engineering (MP&E) alumni, 10 in all, some of whom are competing against each other in the Record and Album of the Year categories. Others appear in the Best Engineered Album ...

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Berklee and High School Students Teach Music in Kenya, Donate Instruments and Laptops

A group of Berklee College of Music students and alumni, and Newton North and Needham, MA, High School students are using the summer break as an educational opportunity. The students will participate in a cultural exchange program in Kenya (June 25-July 15) through local organization Global Youth Groove (GYG), whose mission is to transform the lives of youth through ...

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Guggenheim-Winning Berklee Prof. Brings New Musical Language to NYC's Undead Jazzfest, June 23, 2011

Guggenheim-Winning Berklee Prof. Brings New Musical Language to NYC's Undead Jazzfest, June 23, 2011

Boston, MA—Berklee College of Music's MicroJam Ensemble, led by guitar professor David Fiuczynski (Meshell Ndegeocello, Jack DeJohnette, John Zorn) are headed to New York to perform at the 2011 Undead Jazzfest. The concert takes place on Thursday, June 23, 8:50 p.m., at Kenny's Castaways, 157 Bleecker Street. Subway: West 4th Street. Fiuczynski was recently awarded a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship to develop ...

Berklee World Jazz Octet to Perform at DC Jazz Festival, June 1-2

Renowned Ensemble, Directed by Alain Mallet, Features Students from Lithuania, Israel, Spain, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. Boston, MA—Berklee College of Music's renowned World Jazz Octet is headed to the DC Jazz Festival to perform two concerts on June 1 and 2. With students hailing from from Lithuania, Israel, Spain, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S., the Octet's rich, improvised music reflects ...

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Berklee Team Build Homes in New Orleans Musicians' Village

Continuing Berklee College of Music's commitment of giving back to the birthplace of jazz, the college's Gracenotes Volunteer Committee is sponsoring its fifth annual trip to New Orleans. A group of eight staff and faculty members will travel to Louisiana to work (May 10-14) in the New Orleans Musicians' Village, an ongoing Habitat for Humanity project to create new ...

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Berklee and Harvard Business School Announce Winner of Music Business Model Competition at Rethink Music, NuevoStage Awarded $50,000 For Innovative Band Booking Solution

Berklee and Harvard Business School Announce Winner of Music Business Model Competition at Rethink Music, NuevoStage Awarded $50,000 For Innovative Band Booking Solution

Boston, MA—This week, Boston's Hynes Convention Center played host to the inaugural Rethink Music: Creativity, Commerce and Policy in the 21st Century, presented by Berklee College of Music and MIDEM, in association with Harvard University's Berkman Center and Business School. The conference brought together 500 attendees including creators, industry experts, policymakers, and academics for high-level deliberation seeking and developing solutions for ...

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Berklee's Scratch Ambassadors Mix Turntables with Acoustic Music on April 21st

Stephen Webber, a Music Production and Engineering professor, is bringing turntables into the spotlight with the college's first Scratch Ambassadors! concert. Following success abroad, the first Scratch Ambassadors! program on American soil will be held at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., on April 21 at 8:15 p.m. The program—a series of performances by small ensembles—will highlight Berklee's turntable ...