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Music of Yang

A string orchestra performs the music of composer Yang Xiaoyi.
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Berklee News

Idelle Erazo: My Essence

Vocalist Idelle Erazo presents some of her arrangements and original compositions in a mix of jazz, fusion, and Latin styles.
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BGJI: Learning and Growing Through New Experiences

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power […]
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Berklee Blogs

Lets Fight Procrastination!

Kárenly Nieves is a singer, writer and food and lifestyle blogger. She is currently, in her third semester, she is focusing on achieving a dual major in Music Business & Management and Music Therapy. As I started building my Berklee Music Network Portfolio last night, I couldn’t help but notice how many things I’ve been able […]
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The Jihye Lee Jazz Orchestra

Jazz composer and performer Jihye Lee will present her original large ensemble compositions.
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Berklee Blogs

The Land of Berklee in Valencia

Carmen Woodruff is a Contemporary Vocal Performance graduate student at Berklee’s Valencia campus. Originally from the Detroit Metropolitan area, Carmen attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. After working for 10 years in the marketing field and some serious soul-searching, she went back to […]
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Music Business Journal

Conflict over Consent Decrees

In early June, the United States Department of Justice announced that it would be launching a review of the consent decrees governing the nation’s two largest performing rights organizations, ASCAP and BMI. The review, which began with the DOJ calling for comments on the efficacy of the consent decrees from industry stakeholders, has re-ignited a [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Apple as a Record Label

Apple unveiled  new products as usual, and this year it put out the iWatch  and a new iPhone. But its partnership with Irish rockers U2  garnered all the headlines  and pulled off the largest album launch in history. U2’s first album in five years, Songs of Innocence, was made available free to half a billion [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Smart Artists, Smart Fans

The Internet age has drastically altered the dynamics of the interaction between corporations and their customers. Talking down at consumers, for instance, is less preferable than engaging them in a conversation that can later lead to a commercial transaction. This is what direct-to-fan marketing should be for the music industry. Before the Internet, the figure [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Browser Music: Google’s Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson has been involved with web browsers since 1993, when he co-authored the original Windows version of the NCSA’s Mosaic. Between 1995-2010 he worked on Internet Explorer at Microsoft.  He has since moved to Google, where he develops Chrome and leads the Web Audio API team. The MBJ spoke to him recently at the [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Lessons for DIY Musicians: II

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two installments dealing with DIY issues. We printed the first in August 2014. There, Fuller covered music production, distribution, and promotion. Here, he tackles performance related topics and music licensing.    Performance,  a specialized form of promoting, has long required independent musicians to hustle for gigs.  The web, as [...]
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