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First-hand accounts of the Berklee experience



Alex Guaraldi is a student producer of the Berklee College of Music Summer in the City music series.  He writes about his series, the Berklee Greenway Sessions:

For the past few months I’ve been working with Berklee to help produce the Greenway series in downtown Boston. The goal of this series is not only to showcase some of Berklee’s most talented and original artists, but to reach out to the community and give back to Boston. I’ve had the pleasure of working with the Greenway staff and can’t thank them enough for all their dedication and support. Also, I’ve had the opportunity to sample each of the different food trucks that are at each show. It’s hard work, but I’ll manage.

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The Blind Woods at Bonnaroo 2012

Andrea Belanger, bandleader of The Blind Woods, discusses the groups recent trip to Bonnaroo 2012.
Hey everyone! We have officially made our return to Boston after a long haul from the best weekend of our lives in Manchester, TN. We became familiar with amazing organizations for environmental and social change and in conjunction met the greatest people from all over the country. This is the rundown…

We cruised through general admission camping handing out hundreds of our beautiful Blind Wood’s stickers, getting the Bonnaroo buzz going right away! Before our tents were even up Ricky and Ryan were on top of the RV jamming and drawing a crowd.

Summer in the City 2012

Ethan Schiff, producer of the Berklee Summer in the City 2012 WUMB, Georges Island and Harvard Longwood concert series’, Founder of  Indie Basic, Artist Manager at Ethan Schiff Entertainment and current Berklee Music Business Major, gives his insight to the wonderful opportunities Summer in the City gives emerging artists.
Amelia Ali

Amelia Ali

When you’re a relatively new upcoming artist, there’s often a good amount of compromise that needs to take place. At this stage in a musical career, exposure is ultimately the most important thing to be gained from a performance. Sometimes even if you don’t get paid or loose money to traveling expenses, the chance to raise awareness about your music is worth it. But every once in a while you come across an opportunity that is beneficial both financially and promotionally. The Berklee Summer in the City Series is just that.

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