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A.R.Rahman来訪&Midterm Project

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a 4th semester Contemporary Writing and Production major, trombone principal student. She also studies jazz vocals, and vocal ensemble. She graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with bachelor of music from music education major. She has license of teaching music in japanese Junior high/high schools.

一週間空いてしまいました。みなさまいかがお過ごしですか。
バークリーでは、先週の金曜日にボリウッドやハリウッド映画音楽の作曲家A.R.Rahmanを迎えてクリニックやコンサートがありました。

私はラーマンという名前を聴いてもピンとこなかったのですが、「スラムドッグミリオネア」の作曲家と言えば、ご存知の方も多いのではないでしょうか。

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Final days in India—with the composer of Slumdog Millionnaire

To round off his trip, Berklee film scoring chair met famed composer A.R. Rahman of Slumdog Millionnaire fame, and reports on his efforts to promote musicianship in Chennai.

India Trip Conclusion (Feb. 16, 17, 18)

Tuesday morning marked our second day of Mumbai auditions. (Michael and I were greatly relieved to discover that the maintenance crew at the audition building had worked through the night to fix the air-conditioning.) Again we heard a wide range of student presentations—including a couple of really extraordinary performances. To the extent our India travels were initiated with the goal of finding talented Indian students who would thrive at Berklee, this trip has been a clear success.

During the lunch break, I left my colleagues and headed to the Mumbai airport for Chennai (Madras). I was welcomed most warmly by Srini Krishnan, provost of the KM Music Conservatory. His driver delivered us to the home and studio of A.R. Rahman, the Oscar/Grammy-winning composer of the film Slumdog Millionaire.

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