Rahman to get Berklee doctorate tomorrow

Rahman to get Berklee doctorate tomorrow On October 24, Oscar-Grammy winner A R Rahman will be presented with a honorary doctorate by the renowned Berklee College of Music.

A post on the college’s channel on a popular video sharing website confirms this, saying ‘ARR is all set to visit the institution on October 24’.

“Berklee Faculty and students from the Berklee Indian Ensemble will pay tribute to the living legend, who will join them on select pieces in a concert celebrating his music and life at Boston’s Symphony Hall,” it says.
“The Berklee India Exchange, a new initiative co-founded by two Indian Berklee albums, is used as a platform to cultural conversation, through the composition, collaboration, and performance of original Indian music,” it adds.
The concert’s proceedings will go towards providing scholarship to students from India who attend Berklee.