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This A.R. Rahman Tribute By A Group Of Students In Boston Will Give You Serious Goosebumps

Great man, great music, great cause :)

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At a concert in Boston next Friday, Berklee students and faculty will perform tributes to Rahman, some of which he will join. They'll also confer him with an honorary Berklee degree in music.

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Proceeds from the concert will go to the scholarship fund in Rahman's name, intended to send Indian students to study music at Berklee. While there, Rahman will also conduct a masterclass for current Berklee students.

Rahman is himself honored to be a part of such a collaboration. Berklee's website quotes him saying:

"I'm deeply moved to receive an honorary doctorate from such a distinguished school which has contributed so much to the world of music. I'm especially proud and honored the college is graciously establishing a scholarship in my name for future generations of musicians to follow their dreams."


And watch it in full here:

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