Category:Contests

Back In The USA

Alexander Mathias

From How the West Was Won: Berklee Alumni Careers Transformed in L.A. and Beyond, First Prize Two of the most important decisions I have ever made in my music career were attending Berklee College of Music and moving to…

New Ideas In The Old West

Nikole Luebbe

From How the West Was Won: Berklee Alumni Careers Transformed in L.A. and Beyond, Second Prize Los Angeles is truly the wild west of the music industry. Young Berklee grads are sent into the desert with their covered wagons…

There Are No Problems Only Challenges

Sergio Torres-Letelier

From How the West Was Won: Berklee Alumni Careers Transformed in L.A. and Beyond, Tied for Third It has been one year, one month, and twenty days since, for the first time in my life, I set a foot…

Valley Boy

Micah Deterville

From How the West Was Won: Berklee Alumni Careers Transformed in L.A. and Beyond, Tied for Third Once I graduated high school, I couldn’t get out of California fast enough. I grew up in a city called Woodland Hills, a…

Poetry Contest Winner, 2016

As part of its third annual Words and Music Festival, The Berklee Composition Department and FUSION Magazine sponsored a Poetry Contest. Poetry Contest We are happy to announce the Winning poem: “Panic,” by Emily Teixeira. The poem will be set…

2016 Student Fiction Contest Winners: 3 Stories

1st Place, The Umbrellas: Emmanuel Choi

FUSION Magazine is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Student Fiction Contest. First prize was awarded to “The Umbrellas,” by Emmanuel Choi, a stunning tale of protest and resilience in Hong Kong. Second prize was awarded to the psychologically harrowing “Skin Deep,” by Claire Marie Lim, and third prize was awarded to a quietly moving story of friendship, “Curiosity,” by Martín Puga.

Poetry Contest Winner, 2015

As part of its second annual Words and Music Festival, The Berklee Composition Department and FUSION Magazine sponsored a Poetry Contest. Poetry Contest We are happy to announce the Winning poem: “Harmony Halmoni” by Claire Marie Lim. The poem will…