Dream Theater could be funding your music tuition with the launch of new Berklee College of Music scholarship fund

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There’s arguably no act in modern rock and metal with deeper ties to the Berklee College of Music than Dream Theater, given the school is where electric guitar player John Petrucci, bassist John Myung and ex-drummer Mike Portnoy first formed the band as students in 1985.

Now, in celebration of their 35th anniversary, Dream Theater have partnered with Berklee for the Dream Theater Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarship money to student musicians in need.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.