Alumni News

VIDEO: Berklee's First Alumni Reunion Concert

July 15, 2014

On June 13, 2014, hundreds of Berklee alumni came together to perform—and to watch their classmates perform—at the college’s first alumni reunion concert.

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2014 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda to Perform at Festival

July 14, 2014

An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee has resulted in scholarship awards for 10 outstanding musicians since 2011. Jackie Foster is the 2014 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship, a four-year, full tuition award, and Aidan Simmons has been awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Five-Week Scholarship to attend this summer. The partnership also gives alumna artist Oyinda the opportunity to perform on one of Lollapalooza’s main stages.

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Jaleel Shaw Headlines Free Jazz at the Fort Concert

July 11, 2014

Saxophonist and bandleader Jaleel Shaw will headline the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert in between performances at international jazz festivals. 

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Berklee in Brooklyn: Alumni Find Fertile Ground for Music Ventures

June 27, 2014

Berklee is deeply entrenched in Brooklyn's fertile music scene as alumni artists, engineers, and venue owners have been steadily establishing a strong foothold in this hub for the better part of a decade, especially in the Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods.

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We Are Family: Alumni Return for Berklee's First Reunion

June 18, 2014

Berklee alumni returned to their old musical stomping grounds in Boston for the first-ever alumni reunion in the college’s 69-year history, on the weekend of June 13, 2014.

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Berklee Alumni Back in Town with Cirque du Soleil

June 16, 2014

Guitarist Angie Swan '05 and drummer Didi Negron ‘09 are cast members of one of Cirque Du Soleil’s newest touring shows, Amaluna.

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PODCAST: The Western Den

May 21, 2014

These songwriters collaborated with each other via the internet before coming to Berklee to join forces with a host of musicians.

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Nigerian Alumna Writes Song to Spread Awareness About Abductions

May 15, 2014

Kaliné Akinkugbe '13 wrote "Bring Them Home" to spread awareness about the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in her native Nigeria.

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Donald Harrison Leads Berklee Student Quartet May 20-22

May 8, 2014

Berklee's Masters on the Road series—featuring alumni master musicians who return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble—continues as New Orleans saxophone great Donald Harrison teams with a student quartet for a trio of shows later this month.

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Alumni Profile: Ron Poster '87

May 1, 2014

Ron Poster is the man in the box for the Boston Bruins.

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