Faculty News

Matt Glaser Wins American String Teachers Association Award

May 28, 2013
The American String Teachers Association (ASTA) awarded Berklee's Matt Glaser the prestigious Artist Teacher Award at its annual convention, held this year in Providence, Rhode...
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Prince, Justin Timberlake Drummer John Blackwell Joins Berklee Faculty

March 12, 2013
 Premier funk, pop, and R&B drummer John Blackwell, best known for his work with Prince, Justin Timberlake, and Patti LaBelle, has been named associate professor of percussion at his alma...
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Terri Lyne Carrington Album Release at Berklee, Febuary 14

January 18, 2013
Renowned drummer, composer, producer, and Berklee professor Terri Lyne Carrington presents a concert celebrating her new album Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue. The album—released the...
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Whitney Houston Tribute Concert, January 23

January 15, 2013
The all-star student cast will be led by professor Jetro Da Silva, a longtime pianist, arranger, and friend of Whitney Houston. Guests will include Houston's nephew Gary Michael Houston,...
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David Fiuczynski's Guggenheim Fellowship Composition Premieres Dec. 7

November 16, 2012
Berklee professor David Fiuczynski will premiere "Flam! Pan-Asian MicroJam for J Dilla and Olivier Messiaen" on December 7. The piece, which took nearly two years to write,...
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Hitmaking with Kara DioGuardi

November 8, 2012
With songs appearing on more than 160 million albums, Kara DioGuardi conveys real-world experience to a group of select Berklee students.
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Composer George S. Clinton Named Film Scoring Chair

September 25, 2012
Noted composer George S. Clinton has been named chair of the college’s Film Scoring Department. Clinton will build on the 32-year legacy of the department and ensure that graduates have the skills to...
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Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee's Bass Department

July 10, 2012
This influential fretless bass pioneer, educator, and author, succeeds Rich Appleman, who held the position for 40 years.
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Professor Bill Banfield Hosts Art Series on Tavis Smiley Show

June 7, 2012
This liberal arts professor hosts the new music and culture series Essays of Note on the nationally syndicated radio series the Tavis Smiley Show.
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VIDEO: What Music Teaches You - Danilo Perez

May 29, 2012
Global Jazz Institute artistic director Danilo Pérez discusses how music gives students "the ability to create a cultural passport."
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