Student News

Jimmy Page, Valerie Simpson, Geri Allen, Thara Memory Honored at Commencement

May 9, 2014
Guitarist Jimmy Page delivered the commencement address to the Berklee graduating class of 2014. Page, Valerie Simpson, Geri Allen, and Thara Memory received honorary degrees.
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PODCAST: Arielle Vakni '14

May 8, 2014
Listen to "Backwards," from Arielle Vakni, a singer-songwriter from California graduating from Berklee in 2014.      
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NECN Highlights Pitch Slapped's International Competition for Collegiate A Cappella Win

May 7, 2014
New England Cable News caught up with Pitch Slapped, Berklee's student-run, coed a cappella group, to learn about its first-place win in this year's International Championship...
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For Berklee’s Class of 2014, on to the Next Chapter

May 5, 2014
The undergraduate class of 2014 came to Berklee from 66 countries across six continents and 43 U.S. states and demonstrated that differences of language, place, and culture are no match for the...
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FUSION Vol. 4: Global Voices and Visions

May 1, 2014
FUSION Vol. 4—now available in eBook format—features work from Berklee students, staff, and faculty, as well as artists with global reputations. 
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Berklee Senior Wins Apollo Theater Theme Song Contest

May 1, 2014
Student Clifton Williams will receive $5,000, and his song will be played every week at Harlem's iconic Apollo Theater.   
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NPR Tiny Desk Concert Features Berklee Pakistani Student

April 25, 2014
NPR's music tastemaker Bob Boilen declares student Usman Riaz's musicianship simply astonishing. In this Tiny Desk Concert, Riaz dazzles on guitar, piano, and harmonica.
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Berklee Student a Finalist in Apollo Theater Theme Song Contest

April 24, 2014
Berklee student Clifton Williams's song might replace the tune the theater has used for 80 years on amateur night. 
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Student Marco Perfetti to Perform at Canadian Music Week

April 22, 2014
Berklee student Marco Perfetti, a singer-songwriter from Italy, has been selected to perform with his band Perfect Mark at Toronto's Canadian Music Week.
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One Year Later: Marathon Song Gets New Arrangement

April 15, 2014
A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, a song penned by a Berklee student and an alumnus—and newly arranged by an alumnus—is among the artistic tributes as Boston reflects on the...
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