Visiting Artist News

Composer Pat Irwin to Address ASCAP Day at Berklee on April 25

April 20, 2012
The Former B-52's Guitarist and Keyboardist Composed Film Scores including But I'm a Cheerleader and contributed to hit shows like SpongeBob SquarePants and Bored to Death.
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Rethink Music Adds GZA, Karmin, the Lumineers, Thievery Corporation, Junior Boys

April 12, 2012
Artists will join business leaders from companies like YouTube, Spotify, Converse, and Pitchfork to generate solutions to transform the music industry.
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Eagles, Alison Krauss, Mulatu Astatke Receive Honorary Degrees at May 12 Commencement

March 28, 2012
On commencement eve, as is Berklee's tradition, students will pay tribute to the honorees by performing music associated with their careers.
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John Patitucci, Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra at Jordan Hall April 3

March 23, 2012
The free concert features the world premiere of the Grammy-winning jazz bassist's new concerto, student and faculty compositions, and a tribute to John Williams.
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Seth Godin to Give Opening Keynote at Rethink Music 2012

March 20, 2012
Bestselling author, innovative marketer Seth Godin sets the tone for discourse on the future of live music, artist branding, and industry innovation, among other themes, at Rethink Music.
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Toques and Timba with Los Hermanos Arango

March 8, 2012
The Afro-Cuban band shares its techniques with Berklee students.
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An Evening with Kirill Gerstein: Rhapsody in Blue

March 7, 2012
Gerstein returns to Berklee March 30 to perform "Rhapsody in Blue" and world premieres of compositions by Brad Mehldau and Chick Corea.
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Mathieu Drouin: Thinking Outside the Box

March 5, 2012
Metric manager Mathieu Drouin encourages students to explore unconventional paths to get their music noticed.
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Learning Center: Sound Designer Diego Stocco

February 29, 2012
Stocco, who played his "experibass" in Hans Zimmer's score for Sherlock Holmes, encouraged students to truly listen to the world around them.
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George Clinton: That’s Called Funk

February 21, 2012
George Clinton came to Berklee to receive an honorary degree and give some advice to students.
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