Alumni News

PODCAST: Mals Totem

June 4, 2013

The five members of Mals Totem say it's best to play their music loud...very loud.

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VIDEO: Commencement 2013

May 29, 2013

On May 10-11, 2013, Berklee celebrated its new alumni, as well as honorary doctors of music Carole King, Annie Lennox, and Willie Nelson.

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PODCAST: The Forward Motion

May 28, 2013

The Forward Motion, featuring Berklee alumnus drummer Jon Stoltzfus, is a Connecticut-based band that is building its fan base the old-fashioned way.

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PODCAST: Della Mae

May 21, 2013

This Boston-based group of female artists pays respect to tradition while pursuing their artistic vision.

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Improv with Figure Drawing and Music

May 8, 2013

Guitarist David Lee, a 2009 Berklee alumnus, hosts a weekly synesthetic jam session in which figure drawing artists, musicians, and models inspire and react to one another, allowing creativity to transcend typical boundaries.

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May 1, 2013

Singer-songwriter Han combines smooth-flowing rap and infectious, laid-back grooves in a way that seems equal parts Michael Franti and Jack Johnson. The effect is both urban and urbane.

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Alumna Rhonda Begos: Berklee Through a New Lens

April 12, 2013

Nearly two decades after Rhonda Begos left Berklee, vowing never to return to Boston, she visited the campus in late March to tell her story about surviving childhood sexual abuse.

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PODCAST: Queen Caveat

April 10, 2013

Drummer Jesse Magnuson ’06 and bassist Will Weissman ’08 are the guts and growl of Los Angeles sensation Queen Caveat, which has packed houses at SXSW and the Sunset Strip Music Festival.

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Alumnus William Cepeda Earns Honorary Doctorate

April 3, 2013

Berklee presents one of its most acclaimed alumni with an honorary doctor of music degree.

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PODCAST: Maeve Gilchrist '06

March 29, 2013

This Scottish songstress pushes the boundaries of the Celtic harp.

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Berklee Alumni Win Nine Grammy Awards

February 11, 2013

Berklee alumni and faculty were honored with nine Grammy Awards on music’s biggest night for their outstanding contributions to some of last year’s top releases.

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PODCAST: Joe Walsh '07

September 6, 2011

Berklee's first mandolin major makes his way in the world.

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Alan Silvestri '70 Conducts Back to the Future Concert

March 13, 2011

The composer behind the hit pop sci-fi flick will return to his alma mater for a concert highlighting the Film Scoring Department.

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Alumni Profile: Valerie Lovely, from Artist to Attorney

June 30, 2008

Music law attornery Valerie Lovely '95 makes sure musicians are protected.

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Alumni Profile: Creating the Beat of a Different Drummer

February 26, 2008

Composer Barry Threw '04 fuses technology and virtuosity.

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Alumni Profile: Patricia Abdelnour, Networking to the Top

February 1, 2008

Patricia Abdelnour '97 credits her success to her Berklee education.

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Alumni Profile: Kasson Crooker—Plastic Guitars and Race Cars

September 4, 2007

A Berklee grad talks about how a non-gamer came to make video games.

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Oriol Saña ‘98 Brings Jazz Fiddle to Barcelona

January 12, 2015

When violinist and educator Oriol Saña returned to Berklee last month from his native Barcelona, his overarching goal was to build a bridge between the two cities and connect Berklee with like-minded institutions from Spain.

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