Visiting Artist News

Berklee Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Armenia

February 13, 2014

The Signature Music Series at Berklee presents the sixth annual Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Armenia, featuring Perspectives Ensemble directed by flutist Sato Moughalian, a cappella folk trio Zulal, and live painting by Kevork Mourad. The concert also features Berklee’s Pletenitsa Choir, the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, the Sayat Nova Folk Dance Ensemble, and special guests.

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Hipsters and Hackers: Berklee Meets MIT

December 19, 2013

Panos Panay, founding managing director of Berklee's new Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, helps create a bridge between students at Berklee and MIT.

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PODCAST: Guinga

December 5, 2013

Listen to a tune from one of Brazil's most acclaimed composers and guitarists.

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Slideshow: Clinton Cerejo and the Indian Ensemble

December 3, 2013

Multi-instrumentalist Clinton Cerejo joined forces with Berklee's Indian Ensemble in a celebration of the star's music at the Berklee Performance Center.

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Bollywood Composer and Indian Pop Music Idol to Hold Residency, Perform on Campus

November 19, 2013

Bollywood sensation Clinton Cerejo will hold an artist-in-residency at the college and will perform with students on November 26.

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Signature Music Series Presents: Guinga Meets Berklee

November 14, 2013

The 2013-2014 Signature Music Series at Berklee wraps its fall season on December 12 with acclaimed Brazilian composer and guitarist Guinga performing his original songs with the 30-piece Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra.
 

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Alejandro Sanz Performs in Sold-Out Show at BPC

November 12, 2013

Latin pop superstar Alejandro Sanz performed to a sold-out crowd at the Berklee Performance Center after recieving an honorary degree from the college.

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PODCAST: Alejandro Sanz

October 23, 2013

Berklee students provide their take on an Alejandro Sanz hit.

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Victor Wooten Offers Lessons in Improvisation

October 8, 2013

Bass player Victor Wooten gives a clinic about the value of collaboration in performance. 

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Tommy Torres '93

Grammy Winner Tommy Torres Visits Valencia Campus

September 19, 2013

Tommy Torres, the Puerto Rican Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning producer, singer, and songwriter, was the first visiting artist this academic year to visit Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain. 

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VIDEO: Annie Lennox

June 25, 2013

During her visit to Berklee for the college's commencement exercises, musical icon Annie Lennox gave an interview to Berklee.edu, reflecting on fame, musicianship, and collaboration.  

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CBS This Morning: Big Names in Music Honored at Berklee

May 22, 2013

The national TV program CBS This Morning attended Berklee's commencement concert and spoke to vice president for student affairs/dean of students Larry Bethune as well as this year's honorees: Willie Nelson, Carole King, and Annie Lennox.

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Behind the Console with Trina Shoemaker

May 9, 2013

This Grammy Award-winning mixer, producer, and sound engineer offers tools of the trade to MP&E students.

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YouTube Hack Day Inspires Students

April 3, 2013

Industry experts share secrets of making great videos. Learn about what was said and watch new student videos. Read more Hack Day coverage in Boston Magazine

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PODCAST: Bill Whelan

April 2, 2013

Riverdance composer Bill Whelan's "Inishlacken-Evening Ceili" combines classical and traditional Irish influences.

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PODCAST: Nona Hendryx

March 20, 2013

Get a taste of Nona Hendryx Re-Wired by listening to her original version of an '80s hit and a current student's 2013 take on the same tune.

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Carole King, Willie Nelson, and Annie Lennox to Receive Honorary Degrees at May 11 Commencement

March 19, 2013

Berklee College of Music president Roger H. Brown will present Carole King, Willie Nelson, and Annie Lennox with honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee's commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 11, at the 7,000-seat Agganis Arena at Boston University. Commencement speaker Annie Lennox will address more than 900 Berklee graduates, their parents, and invited guests.

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PODCAST: Don Was and the Producer's Art

March 18, 2009

Producer Don Was reflects on his time as a visiting teacher at Berklee and the qualities of a good producer.

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