Berklee News

State of Jazz Composition Symposium and Concert Series April 22-27

March 21, 2014
Six days of panels, workshops, and performances with guest artists such as Maria Schneider, Billy Childs, Geri Allen, Vijay Iyer, and others will culminate with Terence...
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Placido Domingo to be Awarded an Honorary Doctorate

March 21, 2014
Renowned tenor and international conductor, Placido Domingo, will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Berklee at its campus in Valencia on April 4, 2014.
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Berklee Collaborates to Expand Music Programs in New York Schools

March 20, 2014
Berklee College of Music and Little Kids Rock are bringing a modern band curriculum to 600 New York City public schools, serving 60,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. 
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The Strings of Summer: Joe Walsh on Berklee’s American Roots Weekend

March 14, 2014
Joe Walsh, coordinator of Berklee’s first American Roots Music summer program, discusses what’s in store for the student pickers, strummers, and pluckers who choose to study with some of the most...
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Online Course Helps Prep Musicians for Berklee

March 14, 2014
Developing Your Musicianship, a new massive open online course (MOOC) offered by Berklee and Coursera, will introduce you to key concepts and approaches you'll need to understand, create,...
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Jimmy Page, Geri Allen, Valerie Simpson, Thara Memory to Receive Honorary Degrees

March 13, 2014
On May 10, 2014, this year's honorary doctorate recipients will be recognized for their achievements in and influences on music, and for their enduring contributions to American and international...
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PODCAST: The Field Effect

March 13, 2014
The Field Effect is a rock quartet featuring four Berklee alumni with a passion for well-crafted songs filled with introspective lyrics, infectious melodies, and ferocious rhythms.
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Music Industry Executive Lyor Cohen Shares Insights at Zafris Lecture

March 12, 2014
Berklee’s 21st annual James G. Zafris Jr. Lecture featured music industry heavyweight Lyor Cohen.
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Harry Belafonte Accepts Award, Reflects on Music Today

March 12, 2014
During a visit to Berklee to accept an honorary doctorate for his musical and humanitarian achievements, Harry Belafonte sat down to discuss the award, music, and the importance of the arts....
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Scoring the Cosmos

March 11, 2014
Alan Silvestri '70 creates the music to help explain "all that is, or ever was, or ever will be."
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