Berklee News

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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Dream Theater to Perform Student's Arrangements at Opera House Show

March 11, 2014
Dream Theater will perform Berklee student Eren Başbuğ's arrangements at its March 25 concert at the Boston Opera House. 
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The Checkout - Live at Berklee: Matthew Stevens Quintet

March 11, 2014
Presented by Berklee, NPR Music, and WBGO FM, The Checkout - Live at Berklee, brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts at Cafe 939. The series continues on...
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Inside Berklee PODCAST: Bill Banfield

March 10, 2014
Professor Bill Banfield, founder and director of Berkee's Africana Studies Program, talks about his group, the Jazz Urbane, its debut CD, and the spirit of mentorship the project fosters.
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