Berklee News

Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival 2014

October 17, 2014
The 14th annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival brings more than 60,000 fans out into Boston's South End for a packed day of eclectic music, food, and fun.
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The Checkout - Live at Berklee: Uri Gurvich

October 15, 2014
The Checkout - Live at Berklee, series continues on November 5, with saxophonist and composer Uri Gurvich.
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Kenny Werner Named Artistic Director of Performance Wellness Institute

October 15, 2014
Berklee has appointed world-class pianist/composer and alumnus Kenny Werner artistic director of the college's Performance Wellness Institute (PWI), a new program that helps...
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Talib Kweli (left) with Brian "Raydar" Ellis (right)

Hip-Hop Hero Talib Kweli Drops Knowledge on Berklee

October 14, 2014
At the eighth annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium, acclaimed rapper Talib Kweli offered advice to the upcoming generation of hip-hop hopefuls.
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A. R. Rahman with Prasanna '99

Berklee Alumni Instrumental to A. R. Rahman’s Extraordinary Career

October 9, 2014
Renowned Grammy- and Academy Award–winning composer and musician A. R. Rahman has surrounded himself with talented people, including Berklee alumni.
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Berklee to Collaborate with Fusion on Docu-Series and Fellowship Program

October 8, 2014
Berklee and Fusion, the cable and digital network launched by Disney/ABC and Univision, are collaborating on a docu-series and film scoring projects.
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Africa 2014: Berklee Musicians Get Global Education

October 6, 2014
Berklee's BGJI ambassadors return from a trip to Africa filled with life-changing teaching, performing, and cultural experiences.
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Arnetta Johnson

'That Trumpet Chic': Student Finds Mentorship at Berklee

October 2, 2014
Berklee trumpet player Arnetta Johnson receives a major scholarship from Blues Babe Foundation on BET's An Evening of Stars, a celebrity-studded award show sponsored by the United Negro College...
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Sean Hagon Named Chair of Professional Music

October 1, 2014
Sean Hagon, a Berklee alumnus and an accomplished educator, composer, and conductor with years of experience in the film, television, video game, and advertising industries, is named chair...
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Alumni, Berklee Educator Among Latin Grammy Award Nominees

October 1, 2014
The 15th annual Latin Grammy Award nominees include an educator and alumni. 
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