Danilo Pérez Heads Berklee Global Jazz Institute
The inaugural class has been selected for the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, a focused area of study designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines. Grammy-nominated faculty pianist Danilo Pérez serves as artistic director, and 14 students will participate in the program.
Helping Haiti: A Message from President Roger H. Brown
Berklee's president writes about how the earthquake in Haiti has affected members of the Berklee community and suggests ways of helping.
Music Series at Berklee: Roots and Reason
A night of traditional roots music from the Mississippi Delta and around the world is sponsored by Berklee's Africana Studies program.
Leading a Cultural Conversation
A Berklee student spearheads a group to open a dialogue about race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Professor, Students Bring Word and Song to MLK Event
Berklee celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with music and spoken word performances in a free open house at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
City Music Honors Rev. Dr. Gloria White-Hammond
The Unsung Heroes Breakfast also included a panel discussion with 1961 Freedom Riders Jean Thompson and Judith Ann Wright.
Mississippi Delta blues guitarist Ben Payton will kick off Africana Studies' Roots and Reason series in February. The show will highlight gospel, bluegrass, and blues music. Get a preview by by listening to Payton's "Boogie Child."