Student Profile: Arooj Aftab
Born and raised in Pakistan, Arooj Aftab was an entirely self-taught guitarist in a culture where opportunities for music study—especially for women—are severely limited. When she applied for and was awarded a scholarship from Berkleemusic.com, she had no idea how many doors it would open.
Faculty and Staff Blog from New Orleans
Read updates from the Berklee faculty and staff helping to build homes in Habitat for Humanity's Musicians' Village.
VIDEO: Fly Takes Off
At this innovative performance-slash-jam session, students got to play music with a great jazz trio, as part of the Marsalis Berklee Jams series.
Charlie Mariano '51 Passes from the Scene
Multi-woodwind instrument player Charlie Mariano '51 of Cologne, Germany, passed away on June 16 after a long battle with cancer. Kenton, India, ECM—Mariano did it all.
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble
Missed the Thelonious Monk Institute Sextet's performance at Cafe 939 last month? Listen to it right here, along with a bonus interview with band members recorded in the BIRN studios.