Jaci and Those Guys Battle It Out at Five-Week
Seeing Jaci Butler's charisma as she performs, one would never guess that the singer is only 14 years old. In fact, none of the members of the band Jaci and Those Guys are old enough to vote. They're at Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program after winning Berklee and Sonicbids' Battle for Five-Week. Read more about the band's experiences at Berklee and watch video of their performance at Cafe 939.
The Folk Arts Quartet, which combines traditional fiddle styles with a foundation in the classical string quartet, will bring their "chambergrass" to two August shows that are part of Berklee's 2010 Summer Concert Series. The latest Sounds of Berklee podcast features the FAQ's "Mick's Knitted Triplets."
The J Dilla Ensemble Builds a Bridge to Brooklyn
A nine-member Berklee group travels to NYC to perform the music of hip-hop legend J Dilla.
After years of demand, the college has reached out to the 12- to 14-year-old crowd with a summer program just for them.
Berklee Riffs: Kelly Bartley Alfresco
Student Kelly Bartley performs in the Pru courtyard as part of Berklee's Summer Concert Series.
Berklee Launches Program for Blind and Visually Impaired Students
With the success of a pilot effort this summer, Berklee will make a program for blind and visually impaired students part of the curriculum this fall.
17th Annual Berklee City Music Festival and Scholarship Concert
This exciting annual concert will reveal the winners of full-tuition scholarships to Berklee.
Felix Peikli Quintet to Play Oslo Jazz Festival, August 20
The student group will also perform at Oslo's U.S. and Japan embassies, as well as TV 2 Norway.
Berklee Press Reissues Richard Davis's Complete Guide to Film Scoring
The second edition includes new information about finding work in the industry, plus additional interviews with composers Harry Gregson-Williams and Marc Shaiman.
All concerts take place at the Berklee Performance Center. Tickets for the following shows go on sale August 10 at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster.
Hugh Masekela, October 15
Buika, October 23
Djavan, October 31
AfroCubism, November 7
Mary Black, November 13
Angelita Vargas and Jairo Barrull, November 19
Pepe Torres, November 21
Blind Boys of Alabama, December 11
Tickets for the entire BPC fall 2010 concert season go on sale August 20 at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster, including Berklee Signature series events listed below.
Ron Carter with the Berklee World Strings, October 14
Jorge Drexler Meets Berklee, November 18
Singers Showcase: The Other Side of Abbey Road, December 2