Kenny Werner appointed Artistic Director, Performance Wellness Institute

The Professional Performance Division is pleased to announce that Kenny Werner will be joining us this Fall as Artistic Director of the Performance Wellness Institute. 

Kenny Werner

Zipcar Discount and Driving Credit for Students

Berklee students, if you’re 18+, you can join Zipcar. What is Zipcar? It is a car-sharing service that gives you wheels when you want them. Learn about Zipcar's offers for Berklee students.

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Promotions and new staff member in Institutional Assessment and Graduate Studies!

I am pleased to announce several promotions and a new staff member in the Institutional Assessment and Graduate Studies Office.

New Course this Fall: Survey of Mediterranean Music Styles

New course offered Fall 2014, part of the Mediterranean Music Minor:

PFSS-P301 Survey of Mediterranean Music Styles

Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm, 2 credits, Electable by all

Instructor: Christiane Karam

Message from the President: Welcome Betsy Newman, the New VP of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

I am pleased to announce that Betsy Newman will join the Berklee community as vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students, effective October 15, 2014. Please join me in extending a warm welcome. The national search process for this important position was quite rigorous and included a rich, diverse, mix of very talented individuals.

Peter Iannitto

Bassist Peter Iannitto of Ipswich, MA, and the Chelsea Berry Band opened for Chris Isaak in June.


Juliana Ronderos

Juliana Ronderos of Brooklyn, NY, and her quintet Il Abanico released their second album, the bilingual CD Crossing Colors

Ari Picker

Ari Picker of Chapel Hill, NC, and his band Lost in the Trees, released the album A Church That Fits Our Needs. It has received reviews by Rolling Stone, Paste, PopMatters, and the Washington Post. NPR interviewed him in March. 

Ben Levin

Ben Levin of St. Louis, MO, and his group released the album Invisible Paradise in March. Visit 

Grace Kelly

Saxophonist Grace Kelly of Brookline, MA, released the CD Grace Kelly Live at Scullers featuring Professor Mark Walker (drums) and Berklee students Eric Law (cello), Zach Brown (bass), and (vocalists) Chantale Sterling and Jaime Woods. Visit