Barbara LaFitte


Professor Barbara LaFitte was appointed to the board of the Boston Woodwind Society, which supports cultural and educational projects and performing opportunities for students and professional woodwind musicians. 

Laszlo Gardony

In January, piano professor Laszlo Gardony performed in the NEA Jazz “Masters on Masters” concert series, opening for the Gary Bartz Quartet. Additionally, the Boston Globe ran a full-page article on Gardony.


Jonathan Holland


The Detroit Symphony Orchestra performed the piece “Shards of Serenity” by associate professor Jonathan Holland as part of its EarShot Classical Roots Readings. The work was commissioned by the Chicago Sinfonietta in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Foundation. 

Lauren Passarelli


Guitar professor Lauren Passarelli’s Beatles ensemble was featured on a CBS Sunday Morning feature, which spotlighted the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American tour.

Winnie Dahlgren


Associate professor Winnie Dahlgren founded the educational project No Boundaries, which culminated with a trip to Morocco in January, together with alumni and current students. The group worked with local music institutions in Casablanca, Rabat, and Marrakech. For more information, visit

Working in Los Angeles

Mark Small

First One In, Last One Out

Tariqh Akoni and Josh Groban

Tension and Resolution

Ed Saindon

Faculty vibist Ed Saindon illustrates an approach to improvisation.

More Stories Behind 160 Massachusetts Avenue

Jessica Halton

Special names for the new facilities.

Into the Next Quarter Century

Mark Small

Berklee Today's editor reflects on the magazine's first 25 years.

Imagine Dragons: On Top of the Charts, Hey!

Mark Small

Imagine DragonsWith the release of its multiplatinum-selling debut album Night Visions, Imagine Dragons burst onto the world stage in late 2012.