Dave DiCenso

Dave DiCensoDave DiCenso, associate professor of percussion, recently performed with Carole King for a fundraising event supporting New Hampshire Senator Jean Shaheen. This summer he will tour with singer Josh Groban. Visit davedicenso.com. 

Jason Anick

Jason AnickIn March, strings instructor Jason Anick released his second album as a leader, Tipping Point, which was reviewed in the Boston Globe. Visit jasonanick.com. 

Gaye Tolan Hatfield

Associate professor and vocalist  Gaye Tolan Hatfield released the album Yesterday Once More: a tribute to The Carpenters. Faculty members who assisted Hatfield on the disc's nine selections include Jodi Jenkins, Gabrielle Goodman, Dino Govoni, Jon and Corinne Chase, Paul Stiller, Jeff Ramsay, Guillermo Nojechowicz, and Brad Hatfield.

David Harris

Assistant professor David Harris released the composition “Trek from Ethiopia—Part 1” on the compilation Beyond Addis: Contemporary Jazz and Funk Inspired by Ethiopian Sounds from the ’70s. Harris performed with Debo Band and wrote, arranged, mixed, and mastered the recording with funding from a faculty grant.

Felice Pomeranz

Felice PomeranzStrings professor Felice Pomeranz and her quartet will be joined by Marco Pignataro for a performance at the American Harp Society National Conference in New Orleans, LA. In July, she will perform and lecture in Sydney, Australia, as part of the World Harp Congress. Visit gildedharps.com. 

Apply for Summer Caf Shows

Applications are now open for summer Caf Shows!

Wednesday through Saturday, the Berklee cafeteria transforms into a concert venue and music hall run by students, for students, and featuring musical performances of all styles. Submit your Caf Shows application for to perform in Berklee's newest performance space.

Credit-by-Exam Date (CBX) during the Summer Semester - Thursday, July 10 2-4PM

07/10/2014-Harmony Credit-by-Exam (CBX) during the SUMMER Semester


The Harmony Department will offer a test to determine credit by exam for Harmony 2-4 and Techniques of Reharmonization on Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 2-4 PM in room 220 in the Professional Writing Center.  Students wishing to take this test should sign up in the PWC at least 24 hours in advance. 

John Baboian

John Baboian, guitar professor, performed an “East Meets West” clinic with Turkish bass player Kamil Erdem at the Jazz Education Network (JEN) conference in Dallas, TX. He also conducted the Central Massachusetts District High School All-Star Jazz Band at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. 

Tiger Okoshi

Brass professor Tiger Okoshi produced and provided string arrangements for vocalist Mizuho’s CD Tiger, Mizuho and Gary Burton: Romantic Gershwin for the Japanese Pony Caynon label. It features Tim Ray, Mark Walker, Tim Miller, Alain Caron ’85, and Gary Burton ’62.

Guerrilla Recording Techniques

Tuesday, June 3, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Media Lab, 150 Mass. Ave.

In Part 1 of our 2 part Guerrilla Production Techniques series, you’ll get a crash course in do-it-yourself recording techniques using inexpensive gear. During the presentation, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of recording a live ensemble consisting of drums, bass, guitar, and vocals. Topics will include: