Students are taking their education to the next level with Berklee's two new graduate programs—a master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) and a master of arts in music therapy program.
Full-Tuition Grants for Global Jazz Graduate Program
Beginning with the fall 2016 class, all students accepted into Berklee's master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program will be awarded full-tuition grants valued at $47,500.
Alumni Tierney Sutton '87 and Christian Jacob '86 worked closely with legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood to score box office leader Sully, a biopic about airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, starring Tom Hanks.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Cathy Young, director of Boston Conservatory at Berkee's Dance Division, talks about taking risks, the recent merger, and preparing students for careers as versatile, entrepreneurial artists.
Javier Limón and Iberia teamed up to give musicians in nine countries the chance to play the late artist's guitar, sponsored a documentary about the project, and funded two full scholarships to Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program.
Alex Lacamoire '95 took home an award for orchestrating the megahit musical Hamilton, and composer/lyricist Stephen P. Bray '78 earned the award for Best Revival of a Musical for his work on The Color Purple.
The Berklee Popular Music Institute gives students an inside track to the music industry, including festivals such as Electric Daisy Carnival. Listen to Professor Jeff Dorenfeld, its founder, and Jeff Apruzzese, media and operations manager, talk about Berklee's newest institute.
Larry Watson, Berklee's ensembles professor and artist-in-residence at Harvard Law School's Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, talks about the resilient messages of African American music.