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How to Make the Most of Your Music Festival Experience

August 3, 2018
Artists who have performed at festivals like Lollapalooza and SXSW through the Berklee Popular Music Institute give the inside scoop on how to make the experience the most it can be.    Read more

String Students Play with Lucius and Others at Newport Folk Festival

July 31, 2018
Berklee Instant Strings performed at Newport Folk Festival 2018 with This Is the Kit, Lucius, and Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam.  Read more

Negro Spiritual Project Performs at the Fort

July 27, 2018
The Gregory Groover Negro Spiritual Project brings spirituals and hymns to Berklee's annual Jazz at the Fort concert.  Read more

Artists Performing in the Summer in the City 2018 Concert Season

July 20, 2018
Listen to some of the Berklee acts that round out the 2018 Summer in the City concert season. Read more

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Collaborates with Greek Children’s Choir in Athens

July 20, 2018
Kalesma, a humanitarian project to transform children’s lives through music, collaborated with six musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) in Athens, Greece. Read more
Album art from the Summer Programs playlist

Summer Jams from Summer Programs

July 20, 2018
Take a listen to a sampling of past Summer Programs students, from Jon Batiste to Betty Who to Robert Glasper. Read more

Five Berklee Women Pushing the Limits of Electronic Performance

July 19, 2018
From live loop alchemists to synth mavens, here are five women artists carving out new sonic territory. Read more

Charlie Puth Discovers Berklee Genesis of Hit 'See You Again'

July 18, 2018
Sometimes a song can be inside you for years, not yet ready to surface. Read more
Audio Director Richard Ludlow

A Whole New Headspace: Creating Audio in Virtual Reality

July 18, 2018
Richard Ludlow talks about designing audio for the video game Jurassic World: VR Expedition. Read more

Six Takeaways from Songwriting Clinic with Charlie Puth

July 17, 2018
In town for his Voicenotes tour, Puth stopped by Berklee to talk about songwriting, workshop student-written songs, and play an exclusive evening set. Read more

Composer Pinar Toprak Cracks Celluloid Ceiling with Captain Marvel

June 27, 2018
Toprak will be the first female composer to score a major superhero movie. Read more

Beatles Remake to Mark End of Saudi Ban on Women Drivers

June 22, 2018
Berklee teamed up with WGBH to record a new version of the song "Drive My Car" as Saudi women are granted the right to drive.  Read more
Danilo Pérez; photo by John Abbott

Wein Scholarships Send 45 Students to Newport Jazz Festival

June 22, 2018
The Berklee Global Jazz Workshop mentors young musicians at the Newport Jazz Festival. Read more

Boston Lawyer Teams Up with Berklee Musicians on a Tribute to Refugees

June 19, 2018
A Boston-based immigration lawyer turned to the Berklee community for assistance with a song about the plight of refugees today.  Read more

Mario Jose Returns to Alma Mater for the Berklee Vocal Summit 2018

June 12, 2018
In this episode of Sounds of Berklee, we take a listen to Jose's introspective tune “Tell Me Now” from his EP Heart of GoldRead more
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Jamshied Sharifi ’85 Wins Tony Award for The Band’s Visit

June 11, 2018
This is the third consecutive year a Berklee alumnus has won in the Best Orchestrations category. Read more

BAMS Fest to Feature Berklee Students, Alumni

June 8, 2018
The Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Festival, a free event on Saturday, June 23, in Franklin Park, will feature a number of current students and alumni from Berklee College of Music.  Read more

Soldiers and Veterans Pursue Art and Degree Online

May 25, 2018
Ten percent of students in Berklee Online degree programs are active duty or reservist service members, or veterans.  Read more
Alumni Achievement Award honorees pose for a group photo

Eight Tips from Alumni on Building and Sustaining Your Career

April 26, 2018
Advice and insights from alumni in the music industry and beyond. Read more

PODCAST: Clay Cook Balances Zac Brown Band with Solo Career

April 24, 2018
Zac Brown Band guitarist Clay Cook '98 has produced three independent albums. In this episode of Sounds of Berklee, we listen to the title track from his latest one.  Read more

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