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New Concept Album Boils Down Mueller Report to Eight-Song Opera

October 13, 2020
Henry Bloomfield's 29-minute album, Ongoing Matter, uses the report's own text to tell its story through music.  Read more
Edmar Colon (L) and Luis Gamarra (R)

Berklee Artists Join Forces for #BerkleeTogether Concert Series

October 13, 2020
The biweekly series, which starts on Wednesday, October 14, has Berklee musicians from across the globe collaborating for new virtual performances. Read more
Album art from the October Visiting Artist playlist

Visiting Artist Series: October Preview

October 8, 2020
Listen to songs performed, written, produced, and/or managed by the artists who are (virtually) stopping by Berklee this month. Read more

Berklee Alumni Nominated for 2020 Latin Grammys

October 1, 2020
Fourteen Berklee alumni are nominated across eight categories, including Album of the Year. Read more
Album art from the September Visiting Artist playlist

Visiting Artist Series: September Round-Up

September 30, 2020
Take a listen to songs performed, written, produced, and/or managed by the artists who (virtually) stopped by Berklee this past month. Read more

Three Berklee Alumni Win Emmy Awards

September 21, 2020
Jasmine Cephas Jones, Stephanie McNally, and Pablo Munguía received statues at the virtual 2020 Emmys. Read more

Scene at Berklee: Charlie Puth

September 18, 2020
At a Visiting Artist Series clinic this week, the pop hitmaker and Berklee alumnus talked about his influences and why his latest single, "Girlfriend," is indebted to Berklee. Read more

Berklee’s EDI Students Prepare for Next Generation of Performance

September 15, 2020
Still in its early years, Berklee’s EDI program gains momentum as audiences go online and the internet readies for a quantum leap forward. Read more

Berklee Partners with MIT to Help Students Get Paid for Their Music

September 14, 2020
RAIDAR, a new licensing platform, makes it easier for student musicians to earn money from their songs and retain full control over their work. Read more

BerkleeNYC to Offer Master of Arts in Creative Media and Technology

August 11, 2020
Launching in fall 2021, the one-year graduate program will consist of three specializations: songwriting and production, live experience design, and writing and design for musical theater. Read more

Jason Palmer Releases Duo Tracks in Honor of Breonna Taylor

August 4, 2020
The faculty trumpeter collaborated with more than a dozen musicians on recordings dedicated to the EMT who was killed in March. Read more

Berklee Alumni and Faculty Nominated for 2020 Emmy Awards

July 29, 2020
Nominees include several prominent composers, sound mixers, and music editors for a wide range of programs. Read more

Terri Lyne Carrington Earns History-Making DownBeat Critics Poll Win

July 9, 2020
Carrington took home three awards in this year’s poll as Berklee alumni, faculty, and students were recognized across multiple categories. Read more

Alumna Kirby's Viral Video Helped Bring Down Aunt Jemima Brand

June 24, 2020
The video has been viewed 4.7 million times and has been credited with pushing Quaker Oats to scrap the brand of breakfast products. Read more

Berklee Alumni and Faculty Honored by the Jazz Journalists Association

May 29, 2020
Winners of 2020 JJA Jazz Awards include Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Miguel Zenón, and Branford Marsalis. Read more

Berklee Celebrates Class of 2020 as Commencement Goes Virtual

May 9, 2020
Boston Conservatory at Berklee honored Mikhail Baryshnikov and André De Shields, and Berklee College of Music honored Sheila E., John Legend, and Cassandra Wilson in a pair of virtual events on May 9. Read more

Hope and Joy in Isolation: Theater in the Time of COVID-19

May 1, 2020
Boston Conservatory at Berklee theater faculty are finding new and novel ways to spark their students' creativity.  Read more

Amid Coronavirus Challenges, Courtney Powers Finds New Ways to Inspire Students

April 28, 2020
The alumna and high school music director recently earned a 2021 Music Educator Award nomination. Read more

Your Guide to Berklee Online’s Most Popular Courses

April 16, 2020
From voice, guitar, and songwriting classes to music theory and production, here are some options for making good use of your time at home. Read more

From Tabla to Tech: Nitish Kulkarni

April 15, 2020
The tabla player and producer shares how his time at Berklee Valencia prepared him for his work as a music technology consultant and sales engineer.  Read more

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