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With Sight and Hearing Gone, Alumna Pianist Remains Committed to Music

December 23, 2020
A yearslong collaboration among three alumni keeps Cydnie Breazeale, who is deaf and blind, connected to music—and to each other. Read more
Pian Huang

How Piao Huang Found a Career as an Artist Without Looking for It

December 22, 2020
When T-Pain tells you you're an artist, it's hard to disagree. Read more

'It Is Wildfire': Berklee Alum on How TikTok Is Reshaping the Industry

December 17, 2020
Justin Sheriff B.M. '16 talks about how "Ashes," a song he recorded, mixed, and mastered, ignited on TikTok and led to a record deal. Read more
Ela Minus with her synthesizer setup

Ela Minus Perfected the Quarantine Album—Two Years Ago

December 10, 2020
With her debut album, acts of rebellion, the electronic artist gives us songs that speak directly to the many challenges 2020 has brought. Read more

Alumnae Bring Sound and Light to Boston Underpass

December 8, 2020
Pamela Hersch’s new digital art installation Float, featuring music by Ella Joy Meir, livens up the Government Center parking garage in downtown Boston. Read more
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah performs at Berklee for NPR

29 Berklee Alumni Nominated for Grammy Awards

November 30, 2020
Nominees include Ingrid Andress, Terri Lyne Carrington, Danilo Pérez, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Big Thief, and others. Read more
Tony Maserati

Nine Berklee Alumni Win Latin Grammy Awards

November 20, 2020
Nine Berklee alumni took home Latin Grammy Awards across three categories in the November 19 ceremony. Read more

Berklee Pays Tribute to the Music of James Bond

November 19, 2020
The virtual concert, which includes the premiere of a new Bond theme composed by a Berklee student, takes place on Thursday, December 10. Read more

BerkleeNYC Announces Interim Directors for Master of Arts Program

November 17, 2020
Berklee's New York City campus taps Will Wells ’11, Rona Siddiqui, and Loudon Stearns ’01 to run its new graduate program’s three specializations. Read more
Album art from the Margaret Glaspy playlist

Songs That Inspired Margaret Glaspy's Devotion

November 10, 2020
Based on Glaspy's "Devotion Inspiration" acoustic cover series on YouTube, this playlist comprises artists who influenced the making of her sophomore record. Read more

#BerkleeTogether Virtual Series Continues with Concerts Across the Globe

November 9, 2020
Upcoming performances feature the Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Group and the Berklee Together Quintet. Read more
Margaret Glaspy

Margaret Glaspy on Releasing an Album During a Pandemic

November 9, 2020
Glaspy's Devotion came out right as the coronavirus indefinitely halted live music. Here's how she found inspiration amidst the challenge. Read more

Berklee’s 26th Annual Encore Gala Raises More Than $1.5 Million

October 28, 2020
This year's Encore Gala was held virtually and featured Jackson Browne, Steve Winwood, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, and many more. Read more

Berklee Alumni Receive 2020 Tony Award Nominations

October 19, 2020
Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee alumni were featured in some of the most prominent and acclaimed theater productions of last year. 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

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
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

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