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

Music Therapy Alumni Bring Joy to Clients via Telehealth

April 9, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, music therapists are adapting to bring virtual sessions to their clients.  Read more
Guitarist and producer Alper Tuzcu

Alper Tuzcu Translates Poetic Wisdom on 'Con Ella'

April 7, 2020
The Turkish guitarist and producer shares his musical arrangement of a poem by the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Read more

Mikhail Baryshnikov, André De Shields, Sheila E., John Legend, Cassandra Wilson to Receive Honorary Doctorates

April 7, 2020
This year's honorees will be recognized by Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee in virtual commencement ceremonies on May 9. Read more
Galen Fraser playing the fiddle in a field

Stay at Home Festival Brings Relief to Fans and Artists

March 30, 2020
Cofounded by alumnus and fiddler/composer Galen Fraser, the livestreamed event series helps keep artists off the road and in business. Read more

'It's Time' for Women to Play a Bigger Role in Music Tech

March 23, 2020
She Knows Tech works to close the music technology gender gap through mentorships and events that empower women in the industry.  Read more

How to Support Artists During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 23, 2020
Four ways you can help artists and music industry professionals right now and in the days ahead. Read more

The Music of Heartbeats

March 10, 2020
Music therapy alumnus Brian Schreck shared his unique approach to creating music with the heartbeats of patients with a terminal illness.   Read more

Berklee Announces Creation of Dream Theater Scholarship

March 6, 2020
Progressive music icons Dream Theater and Berklee College of Music announce the creation of the Dream Theater Scholarship Fund. Read more

5 Self-Care Tips for Songwriters

February 29, 2020
Emily Shackelton ’07, who has written hits for Carly Pearce, ABC's Nashville, and American Idol, offers advice for surviving the highs and lows of a songwriting career. Read more