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BirnCORE Live Presents Nick Hakim

March 14, 2019
The alumnus, singer-songwriter, and producer will perform at the BIRN’s spring event at the Red Room at Cafe 939 on April 19. Read more

Missy Elliott, Alex Lacamoire, and Justin Timberlake to Receive Honorary Doctorates at Berklee Commencement

March 12, 2019
Berklee's commencement ceremony takes place on Saturday, May 11, at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. Read more
Album art from the American Roots concert playlist

Celebrating 10 Years of the American Roots Music Program

March 8, 2019
Listen to the artists performing at the program's commemorative concert, with genres ranging from folk to gospel to bluegrass. Read more

Luciana Souza to Perform with the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors

February 20, 2019
The Grammy-winning vocalist and alumna will appear with students at Cafe 939 as part of The Checkout—Live at Berklee on March 6. Read more
Alumnus Will Cady, head of brand strategy at Reddit

How Will Cady Used Modal Interchange to Get Ahead in Business

February 7, 2019
The head of brand strategy at Reddit talks about how music gave him a competitive edge far beyond the stage. Read more
Alex lacamoire Kennedy center honors

Alex Lacamoire Wins 'Trailblazing' Kennedy Center Honor

January 14, 2019
Alex Lacamoire B.M. '95 received a special award at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors, alongside three other creators of HamiltonRead more
Album art from the Best of 2018 playlist

Alumni and Faculty Who Made 2018's Best Music

December 13, 2018
From hip-hop to Latin jazz, Berklee artists and producers were all over the year's biggest hits. Read more

Mediterranean Music Unites Artists Across Cultures in Madrid Concert

December 11, 2018
In celebration of Spain's multicultural heritage, a small group of musicians from around the world, led by Javier Limón, took the stage at Madrid’s National Auditorium, blending sounds from across the Mediterranean and beyond. Read more
Jazz horn player Roy Hargrove

A Tribute to Roy Hargrove, 1969–2018

November 8, 2018
Berklee remembers the jazz horn innovator through his genre-busting music. Read more
Mayssa Karaa B.M. ’12

Mayssa Karaa and A. R. Rahman Craft a Bollywood Hit

November 1, 2018
The Lebanese-American singer's first track with mega-producer Rahman has amassed millions of plays in the month since its release. Read more
Electric violinist Brian King Joseph

Brian King Joseph Stuns on America's Got Talent

September 28, 2018
Electric violinist Brian King Joseph '12 impressed audiences with his unexpected covers of popular songs. Read more

1 + 1 = 3: Vocal Partnerships Inspired by Lucius

September 21, 2018
Ahead of Lucius' upcoming Boston tour date, listen to the band and other songs that put a premium on transcendent vocal work. Read more
Film artwork for Pixar's Bao

What Composer Toby Chu Listened to While Scoring Pixar's Bao

September 6, 2018
From traditional Chinese music to tracks from the film Kung Fu Hustle, Chu shares songs that influenced his scoring process for Bao. Read more
Bao composer Toby Chu with director Domee Shi and producer Becky Neiman

Toby Chu Harmonizes East and West for Pixar

September 5, 2018
The film composer shares his personal connection to scoring Bao, Pixar's animated short that runs before The Incredibles 2. Read more

The Checkout–Live at Berklee Returns with Sarah McKenzie

September 3, 2018
Famed New York–area radio station WBGO-FM and Berklee present the alumna vocalist and pianist, kicking off the eighth year of the series. Read more
Soulpax full band

Alumni Make Music Together: Miami to Berklee and Back Again

August 27, 2018
Julian Harris B.M. ’16 and Julia Camayd B.M. ’16 talk about their musical journey and the debut album of their band, Soulpax. Read more

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

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

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