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Film composer Matthew Margeson

Rocketman to Godzilla: Alumni Create Music for Summer Films

July 11, 2019
If you hit the theaters this summer, chances are you'll hear the music of Berklee alumni. Read more
Will Butera displaying his Kick Block invention

Kick Blockin' Beats

June 26, 2019
Will Butera B.M. ’16 created KickBlock to prevent his bass drum from sliding. Now he’s turning it into a side business. Read more

Nashville Said Her Gender Was a Liability. Now She's Starting Her Own Label.

June 25, 2019
Emma White B.M. ’10 talks songwriting, launching a female-centric record label, and navigating the unsolicited advice given to performers. Read more

Berklee Alumni Among Emmy Winners for Momentum Generation

June 20, 2019
Kevin Doucette and Ishaan Chhabra received a Sports Emmy for their work on the surfing documentary Momentum Generation. Read more

Berklee's Boston Summer Music Preview

June 20, 2019
Summer in Boston means a slew of great musical experiences are right around the corner. Read more

Berklee Brass Players Take the Stage at Boston Calling

June 11, 2019
Recent alumni John Michael Bradford and Ethan Santos took a last-minute opportunity to perform with members of Bon Iver and the National in the indie supergroup Big Red Machine.  Read more

Dalaun Gets Vulnerable on Debut Single ‘Beggin’’

June 11, 2019
On this week's Sounds of Berklee, listen to a new track by emerging R&B singer Dalaun ahead of her BAMS Fest performance on June 22. Read more

Meet Seven Students from Berklee’s Class of 2019

May 9, 2019
Berklee will celebrate its newest class of innovative artists and music professionals. Read more
Album art from the BGJI tenth anniversary playlist

A 'Global Passport': 10 Years of the BGJI

April 1, 2019
Alumni of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) reflect on what the institute means to them. Read more

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, Justin Timberlake to Receive Honorary Doctorates at 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

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