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Unsure About Fall Plans? Consider Studying in Spain.

For the first time, the Valencia campus is open to all undergraduates, offering students an opportunity to spend their semester or academic year abroad.

Scarlet Keys, associate professor of songwriting

Scarlet Keys Redefines 'Homework' in Her Remote Songwriting Courses

Even during a pandemic, faculty, such as Keys, are finding ways to work closely with students despite not being nearby.

Singer and music therapy major Keira Smith

They Keep Saying: Keira Smith's Powerful Take on Jill Scott's 'Watching Me'

The fifth-semester music therapy major updates Scott's song to be a rousing call for justice amidst the Black Lives Matter movement.

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

The video has been viewed 4.7 million times and has been credited with pushing Quaker Oats to scrap the brand of breakfast products.

Dreion - 'Light It up' (#BerkleeAnywhere Concert Series)

Dreion performs his original "Light It up" for the #BerkleeAnywhere Concert Series. The series features Berklee students performing wherever they are around the world every Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. EDT on Berklee’s IGTV and Facebook pages.

Berklee Faculty Elected to Grammy Board of Trustees

Faculty violinist Chelsey Green joined Terri Lyne Carrington on the Recording Academy’s national board, which also added Berklee Online student Andrew Joslyn.

Berklee Offers First Online Five-Week Program

This year's Five-Week program features visiting artists Jacob Collier, Esperanza Spalding, Victor Wooten, and Terri Lyne Carrington, Christian McBride, Gerald Clayton, Kris Davis, and Linda May Han Oh.

Americano Roots

Carrie Rodriguez helps tell an immigrant’s story from a human, not political, perspective.

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WBZ-AM: Berklee Students Sing for Social Change

Mark Simos, associate professor of songwriting, discussed the winners of Berklee's Songs for Social Change Contest on WBZ's New England Weekend

WBZ News Radio 1030

DownBeat: Terri Lyne Carrington Tops 2020 DownBeat Critics Poll

In a cover feature, Terri Lyne Carrington was named the Jazz Artist of the Year by DownBeat in their Critics Poll. Joining Carrington in receiving honors from the publication were a host of faculty, students, alumni, and honorary doctorate recipients from the college. 

DownBeat

College Magazine: Top 10 Colleges for Dance 2020

College Magazine listed Boston Conservatory at Berklee as the nation's second-best dance program in their annual top 10 list. 

College Magazine

Variety: Music Business College Graduates Keep Their Heads up, Despite Grim Job Market

Variety spoke to Tonya Butler, who becomes chair of the Music Business/Management Department in August, about how Berklee encourages its students to treat themselves as a business.

Variety

Hypebot: Berklee President Says Students Deserve More Than Video Chats

Hypebot posted a guest piece by Berklee President Roger H. Brown about the importance of making virtual classroom experiences meaningful.

Hypebot

New York Times: Creativity up Close: Meet the Doris Duke Artists: Terri Lyne Carrington

The New York Times published six videos from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, each profiling a 2019 Doris Duke Artist Award recipient. In her video, Terri Lyne Carrington reflects on her trailblazing, four-decade career; creating a legacy; and advancing change within the jazz world. 

The New York Times