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Kishi Bashi riding a horse

Kishi Bashi Carves Beauty Out of Tragic History

The indie virtuoso takes time at his Boston tour stop to discuss his new album and how to stay balanced when writing about dark subjects.

Film composer Matthew Margeson

Rocketman to Godzilla: Alumni Create Music for Summer Films

If you hit the theaters this summer, chances are you'll hear the music of Berklee alumni.

Love NPR's Tiny Desk? Check out Tiny Dorm.

Inspired by NPR’s concert video series, these Berklee students created a popular YouTube series featuring new and emerging artists. 

Berklee Student Wins Live Nation Scholarship

Nico Ruggieri, a music business/management major entering his senior year at Berklee, is the recipient of the 2019 Steven J. Finkel Service Excellence Scholarship.

Melanated Melodies - 'Summertime'

Arranged by the Wailin' Jennys, "Summertime" is performed by the vocal trio Melanated Melodies. The trio comprises Boston Conservatory at Berklee musical theater students Tyller Kenke (B.F.A. '22), Christina Jones (B.F.A. '22), and Peli Woods (B.F.A. '22). 

Berklee's Boston Summer Music Preview

Summer in Boston means a slew of great musical experiences are right around the corner.

Nicolas Ejchenbaun - 'Crystal Clear' (Live at Berklee)

Nicolas Ejchenbaun '19 performs his original, "Crystal Clear," live-looping drums, percussion, and keyboard. This piece was performed in one take with no overdubs.

Video: Danielle Ponder on BIRN Alive

The soulful powerhouse vocalist and songwriter performed the song "Hard Times" from her forthcoming debut album live in the BIRN studios.


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Marie Claire: Missy Elliott: The Legend Returns

Marie Claire mentions Missy Elliott's emotional Berklee commencement address from May in their August cover feature on the hip-hop legend.

Marie Claire

Boston Globe: Legendary Jazz Composer Billy Childs to Join Berklee

The five-time Grammy winner begins his residency as a visiting scholar this fall.

Boston Globe

CBC: How a Rush Tribute Band Inspired This Teen to Reach for Berklee

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation profiled guitarist Evan Shelton, who is attending Berklee's Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive.


The National: Autistic Emirati Teen Aims to Inspire Others

Sara Al Hashimi wins a scholarship to Berklee College of Music.

The National

Baltimore Sun: Laurel Musician Getting a Taste of the Big Time in New Orleans

Student Devin Smith, keyboard player and music director for Berklee Popular Music Institute artist ALX, is profiled in advance of the Essence Festival.

The Baltimore Sun