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Auditioning with EDI

Learn about Berklee's audition process for students focusing on electronic digital instruments (EDI). 

An artist using an EDI controller

Songs Featuring Electronic Digital Instruments

Listen to tracks by artists who shape their sound using electronic digital instruments.

Sean Slade's Explosive Session with Lou Reed

Famed producer and faculty member recalls recording with the late rock legend.

Take Note

Brundibár - Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Theater students perform Hans Krasa's score, which was originally performed by children in the Theresienstadt concentration camp in occupied Czechoslovakia.

What's Most Exciting about Five-Week?

From improving their chops to building community, Berklee Five-Week Performance Program students share what they love about the program. 

Berklee Instant Strings Sweetens Newport Folk

The student ensemble returns to Newport to perform with Lucius, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, and This Is the Kit.

String Students Play with Lucius and Others at Newport Folk Festival

Berklee Instant Strings performed at Newport Folk Festival 2018 with This Is the Kit, Lucius, and Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. 

Berklee's Rishabh Rajan Looks at the EDI Music Vanguard

Assistant Professor Rishabh Rajan talks about the artists who are moving the needle with electronic digital instruments. 

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WBUR-FM: Melissa Ferrick Talks Good and Bad Covers on 'Radio Boston'

Associate professor of songwriting Melissa Ferrick appears on "Radio Boston" to discuss the best and worst cover songs.


What'sUpNewp: BGJI Brings Youth, Worldliness to Newport

Students of the Berklee Global Jazz Workshop, and other schools, impressed audiences at the Newport Jazz Festival.


BostInno: Berklee Contributes to New A.I. Creating Unique Music from Vacation Photos

Berklee's Michael Bierylo talks to BostInno about a unique collaboration between Berklee's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship and Royal Caribbean International.  


WGN Radio: More than a Festival: Looking Back at Lollapalooza

The Chicago news station featured the Berklee Popular Music Institute in a story about the festival’s impact on the city.  

WGN Radio

Bay State Banner: Gender Bias in Jazz

The Cambridge Jazz Festival featured a panel with Berklee educators challenging inequality in jazz.

The Bay State Banner

New Indian Express: What to Know about the Berklee India Exchange

The national newspaper interviewed Annette Philip, artistic director of the Berklee India Exchange, about the vocal workshop in New Delhi for its educational supplement, EdEx.

The New Indian Express