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Berklee Alumni and Faculty Receive Grammy Nominations

This year, 25 Berklee alumni and three faculty members were nominated across 25 categories.

Berklee Indian Ensemble Brings 'Untold Stories' to Life

The Berklee Indian Ensemble performs "Pinha," an original song composed by and featuring vocals from alumnus Dhruv Goel, ahead of their December 15 concert, "Untold Stories." 

The Water Becomes a Character: A Conversation with Metamorphoses Director Theresa Lang

Ahead of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Center Stage production of the Tony Award–winning play, we spoke with director Theresa Lang.

Album art from the Singers Showcase playlist

Vocal Icons of the '80s: Singers Showcase 2018

Put on your Reebok Pumps and kick it to the hits that made the decade.

The Seagull Effect: Finding New Sounds with the JACK Quartet

The acclaimed string ensemble performed student compositions and offered vital feedback during their Berklee residency this fall.

Taking a Closer Look at Apparat's "Goodbye"

In this episode of Signal Flow, associate professors Erin Barra and Loudon Stearns talk about why Apparat's masterful "Goodbye," a widely synchronized song, feels frightening.

Mayssa Karaa B.M. ’12

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

The Lebanese-American singer's first track with mega-producer Rahman has amassed millions of plays in the month since its release.

La Bohème - "Mi Chiamano Mimì"

Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Bizhou Chang performs "Mi Chiamano Mimì" from Giacomo Puccini's opera La Bohème with faculty member Andrew Altenbach on piano. 

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Jamaica Plain Gazette: Q&A with Composer Michael Wartofsky

Wartofsky, a professor of harmony, is interviewed about his debut album, All the Possibilities: Broadway Sings Wartofsky.

Jamaica Plain Gazette ‘Astral Weeks,’ a Groundbreaking Album with Cambridge Roots, Honored on 50th Anniversary

Van Morrison's album Astral Weeks has some surprising connections to Berklee.

Boston Herald: Professor's Music Played at President George H.W. Bush's Funeral

Boston Conservatory at Berklee professor Kevin Siegfried's piece "Lay Me Low" was performed at the funeral for President George H.W. Bush, as reported by the Boston Herald.

Boston Herald

The Hollywood Reporter: Top 25 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV

The Hollywood Reporter once again ranks Berklee among the world's top film schools. 

The Hollywood Reporter

The New York Times: Israeli Pianist Wins Thelonious Monk Contest

Tom Oren, a Berklee student, is the winner of the Thelonious Monk Showcase, jazz's most influential competition. 

The New York Times

WBUR: To Play or not to Play? The Museum of Fine Arts Activates Its Rare Instruments

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts engages visitors with rare and ancient instruments, some played by Berklee professors.