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A Bedroom with a View

As the Berklee community adjusts for remote learning and creativity, we offer a few artists who have used limitation as their inspiration.

Berklee Now Series

Composer Marti Epstein Makes 'Unimaginable' Music

The longtime Berklee faculty member talks imagination, her opera Rumpelstiltskin, composing without computers, and more on Sounds of Berklee.

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Recorder Player Tali Rubinstein on Translating Nostalgia

The Israeli musician discusses her love of sad music and how translating lyrics can be its own aesthetic journey on this episode of Sounds of Berklee.

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A Pop Music Time Machine

Inspired by the Signature Series concert Nu-Vintage Pop—Today's Hits, Time Traveled, listen to modern pop hits through a historic lens.

Emily Bear Ventures into Pop

The Berklee student, already a successful jazz pianist and composer at 18, talks to the BIRN about exploring new musical territory.  

How Amanda Addleman Used Music to Work Through PTSD

Addleman B.M. '09 always assumed she had stage fright, but after years of not being able to shake it she sought help and learned that she had something else: post-traumatic stress disorder.

Listen to the Berklee Artists Who Made 2019's Best Music

Whether it was pop, hip-hop, indie, bluegrass, or jazz, Berklee artists performed and produced some of this year’s most critically acclaimed tracks.

Kris Davis with Val Jeanty and Terri Lyne Carrington

Kris Davis’s 'Corn Crake' Makes Difficult Music Easy to Enjoy

The song is off her newest record, Diatom Ribbons, which the New York Times named as the best jazz album of the year.

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Join the Chorus: A Selection of Gospel Music

Faculty member Jonathan Singleton curates this playlist inspired by the new Gospel Performance Program.

Andrew Sarlo's Big Year: On Producing for Bon Iver, Big Thief, and More

The alumnus goes behind the scenes of some of 2019’s top releases and curates a playlist of his productions for Berklee Now.

Melissa Aldana Explores Self-Identity on Visions

Award-winning Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana B.M. '09 talks about the inspiration for her latest album, struggles she has faced in her artistic journey, and how she stays at the top of her game.

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Mariachi, Ayer y Hoy: A Primer on the Regional Mexican Genre

Oscar Stagnaro, bass professor and producer for the Signature Series event Aida Cuevas Meets Berklee, curates selections from the mariachi canon.

Pedro Osuna conducting an orchestra

Film Composer Pedro Osuna Reinvents Himself with Every Score

In this episode of Sounds of Berklee, Osuna talks about embracing deadlines, working in L.A., and finding his compositional voice.