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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. 


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.


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.


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

Boston Globe: Five Black Musicians on a Reckoning with Racism, and What Comes Next

The Boston Globe spoke to faculty members Terri Lyne Carrington, Jason Palmer, and Cliff Notez about reckoning with racism as Black musicians.

The Boston Globe

Spot Lyte on: Nicole d'Avis, Berklee

Nicole d'Avis, managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship and the Open Music Initiative, sat down with the Spot Lyte on podcast to talk education and creative technology.

Spot Lyte on

Billboard: The Latin Grammy Foundation Awards Julio Iglesias Scholarship to Musician from Spain

The scholarship, awarded to vocalist and pianist Mar Giménez Marín, is worth $200,000 and will allow her to study at Berklee College of Music for four years.


NBC Boston: Finding Their Groove? How Musicians Are Connecting to Listeners at Home

NBC Boston interviewed Prince Charles Alexander, Berklee professor, about performers transitioning to virtual shows and connecting to viewers remotely. Alexander also discussed Berklee's coronavirus (COVID-19) relief fund and how it's helping musicians around the world.

NBC Boston

Boston Globe: A YouTube Powerhouse Cranks out More Video Game Covers

The Boston Globe published a feature on recent Berklee graduate and YouTuber Carlos Eiene and his jazzy arrangements of popular video game music. 

The Boston Globe

Marketplace: Warner Music’s IPO Boosted by Streaming

George Howard, professor in the Music Business/Management Department, appeared on Marketplace to discuss how streaming has helped the record industry grow.