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Berklee Alumni and Faculty Nominated for Grammy Awards

28 Berklee alumni and two faculty members were nominated for Grammys across 17 categories.

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Boston Conservatory Musicians Perform on Symphonic Recording of David Bowie’s Blackstar

The new album features more than 20 Conservatory students, alumni, and faculty.

8 Ways to Graduate on Time (and with Less Debt)

Make a plan for each semester, only borrow what you need, and don't be afraid to ask for help. 

Can You Land a Successful Career with a Performing Arts Degree?

In an economy that rewards improvisation and entrepreneurship, well-trained artists and musicians are equipped to thrive.

Berklee Announces Spring 2020 Signature Series

This semester's concerts highlight pop with a twist, along with the music of the African diaspora, the Middle East, and more.

Berklee's Student Newspaper Finds a New Groove

The relaunched Berklee Groove website highlights student music and provides industry wisdom, album reviews, wellness advice, and fashion tips. 

Berklee Alumni Win Grammys on Music’s Biggest Night

To date, 126 Berklee alumni have received 297 Grammy Awards, popular music’s highest honor.

Abria Smith Appointed to the Boston Cultural Council

The alumna hopes to bring her artistic passion and perspective to the new role.

The Women of Jazz’s Next Generation Are More than ‘Extraordinary’

The newly announced Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo, sponsored by the Monterey Jazz Festival, performed at Berklee and took part in workshops led by the Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.

Yoron Israel Named Chair of the Percussion Department

The drummer, composer, bandleader, vibraphonist, percussionist, and author previously served as the department’s interim chair.

Precious Perez in front of a mural depicting Agua de Valencia.

Precious Perez Draws Musical and Academic Inspiration from Agua de Valencia

The singer-songwriter has released an EP inspired by her time studying abroad at Berklee Valencia. 

'You Can't Be It if You Don't See It': Ayanna Pressley Urges Representation in the Arts

Massachusetts's first black Congresswoman called for greater inclusion in the media at Berklee's Unsung Heroes Ceremony.

Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice Celebrates New Standards by Women Composers

Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Linda May Han Oh, and more will perform selections from New Standards, an upcoming e-book of pieces composed by women, on February 5 at Cafe 939.