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Finneas O'Connell giving a songwriting and production clinic

Shake the Vanity: How FINNEAS Took Pop by Storm from a Bedroom

The wunderkind producer and songwriter discussed his sold-out solo tour, songwriting, and what it's like collaborating with his sister, Billie Eilish.

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Toki Wright Named Chair of Berklee's Professional Music Department

Wright, an acclaimed MC, producer, writer, radio host, arts diplomat, and community organizer, had served as the department’s assistant chair since last summer. 

Berklee Alumni Win Four Latin Grammys

Nella picked up Best New Artist in a big night for Berklee at the 20th annual Latin Grammy Awards.

Four Berklee Guitarists Vie for Preeminent Jazz Prize

Cecil Alexander, François Chanvallon, Lucian Gray, and Matt Sewell will compete at the 2019 Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz International Competition in December.

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Berklee Announces First Gospel Summer Program

The five-day performance program brings together gospel's traditions with its contemporary cultural relevance, and will take place August 17–21, 2020.

Natalia Lafourcade Encourages Students to Explore Their Own Worlds

The Mexican guitarist and singer shared her career journey with students. 

Berklee's Signature Series Celebrates the Music of Queen

Award-winning a cappella jazz quintent Vox One will open the concert.

Casa Limón New York Week Honors Flamenco Vocalist Carmen Linares

The Mediterranean Music Institute hosted several events culminating in an award presentation for flamenco legend Linares. 

Harry Gregson-Williams on Making and Remaking the Shrek Theme

The A-list film composer went in-depth on his creative process, scoring tips, and mistakes during a campus visit earlier this week.

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs Its Score to The Phantom of the Opera

The screening includes a new and digitized restoration of Lon Chaney's 1925 classic.

The Computer Listens to Georgia Anne Muldrow, and so Should You

The uncategorizable vocalist, songwriter, and producer discussed her musical journey during a campus visit this fall, and collaborated with Berklee students and engineer Jaime Sickora B.M. '98 (Coldplay, Herbie Hancock).

Oh the Horror: Andy Grush ’00 on Composing for Doctor Sleep

The fim scoring alumnus explains why you'll never hear the six-minute opus he wrote for the new adaptation of Steven King's sequel to The Shining.

High Fidelity Music Streaming: Can You Tell the Difference?

Berklee faculty Jonathan Wyner, Erin Barra, Prince Charles Alexander, and Sean Slade weigh in on music streaming quality and whether it matters.