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Justin Timberlake talks onstage with Panos Panay

Justin Timberlake Talks Songwriting Secrets, Clichés, and Earrings

The multiplatinum recording artist shared stories from his two-decade career while on campus to receive an honorary doctorate.

Berklee Now Series

Love NPR's Tiny Desk? Check out Tiny Dorm.

Inspired by NPR’s concert video series, these Berklee students created a popular YouTube series featuring new and emerging artists. 

Film composer Matthew Margeson

Rocketman to Godzilla: Alumni Create Music for Summer Films

If you hit the theaters this summer, chances are you'll hear the music of Berklee alumni.

Berklee Student Wins Live Nation Scholarship

Nico Ruggieri, a music business/management major entering his senior year at Berklee, is the recipient of the 2019 Steven J. Finkel Service Excellence Scholarship.

Imogen Heap Receives Berklee Honorary Doctorate in Valencia

President Roger H. Brown presented the degree at the commencement ceremony for the master's degree programs at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

Terri Lyne Carrington Named 2019 Doris Duke Artist

Carrington will receive a $275,000 award in recognition of her ongoing contributions to the field of jazz.

Ziggy Alberts on Authenticity and Rest

At the recent Wanderlust festival, the Aussie singer-songwriter shared his thoughts on keeping it real, cutting through the noise, and getting enough sleep. 

Music and Meditation: DJ Sol Rising

The performer, composer, and producer talks to the Berklee Groove staff about music as a tool for transformation. 

Berklee Announces Jimmy Haslip Scholarship

Established in memory of Jane Marzulli, the endowed scholarship will be presented annually to an outstanding bass player with financial need.

Will Butera displaying his Kick Block invention

Kick Blockin' Beats

Will Butera B.M. ’16 created KickBlock to prevent his bass drum from sliding. Now he’s turning it into a side business.

Nashville Said Her Gender Was a Liability. Now She's Starting Her Own Label.

Emma White B.M. ’10 talks songwriting, launching a female-centric record label, and navigating the unsolicited advice given to performers.

Berklee's Boston Summer Music Preview

Summer in Boston means a slew of great musical experiences are right around the corner.

Berklee Alumnus Brings Music to Refugees in Lebanon

Acclaimed violinist Layth Sidiq visited Lebanon to work with refugee children from Syria.