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Berklee's Rishabh Rajan Looks at the EDI Music Vanguard

Assistant Professor Rishabh Rajan talks about the artists who are moving the needle with electronic digital instruments. 

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Faculty Member to Set Up Recording Studio in the Dominican Republic

Chrissy Tignor, assistant professor of contemporary writing and production, will also conduct a recording workshop at Santo Domingo’s Conservatorio Nacional de Música.

Student Helps Pops and Symphony Hall Guests Take the Stage

The seventh-semester music business/management major is spending her summer learning from the pros at Symphony Hall. 

Berklee City Music Awards Seven Full-Tuition Scholarships

The young musicians were awarded the scholarships at a ceremony marking the end of the Five-Week Summer Performance Program. 

Berklee Team Helped Create Program Pairing Photos and Music

Cruise line Royal Caribbean worked with faculty from Berklee and technology experts from around the world, to create the SoundSeeker song generator.

How to Make the Most of Your Music Festival Experience

Artists who have performed at festivals like Lollapalooza and SXSW through the Berklee Popular Music Institute give the inside scoop on how to make the experience the most it can be.   

String Students Play with Lucius and Others at Newport Folk Festival

Berklee Instant Strings performed at Newport Folk Festival 2018 with This Is the Kit, Lucius, and Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. 

Berklee Opens Its Doors to Electronic Digital Instruments

Berklee's new EDI initiative recognizes the central role that computers play in all types of music-making.


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Conservatory Student Writes from Tanglewood

As a 2018 Tanglewood Music Center fellow, Montserrat Siles has been performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and will serve as the assistant concertmaster for Tanglewood on Parade.

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Negro Spiritual Project Performs at the Fort

The Gregory Groover Negro Spiritual Project brings spirituals and hymns to Berklee's annual Jazz at the Fort concert. 

Berklee Instant Strings Sweetens Newport Folk

The student ensemble returns to Newport to perform with Lucius, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, and This Is the Kit.

Student Records Cover of Ariana Grande Song for A Cappella Label

Beth Faria, a seventh-semester contemporary writing and production student, spent a week at the Vocal Company recording a cover of Ariana Grande's "No Tears Left to Cry."

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Collaborates with Greek Children’s Choir in Athens

Kalesma, a humanitarian project to transform children’s lives through music, collaborated with six musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) in Athens, Greece.