Sounds of Berklee

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Nathan Troup Powers up the Hydrogen Jukebox

Ahead of Boston Conservatory at Berklee's production of chamber opera Hydrogen Jukebox, which runs February 7–10, director Nathan Troup talks about his vision for adapting the piece for today’s audience.

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Luciana Souza's Hushed, Soulful ‘These Things’ Explores the Power of Language

Grammy-winning Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza B.M. ‘88, who performs at Berklee on February 21, sets music to poetry on her latest album, The Book of Longing.

Saxophonist Walter Smith III’s Uncommon Range

The incoming Woodwind Department chair’s versatility and lyricism are on full display in his new band, co-led with guitarist Matthew Stevens B.M. ’04.

Billy Koh Talks Change and Growth in China's Music Industry

Veteran producer and manager Billy Koh, a featured guest at the Berklee China-U.S. Music Summit, shares the insights he's gleaned from four decades in the industry. 

Nancy Wilson 'Lives Again' through Laura Kinhan

In light of the recent loss of jazz vocal legend Nancy Wilson '94H (pictured with Sting at commencement in 1994), Berklee remembers her through alumna Lauren Kinhan's reimaginings of classic Wilson tracks. Here's Kinhan with Wilson's "Let's Live Again."

Lonely Path Find the Thread on 'Continuum'

As Sounds of Berklee breaks for the holiday, we flip the mic to our student engineer, Darcy Davis, whose band, Lonely Path, just released its first single, "Continuum," on Spotify. Listen to the energetic, funked-up song and see if you're not humming that chorus all week.

Tonya Butler Talks Personal Responsibility in the Industry

The assistant chair of the Music Business/Management Department offers practical, tough-love wisdom on making it in today’s industry.

Berklee Indian Ensemble Brings 'Untold Stories' to Life

The Berklee Indian Ensemble performs "Pinha," an original song composed by and featuring vocals from alumnus Dhruv Goel, ahead of their December 15 concert, "Untold Stories." 

Making It Real: The Art of the Senior Recital

Three students share how they went about creating their final shows at Berklee.

Rojas and D'Rivera Perform Song from Latin Grammy-Nominated Album

Berta Rojas and Paquito D'Rivera's Dia y Medio sprang from their four-year tour across the Americas. Here, we listen to "Las Abejas." Catch their Berklee performance on November 15.

Silkroad Artists Bring a Global Approach to Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Silkroad artists Cristina Pato, Galician bagpipes, and Edward Perez, double bass, discuss the collective's vision for education and its collaboration with Boston Conservatory at Berklee. And we listen to their song "Joropo-Festejo: Muiñeira de Chantada” from Pato’s album Latina, arranged by Perez.

DOMi and Louis Cole Explore the 'Dark Webb'

Keyboard wunderkind and performance major Domi Degalle (a.k.a. DOMi) teams up with multi-instrumentalist Louis Cole (of KNOWER) for this synth- and live loop-driven track.

Vimbayi Kaziboni Brings Contemporary African Works to Center Stage

The Boston Conservatory at Berklee contraBAND conductor interprets the landscape of African contemporary classical music, as well as his own identity, for a Center Stage performance on October 30.