Soundbreaking: Gary Slaight Honored in Toronto

November 1, 2018

From the left: Berklee president Roger H. Brown, Gary Slaight, and Joe Bennett, Berklee’s vice president for academic affairs strategic initiatives. Slaight is a Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, philanthropist, member of the Order of Canada, and former Berklee trustee who received a Berklee honorary doctorate on August 27 in Toronto, Canada. For more than a decade, the Slaight Family Scholarship has offered full tuition and room and board to talented Canadian students. Slaight has also been a key supporter of Berklee’s Reach Out Program, which assists students in difficult life situations.

Photo: David Lee

 

This article appeared in our alumni magazine, Berklee Today Fall 2018. Learn more about Berklee Today.
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