At a celebration on January 20 in the Berklee Performance Center, Berklee and the Boston Conservatory (TBC) signed a merger agreement. The combined institution will be called Berklee College of Music with the conservatory becoming the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Through a generous gift from David and Lori Sprows to the Berklee City Music Program, additional financial support of scholarships to cover housing costs will go a long way toward helping students complete their undergraduate studies and earn their bachelor’s degrees.
With a gift intention of $150,000, Bill Haney created the Eisenson Family Prize for American Roots Music at Berklee, a new endowed fund which will provide for an annual visit by an outstanding roots musician to Berklee.
With a generous gift, Bodo Liesenfeld has established the first endowed assistantship program at Berklee. Liesenfeld serves as the advisory board chair for the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and the new Liesenfeld BGJI Endowed Assistantship Program will promote research and program...
Fritz Kuhnlenz was recently named the director of Alumni Affairs. Kuhnlenz comes to Berklee from the office of development and alumni relations at Boston University, where he held various positions over the course of four years.
The recent Berklee Alumni Composer Consortium, billed as a night of “contemporary art music, featured music from alumni Frank E. Warren ’76, violinist Helen Sherrah-Davies ’80, and cellist Kari Juusela ’77, as well as a tribute to Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore ’69.
As a warm-up to Halloween, professor Sheldon Mirowitz and eight of his top film scoring students collaborated with conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra to produce the music for a sold-out, silent film concert at Boston’s Symphony Hall on October 30.
In between a cowriting session with Londoners via Skype and an early-afternoon rehearsal for a December episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Louis Cato ’04 took a few minutes to talk about his unfolding career as part of Stay Human, the Colber show's house band, and as a multi-...
Emmy Award-winning composer Joel Goodman ’84 has found a unique niche in the world of film and TV music, scoring more than 125 films and television programs that have received four Oscar nominations, 15 Emmy awards, and more than 25 Emmy nominations.
22-year-old Ashlyn Willson '15 has become the walking example of the kind of young artist that has kick-started Nashville’s recent renaissance, establishing a reputation as an exceptional songstress, producer and track-writer.
Jazz keyboardist, composer, and record producer Jeff Lorber has been a vital musical force throughout a lengthy and successful career.
Bence Peter of Hajdúböszörmény, Hungary, appears in the Guinness Book of World Records for the highest number of piano key strokes played in one minute (765).
Nikolaos Paterakis MM’14 of Athens, Greece is a product support specialist for ROLI in their New York offices. ROLI is based in London, and creates innovative musical products like the Seaboard. Visit roli.com.