Partners and Ambassadors


Berklee City Music participates in a variety of strategic partnerships that enhance the delivery of music and arts education in underserved communities. Our partners include:
  • Billboard
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Boston Rocks
  • Celtics Shamrock Foundation
  • Concord Music Group
  • The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
  • Little Kids Rock
  • Music Empowers
  • The NAMM Foundation
  • New York City Department of Education
  • Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium
  • The Take Me to the River Education Initiative
  • The Woodlawn Foundation
Watch City Music participants collaborate with George Clinton and Moby on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus:



Berklee City Music has a network of established artists and industry experts who share their knowledge with our students and inspire them. These artists include:
  • Bryan Abreu
  • Kris Allen
  • Philip Bailey
  • Steve Bailey
  • Shoshana Bean
  • Terri Lyne Carrington
  • Clinton Cerejo
  • George Clinton
  • Nick Cooper
  • Nnenna Freelon
  • Courtney Harrell
  • Donald Harrison, Jr.
  • Kiki Haynes
  • Quincy Jones (City Music “National Ambassador”)
  • Kenny Latimore
  • Rob Lewis
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Walter McCarty
  • Ashley Rodriguez
  • MJ Rodriguez
  • Patrice Rushen
  • Elan Trotman
  • Kirk Whalum
  • Mark Whitfield
  • Tuffus Zimbabwe
Watch a Berklee City Music master class with Wynton Marsalis at Boston Arts Academy: