Faculty

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Bonnie Hayes

bhayes@berklee.edu | 617 747-6311

What I figured out is that every kind of music has something awesome about it. You just have to find it and embrace it.

Jimmy Kachulis

Professor, Songwriting
Also affiliated with:: Berklee Online (available courses)
jkachulis@berklee.edu | 617 747-8240

An accomplished composer, arranger, and conductor, Kachulis has worked with legendary artists such as George Coleman, Jon Hendricks, John Lewis and Martha Reeves.

Scarlet Keys

Associate Professor, Songwriting
skeys@berklee.edu | 617 747-8455

"I create an environment in the classroom that is relaxed, fun, and creative because although craft is an intellectual pursuit, creativity needs to run rampant. It’s like a child learning to walk; it needs to have the freedom to try things out, to play and discover itself."

Jack Perricone

Professor, Songwriting
jperricone@berklee.edu | 617 747-2385

"My hope is that the graduating songwriting major leaves Berklee with a portfolio of songs that he or she can be proud to show to anyone in the music industry."

Ivan Sever

Associate Professor, Songwriting
isever@berklee.edu | 617 747-2393

"As long as musicians try to communicate well with those beyond the walls of their own room, there'll always be a need for music recording mentors. Even for the ones that remember the dinosaurs."

Mark Simos

Associate Professor, Songwriting
msimos@berklee.edu | 617 747-3129

"I feel that the best teaching and learning come out of the practice of reflecting on one's own work."