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Berklee Announces Erica Muhl as New President

October 22, 2020
Muhl comes to Berklee from the University of Southern California, where she was dean and founding executive director of the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.  Read more

Berklee and Kaiwen Academy Partner to Bring Contemporary Musicianship to K–12 Chinese Students

October 20, 2020
The partnership between Berklee and Kaiwen Academy will bring modern music training to a new generation of global musicians in China.  Read more

Berklee Alumni Nominated for 2020 Latin Grammys

October 1, 2020
Fourteen Berklee alumni are nominated across eight categories, including Album of the Year. Read more

Gabriele Vanoni Named Assistant Chair of Composition

September 4, 2020
Vanoni is an acclaimed pianist and composer who brings his global experience and perspective to Berklee's Composition Department.  Read more

Berklee Signs Agreement to Stay in Valencia for 20 More Years

July 20, 2020
Berklee Valencia and the City of Arts and Sciences have reached an agreement to keep the college at the iconic cultural complex for an additional 20 years. Read more

New Berklee India Exchange Music Video Supports Musicians Affected by COVID-19

May 5, 2020
Watch Indian celebrities and Berklee artists perform a new arrangement of the popular song "Dil Chahta Hai." Read more

Your Guide to Berklee Online’s Most Popular Courses

April 16, 2020
From voice, guitar, and songwriting classes to music theory and production, here are some options for making good use of your time at home. Read more

From Tabla to Tech: Nitish Kulkarni

April 15, 2020
The tabla player and producer shares how his time at Berklee Valencia prepared him for his work as a music technology consultant and sales engineer.  Read more
Guitarist and producer Alper Tuzcu

Alper Tuzcu Translates Poetic Wisdom on 'Con Ella'

April 7, 2020
The Turkish guitarist and producer shares his musical arrangement of a poem by the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Read more
Galen Fraser playing the fiddle in a field

Stay at Home Festival Brings Relief to Fans and Artists

March 30, 2020
Cofounded by alumnus and fiddler/composer Galen Fraser, the livestreamed event series helps keep artists off the road and in business. Read more

You’ve Probably Never Heard This Instrument. Matthew Baker Wants to Change That.

February 11, 2020
The Berklee Valencia instructor is working to bring the baryton out of 18th-century obscurity and into 2020. Read more

Can You Land a Successful Career with a Performing Arts Degree?

January 31, 2020
In an economy that rewards improvisation and entrepreneurship, well-trained artists and musicians are equipped to thrive. Read more
Precious Perez in front of a mural depicting Agua de Valencia.

Precious Perez Draws Musical and Academic Inspiration from Agua de Valencia

January 22, 2020
The singer-songwriter has released an EP inspired by her time studying abroad at Berklee Valencia.  Read more
China-U.S. Music Summit

Summit Brings Chinese Music Leaders to Berklee

October 16, 2019
The summit will include two days of panels and discussions, and conclude with a special performance.  Read more
Tabla legend Zakir Hussain

Berklee India Exchange Presents Zakir Hussain

October 14, 2019
The Indian tabla maestro will host a one-week residency at Berklee this November. Read more

Inspired and Berklee Launch Exclusive Partnership

October 7, 2019
The new initiative, called Inspired by Berklee, features a pioneering curriculum and artists-in-residence program that will develop contemporary music, dance, theater, and creative capacity skills at Inspired schools worldwide.  Read more
Chinese classical music being performed by an orchestra

More than Mozart: A Global Take on Classical Music

September 27, 2019
Inspired by a Chamber Series performance at the Conservatory, listen to examples of classical music that go far beyond the Western idiom. Read more

India's Rising Stars Shine at Berklee Summer Program

August 15, 2019
Bollywood star Shalmali Kholgade and singer Pooja Tiwari added technical skills to their natural talents. Read more

Berklee Global Summit Hosts Concerts by Students, Faculty, and Alumni

June 6, 2019
Berklee hosts free concerts on June 18 and 20 by students from Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Berklee Global Jazz Institute, and partner institutions as part of its Global Summit. Read more
Album art from the BGJI tenth anniversary playlist

A 'Global Passport': 10 Years of the BGJI

April 1, 2019
Alumni of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) reflect on what the institute means to them. Read more

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