Press Releases

BPMI Showcases its 2018 Festival Artists at the Sinclair on March 6

February 21, 2018

Berklee Popular Music Institute presents its annual showcase of artists chosen by students in the program to represent Berklee at major music festivals this summer, including Essence Festival,...

Read more

10th Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival Celebrates Music from Around the World

February 15, 2018

Berklee will present the 10th annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival on Thursday, March 1, as part of its Signature Series. Founded and directed by Christiane Karam B.M. ‘03,...

Read more

Young Saxophone Avatars Hailey Niswanger and Daniel Rotem Headline The Checkout—Live at Berklee Concert Broadcasts

February 13, 2018

Two of the most greatly admired young saxophonists to study at Berklee in the last decade are set to headline the spring season of essential New York jazz station WBGO’s The Checkout—Live at Berklee...

Read more

Retiring Berklee Educator Honored for Decades of Opening Doors for College and High School Musicians

February 9, 2018

Rob Rose, whose influence was felt by students aspiring to be performers, retires after 50 years at Berklee.

Read more

Open Music Initiative Teams Up with Ace Hotel

February 8, 2018

Ace Hotel joins the Open Music Initiative in offering its first public series of events, cohosting a series of workshops across the hotel's properties designed to foster creative dialogue, and...

Read more

Danilo Pérez; photo by John Abbott

Danilo Pérez Wins United States Artists Fellowship and Victoriano Lorenzo Award

January 29, 2018

Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and Berklee educator Danilo Pérez recently received multiple honors: Panama's first Victoriano Lorenzo Award and a United States Artists (USA) Fellowship. Grammy-...

Read more

Berklee Alumni, Professor Recognized at 60th Grammy Awards

January 29, 2018

Berklee alumni, including a current associate professor, were recognized across genres at the 60th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 28.

Read more

50th Berklee High School Jazz Festival to Honor Ellis Marsalis, Students on February 10

January 25, 2018

Berklee will present the 50th annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival, the nation's largest high school jazz competition, on Saturday, February 10 at Hynes Convention Center in Boston, and will...

Read more

Berklee’s Bruno Mars Ensemble to Perform Tribute Concert on February 8

January 18, 2018

The dynamic Bruno Mars ensemble is curated and directed by saxophonist Tia Fuller, a professor and former member of Beyoncé’s band.

Read more

"Battleship Potemkin"

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra to Perform Original Score for Battleship Potemkin in Upcoming Concerts and Screenings

December 21, 2017

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, one of the world’s top silent film ensembles, will bring its award-winning film/concert experience to several venues with upcoming presentations of its original...

Read more