Press Releases

Berklee to Present Wang Leehom Scholarship to Zhengxi Zhang

May 24, 2019

The four-year, full-tuition scholarship honoring Chinese-American singer-songwriter Wang Leehom ’99 will be presented to Zhengxi Zhang this fall.

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Berklee Popular Music Institute Artists to Perform at Summer Festivals

May 21, 2019

The experiential program is sending six artists from the college to perform at major summer music festivals, including Essence Festival and Lollapalooza.

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Missy Elliott, Alex Lacamoire, Justin Timberlake Honored at Commencement

May 11, 2019

The music icons received honorary doctorates for their lasting contributions to music and popular culture.

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Joan of Arc - Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Creates and Performs New Score for The Passion of Joan of Arc

May 2, 2019

The piece will premiere at the Coolidge Corner Theatre on Thursday, June 6.

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Sean K. Skeete Appointed Chair of Berklee’s Ensemble Department

April 25, 2019

Skeete has been teaching ensembles and drumming courses at the college for more than 15 years.

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Philip Lima Named Assistant Chair of Berklee's Voice Department

April 18, 2019

Lima, a baritone vocalist acclaimed for his performances on both concert and operatic stages, transitions from Berklee's Human Resources Department to academic leadership. 

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Walter Smith III Joins Berklee as Chair of the Woodwind Department

April 4, 2019

The renowned saxophonist and bandleader returns to his alma mater to lead the next generation of artists.

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Kathy Mattea Presented with Berklee’s American Master Award

March 20, 2019

The Grammy-winning songwriter received the award at Warner Music Nashville during Berklee's 34th annual Nashville student trip.

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Yvette Noel-Schure Receives Berklee's Master of Global Entertainment Award

March 18, 2019

Noel-Schure, publicist for Beyoncé and vice president of Schure Media Group, was presented with the award at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

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BirnCORE Live Presents Nick Hakim

March 14, 2019

The alumnus, singer-songwriter, and producer will perform at the BIRN’s spring event at the Red Room at Cafe 939 on April 19.

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