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Berklee Guitar Sessions: August 12–16

July 9, 2018
The program, now in its 27th year, is one of the largest, most comprehensive summer guitar programs available anywhere. Read more

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DOMi and JD Beck to Perform at the Red Room at Cafe 939

January 17, 2020
The futuristic jazz duo’s performance will be webcast live as part of WBGO’s the Checkout—Live at Berklee multimedia concert series. Read more

Little Big Town's New Lead Track Has Berklee Roots

January 17, 2020
Three Berklee alumni cowrote "Next to You," the first track on Nightfall, Little Big Town’s ninth album. Read more

Berklee Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble Bring 'Power, Poise, and Passion' to New Orleans

January 17, 2020
The DownBeat Student Music Award–winning ensemble performed at Jazz Education Network Conference on Wednesday, January 8. Read more

Overwatch Composer Adam Burgess Charts a Path from Berklee to Blizzard Entertainment

January 13, 2020
The 2014 graduate breaks down some of the epic music heard by 50 million gamers worldwide, and shares career tips for aspiring game composers. Read more

Student Clubs Offer Friendship, Experience, and Even a Little Magic

January 3, 2020
Students gain professional experience and valuable community through clubs and organizations on campus.  Read more

Listen to the Berklee Artists Who Made 2019's Best Music

December 20, 2019
Whether it was pop, hip-hop, indie, bluegrass, or jazz, Berklee artists performed and produced some of this year’s most critically acclaimed tracks. Read more

Slideshow: Berklee Student Ensembles Show off Their Skills

December 19, 2019
To close out the semester, Berklee student ensembles representing a variety of styles performed some of the music they've worked on this fall. Read more

Five Decades on, Jimmy Buffett Is Still Cultivating His Audience

December 17, 2019
The “Margaritaville” singer talked about the pitfalls of signing a record deal and the importance of connecting with fans.   Read more

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Tonya Butler Named Chair of Music Business/Management

December 17, 2019
Butler is the first woman and the first African American to lead the department. Read more
Kris Davis with Val Jeanty and Terri Lyne Carrington

Kris Davis’s 'Corn Crake' Makes Difficult Music Easy to Enjoy

December 17, 2019
The song is off her newest record, Diatom Ribbons, which the New York Times named as the best jazz album of the year. Read more

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Applications Open for the Julio Iglesias Scholarship

December 16, 2019
The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation is now accepting applications for a four-year scholarship to Berklee College of Music. Read more

Student Advice for a Smooth Finals Week

December 13, 2019
Read advice from Berklee peer wellness educators on how to survive, even thrive, during finals week.  Read more

Ricky Duran Lights Up the Semifinals on The Voice

December 11, 2019
The Massachusetts native and Berklee alumnus will sing in the show’s finale next week.  Read more

Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra Performance Spans Countries, Cultures, and History

December 10, 2019
Inspired by an iconic John F. Kennedy quote, the BCSO selected each piece to be written by a composer from a different country, embarking on a global musical journey. Read more

Former Fox Music President Robert Kraft Makes His Own Lane

December 10, 2019
The longtime film music executive offered advice to Berklee students on withstanding the constant changes of a life in the industry. Read more

Making Space for Different Bodies: Toby MacNutt on Dance and Disability

December 10, 2019
The dancer and choreographer shared their artistic journey and strategies for adaptive movement in a recent on-campus workshop.  Read more
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Berklee Names Former Academic Chair Sean Hagon Dean of Career Education and Services

December 9, 2019
Hagon will bring an innovative and comprehensive strategy to help prepare students to better support their artistry through a creative entrepreneurship lens. Read more
Album art from the gospel playlist

Join the Chorus: A Selection of Gospel Music

December 6, 2019
Faculty member Jonathan Singleton curates this playlist inspired by the new Gospel Performance Program. Read more
Zakir Hussain playing tabla in a master class

Zakir Hussain and the Art of Forgetting

December 6, 2019
The Indian composer and tabla virtuoso shared his thoughts on improvisation and a musician's relationship to their instrument at a recent master class. Read more

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