Faculty News

Joy Allen Joins Berklee As Chair of Music Therapy

September 30, 2016
Joy Allen, Ph.D., is the new chair of Music Therapy at Berklee College of Music as of August 2016.  Allen comes to the college from Loyola University, where she served as...
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Alison Plante, chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department

Alison Plante Named Chair of Film Scoring at Berklee

September 1, 2016
Berklee announces that Alison Plante has been named the chair of the college’s Film Scoring Department. Plante, an award-winning composer with an array of credits across film, TV, and...
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The Improper Bostonian: Teaching Hip-Hop 101 with Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Premier Hip-Hop Dance Teacher

August 26, 2016
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s first ever hip-hop dance teacher, Duane Lee Holland Jr., reveals his background, teaching practice, and goals in the Improper...
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Boston Globe: Envisioning Sound

November 24, 2015
The Boston Globe catches up with faculty composer Marti Epstein.
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Professor Bill Elliott Wins Tony Award for Hit Broadway Musical

July 17, 2015
Bill Elliott, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department, won a Tony Award this June for his orchestration work on An American in Paris.
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Mikolaj Poncyliusz, a student at the Berklee at Umbria clinics

Inside the Classrooms at the 30th Annual Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics

July 17, 2015
At the Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics, some 240 students from all over the world gather, as many before them have done for the past 30 years now, for an intense immersion in music unlike any other.
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Chronicle Features Michael Sweet

May 7, 2015
Channel 5’s Chronicle talks to associate professor Michael Sweet about one of the fastest growing fields in the music business: composing for video games. 
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Chronicle Features Terri Lyne Carrington

April 13, 2015
Channel 5's Chronicle profiles drummer and Berklee professor Terri Lyne Carrington in its annual series, "Game Changers," which spotlights people who are transforming their fields. 
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Berklee Joins GRAMMY Museum University Affiliate Program

November 17, 2014
Berklee College of Music has been named an official GRAMMY Museum university affiliate, giving Berklee access to GRAMMY Museum content for educational purposes, curriculum resources, research...
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David "Doc" Wallace, Berklee String Department chair

Strings Magazine Spotlights New Chair David Wallace

November 7, 2014
In a recent Strings Magazine profile, contributor Rory Williams writes that David “Doc” Wallace, Berklee’s new String Department chair, “pairs perfectly” with Berklee, “...
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