For the better part of the last decade, Berklee alumni artists, engineers, producers, songwriters, and venue owners are among the graduates who have sown deep roots in Brooklyn’s neighborhoods.
Charlie Puth '13 returns to his alma mater to talk to Five-Week Summer Performance Program students about how he parlayed a YouTube presence into a successful career.
Several Berklee alumni have taken their experience with the Berklee way of learning into the world of private music lessons in order to find new ways to innovate and build on that traditional model.
Julian Bunetta '01 and John Ryan '10 had a hand in shaping the songs and sounds on the last three record-breaking albums from the English-Irish pop group, One Direction, with another album in the works.
Berklee alumni are once again playing key music and sound roles on many of this summer’s biggest blockbuster movies.
Alumni working on music and sound for some of this summer’s biggest blockbuster films reflect on their time at Berklee and share tips for students interested in working in the industry.
Folk-tinged rock band Grey Season is having a breakthrough summer, scoring sets at South by Southwest (SXSW), Bonnaroo, the Lowell Summer Music Series (opening for the Blues Brothers), and Boston Calling.
Nine Berklee alumni are nominated for 10 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Five years ago, Alissia ’14 was a student shooting for a scholarship to Berklee at the Umbria Jazz Festival. Now, the Berklee graduate and rising sensation is bringing her fresh brand of modern funk to tens of thousands from the festival’s stage.
Before a packed show at the TD Garden on July 1, Imagine Dragons gave a group of Berklee students a behind-the-scenes look at the production of their major worldwide Smoke + Mirrors Tour.
A panel of expert musicians including guitarist Tariqh Akoni ’91 and percussionist Taku Hirano ’95 gave students insight into the music industry while in Boston for a Bette Midler concert at the TD Garden.
After a five-year stint drumming with Beyoncé right out of Berklee, alumna Nikki Glaspie breaks out on her own with the Nth Power.
Berklee alumna Rie Tsuji didn’t initially set out to tour the world with Beyoncé and Jay-Z, but when the opportunity arose, she was well prepared to seize it.
Born Theresa Danielle Flaminio, multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter DANiiVORY '08, who has toured with Beyoncé, CeeLo Green, and Imagine Dragons, sets out on her own.
Holiday Mountain, an Austin-based psych dub pop trio formed at Berklee in 2011, was recently featured in Spin magazine and is currently on tour in support of its EP, You Be You, Part One.
David Carbonara '85 has scored all seven seasons of Mad Men, which is in its final run on AMC for the second half of its seventh, and last, season
Charlie Puth '13 is a 23-year-old songwriter and performer who has recently been signed to Atlantic Records and who has scored a No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100, a slew of popular YouTube videos, and an EP in the works.
Jazz pianist and composer Mina Yu '12, a native of Korea now based in New York, releases her debut album Papa's Records.