Alumni News

Alumna Kirby Lauryen Cowrites Kayne West, Paul McCartney's 'Only One'

January 23, 2015

Kirby Lauryen '09 has written songs for some of the biggest names in the industry, including Kayne West and Paul McCartney. 

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Teese Gohl '81

Orchestrating ‘Selma’ with Teese Gohl ‘81

January 16, 2015

Score producer Teese Gohl ’81 discusses his work on Selma, the Oscar-nominated film about the historic 1965 voting rights march led by Martin Luther King Jr.

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Oriol Saña ‘98 Brings Jazz Fiddle to Barcelona

January 12, 2015

When violinist and educator Oriol Saña returned to Berklee last month from his native Barcelona, his overarching goal was to build a bridge between the two cities and connect Berklee with like-minded institutions from Spain.

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Boston Globe: Faculty and Alumni Picked for Jazz Albums of the Year

December 22, 2014

Efforts from Berklee alumni dominated the Boston Globe's list of the best jazz albums of 2014, taking seven out of the ten spots.

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PODCAST: Girls Guns and Glory

December 22, 2014

Named one of Rolling Stone Country's Artists You Need to Know, Girls Guns and Glory brings its Boston-bred Americana worldwide.

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Mike Daly

Learning the Art of Rejection

December 18, 2014

Mike Daly '96, A&R director at Disney Music Group, gives songwriting students the chance to pitch their compositions with the hope of landing a track on the upcoming Demi Lovato record.

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Berklee Online Allows Rising Country Star Lindsay Ell to Tour and Study at Same Time

December 16, 2014

For rising country star Lindsay Ell, Berklee Online's ease of access allowed her to get the Berklee experience from the road.

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The Shills

PODCAST: The Shills

December 16, 2014

The Shills, featuring MP&E grads Dave Sicilian '06 and James Zaner '06, have been a leading force in the Boston rock scene for a decade.

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Berklee Alumni Could Win 40 Grammy Awards

December 14, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Berklee alumni are nominated in the top three Grammy Award categories. 

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David Duchovny and Colin Lee

Boston Globe: Actor David Duchovny Visits Berklee to Talk About His Music

December 12, 2014

The Boston Globe reports on actor David Duchovny's recent visit to Berklee to discuss his new foray into music.

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Berklee Alumni Enjoy Strategic Advantage in Los Angeles

December 10, 2014

One of the main ways Berklee alumni in Los Angeles connect with each other and find opportunities is through the Berklee Center in LA, which hosts upward of 20 events a year.

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The Hello Strangers

PODCAST: The Hello Strangers

December 8, 2014

Americana band The Hello Strangers, comprised of Berklee grad Larissa Chace Smith and her sister, Brechyn Chace, release its debut album this year on Nashville's IMI Records.

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Alumni Profile: Brad Madix '84

December 8, 2014

Alumnus Brad Madix '84 handles sound for Jack White.

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PODCAST: Aruna '02

November 26, 2014

An accomplished singer, songwriter, DJ and producer, Aruna is a well known EDM singer and a fixture on the international dance circuit.

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Meghan Stabile Brings Marvin Gaye's 'Vulnerable' to Berklee

November 25, 2014

Meghan Stabile '06 returns to Boston with an orchestral performance of Marvin Gaye's album Vulnerable at the Berklee Performance Center. 

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Alumni Win Three Latin Grammy Awards

November 25, 2014

Three alumni win Latin Grammy Awards.

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Berklee Online Offers Three New Bachelor's Degree Programs

November 24, 2014

Berklee Online offers three new bachelor's degree programs: electronic music production and sound design; composition for visual media; and music studies.

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Berklee alumna Anita Antoinette '11

VIDEO: Alumna Anita Antoinette ’11 Among Top 10 on ‘The Voice’

November 19, 2014

Berklee alumna and singer-songwriter Anita Antoinette ’11 is one of 10 competitors remaining on NBC’s hit performance show The Voice.

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Alissie and the Funketeers

Raising Voices: City Music Keeps Students First at 20th Annual Encore Gala

November 18, 2014

Raising almost $2 million, the 20th annual Berklee Encore Gala finds countless ways to bring the voices of underserved youth to the forefront.

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PODCAST: Matt Nakoa '06

November 14, 2014

Once a goat farmer in central New York state, singer-songwriter Matt Nakoa ’06 has established himself as a folk music up-and-comer.

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