This alumnus's flying fingers make magic with the Chapman Stick. After attending a Berklee in LA session, Griesgraber set his heart on Berklee, but knew he had his work cut out for him to succeed there. He began taking courses at MiraCosta college, and soon distinguished himself, tutoring other students, recording, and helping with administrative duties. He then transferred to Berklee, and two years later graduated summa cum laude.
Get the inside story from The Simpsons composer and Berklee alumnus who wrote the music for the recent show-opening mini-film featuring the show's characters in a battle over musical freedom.
A music crowdfunding and direct-to-fan marketing platform, PledgeMusic lets fans give money to support their favorite artists in several ways, from helping them pay for studio time to financing their tours and more.
Berklee student and Groove writer Lisa Occhino sat down with Passion Pit's Ian Hultquist '08 to discuss the band's founding and recent success.
Josh Groban's musical director Tariqh Akoni '91 took time out of his busy schedule to give Berklee students a look at the process of preparing for a stadium show.
Marga Lane is a true triple threat–equally accomplished as an actress, dancer, and musician. She recently released her independent EP Expressions and has an acoustic follow-up EP slated to drop in early 2014.
Berklee was named the No. 1 Hollywood music school in the world, according to the Hollywood Reporter’s ranking of the top 10 music schools.
This trans-national pop-Americana duo is so haunting and infectious they might be zombies.
A young trumpeter returns to Berklee to talk about a range of topics, including teaching, playing, current events, and the sound of music in post-Katrina New Orleans. He headlined at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, and took the time while he was in town to chat about his latest recording, the current state of the industry, and the ways the culture of his hometown New Orleans is evolving.
Berklee College of Music, Heavy Rotation Records, and Berklee Alumni Affairs present the seventh annual CMJ Music Marathon showcase of alumni and student artists on October 17, at Sullivan Hall in New York City.
Fresh off her victory in the Monk International Jazz Competition for saxophone alumna performs, the Chile-born Aldana is only 24 yet displays incredible artistry as a tenor player and maturity as a composer and bandleader.
Two decades in, Clem Snide is still going strong with adventurous indie-rock.
Pablo Munguia '98 won an Emmy Award for his work on the Grammy Award broadcast.
Berklee alumni Jim McGorman '95 and Steve Fekete '96 talk to students about playing the long game, and what they’ve learned about making in the music business.
Berklee alumnus Ramin Djawadi is the man behind the music for Game of Thrones. When Djawadi ’98 was tapped to compose the score, an epic quality was the guiding principle. The German composer shared his thoughts on what it takes to compose for Game of Thrones, his time at Berklee, and what an effective score should do.
Berklee alumna and saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history for female instrumentalists with her win at this year's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
Melissa Aldana '09 returns to campus to begin the 2013-14 series in partnership with WBGO and NPR Music on October 9.