Alumnus Taku Hirano '95 is a percussionist, producer, and designer who has carved an eclectic career over the past two decades working with Whitney Houston, Fleetwood Mac, Dr. Dre, Bette Midler, John Mayer, and Cirque du Soleil.
Podcast work helps alumni make a living as musicians in New York.
Berklee alumni working in the Nashville music industry reach out to the next generation of Berklee students, who are visiting for their spring break to learn from Music City's pros.
Berklee alumnus Nate Morton '94 is the drummer in the house band for NBC's The Voice and has appeared on the Rock Star: Supernova and INXS reality shows, toured nationally in the American Idol band, and performed with Natalie Cole, Paul Stanley, and Chaka Khan.
Berklee hosts its 11th annual party at the SXSW music and media conference in Austin, Texas, featuring up-and-coming alumni and student artists.
Though he’d never scored a major film, Arturo Cardelús ‘11 knew he was the right composer for the movie Call Me Francesco as soon as he heard about it.
Berklee will present American Master Awards at Music City Roots in Franklin, Tennessee. T Bone Burnett and Berklee alumni Gillian Welch '92 and David Rawlings '92 will receive the honors during a live webcast on March 15.
Twelve alumni took home thirteen trophies at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
Last year saxophonist Donny McCaslin '88 and his jazz quartet were enlisted by David Bowie H'99 to record what became Bowie's 25th and final album, Blackstar. Just weeks after the album's release and the shock of Bowie's death, McCaslin talks about recording with Bowie and longtime producer Tony Visconti.
Justin Tranter '01 and his collaborator Julia Michaels are on a pop radio-dominating hot streak writing songs for Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, and Gwen Stefani and others.
Living Colour drummer Will Calhoun '86, shares advice for Berklee students, thoughts on the drums from a global perspective, and blazing chops throughout a clinic at David Friend Recital Hall.
Clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, and Berklee alumna Anat Cohen will kick off National Public Radio’s annual Toast of the Nation coast-to-coast radio broadcast this New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Alumnus Alex Lacamoire '95, music director and orchestrator of Hamilton, credits his Berklee education for the foundation of his career in musical theater.
Singer-songwriter and alumna Zoya is finding success in her native India and the United States with her signature folk fusion that combines elements of pop and Northern Indian music with varied, unusual instrumentation.
Vanity Fair is jazzed about the millennial musicians who are fueling the contemporary scene. Two articles and slideshows feature many Berkee alumni among more than 50 new artists who are part of the movement.
Alumni are nominated in the top three categories for the fifth consecutive year.
The fifth annual Berklee City Music Summit brings music educators, professional musicians, and students together for networking and collaboration.