Boston Metro: Classroom on a Tour Bus: New Berklee Program Gives a Few Young Artists the Rock Star Treatment
Jeff Dorenfeld, managing director of the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI), talked with the Boston Metro about the plans for the new institute's inaugural year, including a curriculum that will take students on tour buses to play major international festivals.
Catch a few glimpses of the Equinox Music Festival, an event at Berklee and The Boston Conservatory showcasing the improvisational possibilities of classical music.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Annette Philip talks about the origin of the Berklee India Exchange, the creation of the Berklee Indian Ensemble, and the importance of Indian music for Berklee.
Faculty member Susan Rogers reflects on her work with Prince.
Panos Panay, managing director of BerkleeICE, discusses recent programming and the music-thinking approach with Comcast Newsmaker's correspondent, Jenny Johnson.
Ensemble and City Music faculty Chantel Hampton '08 and Alonzo Harris underscore the importance of being versatile as a musician and how technology can enhance performance.
Percussion Professor Terri Lyne Carrington is honored by the Society of American Music for her important contributions made over her career.
Alumna Melissa Ferrick, a longtime touring singer-songwriter, returned to Berklee as a faculty member in 2013 and last year released her 17th album, Melissa Ferrick.
Listen to composer, pianist, and faculty member Moira Lo Bianco '12 who will perform in the Equinox Music Festival on March 21, and is also the event's codirector, with Stephany Tiernan, chair of the Piano Department.
Listen to an interview with Danilo Pérez, pianist, composer, bandleader, and founder of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
Faculty member Hal Crook '71 celebrates his 30 years at Berklee with a BPC concert. Listen to one of his originals, "Behind These Eyes."
Grammy-nominated Berklee Voice Department Professor Donna McElroy, an alumna of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the leading torch-bearers of the traditional spiritual throughout the world since 1871, both discusses and sings spirituals, joined by students from the Jubilee Spirit Ensemble that she leads at Berklee.
Prince Charles Alexander, professor of music production and engineering, talks about the arc of his career, from starting his solo career in Boston, to hip-hop sessions in New York, to joining the Berklee faculty.
Listen to a two-movement work for flute and piano by Jonathan Bailey Holland, a composition faculty member at both The Boston Conservatory and Berklee.
In this edition of Inside Berklee, Kenny Werner, artistic director of Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses how musicians can learn to play from the deepest parts of themselves and rediscover their connection to the music.
Hal Crook Celebrates Retirement with Concert Featuring Esperanza Spalding, Antonio Sanchez, Lionel Loueke, Chris Cheek and Others
Hal Crook is retiring after 30 years of teaching at Berklee and is celebrating in concert with some of his former students, including Antonio Sanchez '97, Esperanza Spalding '05, Lionel Loueke '01, Leo Genovese '04, and Chris Cheek '91, among others.
Do the same old tunes in your workout playlist inspire or tire you? Sharon Broadley-Martin, professor of contemporary music writing and production, says the trick is in how you sequence the songs.
J. Curtis Warner Jr. has been named to lead Berklee's new Office of Community and Government Relations as associate vice president.