Faculty News

PODCAST: Hal Crook

February 16, 2016

Faculty member Hal Crook '71 celebrates his 30 years at Berklee with a BPC concert. Listen to one of his originals, "Behind These Eyes."

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Donna McElroy

February 2, 2016

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.

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PODCAST: Prince Charles Alexander

January 26, 2016

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.

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PODCAST: Jonathan Bailey Holland

January 20, 2016

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.

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Hal Crook Celebrates Retirement with Concert Featuring Esperanza Spalding, Antonio Sanchez, Lionel Loueke, Chris Cheek and Others

January 12, 2016

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. 

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Kenny Werner

January 12, 2016

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.

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C-SPAN: Communicators with Allen Bargfrede

January 7, 2016

Allen Bargfrede, director of Rethink Music, discusses the Fair Music report and payment streams in the music industry.

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Boston Magazine: How to Make the Most Effective Workout Playlist Possible

November 23, 2015

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.  

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J. Curtis Warner Jr. Named Head of Community and Government Relations

October 26, 2015

J. Curtis Warner Jr. has been named to lead Berklee's new Office of Community and Government Relations as associate vice president. 

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New York Times: For Free Songs, Video Trumps Audio

September 23, 2015

BerkleeICE and Rethink Music's Allen Bargfrede weighs in on why Youtube is still the most popular music streaming site.

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WBUR: What Will The Music of The Future Sound Like?

September 14, 2015

BerkleeICE's Panos Panay was interviewed by WBUR in a quest to find out what music will sound like in the future.

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Javier Limón Appointed to Spanish National Council of Performing Arts and Music

August 19, 2015

Javier Limón, the artistic director of the Mediterranean Music Institute and Berklee Latino, has been officially appointed a member of the Spanish National Council of Performing Arts and Music. His role will be to represent the Spanish music industry.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Larry Watson

August 3, 2015

Larry Watson talks about his work at Harvard, the resilient messages of African-American music, and the power of shedding light on secrets.

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PODCAST: Sean Jones

July 31, 2015

Listen to a track from the latest release issued by Berklee's brass chair.

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Professor Bill Elliott Wins Tony Award for Hit Broadway Musical

July 17, 2015

Bill Elliott, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department, won a Tony Award this June for his orchestration work on An American in Paris.

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USA Today: BerkleeICE Tackles Employment Blues

July 2, 2015

USA Today speaks to Panos Panay, BerkleeICE founding managing director, about what the future holds for music graduates.

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Neil Leonard: Interdisciplinary Curiosity in Motion

June 5, 2015

Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute artistic director Neil Leonard doesn’t miss an opportunity to embark on—and learn from—new interdisciplinary adventures.

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Berklee Press Receives International Book Award

June 1, 2015

USA Book News recently recognized Berklee Press in the 2015 International Book Awards, with four titles receiving honors.

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Berklee Receives UPCEA’s Strategic Innovation in Online Education Award

May 22, 2015

Berklee was honored by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) at its 100th annual conference in Washington, D.C.

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All Songs Considered: Why We Like the Music We Like

May 8, 2015

NPR's All Songs Considered held a listening party at Berklee on April 22. The evening, held at the Red Room at Cafe 939, featured a panel of guests including Susan Rogers, associate professor of music production and engineering.

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