Faculty News

Berklee Presents Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary

February 3, 2014

The Signature Series at Berklee continues with Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary, celebrating the 100th anniversary of one of the most eclectic and electric musicians of the 20th century, Sun Ra. 

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First Night Boston Featured Music of Berklee Alumnus/ Faculty Ben Cantil

January 28, 2014

This year's First Night Boston featured the work of Ben Cantil, a Berklee alumnus and current faculty member of Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. His music played during the 10 minutes leading up to the New Year’s countdown into the first minute of 2014.

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PODCAST: Inside Berkee—Michael Sweet

December 18, 2013

Michael Sweet, an associate professor who teaches video game scoring, has seen the gaming grow from a niche market into a $60-billion-a-year industry—and one that needs music. 

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PODCAST: Javier Limón

November 20, 2013

The artistic director of Berklee's Mediterranean Music Institute collaborates with students and alumni from the Middle East on his latest project.

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Jazz Bassist Eddie Gomez Awarded Berklee in Valencia's First Honorary Doctorate

October 24, 2013

Legendary jazz bassist and Grammy Award-winner Eddie Gómez was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain. This was the first-ever honorary doctorate granted at the college’s international campus.

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Paula Cole Joins Berklee Faculty

August 27, 2013

Berklee College of Music announces that Paula Cole has joined the college's Voice Department. Cole, a 1990 Berklee graduate, is a Grammy winner and seven-time Grammy nominee who has sold approximately three million albums. She begins her tenure on September 1. 

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Annual Jazz at the Fort Concert Features Vocalist Diane Richardson

July 26, 2013

The annual Jazz at the Fort concert brings top Berklee faculty and alumni jazz artists to Marcella Park in Roxbury.

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On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Is Spotify Fair to Musicians?

July 18, 2013

Don Gorder, chair of the music business/management department at Berklee College of Music, joins On Point's Tom Ashbrook for a discussion about Spotify.

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PODCAST: Inside Berklee—David Fiuczynski

July 8, 2013

In this episode of Inside Berklee, professor David Fiuczynski talks about how Berklee is exploring microtonal harmonies. 

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Cape Cod Times: Berklee's Steve Wilkes Listens to the Cape

June 24, 2013

The Cape Cod Times spoke to Berklee professor Steve Wilkes, who has recently released three CDs borne from his Hear Cape Cod project, the first audio time capsule of the Cape and islands.

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Berklee Faculty Among Grammy Music Educator Award Quarterfinalists

June 5, 2013

Berklee professors Jetro da Silva '95 and James Kachulis are among the quarterfinalists for the inaugural Grammy Music Educator Award.

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USA Today: Berklee's Stephen Webber on Music Education in the Digital Age

June 5, 2013

USA Today talks to Berklee's Stephen Webber for a story about music education in the digital age.

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Matt Glaser Wins American String Teachers Association Award

May 28, 2013

The American String Teachers Association (ASTA) awarded Berklee's Matt Glaser the prestigious Artist Teacher Award at its annual convention, held this year in Providence, Rhode Island. Glaser is the first non-classical string teacher to win the award, which is considered the ASTA's highest honor.

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Faculty Experts

December 6, 2010

Berklee's world-renowned faculty are also sources for analysis and commentary on today's music industry news.

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