As part of an idea he cultivated while at Berklee, Sanchitha Wickremesooriya plans to open Sri Lanka’s only musicians' and artists' village and to relaunch the music label his grandfather started.
Next week musicians from the Berklee Indian Ensemble head out to California to perform at a symposium led by Deepak Chopra, the famed doctor and wellness guru, as a result of a connection between Chopra and Berklee that started last year and has continued to grow.
Twenty-two Berklee students, alumni, and professors have the opportunity to collaborate with Colombian artist Totó La Momposina for a new arrangement of her song "Oye Manita."
Made possible by a gift from Chandrika Tandon, an entrepreneur and Grammy-nominated musician, the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics bring the Berklee experience to musicians in India.
Berklee hosted the 26th annual conference of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, June 25-July 1, 2016.
Dave Liebman, founder and artistic director of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, talks about the IASJ and balancing performing and teaching.
On July 11, 2016, 119 students received their master’s degrees from Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain at a commencement ceremony featuring guest speaker Emilio Aragón.
Juilliard graduate Olivia Mok combines her violin training with the production skills she learned during two Berklee master's degree programs to create music all her own.
Kevin Doucette '05 sat down with Berklee in Mumbai to talk about working with A. R. Rahman and how Berklee musicians are uniquely suited to collaborate with Indian musicians.
La Guitarra Vuela (The Guitar Flies) was produced by Javier Limón of Berklee’s Mediterranean Music Institute in cooperation with Iberia airlines, which sponsored not only a trip but also documentary and two full scholarships for guitarists from Spain or Latin America to attend Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program.
Berklee held stage presentation clinics in Mumbai as part of a trip in which the college and its Berklee India Exchange (BIX) awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to three Indian musicians.
Pablo Munguía Appointed Director of Master of Music in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Program
Pablo Munguía has been appointed director of the Master of Music in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Program at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain.
Grammy-winning Latin pop hitmaker Alejandro Sanz '13H has enlisted Berklee alumni Freddy “Fuego” Gonzalez ’09, ‘15G and Victor Mirallas ’15 in his touring band.
A group of students who fled war-torn countries recorded four albums under the direction of Javier Limón as a tribute to the millions of refugees around the globe, and to benefit Doctors Without Borders.
Berklee, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico, presents the second edition of Reimagine Mexico: A Musical Celebration featuring Alexander Acha, on May 5 at the Berklee Performance Center.
Ray Santos, "El Maestro" of the mambo sound and educator, will receive an honorary doctorate of music at the Puertro Rico Heineken Jazz Festival.
Berklee Latino, el Programa de Berklee College of Music en Español, Anuncia Nuevas Fechas para México, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú
Berklee Latino, el programa de Berklee College of Music impartido en español, se expande a Ecuador y Perú en su tercer año de vida. Berklee Latino también regresa a México con dos programas de 1 semana y a Colombia durante el 2016. El programa ofrece a músicos hispanohablantes la oportunidad de explorar la esencia de la música latinoamericana a través de clínicas, clases magistrales y ensambles con cursos impartidos totalmente en español.
For many musicians in Latin America, attending Berklee seems like an impossible dream due to barriers like distance and language. But for the past three years, Berklee has worked to change that through the innovative Berklee Latino program. Four students profiled here testify to the life-changing potential of Berklee Latino.