Press Releases

Berklee to Honor Wang Leehom, King of Chinese Pop, at Symphony Hall

September 22, 2016
Berklee students will celebrate Chinese-American singer-songwriter, movie star, producer, and director Wang Leehom with a program of his globally popular music, and Wang himself will join them on...
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Composer and Conductor Richard Carrick Named Chair of the Composition Department

September 19, 2016
Award-winning composer, conductor, and pianist Richard Carrick, a Guggenheim fellow, has been named chair of Berklee’s Composition Department.
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Tim Jackson of the Monterey Jazz Festival to Receive George Wein Impresario Award

September 14, 2016
Berklee will present Tim Jackson, artistic director of the Monterey Jazz Festival, with the George Wein Impresario Award at the 59th edition of the festival, September 16-18.
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Emerson and Berklee Partner to Host Concert and Lecture with Activist, Author, and Educator Angela Y. Davis

September 14, 2016
Emerson College and Berklee College of Music partner to host a concert and lecture with activist, author, and educator Angela Y. Davis on September 20 and 21.
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Berklee Performance Center Fall Season on Sale Now

September 12, 2016
The Berklee Performance Center is proud to announce a jam-packed fall season. Highlights include Black Lives Matter: Meaning of Freedom Concert Honoring Angela Davis; John Scofield’s Country for Old...
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Alison Plante, chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department

Alison Plante Named Chair of Film Scoring at Berklee

September 1, 2016
Berklee announces that Alison Plante has been named the chair of the college’s Film Scoring Department. Plante, an award-winning composer with an array of credits across film, TV, and...
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Berklee Indian Ensemble to Perform at Chopra Center's Sages and Scientists Symposium

August 31, 2016
The Berklee Indian Ensemble will appear at Deepak Chopra's Sages and Scientists Symposium in Los Angeles as a special musical guest. 
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Fall 2016 Signature Series: John Scofield, Pablo Ziegler, Wang Leehom, Shankar Mahadevan

August 26, 2016
The Signature Series at Berklee presents an exceptional season of performances by Berklee students, faculty, and alumni, and world-renowned musicians including John Scofield '73, Pablo Ziegler,...
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Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival Returns September 23-24

August 24, 2016
Featured acts include John Scofield, Al Jarreau, the Billy Hart Trio, Pitch Slapped, and Behind These Eyes, among others.
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Kenton Dick Named the 20th Jimmy Lyons Scholar to Berklee

August 23, 2016
The 18-year-old saxophonist and composer from Nanaimo, British Columbia, is the first Canadian recipient of the Lyons Award.
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