Press Releases

Berklee Appoints First Woman Assistant Chair of Music Business/Management

June 21, 2017
Tonya Butler brings extensive industry experience to her new role as assistant chair of music business/management. 
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Berklee to Present Sadiya Ramos with Beyoncé’s Formation Scholars Award

June 15, 2017
Berklee will award Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s Formation Scholars Award to Sadiya Ramos, a sophomore studying dance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
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Berklee College of Music and Shanghai Conservatory of Music Establish Institute

June 14, 2017
Berklee signed an agreement with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM) in China to establish an academic partnership that will support the development of modern music in China through the...
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Three-time Tony-winner Alex Lacamoire B.M. '95 gives notes to Berklee students

For Orchestrating Dear Evan Hansen, Alumnus Alex Lacamoire Wins Third Tony Award

June 12, 2017
For his work on Broadway's hottest ticket, Dear Evan Hansen, Alex Lacamoire B.M. ’95 took home his second consecutive Tony Award for Best Orchestrations last night at the 71st annual Tony Awards at...
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Berklee Announces Cathy Young as Executive Director of Boston Conservatory at Berklee

June 6, 2017
Starting August 1, Cathy Young will be the new executive director for Boston Conservatory at Berklee, making her the first appointed female leader for the 150-year-old institution. 
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Berklee’s Summer in the City Concert Series Presents More Than 400 Free Performances in Boston Area

May 26, 2017
This summer, students, faculty, and alumni from Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee will perform more than 400 free concerts throughout the Greater Boston area as part of the...
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Berklee Artists to Perform at Top Music Festivals This Summer Through BPMI

May 25, 2017
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is sending seven artists to perform at top music festivals in the U.S. and Canada this summer including the Governors Ball, Essence Festival, Chicago Open...
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Berklee to Award Wang Leehom Scholarship to Student from China

May 15, 2017
Berklee will award the Wang Leehom Scholarship to a student from mainland China for the entering class of 2018.
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Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun Receive Honorary Degrees

May 13, 2017
At Berklee's 2017 commencement ceremonies, graduating students began the next chapter of their lives inspired by words and music from honorary doctorate recipients Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams,...
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Chris Cheek '91 to Lead Berklee Student Quintet on the Road

May 8, 2017
Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Chris Cheek B.M. ‘91, a renowned jazz saxophonist. 
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