Press Releases

Berklee and The Boston Conservatory Agree to Merger, Set the Stage for New International Standard in Performing Arts Education

January 19, 2016
Berklee and The Boston Conservatory announce a formal agreement to merge, creating the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic training ground for music, dance, theater, and related professions....
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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...
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Kenny Werner Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Effortless Mastery

January 12, 2016
The renowned pianist, composer, and artistic director of Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute celebrates the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking book Effortless Mastery: Liberating the...
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Anat Cohen Kicks off NPR's 2015 Toast of the Nation

December 21, 2015
Clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, and Berklee alumna Anat Cohen will kick off National Public Radio’s annual Toast of the Nation coast-to-coast radio broadcast this New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015,...
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The Berklee Performance Center Spring/Winter Season On Sale Now

December 17, 2015
The Berklee Performance Center announces another exciting spring season with highlights including accomplished jazz pianist Kenny Werner; Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd presented by Berklee’...
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Vans Welcomes 2015 Recipient of the Off the Wall Berklee Scholarship

December 14, 2015
Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is honored to support music education with the Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship, a four-year award covering...
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Charlie Puth '13, nominated for three awards, being interviewed by Livingston Taylor in August 2015 at the Berklee Performance Center.

Berklee Alumni Nominated for Grammy Awards in 2016

December 8, 2015
Alumni are nominated in the top three categories for the fifth consecutive year. 
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Donna McElroy performs at the Berklee Performance Center in 2013.

Berklee Announces 2016 Signature Series at Berklee

December 3, 2015
The 2016 winter and spring Signature Series at Berklee features performances by world-renowned musicians, Berklee students, faculty, and alumni.
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Berklee Alumni Win Big at 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards

November 20, 2015
Four Berklee alumni took home seven Latin Grammy Awards at this year's ceremony, held November 19, in Las Vegas. 
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Berklee Performance Center to Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary

November 18, 2015
The Berklee Performance Center celebrates its 100th anniversary with special concerts on December 3 and December 16. 
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