Press Releases

Berklee and Boston Conservatory Vocalist Competing on Britain's Got Talent

May 17, 2016
Julius Williams III is using lessons learned at Berklee and the Boston Conservatory to advance in Britain's Got Talent with his vocal group Vox Fortura.
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The Boston Conservatory Appoints Duane Lee Holland Jr. as First Hip-Hop Dance Faculty

May 11, 2016
The Boston Conservatory has named its first-ever full time faculty position in hip-hop dance. 
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Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Awards Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship to Colombian Pianist

May 11, 2016
Juan Luis Guerra chooses a student pianist from Colombia to receive a scholarship in his name with a maximum value of $200,000.
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Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, Milton Nascimento Honored at Commencement

May 7, 2016
Rita Moreno delivered the 2016 commencement speech to more than 900 graduates, and received an honorary doctorate alongside the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento.
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BPMI Artists to Perform at Electric Daisy Carnival, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Made In America

May 6, 2016
Berklee students will gain invaluable experience out on the road this summer performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Osheaga...
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Donny McCaslin Leads Berklee Student Quartet in May

May 3, 2016
Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Donny McCaslin ‘88, the acclaimed jazz saxophonist who was...
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Berklee's New Institute Offers Students Performances at Major Music Festivals and Artist Development Experience

April 14, 2016
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is an experience-based program enabling students to go from the classroom to the stage—as performers or behind the scenes—in every...
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Varieté star Emil Jennings.

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra to Premiere New Score for Varieté, May 2

April 14, 2016
The Coolidge Corner Theatre will present the world premiere of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s (BSFO) new, original score to E.A. Dupont’s Weimar-era masterwork, Varieté, on May 2...
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Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, Milton Nascimento to Receive Honorary Degrees

April 12, 2016
Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento to receive honorary degrees at Berklee's 2016 commencement ceremony 
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Boston Conservatory Student Finds Unexpected Path to Dream Career at the BIRN

April 7, 2016
A student majoring in musical theater at the Boston Conservatory finds an outlet for her love of pop music and broadcasting at the Berklee Internet Radio Network.
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