Press Releases

Students Produce Concert in Caracas in Advance of Berklee's First Venezuela Auditions

November 5, 2015
Puentes Venezuela, led by Berklee student and Caracas native Stefano Melillo, is producing a concert in Caracas on Friday, January 8, 2016, featuring performances by Venezuelan Berklee students. The...
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Kanika Patawari and Clinton Cerejo perform at the Berklee Performance Center in 2013 for a performance entitled Shuruaat, meaning beginning.

Indian Vocalist, Producer Vijay Prakash Joins Berklee Indian Ensemble, November 19

November 4, 2015
Award-winning Vijay Prakash joins the ensemble for a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on November 19, 2015.
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City Music Summit Explores Youth Development Through Popular Music

November 2, 2015
The three-day event takes place November 9-11 at Teachers College at Columbia University, in New York City. Highlights include a keynote presentation by Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and a...
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J. Curtis Warner Jr. Named Head of Community and Government Relations

October 26, 2015
J. Curtis Warner Jr. has been named to lead Berklee's new Office of Community and Government Relations as associate vice president. 
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The Checkout – Live at Berklee Features Victor Prieto, Reimagining the Sound of Jazz Accordion

October 26, 2015
New York's WBGO-FM, NPR Music, and Berklee continue their Checkout - Live at Berklee series with jazz accordionist Victor Prieto and his trio.
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Berklee Alumni Nominated for 2015 Latin Grammy Awards

October 21, 2015
Seventeen Berklee alumni received 25 Latin Grammy Award across 10 categories including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist. 
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Berklee World Strings Collaborates with Iraqi National Symphony Conductor

October 20, 2015
The Berklee World Strings will perform two shows with Iraqi National Symphony Conductor Karim Wasfi, whose performance among the ruins of his Baghadad neighborhood hours after a...
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Jazz Masters to Mentor, Tour with Berklee Global Jazz Institute Students

October 20, 2015
An impressive list of visiting artists are coming to the Berklee Global Jazz institute (BGJI) this year to help both undergraduate and graduate students both improve their craft...
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Plans Announced to Open a Pan-African Music School in 2017

October 7, 2015
A music school to be built in Gabon, Africa, will focus on contemporary and traditional music and bring more students to Berklee from the region.
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Signature Series: Toto la Momposina Meets Berklee

October 5, 2015
The Signature Series at Berklee continues with Colombian singer, dancer, and teacher Totó la Momposina, who embodies the mingling of Colombia’s African, indigenous Indian, and Spanish cultures that...
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