Press Releases

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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Alumni Nominated for Emmy Awards

August 11, 2016
Six Berklee alumni are nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Berklee City Music Awards Eight Full-Tuition Scholarships

August 11, 2016
Emceed by actor and comedian Sinbad, the City Music scholarship presentation came at the conclusion of the Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program, the last hurdle for scholarship winners to...
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Danilo Pérez and the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors to Perform at Newport Jazz Festival

July 25, 2016
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors will perform at the Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, July 29 with special guests Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.
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2016 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded

July 21, 2016
Teen musicians from Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Chicago, Illinois, have received scholarships through Berklee's partnership with iconic music festival Lollapalooza.
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Berklee Invades Newport Folk Festival

July 20, 2016
The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will open the Fort Stage for the fourth straight year and Berklee Instant Strings, making their Newport debut, will perform with Aoife O’Donovan and Margo Price.
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Guitar Sessions Concerts to Feature Robben Ford, the Sheryl Bailey 3, the Jon Finn Group, Shaun Michaud

July 11, 2016
Berklee Guitar Sessions, now in its 25th year, is the largest, most comprehensive summer guitar program available anywhere.
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Harvard and Berklee Announce Dual Degree Program

July 5, 2016
Harvard and Berklee have formalized a partnership to offer a new five-year dual degree that will enable students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) at Harvard and a Master of Music...
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Berklee Summer in the City at Wakefield Public Library

July 1, 2016
Berklee artists perform in this architectural gem of a library in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Established in 1856, the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library is an excellent venue for taking in live music.
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Gloria Estefan joined the Berklee Board of Trustees in 2016.

Emilio and Gloria Estefan Join Berklee's Board of Trustees

June 30, 2016
Berklee has named longstanding members of the Berklee community, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, to its board of trustees.
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