Press Releases

Berklee Launches Online Bachelor's Degree for Guitar

March 21, 2016
The first online bachelor’s program for guitar performance—and the only online degree program offering private music instruction to all of its students—will begin in September 2016.
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Ray Santos to Receive Honorary Doctorate

March 16, 2016
Ray Santos, "El Maestro" of the mambo sound and educator, will receive an honorary doctorate of music at the Puertro Rico Heineken Jazz Festival. 
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Danilo Pérez and Danny Rivera.

Berklee Global Jazz Summit Explores Improvisation and Humanity, March 29-April 1

March 16, 2016
Free, on-campus panels from March 29 to April 1 will lead up to the summit concert on April 1 at the Berklee Performance Center.
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Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Syria

March 10, 2016
This year’s event features the acclaimed multimedia piece Home Within, an impressionistic reflection of the Syrian crisis, seven-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limon, oud virtuoso Kenan Adnawi...
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Korean Entertainment Group Founder Joins Berklee's Board of Trustees

March 1, 2016
Miky Lee, vice chair of CJ Group, Asia's leading content and media company, joins Berklee's Board of Trustees.
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BerkleeICE and the Brown Leadership Institute to Host High School Summer Program

February 29, 2016
The Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program, running from July 5-15, will combine world-class educational instruction from both Brown University and Berklee faculty with hands-on experience to...
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Berklee Presents its SXSW Party: Boston and Beyond, March 17

February 24, 2016
Berklee hosts its 11th annual party at the SXSW music and media conference in Austin, Texas, featuring up-and-coming alumni and student artists.
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160 Massachusetts Avenue, photographed from the North.

Berklee's 160 Massachusetts Avenue Building Earns LEED Gold Certification

February 22, 2016
Berklee's 160 Massachusetts Avenue property is home to 369 students in addition to a state-of-the-art music technology complex, and a cafeteria/performance space. 
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Berklee to Present American Master Awards to T Bone Burnett, Gillian Welch, and David Rawlings

February 17, 2016
Berklee will present American Master Awards at Music City Roots in Franklin, Tennessee. T Bone Burnett and Berklee alumni Gillian Welch '92 and David Rawlings '92 will receive the honors...
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Lalah Hathaway '94

Berklee Alumni Win Big at 58th Grammy Awards

February 16, 2016
Twelve alumni took home thirteen trophies at the 2016 Grammy Awards. 
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