This Wednesday, Berklee celebrates philanthropy with Giving Day, in which the institution is seeking to hit a goal of 250 donations, each of any amount. That money helps make a variety of projects and opportunties possible. Here are five ways these donations, and other financial gifts, help students.
The CJ Cultural Foundation will award a Korean music student with a full scholarship to Berklee.
The Carlos Vives Scholarship, presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, will benefit a Berklee student interested in Latin music.
Diego Ureña Santana, a guitarist from Santo Domingo, will begin his studies at Berklee this fall with costs covered by the Michel Camilo Presidential Scholarship.
Berklee to Award Michel Camilo Scholarship to Dominican Student, Bring Clinics, Auditions to Santo Domingo in December
The Michel Camilo Scholarship will cover tuition, room and board, and be renewable over four years of study. The recipient will begin studies in the fall of 2018.
Berklee will award the Wang Leehom Scholarship to a student from mainland China for the entering class of 2018.
Several of the leading figures in jazz today came together to pay tribute to Fred Taylor, the beloved impresario who has been at the heart of the Boston music scene, and the jazz scene at large, for more than 50 years.
Five young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee during an emotional presentation at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, August 8.
Berklee will host a concert featuring some of the brightest stars in the jazz world to honor veteran Boston music promoter Fred Taylor and to support the Fred Taylor Endowed Scholarship.
The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival is primed to draw both traditional jazz aficionados and fusion-minded fans, with many well-known and soon-to-be-well-known Berklee alumni, faculty, and students scheduled to perform.
This year’s Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest was dedicated to Danilo Pérez, the Grammy-winning artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and featured several Berklee alumni while incorporating opportunities for students.
Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter Phé, a member of Berklee's graduating class, is a finalist in this year's International Songwriting Competition and is soon to release her debut EP.
Berklee's fellowships fund lucrative experiential learning opportunities in and outside of the music industry that would otherwise not be financially feasible for both undergraduate and graduate students.
The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation is now accepting applications for the Miguel Bosé Scholarship from students with a particular interest in Latin music.
Berklee's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will feature inspiring Grammy-winning guest artist India.Arie; a keynote address from Harvard professor, author, Berklee trustee, and activist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot; and a performance by Bill Pierce, chair of Berklee's Woodwinds Department.
Chinese-American singer-songwriter Wang Leehom ‘99, the King of Chinese Pop, recently performed his world-renowned music with Berklee students at Boston’s Symphony Hall.
Alongside Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and others, Boston had a good time for a great cause at the 22nd annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program.
Seven first-semester students were awarded Berklee's Presidential Scholarship this year, allowing them to attend Berklee for four years at no cost to them or their families—all tuition, housing, and fees provided.
The 18-year-old saxophonist and composer from Nanaimo, British Columbia, is the first Canadian recipient of the Lyons Award.
At the recent Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival, some 40 high school student musicians spent a week learning from their heroes.