Student News

Great American Songbook: The Music of Bob Dylan

January 27, 2016

Great American Songbook: The Music of Bob Dylan, celebrates the folk music icon with a large group of Berklee students, faculty, and guest Al Kooper paying tribute to Dylan’s prolific career.

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BerkleeICE on Tour in Silicon Valley

January 26, 2016

BerkleeICE took its first trip to Silicon Valley to introduce and expose students to the possibilities of careers in technology, including site visits to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, startup incubators, and venture capital firms.

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Berklee student funk band STIG

Student Ryan Stigmon Brings His Brand of Funk to NAMM 2016

January 20, 2016

Ryan Stigmon and his funk band STIG will kick off the spring semester with a main-stage gig at the winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California—the largest music trade show in North America.

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Berklee and The Boston Conservatory Agree to Merger, Set the Stage for New International Standard in Performing Arts Education

January 19, 2016

Berklee and The Boston Conservatory announce a formal agreement to merge, creating the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic training ground for music, dance, theater, and related professions. 

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Berklee Global Jazz graduate students perform

Berklee’s Inaugural Boston Graduate Students Take Skills, Knowledge to the Next Level

December 18, 2015

This fall, Berklee launched two new graduate programs: a master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) and a master of arts in music therapy. These are the first graduate programs to be offered on Berklee’s Boston campus and round out the graduate work being conducted at the college’s Valencia, Spain, campus.

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City Music student Muñeca Diaz

Resonant Tones: City Music Bassist Receives the Gift of Groove

December 16, 2015

City Music student Muñeca Diaz is the beneficiary of a handmade bass, thanks to a donor's generosity at this year's Encore Gala.

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Dominican Scholarship Recipient Fulfilling Dreams at Berklee

December 15, 2015

Pauly Germán earned a full scholarship to Berklee while enrolled in a Berklee on the Road program in his native Domincan Republic.

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Summer Performance Program Student Gets Standing Ovation at the White House

December 10, 2015

Rachel Levy, a 17-year-old high school student from New Jersey who attended Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program this year, shared a stage at the White House with acclaimed actress Kristin Chenoweth for the television special “Broadway at the White House.”

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Federico Masetti; photo by Kelly Davidson

Music Production and Engineering Student Federico Masetti Pushes toward Dreams

December 1, 2015

Federico Masetti, president of the Berklee chapter of the Audio Engineering Society, founds the nonprofit MusicXChange Ghana.

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Belgian harpist Pia Salvia

Pia Salvia Offers New Translations of 'What' a Harp Can Do

November 23, 2015

Belgian harpist Pia Salvia expands the borders of her classical training, creating her own unique brand of original music combining elements of jazz, Latin music, flamenco, and vocal pop music.

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NECN: Boston Students Show Solidarity for Paris in March

November 20, 2015

In response to the attacks in Paris, Berklee students organized a march and an open forum with music and reflections for the greater community.  

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Berklee Performance Center to Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary

November 18, 2015

The Berklee Performance Center celebrates its 100th anniversary with special concerts on December 3 and December 16. 

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Slideshow: Student Scoring on 'Nosferatu' Rouses Symphony Hall

November 12, 2015

On the night before Halloween, Boston’s Symphony Hall held a special event as part of Berklee’s Signature Series concerts, performing a new original score, written by Berklee professor Sheldon Mirowitz and his film scoring students, live to picture for the silent horror film Nosferatu.

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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 concert also celebrates Berklee’s first-ever audition and interview (A&I) event in Venezuela.

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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 and effect positive social change. 

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Score to Berklee version of 'Nosferatu'

Score One for Horror: Berklee, Boston Pops Scare up New 'Nosferatu'

October 14, 2015

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform to picture a new score, written by Berklee composers, to the seminal horror classic Nosferatu, aiming to create the most haunting experience Boston’s Symphony Hall has ever known.

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Berklee Online Student Spotlight: Eirini Tornesaki

October 1, 2015

For online songwriting student Eirini Tornesaki, Berklee Online encourages her to keep improving while she tours with the Cirque du Soleil production Kurios.

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A&R VP for the Weeknd to Record Podcast with Students

September 23, 2015

The Manifesto and Nate Albert visit Berklee to conduct a discussion with students and to record the final series for the inaugural series of Between Us. Albert and Michelle Sullivan, cofounder/editor-in-chief of The Manifesto, talk about the upcoming event. 

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BGJI Students playing at Toronto’s Koerner Hall

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Fosters Mentorship, Artistic Exchange at Pan-Am Games

September 15, 2015

Students from the BGJI shared the stage with artists such as Danilo Pérez, Brian Blade, John Patitucci, Miguel Zenón, and Jane Bunnett. 

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Listen Up premieres on September 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Docuseries Explores the Berklee Student Experience

September 10, 2015

Listen Up: Making it at Berklee College of Music is the first docuseries filmed about Berklee students. 

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