Visiting Artist News
Shreya Ghoshal describes her six-day residency at Berklee as a "magical experience," and the students she worked with agree.
Kaki King discusses working with Berklee students, faculty, and staff in the December issue of Guitar Player magazine.
Banjo icon Tony Trischka, who has mentored the likes of Béla Fleck, builds bluegrass knowledge and confidence among students involved in Berklee’s American Roots Music Program.
The spring 2018 Signature Series at Berklee features a diverse lineup of pop, jazz, R&B, Middle Eastern music, and more.
The day before her sold-out show at the Berklee Performance Center, one of Bollywood's most revered playback singers, Shreya Ghoshal, conducted a master class in the concert hall. Here are five takeaways from that class.
When award-winning film composer Thomas Newman (American Beauty, The Shawshank Redemption, and Finding Nemo) visited Berklee’s film scoring seniors in November, he responded to students' nervous jokes about their fear of entering the "real world" with generous and practical advice.
The Signature Series at Berklee recently presented a musical celebration of Toninho Horta, a founding pillar of música popular brasileira (MPB), featuring Berklee students, faculty, and Horta himself.
Senior executives from Baidu Music, China Music World, Modern Sky Entertainment, NetEase Music, Sony/ATV Music Publishing China, Universal Music China, and many more will meet with Berklee students and faculty to explore differences and similarities between the Chinese and U.S. music industries and to identify new opportunities for collaboration.
Benny Golson retells his musical upbringing in Phillidelphia and reflects on his experiences with such artists as John Coltrane, Art Blakey, and countless others.
Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels of legendary hip-hop group RUN-D.M.C. discusses his personal journey to stability and encourages Berklee student artists not to be ashamed to ask for help when they need it.
Sylvia Massy has recorded with Prince, Johnny Cash, and System of a Down, and now, at Berklee, with student bands Interstate, Morningbird, and Radio Calle 32.
Film composer Germaine Franco came to Berklee November 3 to give students a first look at the upcoming Disney Pixar film Coco, whose soundtrack includes songs she composed and arranged, and to talk about how she built an authentically Mexican musical landscape for the movie.
In this episode, you'll hear Mariza's "Alma," a song that fuses traditional fado melodies with newer styles, and is sung in Spanish. She will be given the Mediterranean Music Institute's Master of Mediterranean Music Award on November 11.
Five lessons Bollywood musician Clinton Cerejo learned in the Indian music industry.
The band Indian Ocean, known for fusing Indian folk music and Western rock, stopped by Berklee recently to collaborate with the Berklee Indian Ensemble.
For her new album, guitar virtuosa Kaki King teamed up with birnCORE, the Berklee Internet Radio Network's (BIRN) independent record label, to reimagine selections from her catalog with the help of a chamber orchestra comprising Berklee personnel.
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.
Internationally acclaimed artist Julieta Venegas will bring her latest tour to the Berklee Performance Center on September 7, where Berklee will present her with a Master of Latin Music Award.