Visiting Artist News
A 30-piece student band in joins the Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning vocalist in performing original, student-written arrangements of her original music. Baca is the former cultural minister of Peru and the country's first black cabinet member.
Berklee president Roger H. Brown interviews jazz pianist Herbie Hancock as part of the Boston Book Festival.
A. R. Rahman, the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning composer for films such as Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours, encourages Berklee students to experiment with Indian music.
At the eighth annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium, acclaimed rapper Talib Kweli offered advice to the upcoming generation of hip-hop hopefuls.
Berklee’s annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium: A Rap with Talib Kweli, features an interview with the iconic hip-hop artist.
A. R. Rahman, Del McCoury, Aloe Blacc, Catherine Russell, and Susana Baca Headline Berklee Signature Music Series
This fall's Berklee Signature Series brings bluegrass, blues, Indian, R&B, and Afro-Peruvian music.
Berklee summer program students recently heard from hip-hop pioneer Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels of RUN-D.M.C.
Tommy Emmanuel, often considered the best finger-style guitarist in the world and a visiting artist with Berklee’s Guitar Sessions summer program, recently shared his road-tested advice and jaw-dropping performance technique with students.
World renowned film composer A. R. Rahman will perform with Berklee students at Boston's Symphony Hall and conduct on-campus workshops as part of the Berklee India Exchange.
Saxophonist and bandleader Jaleel Shaw will headline the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert in between performances at international jazz festivals.
Alumnus Dawaun Parker, a dynamic rapper, and Grammy Award-winning producer, visited the campus in April to present a clinic.
Beautiful writing and playing marks "Your Pure Self . . . Mother to Son," a solo piano composition from Geri Allen.
On May 10, 2014, this year's honorary doctorate recipients will be recognized for their achievements in and influences on music, and for their enduring contributions to American and international culture.
Berklee students and faculty will celebrate Harry Belafonte's life and music at The Life and Music of Harry Belafonte: A Tribute Concert. Berklee president Roger H. Brown will present Belafonte with an honorary doctor of music degree in recognition of his inspiring musical and humanitarian achievements.
The Signature Music Series at Berklee presents the sixth annual Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Armenia, featuring Perspectives Ensemble directed by flutist Sato Moughalian, a cappella folk trio Zulal, and live painting by Kevork Mourad. The concert also features Berklee’s Pletenitsa Choir, the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, the Sayat Nova Folk Dance Ensemble, and special guests.
Panos Panay, founding managing director of Berklee's new Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, helps create a bridge between students at Berklee and MIT.
Listen to a tune from one of Brazil's most acclaimed composers and guitarists.
Multi-instrumentalist Clinton Cerejo joined forces with Berklee's Indian Ensemble in a celebration of the star's music at the Berklee Performance Center.
Bollywood sensation Clinton Cerejo will hold an artist-in-residency at the college and will perform with students on November 26.
The 2013-2014 Signature Music Series at Berklee wraps its fall season on December 12 with acclaimed Brazilian composer and guitarist Guinga performing his original songs with the 30-piece Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra.