PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Alison Plante
Veteran Berklee educator and award-winning composer Alison Plante, who has recently been named chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, discusses her plans for preparing those interested in careers in scoring for film, TV, video games, and other visual media.
High School Students Learn from Masters at Newport Jazz Workshops
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.
Slideshow: Berklee's Summer in the City Brings Free Performances to Boston
All summer long, and well past Labor Day, Berklee students liven up parks, plazas, and piers around town with free performances as part of the Summer in the City series.
Five-Week Students 'Are the Next Entrepreneurs of the Industry'
As the Five-Week Summer Performance Program comes to an end, students are heading back home with new skills, an amplified passion for music, and a phone full of friends and contacts. Here are snapshots of five students who attended this year's program.
Summer’s Top Films Fueled by Music and Sound from Berklee Alumni
When the closing credits roll after a film in your local movie theater this summer, there’s a good chance that one or more of those names on the screen are Berklee alumni.
Berklee Alumnus Lucas Vidal Creates ESPN Theme for Olympic Games in Rio
The millions of viewers who tune in to ESPN's coverage of the Olympic Games this summer will be moved not just by the athletes' feats, but by a song created by an international team of musicians, including Lucas Vidal '06.
Berklee Dedicates Jackson Browne Stage
Thanks to the generosity of donors, Berklee dedicated the performance stage in its 160 Massachusetts Avenue cafeteria in honor of singer-songwriter Jackson Browne.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute students presented an evening of jazz and contemporary music at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Terrace Theater alongside Grammy Award-winning vibraphonist Gary Burton ’62.
On the heels of signing with independent label Cuneiform Records, Bent Knee guitarist Ben Levin '11 and bassist Jessica Kion '13 dropped by the Berklee alumni offices to discuss the making of their just-released critically acclaimed album Say So, life on the road, and becoming partners in music and life.
Made possible by a gift from Chandrika Tandon, an entrepreneur and Grammy-nominated musician, the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics bring the Berklee experience to musicians in India.
Bahamian bassist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter Selah Poitier ’16 overcomes trials on her journey in music, breaking through with authenticity, faith, and perseverance.
Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop students recently participated in a master class with Grammy Award-winner Paula Cole and a clinic with Boston-based recording artist Will Dailey.
Berklee continued its long history of participation in the Newport Folk Festival this year from alumni solo shows (Ruby Amanfu '98 and Sam Moss '11) to group performances by Berklee Instant Strings and the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir.
Berklee hosted the 26th annual conference of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, June 25-July 1, 2016.
Dave Liebman, founder and artistic director of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, talks about the IASJ and balancing performing and teaching.
Anthony Fung '15, '16G—who will continue his jazz studies at the Thelonious Monk Institute—leads his quintet on this week's featured podcast track.
Grammy-nominated hit songwriter, producer, and music publisher Kara DioGuardi spoke to Berklee's Songwriting Workshop summer students, sharing valuable insights on building a career in the music industry.
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors will perform at the Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, July 29 with special guests Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.
Vanyaland: Enhanced Bills—Berklee Sending Multiple Bands and Artists to Major Summer Music Festivals
The Berklee Popular Music Institute is spreading the presence of New England's finest artists with fesitval appearances at Electric Daisy Carnival, Made In America, Lollapalooza, and Osheaga.
Teen musicians from Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Chicago, Illinois, have received scholarships through Berklee's partnership with iconic music festival Lollapalooza.
Singer-songwriter, performer, and social change activist Shea Rose ’11 passed along career advice and hard-earned wisdom to students attending Berklee's Vocal Summit Summer program.
The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will open the Fort Stage for the fourth straight year and Berklee Instant Strings, making their Newport debut, will perform with Aoife O’Donovan and Margo Price.
Almost two dozen students from 16 countries earned their Master of Music degrees after spending a year immersed in Berklee’s contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program.
NPR's All Songs Considered recently named Honeysuckle's track, "It's Getting Late," to their listener-chosen list, "Your Favorite New Musicians of 2016 (So Far)."
Fresh off her latest album and a stint in the house band for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, at 24, alto saxophonist Grace Kelly '11 has only just begun.
BerkleeICE and design-thinking firm IDEO recently selected 18 young entrepreneurs to take part in an intensive, three-week fellowship program to further research the topic of equity in the music industry.
On July 11, 2016, 119 students received their master’s degrees from Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain at a commencement ceremony featuring guest speaker Emilio Aragón.