Musical The Kiss to Have Its World Premiere at Berklee
The Signature Series at Berklee presents the world premiere of the musical The Kiss, with book and lyrics by Cheryl Coons and music by Berklee professor Peter Eldridge. Inspired by the sensual portraits of artist Gustav Klimt, the musical asks the question, “Who is the woman in ‘The Kiss’?”
Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun to Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee Commencement
Songwriter, producer, recording artist, and pioneer of multimedia and computer technology, Todd Rundgren, will be this year’s commencement speaker, and will address more than 1,000 Berklee graduates on Saturday, May 13, at the Agganis Arena.
At Sundance, PBS Virtual Reality Short Film Features Music by Graduating Student Davey Thomas Tucker
Music composed by soon-to-graduate film scoring student Davey Thomas Tucker was featured at this year's Sundance Film Festival in the debut of PBS Digital Studios’s virtual reality (VR) short film, My Brother’s Keeper.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Cristobal Cruz-Garcia
In this episode of Inside Berklee, student cellist, composer, and arranger Cristobal Cruz-Garcia talks about how his childhood in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, inform his willingness to cross musical borders.
Berklee Finds Harmonic Convergence in Opera Collaborations
Within the merger's first year, new ways to collaborate on opera have flourished, from preparing studio quality recordings for a new opera commission, to the creation of an opera summer program housed on Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
WCVB-TV's Chronicle Explores Dance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Boston Conservatory at Berklee dance instructors Tai Jimenez and Duane Lee Holland Jr., and student Laila Franklin, spoke with WCVB-TV's Chronicle about the Dance Division.
Marcella Araica Advises Students on the Art of the Mix
Marcella Araica, who has mixed and/or composed for Usher, M.I.A., Meek Mill, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, and more, spent last week talking with Berklee music production and engineering students on a range of issues and providing feedback on their mixes.
Behind Thousands of Performances Each Year, Stage Crew Students Shine
Berklee produces approximately 2,700 events every year, and in addition to the many performers involved, stage crew work-study students make it all possible, learning valuable skills along the way.
Students Find Opportunities, Advice, and Pivotal Experiences at Career Jam 2017
With representatives from companies such as Apple Music, Warner Music Group, Sony Music, Vevo, Kickstarter, and more, Berklee’s Career Jam offered students workshops, mentoring sessions, and recruitment tables, all aimed at helping Berklee students launch successful careers.
Bastille Talks with Berklee Students about Going from London Basement to Arenas Worldwide
In town Monday night for its show at the Agganis Arena, the members of the British indie pop band Bastille, perhaps best known for the chart-topping song "Pompeii," stopped by Berklee that afternoon to screen its new documentary and talk to students.
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.
BostInno reports on Berklee alumnus Johannes Flecker, whose melding of music with entrepreneurship resulted in the launch of Sound Leadership, a successful corporate leadership coaching venture.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Satya Hinduja '04 talks about her musical journey, the transformation of the music industry in India, and finding what she calls her life’s mission to educate people about “the importance of frequencies and the subconscious.”