Encore Gala Raises Nearly $2 Million for Berklee City Music Program
Alongside Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and others, Boston had a good time for a great cause at the 22nd annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program.
Boston Conservatory President Richard Ortner Announces His Intention to Retire in 2017
Boston Conservatory President Richard Ortner announces he will retire in June after 18 years of transforming the institution into a renowned center of dance, music, and theater education.
Graduate Program Allows Practicing Music Therapists to Develop into Leaders and Visionaries in Field
Berklee's low-residency graduate program in music therapy allows students to keep working as music therapists while they deepen their expertise.
Slideshow: Refugio del Sonido Concert Addresses Refugee Crisis
As part of its Refugio del Sonido project, which aims to spread awareness of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) recently presented its annual concert to a sold-out hall at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Spain.
Berklee Musicians Join Alejandro Sanz at Rise Up as One Concert
Berklee students and alumni performed with Alejandro Sanz at Univision's Rise Up as One concert in San Diego, near the U.S.-Mexico border, on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The concert featured many of the biggest names in Latin music calling for political participation and breaking down barriers rather than building walls.
Valencia Graduate Student Channels Passion for Film Music to Conduct Orchestra
From Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program to a graduate program in film scoring, Madrid native Fernando Furones pursues the spectrum of Berklee offerings with his sights set on a career in music.
PODCAST: Wang Leehom ‘99
Listen to a song by Wang Leehom ’99, the King of Chinese Pop, who will join students in a celebration of his music at Symphony Hall on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
Berklee recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of one of the nation’s leading historically black colleges, the Nashville, Tennessee-based Fisk University, with a Signature Series salute to—and performances by—the renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Berklee hosts its 11th annual party at the SXSW music and media conference in Austin, Texas, featuring up-and-coming alumni and student artists.
In interdisciplinary arts experiments, students from Berklee and The Boston Conservatory—whose institutions have agreed to merge—demonstrate that they have already begun doing so.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, student Zaid Tabani talks about his journey as a rapper, and the peaks and valleys that led him to the release of his new record, Bos Angeles.
Though he’d never scored a major film, Arturo Cardelús ‘11 knew he was the right composer for the movie Call Me Francesco as soon as he heard about it.
Berklee's 160 Massachusetts Avenue property is home to 369 students in addition to a state-of-the-art music technology complex, and a cafeteria/performance space.
Berklee will present American Master Awards at Music City Roots in Franklin, Tennessee. T Bone Burnett and Berklee alumni Gillian Welch '92 and David Rawlings '92 will receive the honors during a live webcast on March 15.
For many musicians in Latin America, attending Berklee seems like an impossible dream due to barriers like distance and language. But for the past three years, Berklee has worked to change that through the innovative Berklee Latino program. Four students profiled here testify to the life-changing potential of Berklee Latino.
Now in its third year, Berklee Latino, Berklee College of Music’s Spanish-language program, is expanding to host programs in Ecuador and Peru. Berklee Latino also returns to Mexico and Colombia in 2016.
The Berklee professor, Fisk alumna, and former Jubilee Singer previewed the group’s upcoming performance at Symphony Hall on Sunday, February 21.
Faculty member Hal Crook '71 celebrates his 30 years at Berklee with a BPC concert. Listen to one of his originals, "Behind These Eyes."
Twelve alumni took home thirteen trophies at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
Heavy Rotation Records takes over the Sinclair with the release of Dorm Sessions 11.
Berklee roots musicians the Doc Wallace Trio and the Loose Roots Band will bring Texas fiddling, swing, and Celtic music to the Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on March 13.
Last year saxophonist Donny McCaslin '88 and his jazz quartet were enlisted by David Bowie H'99 to record what became Bowie's 25th and final album, Blackstar. Just weeks after the album's release and the shock of Bowie's death, McCaslin talks about recording with Bowie and longtime producer Tony Visconti.
Nacho González took a detour from a bright future in the nonprofit world to come to Berklee. This month, he won a spot in the JEN Young Composer Showcase.
Grammy-nominated Berklee Voice Department Professor Donna McElroy, an alumna of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the leading torch-bearers of the traditional spiritual throughout the world since 1871, both discusses and sings spirituals, joined by students from the Jubilee Spirit Ensemble that she leads at Berklee.
David Murillo R., a Berklee student from Medellín, Colombia, scores Between Sea and Land, recipient of the Sundance Film Festival's Audience Award for Best Film and the Special Jury Award for Acting, both in the World Cinema Dramatic category.
Heavy Rotation Records celebrates the release of its new compilation, Dorm Sessions 11, with a concert at the Sinclair in Cambridge.