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’?”
PODCAST: Sounds of Berklee—Black Violin
Black Violin will perform its violin-driven hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music at Berklee as part of the group's Unity Tour.
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.
Kaki King to Perform New Arrangements of Her Songs with Student Orchestra
Virtuosa guitarist and composer Kaki King performs two shows on April 21 with the Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra, composed of Berklee students and faculty, presenting new arrangements of her songs written specifically for this event.
Indian Folk Star Raghu Dixit Visits Berklee for Residency and Sold-Out Concert
Raghu Dixit, who was recently at Berklee for a concert and four-day residency that included a public talk, the making of a music video with the Berklee Indian Ensemble, a sold-out concert, and a workshop, brought his infectious joy to the Red Room at Cafe 939.
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.
A new program for first-year students provides them with an opportunity to begin their education on the Valencia, Spain, campus.
In spring 2016, Bolivian student Luis Gamarra wrote and recorded the song "Yo Soy Inmigrante" to help change the tone of the national discourse surrounding immigration.
Harvard and Berklee have formalized a partnership to offer a new five-year dual degree that will enable students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) at Harvard and a Master of Music (M.M.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) at Berklee starting in fall 2017.
Meet Eirini Tornesaki, the sole vocalist in KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil and a Berklee Online student. Berklee Online grants Tornesaki the flexibility to earn a specialist certificate in songwriting while on the road with the circus.
The finale of HBO's Game of Thrones was stunning not just for its plot twists but also for its haunting 10-minute song, "Light of the Seven," by composer and Berklee alumnus Ramin Djawadi '98.
Berklee has named longstanding members of the Berklee community, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, to its board of trustees.
Taking place Thursdays in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston, the six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series, coproduced by Berklee and IBA Boston as part of the Summer in the City concert series, presents a soundscape of live Latin music with a strong salsa influence in parks around the city.
Berklee musicians provide a jazz soundtrack to Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands.
Stop by the oldest commissioned warship, the USS Constitution (1797) in Charlestown Navy Yard on Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. in July for funk, folk, Latin music, and more.
La Guitarra Vuela (The Guitar Flies) was produced by Javier Limón of Berklee’s Mediterranean Music Institute in cooperation with Iberia airlines, which sponsored not only a trip but also documentary and two full scholarships for guitarists from Spain or Latin America to attend Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Young talks about the state of dance as an art form; the importance of taking risks as an artist; how her broad background in liberal arts and dance informs her role; and her excitement about the possibilities the merger has opened up.
Berklee faculty, students, and alumni collaborated with the Carter Center’s Human Rights Program to produce a song titled "Love is the Answer.” The video for the song premiered at the Carter Center’s 2016 Human Rights Defender’s Forum.
Karin Ryan ’03 enlists Berklee for a moving music video that will become the global rallying cry for The Carter Center’s Forum on Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.
Berklee held stage presentation clinics in Mumbai as part of a trip in which the college and its Berklee India Exchange (BIX) awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to three Indian musicians.
In this episode, Inside Berklee sits down with Jeff Dorenfeld and Jeff Apruzzese to hear more about Berklee's newest institute, the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).
Music Industry and Technology Leaders Join Leading Academic Institutions to Launch Open Music Initiative to Resolve Longstanding Media Rights Issues
BerkleeICE, the MIT Media Lab, and other academic researchers, lead over 50 media and technology industry entities, in an initiative to solve longstanding digital music distribution and rights issues.
Panos Panay, founding managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE), explains why he formed the Open Music Initiative (OMI) to address challenging issues surrounding music licensing in the digital age.
BerkleeICE has created the Open Music Initiative (OMI) to pair the academy and consultants with the music industry to solve the problem of music licensing in the digital era.