John Mayer Shares the Stage with Student Songwriters
On a tour stop in Boston with his band, Dead & Company, songwriter and guitar titan John Mayer '98 visited the Berklee Performance Center (BPC) to hear original songs from six Berklee students.
For Orchestrating Dear Evan Hansen, Alumnus Alex Lacamoire Wins Third Tony Award
For his work on Broadway's hottest ticket, Dear Evan Hansen, Alex Lacamoire B.M. ’95 took home his second consecutive Tony Award for Best Orchestrations last night at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Chainsmokers Keyboardist Tony Ann Talks Touring with Fellow Berklee Students
Prior to an evening show at Boston's TD Garden with Grammy-winning electro-pop duo the Chainsmokers, pianist and composer Tony Ann reconnected with his fellow Berklee students to discuss the wonders of a world tour with the chart-topping pair.
Berklee to Present Sadiya Ramos with Beyoncé’s Formation Scholars Award
Berklee will award Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s Formation Scholars Award to Sadiya Ramos, a sophomore studying dance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Berklee Artists to Perform at Top Music Festivals This Summer Through BPMI
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is sending seven artists to perform at top music festivals in the U.S. and Canada this summer including the Governors Ball, Essence Festival, Chicago Open Air, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands.
Berklee College of Music and Shanghai Conservatory of Music Establish Institute
Berklee signed an agreement with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM) in China to establish an academic partnership that will support the development of modern music in China through the creation of the SHCM-Berklee Contemporary Music Institute.
Berklee’s Summer in the City Concert Series Presents More Than 400 Free Performances in Boston Area
This summer, students, faculty, and alumni from Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee will perform more than 400 free concerts throughout the Greater Boston area as part of the Berklee Summer in the City concert series.
Berklee Alumna Uses Music Therapy to Help Heal the Wounds of War
Music therapist Rebecca Vaudreuil B.M. ‘08 spent two years at Walter Reed Medical Center helping soldiers recover from post-tramatic stress disorder and regain functions lost after brain injuries.
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.
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.
Bahamian bassist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter Selah Poitier ’16 overcomes trials on her journey in music, breaking through with authenticity, faith, and perseverance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.