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.
Selah Poitier '16 Perseveres through Trials into Breakthrough Success
Bahamian bassist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter Selah Poitier ’16 overcomes trials on her journey in music, breaking through with authenticity, faith, and perseverance.
PODCAST: Anthony Fung
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.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Donald Harrison Jr. '81 talks about how growing up in New Orleans shaped him, Hurricane Katrina and its 10th anniversary, and what Berklee gave him when he left the Big Easy.
The Berklee Alumni Composer Consortium concert featured works from alumnus/film composer Howard Shore '69 as well as other alumni composers.
Huffington Post: The Education Department's College Scorecard Unfairly Stigmatizes Arts Institutions
Berklee President Roger H. Brown critiques the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard website in a blog for the Huffington Post.
This year's Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival was yet another success, attracting some 60,000 people of all ages to Boston’s South End to enjoy a day of world-class free music.
The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform to picture a new score, written by Berklee composers, to the seminal horror classic Nosferatu, aiming to create the most haunting experience Boston’s Symphony Hall has ever known.
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah ‘05 returns to Berklee, his alma mater, to record, perform, and broadcast—via NPR—his interactive new album, Stretch Music.
Berklee International Network (BIN) schools give students the musical education they need to succeed, both at Berkee and beyond, while helping them save money. On October 12 to 15, Berklee will host a summit with BIN partner institutions and others.
A music school to be built in Gabon, Africa, will focus on contemporary and traditional music and bring more students to Berklee from the region.
The Signature Series at Berklee continues with Colombian singer, dancer, and teacher Totó la Momposina, who embodies the mingling of Colombia’s African, indigenous Indian, and Spanish cultures that make a unique musical tradition.
On the night of October 10, nine percussionists will play the Green Monster as a musical instrument, using the monster’s natural drums to perform original compositions.
Berklee President Roger H. Brown and singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick, a Berklee alumna and associate professor, were guests on WBUR's Radio Boston for a conversation on how education contributes to having a successful music career.
Berklee’s official CMJ showcase of alumni and student artists, Friday, October 16 at Carroll Place, is presented by the Red Room at Cafe 939, Berklee Alumni Affairs, and Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), with media sponsor Vanyaland.
For online songwriting student Eirini Tornesaki, Berklee Online encourages her to keep improving while she tours with the Cirque du Soleil production Kurios.
The Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute and Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus present the Festival Raíces del Mediterráneo (Mediterranean Roots Festival).
Uruguayan musician Rubén Rada was presented with Berklee’s Master of Latin Music Award at an event hosted by the college's Latin Music Studies.
Berklee alumni were nominated for 10 Emmy Awards in 2015.
The Manifesto and Nate Albert visit Berklee to conduct a discussion with students and to record the final series for the inaugural series of Between Us. Albert and Michelle Sullivan, cofounder/editor-in-chief of The Manifesto, talk about the upcoming event.
Berklee's graduate Contemporary Performance Program (Production Concentration) is a place for talented artists to take their musicianship to the next level. That's exactly what Jana Sustersic did.
Student Mohamed Araki produces a concert with indiginous Sudanese musicians performing traditional and original regional music joined by 32 Berklee musicians.
Acclaimed alto saxophonist Donald Harrison ‘82 joined Berklee faculty and staff on September 4, 2015, to usher in the new school year and mark Berklee’s 70th anniversary.