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.
Paul Wachter, financial management advisor to such major figures as LeBron James and Bono, dispenses career advice to Berklee's enterprising student entrepreneurs and managers.
Juan Luis Guerra chooses a student pianist from Colombia to receive a scholarship in his name with a maximum value of $200,000.
The Boston Conservatory has named its first-ever full time faculty position in hip-hop dance.
An article on Huffington Post Latino Voices calls Rita Moreno's commencement address "one for the history books."
Rita Moreno, the Puerto Rican star best known for her role in the 1961 production of West Side Story and has been active in the entertainment industry for more than 70 years, talks with Inside Berklee about receiving an honorary doctorate from Berklee.
Alumni from Berklee and The Boston Conservatory have been nominated for 2016 Tony Awards in categories including Best Musical, Best Orchestrations, Best Revival of a Musical, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical.
Rita Moreno delivered the 2016 commencement speech to more than 900 graduates, and received an honorary doctorate alongside the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento.
Berklee students will gain invaluable experience out on the road this summer performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Osheaga in Montreal, and Made In America in Philadelphia, through the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).
Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Donny McCaslin ‘88, the acclaimed jazz saxophonist who was featured prominently on David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar.
Listen to a track from a Berklee senior whose composing and cuatro virtuosity has made him a standout during his studies with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
They came to Berklee from more than 60 nations and nearly every U.S. state, and they leave with a lifelong, shared Berklee bond forged in their mutual love of music.
Catch a few glimpses of the Equinox Music Festival, an event at Berklee and The Boston Conservatory showcasing the improvisational possibilities of classical music.
Berklee, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico, presents the second edition of Reimagine Mexico: A Musical Celebration featuring Alexander Acha, on May 5 at the Berklee Performance Center.
Alumna saxophonist Grace Kelly appears on the cover of the Improper Bostonian's Innovators Issue.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Annette Philip talks about the origin of the Berklee India Exchange, the creation of the Berklee Indian Ensemble, and the importance of Indian music for Berklee.
The Harry Potter Soundtrack Orchestra recorded multiple takes of two of Patrick Doyle’s works for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth film in the beloved series.