Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun Receive Honorary Degrees
At Berklee's 2017 commencement ceremonies, graduating students began the next chapter of their lives inspired by words and music from honorary doctorate recipients Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun.
Dedicated to Danilo Pérez, Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest Features Alumni, Students, and Faculty
This year’s Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest was dedicated to Danilo Pérez, the Grammy-winning artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and featured several Berklee alumni while incorporating opportunities for students.
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.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Esperanza Spalding, Part 1
In her fifth and latest album, 2016’s Emily’s D+Evolution, Grammy winner and Berklee alumna Esperanza Spalding B.M. ‘05 plays with expressing different sides of herself through the character of “Emily.” Listen to the first part of an interview with her.
Berklee Alumnus and Professor Nominated for 2017 Tony Awards
A Berklee alumnus and a professor have been nominated for 2017 Tony Awards in the Best Orchestrations category.
New Connections: Student Performance Piece Reaches Across Artistic Disciplines
Students find common ground in the arenas of modern dance, African polyrhythms, electronic music, Arabic scales, video, software programming, and abstract painting.
Berklee to Award Wang Leehom Scholarship to Student from China
Berklee will award the Wang Leehom Scholarship to a student from mainland China for the entering class of 2018.
Personifying Art's Power, Class of 2017 Takes Reins
Who is the undergraduate class of 2017? Explore a small sample of the remarkable work and creative capabilities of these soon-to-be alumni that came to Boston from more than 70 countries and more than 40 U.S. states.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
Alex Lacamoire '95 took home an award for orchestrating the megahit musical Hamilton, and composer/lyricist Stephen P. Bray '78 earned the award for Best Revival of a Musical for his work on The Color Purple.
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.
The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra recently received a raucous standing ovation from thousands of attendees at the renowned San Francisco Silent Film Festival for its performance, live-to-picture, of a new score for E.A. Dupont's 1925 classic film Varieté.
Berklee's Three A. R. Rahman Scholarship Winners Represent Slice of India's Boundless Musical Talent
Berklee and the Berklee India Exchange presented more than half a million dollars in full-tuition scholarships to three artists: Ronojit Chaliha, Sarthak Mudgal, and Aman Sagal.
Pablo Munguía Appointed Director of Master of Music in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Program
Pablo Munguía has been appointed director of the Master of Music in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Program at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain.
Creative Minds Out Loud, a podcast from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, hosts presidents Roger H. Brown and Richard Ortner for a conversation on the benefits of the merger to students.
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) kicked off its summer festival season with the DJ duo, Glow Team, performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York City.
World-renowned trombonist and Berklee professor Hal Crook ‘71 retires, celebrating 30 years of teaching with a concert, titled “Set Me Free,” featuring some of his most outstanding former students, including Esperanza Spalding ‘05, Antonio Sanchez ‘97, Leo Genovese ‘01, Lionel Loueke ‘04, Chris Cheek ‘91, and Deborah Pierre ‘13.
The Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program is open to students aged 15 to 17 years old and will be held in Boston and Providence, Rhode Island from July 5 to 15, 2016.
Appearing on The Take with Sue O’Connell, Berklee professor Prince Charles Alexander weighs in on the significance of President Obama beatboxing for Vietnam's rap queen, and hip-hop’s growing influence around the world.
Presented by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, [BABA]'s May 20 collaborative performance between the recently merged Berklee and Boston Conservatory showed that music and dance are natural partners in artistic expression.
Berklee President Roger H. Brown and others from the college were in Mumbai in May 2016 to award the Berklee A. R. Rahman Scholarship, which covers tuition for four years at Berklee, to three talented musicians: guitarist Aman Sagar, pianist Ronojit Chaliha, and percussionist Sarthak Mudgal.