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.
The Signature Series at Berklee presents an extraordinary fall season of performances by Berklee students, faculty, and alumni, and world-renowned musicians.
After overnight success and tens of millions of YouTube views, the three sisters in the Warning focus on improving their already-impressive hard rock music skills.
Students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and Berklee’s music therapy program will travel to Panama City, Panama, to work with the Danilo Pérez Foundation and other local organizations, August 17 - 21.
With a viral video splash and early success, Berklee student Luis Gamarra has founded the nonprofit organization Sonidos Bolivianos—one of the first startups to be nurtured by the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship.
As Apple Music makes its debut, we explore Spotify’s strengths and investors’ confidence.
Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson shares some hard rock and solid advice at his July 27 clinic at the Berklee Performance Center.
Charlie Puth '13 returns to his alma mater to talk to Five-Week Summer Performance Program students about how he parlayed a YouTube presence into a successful career.
Several Berklee alumni have taken their experience with the Berklee way of learning into the world of private music lessons in order to find new ways to innovate and build on that traditional model.
The American Institute of Architects presented the 2015 National Education Facility Design Award to the 160 Massachusetts Avenue tower and drew a parellel to the Jazz at Lincoln Center venue.
Julian Bunetta '01 and John Ryan '10 had a hand in shaping the songs and sounds on the last three record-breaking albums from the English-Irish pop group, One Direction, with another album in the works.
Berklee students and faculty members in the Performance and Ensemble departments have been hard at work over the summer, preparing music for final performances in a wide range of genres, including electric and acoustic jazz, world music, soul, Latin, metal, and R&B, just to name a few.
Berklee alumni are once again playing key music and sound roles on many of this summer’s biggest blockbuster movies.
Alumni working on music and sound for some of this summer’s biggest blockbuster films reflect on their time at Berklee and share tips for students interested in working in the industry.
Berklee and the Newport Festivals Foundation have created the Berklee Gobal Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival for summer 2016, and registration opens October 1.
As Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangzhou, China maps out its vision for the future and looks to Berklee as a potential model, officials from the Conservatory and Berklee met on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 to explore possibilities for collaboration.
Larry Watson talks about his work at Harvard, the resilient messages of African-American music, and the power of shedding light on secrets.
David Byrne references BerkleeICE's Fair Music Report and calls for the music industry to open the "Black Box" and increase pay transparency and fair compensation.
Berklee bands land slots in North America’s premier summer concert festivals, including South by Southwest (SXSW), Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Boston Calling, Osheaga, and the Lowell Summer Music Series.
This authoritative and thorough review by Todd Brabec is likely a new classic in the field.
Big business is tapping millennials who seek shared experiences and update their status on social media.