Berklee’s Campus in Valencia Honors Grads and John McLaughlin at Commencement
Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary at commencement, saluting its new master's degree recipients and awarding an honorary doctorate to legendary guitarist, composer, and pioneering bandleader John McLaughlin. In five years, the international campus has hosted more than 1,500 students from 71 nations and granted $4 million in scholarships to graduate students.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Nichelle Mungo
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Nichelle Mungo talks about the history of the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir, the difference between traditional and contemporary gospel, and how the choir keeps the party going at Newport.
Berklee Musicians Stack Killer Newport Jazz Festival Lineup
The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival is primed to draw both traditional jazz aficionados and fusion-minded fans, with many well-known and soon-to-be-well-known Berklee alumni, faculty, and students scheduled to perform.
At documenta, Interdisciplinary Dive into Cuba Thrills Global Art Crowd
At the fourteenth documenta, an international exhibition for contemporary art established after World War II, Berklee Professor Neil Leonard took attendees on a multisensory journey to Cuba with help from talented alumni.
Charlie Puth Video Dethrones 'Gangnam Style' as YouTube's Most-Watched
At nearly 3 billion views, Charlie Puth's video with Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again," is the most-watched video in YouTube's history, surpassing longtime record-holder and fellow Berklee alumnus Psy, whose "Gangnam Style" has dominated the list for years.
Ask George Clinton, Legendary Funk Artist, Anything During August 7 Berklee Online Event
Legendary funk songwriter, musician, and producer George Clinton '12H, perhaps best known for his work with Parliament-Funkadelic, will be the first guest on the new Berklee Online Live: Songwriting series. "Dr. Funkenstein" himself will answer your questions.
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.
Berklee India Exchange Takes Prog Rock Clinics to Mumbai and Bengaluru
Progressive rock enthusiasts in Mumbai and Bengaluru enjoyed intensive two-day workshops this May at the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics conducted by the Berklee India Exchange.
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.
Slideshow: Berklee Musicians Perform Around Boston in Free Summer Concerts
Through the free Summer in the City concert series, Berklee students from all over the world share their music, spanning a broad range of genres, with the people of Boston and surrounding areas.
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.
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.
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.
Satya Hinduja '04 talks about her musical journey, the transformation of the music industry in India, and finding what she calls her life’s mission to educate people about “the importance of frequencies and the subconscious.”
A Berklee graduate talks about working for Spotify and producing live sessions with artists such as D'Angelo and Demi Lovato.
Guitar Sessions Concerts to Feature Robben Ford, the Sheryl Bailey 3, the Jon Finn Group, Shaun Michaud
Berklee Guitar Sessions, now in its 25th year, is the largest, most comprehensive summer guitar program available anywhere.
Kevin Doucette '05 sat down with Berklee in Mumbai to talk about working with A. R. Rahman and how Berklee musicians are uniquely suited to collaborate with Indian musicians.
Juilliard graduate Olivia Mok combines her violin training with the production skills she learned during two Berklee master's degree programs to create music all her own.
A new program for first-year students provides them with an opportunity to begin their education on the Valencia, Spain, campus.
In spring 2016, Bolivian student Luis Gamarra wrote and recorded the song "Yo Soy Inmigrante" to help change the tone of the national discourse surrounding immigration.
Harvard and Berklee have formalized a partnership to offer a new five-year dual degree that will enable students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) at Harvard and a Master of Music (M.M.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) at Berklee starting in fall 2017.
Meet Eirini Tornesaki, the sole vocalist in KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil and a Berklee Online student. Berklee Online grants Tornesaki the flexibility to earn a specialist certificate in songwriting while on the road with the circus.
The finale of HBO's Game of Thrones was stunning not just for its plot twists but also for its haunting 10-minute song, "Light of the Seven," by composer and Berklee alumnus Ramin Djawadi '98.
Berklee has named longstanding members of the Berklee community, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, to its board of trustees.
Taking place Thursdays in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston, the six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series, coproduced by Berklee and IBA Boston as part of the Summer in the City concert series, presents a soundscape of live Latin music with a strong salsa influence in parks around the city.
Berklee musicians provide a jazz soundtrack to Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands.
Stop by the oldest commissioned warship, the USS Constitution (1797) in Charlestown Navy Yard on Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. in July for funk, folk, Latin music, and more.
La Guitarra Vuela (The Guitar Flies) was produced by Javier Limón of Berklee’s Mediterranean Music Institute in cooperation with Iberia airlines, which sponsored not only a trip but also documentary and two full scholarships for guitarists from Spain or Latin America to attend Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program.
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.