PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Joy Allen
In this edition of Inside Berklee, Joy Allen, the new chair of Berklee's Music Therapy Department, talks about the principles behind music therapy and how it can be used to help people, as well as how Berklee prepares students to be effective therapists.
A Happy Coincidence at Berklee Study Abroad Program
For Berklee student band Mr. Adam Marks, Valencia provided the inspiration to form and the momentum to pursue a professional path. All five members of the band met thanks to the Berklee Study Abroad program as they enjoyed a six-month stay at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, between January and June 2016.
Berklee to Honor Wang Leehom, King of Chinese Pop, at Symphony Hall
Berklee students will celebrate Chinese-American singer-songwriter, movie star, producer, and director Wang Leehom with a program of his globally popular music, and Wang himself will join them on stage to perform selections and to receive an honorary doctorate from Berklee.
Berklee Students, Alumni Perform on Flamenco Album Nominated for a Latin Grammy
José Mercé's 2016 album, Doy La Cara, is nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best Flamenco Album. It was produced by Mediterranean Music Institute Artistic Director Javier Limón and features nine current or former Berklee students.
Composer and Conductor Richard Carrick Named Chair of the Composition Department
Award-winning composer, conductor, and pianist Richard Carrick, a Guggenheim fellow, has been named chair of Berklee’s Composition Department.
Alumni Give Soaring Score to Clint Eastwood's Box Office Smash Sully
Alumni Tierney Sutton '87 and Christian Jacob '86 worked closely with legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood to score box office leader Sully, a biopic about airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, starring Tom Hanks.
Berklee Performance Center Fall Season on Sale Now
The Berklee Performance Center is proud to announce a jam-packed fall season. Highlights include Black Lives Matter: Meaning of Freedom Concert Honoring Angela Davis; John Scofield’s Country for Old Men; Patti Smith in conversation with Michael Patrick MacDonald; Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees with Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and the Milk Carton Kids; and much more.
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.
Students from the BGJI shared the stage with artists such as Danilo Pérez, Brian Blade, John Patitucci, Miguel Zenón, and Jane Bunnett.
BerkleeICE's Panos Panay was interviewed by WBUR in a quest to find out what music will sound like in the future.
Students in the program will learn techniques to develop their own voices as songwriters, as well as the business background to attain a career in their chosen field. All of the courses are written and taught by Berklee faculty members or industry experts.
Trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, debuting his new record Stretch Music, will perform in the Red Room at Cafe 939 on Friday, September 25, and bass legends Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey will team up for special performance at the free, outdoor festival Saturday, September 26.
Listen Up: Making it at Berklee College of Music is the first docuseries filmed about Berklee students.
Berklee welcomed a new academic year with its annual convocation program and concert, which featured alumnus James Morales ’06, music producer and cofounder of the New York music production team The Elev3n, as the keynote speaker.
Berklee band Cordelia and the Buffalo was selected to play the 2015 Osheaga Festival—a three-day music and arts festival in Montreal that draws more than 100,000 attendees each year.
The four members of Berklee band Bron Don say their Study Abroad program experience has brought them a range of new opportunities.