Omar Hakim Named Chair of Berklee's Percussion Department
One of the most influential drummers of the past 40 years, Hakim has played on countless hits, from David Bowie's "Let's Dance" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."
Grammy Winner Lori McKenna to Summer Students: ‘Music Has Given So Much Back to Me’
From Boston to Nashville, multiple Grammy-winner Lori McKenna, one of the most successful storytellers in the music business, shares her musical journey with Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop students.
Animated Short Scored by Alumnus Arturo Cardelús Becomes YouTube Sensation
Released on YouTube just one week ago, the animated short In a Heartbeat, scored by Arturo Cardelús B.M. ‘11, has earned more than 21 million views and the attention of national media, including the New York Times, the Guardian, and NBC.
Hit Songwriter and Alumnus Claude Kelly Imparts Knowledge to Summer Songwriting Students
Students in Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop glean valuable insights from Claude Kelly B.M. ‘02, who has written songs for artists such as Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston, and many more.
John Kellogg Named Finalist for edX Prize
John Kellogg, who teaches Berklee Online's Introduction to Music Business course, is one of 10 finalists nominated for this year's edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning.
All-Star Concert to Benefit the Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund
Berklee will host a concert featuring some of the brightest stars in the jazz world to honor veteran Boston music promoter Fred Taylor and to support the Fred Taylor Endowed Scholarship.
Berklee City Music Awards Five Full-Tuition Scholarships
Five young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee during an emotional presentation at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, August 8.
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.
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.