PODCAST: Mark Zaleski at Beantown Jazz
Saxophonist Mark Zaleski, an associate professor in Berklee's Harmony Department, will perform at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival on September 24.
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.
Slideshow: Berklee Kicks off New School Year
Berklee celebrated the start of the 2016–2017 academic year by welcoming entering students and their families to campus, while faculty and staff reaffirmed their commitment to helping students succeed.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute Graduates to Attend Thelonious Monk Institute
Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) graduates Anthony Fung and Simon Moullier have been accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA in Los Angeles.
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.
Hit Songwriter Bibi Bourelly Empowers Students through Authenticity
Twenty-one-year-old hit songwriter and artist Bibi Bourelly, who has written for Rihanna and Selena Gomez, brings refreshing and inspiring perspective to Berklee students.
Crissy Collins, one of Beyoncé's touring background vocalists, shares some tunes and tales from life in the music industry.
Known for her work on science fiction dramas including SyFy's Warehouse 13 and ABC Family's Stitchers, actress Allison Scagliotti is currently earning her bachelor's degree online with Berklee.
Berklee and Berklee Online collaborated in an unprecedented way when two online students flew to Boston from Japan and the Faroe Islands to hear their compositions performed by the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra.
For the better part of the last decade, Berklee alumni artists, engineers, producers, songwriters, and venue owners are among the graduates who have sown deep roots in Brooklyn’s neighborhoods.
This all-day, free outdoor event will feature Ledisi, Javon Jackson with Jimmy Cobb, the Mosaic Project featuring Jaguar Wright and Terri Lyne Carrington, George Garzone, Omar Thomas with Stefon Harris, David Gilmore, Eguie Castrillo, Carlos Averhoff Jr. featuring Francisco Mela, Paige Bryan, Alissia Benveniste, and others on September 26.
International Career Center at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, Campus Helps Students Become Professional Musicians
As part of the International Career Center’s mission to provide expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to students, it hosts weekly lunches with visiting artists and guest speakers, sends out emails with job and gig opportunities, and more.
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.
As Apple Music makes its debut, we explore Spotify’s strengths and investors’ confidence.
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.
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.
Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson shares some hard rock and solid advice at his July 27 clinic at the Berklee Performance Center.
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.
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.
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.