PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Alison Plante
Veteran Berklee educator and award-winning composer Alison Plante, who has recently been named chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, discusses her plans for preparing those interested in careers in scoring for film, TV, video games, and other visual media.
High School Students Learn from Masters at Newport Jazz Workshops
At the recent Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival, some 40 high school student musicians spent a week learning from their heroes.
Slideshow: Berklee's Summer in the City Brings Free Performances to Boston
All summer long, and well past Labor Day, Berklee students liven up parks, plazas, and piers around town with free performances as part of the Summer in the City series.
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.
In May, jazz trumpet virtuoso Ingrid Jensen took four top-tier Berklee students on a five-date tour as part of the third edition of the Masters on the Road series.
For 30 years, Berklee and the Umbria Jazz Festival have worked together to train the next generation of jazz musicians, a collaboration that continues to grow stronger.
This summer, student acts from Berklee's Heavy Rotation Records (HRR) will hit one of the main stages at major summer festivals including Lollapalooza in Chicago, and Osheaga in Montreal.
The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will perform at the Newport Folk Festival on July 26.
Offered in partnership with IEG Global Corporation, the program’s inaugural class is composed of high school students from China and Taiwan and will explore an innovative approach to teaching entrepreneurship, using music as the underlying coaching language.
USA Today speaks to Panos Panay, BerkleeICE founding managing director, about what the future holds for music graduates.
The seires runs from July 2 through August 6 in parks throughout Boston.
The annual Swingin' in the Fens concert takes place on July 15, 2015.
143 Students from 31 Countries Will Graduate from the Master's Programs at Berklee’s Campus in Valencia
Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, will celebrate its graduation on Monday, July 13. This year, 143 students from 31 countries will receive their master's degrees in four areas of study.
The Boston Globe breaks the news about a potential merger between Berklee and the Boston Conservatory.
Thrity years ago, Berklee and Umbria Jazz started clinics for young musicians that coincided with the popular Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. A host of special events throughout this year's festival will mark the three-decade anniversary.
Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson, of NPR Music's All Songs Considered, visited Berklee for an evening of listening to music with the extended Berklee community.
Boston Conservatory and Berklee Exploring Merger that Reimagines 21st Century Music and Performing Arts Education
Berklee and The Boston Conservatory have signed a memorandum of understanding that could pave the way toward an eventual merger that would create the world’s most dynamic and comprehensive program for education in music, dance, theater, and technology.
Renowned percussionist Anandan Sivamani recently visited classrooms, conducted master classes, and performed at Berklee's Percussion Weekend.
A panel of expert musicians including guitarist Tariqh Akoni ’91 and percussionist Taku Hirano ’95 gave students insight into the music industry while in Boston for a Bette Midler concert at the TD Garden.
Students in the Global Entertainment and Music Business graduate program at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus are encouraged to think like an entrepreneur from day one.
New York-based Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera received Berklee's Master of Latin Music Award during a recent concert at Boston’s Paramount Theatre organized by the Mexican Consulate in Boston, Berklee, and Emerson College.
The BGJI performed for local students and hosted workshops in Newport, Rhode Island, to fulfill its mission of using jazz to build communities, provide mentorship, and live up to its mantra of “with talent comes responsibility.”
The Movement, a student-run group, organized a series of workshops in assistive music programming to students at the Perkins School for the Blind.
Berklee will visit Bolivia for the first time as part of the Berklee World Tour, where the college holds live audition and interview (A&I) events for musicians interested in studying at the college. A group of current Berklee students will also lead clinics and workshops, and perform concerts with local musicians.