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.
Before a packed show at the TD Garden on July 1, Imagine Dragons gave a group of Berklee students a behind-the-scenes look at the production of its major worldwide Smoke and Mirrors Tour.
Bill Elliott, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department, won a Tony Award this June for his orchestration work on An American in Paris.
At the Berklee at Umbria Jazz Clinics, some 240 students from all over the world gather, as many before them have done for the past 30 years now, for an intense immersion in music unlike any other.
Musicians from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Chicago, Illinois, have been awarded scholarships through an ongoing partnership between Berklee and the Lollapalooza festival.
BerkleeICE's Rethink Music Project publishes an in-depth study advocating for fairness and transparency of payment flows within the music industry.
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.