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.
Film Composer and Vocalist Tori Letzler '12 Contributes to Hollywood Blockbusters
Alumna Tori Letzler '12 is making her voice known in the film scoring industry, not only as a composer working alongside Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler, but also by singing in movies and trailer scores for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Thor: The Dark World and Wonder Woman, as well as for video games including Beyond: Two Souls and Call of Duty.
Berklee’s Campus in Valencia Honors Grads and John McLaughlin at Commencement
Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary at commencement, saluting its new master's degree recipients and awarding an honorary doctorate to legendary guitarist, composer, and pioneering bandleader John McLaughlin. In five years, the international campus has hosted more than 1,500 students from 71 nations and granted $4 million in scholarships to graduate students.
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.
Béla Fleck and Victor Wooten discuss reuniting the Flecktones and the booming acoustic music scene in Boston while offering Berklee students advice on supportive musical conversations.
Julius Williams III is using lessons learned at Berklee and the Boston Conservatory to advance in Britain's Got Talent with his vocal group Vox Fortura.
The annual commencement concert, held on May 6 at the Agganis Arena, featured some of the college’s most accomplished students paying tribute to the honorary doctor of music degree recipients with performances of music associated with their careers.
Paul Wachter, financial management advisor to such major figures as LeBron James and Bono, dispenses career advice to Berklee's enterprising student entrepreneurs and managers.
The Boston Conservatory has named its first-ever full time faculty position in hip-hop dance.
Juan Luis Guerra chooses a student pianist from Colombia to receive a scholarship in his name with a maximum value of $200,000.
An article on Huffington Post Latino Voices calls Rita Moreno's commencement address "one for the history books."
Rita Moreno, the Puerto Rican star best known for her role in the 1961 production of West Side Story and has been active in the entertainment industry for more than 70 years, talks with Inside Berklee about receiving an honorary doctorate from Berklee.
Alumni from Berklee and The Boston Conservatory have been nominated for 2016 Tony Awards in categories including Best Musical, Best Orchestrations, Best Revival of a Musical, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical.
Rita Moreno delivered the 2016 commencement speech to more than 900 graduates, and received an honorary doctorate alongside the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento.
Berklee students will gain invaluable experience out on the road this summer performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Osheaga in Montreal, and Made In America in Philadelphia, through the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).
Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Donny McCaslin ‘88, the acclaimed jazz saxophonist who was featured prominently on David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar.
Listen to a track from a Berklee senior whose composing and cuatro virtuosity has made him a standout during his studies with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
They came to Berklee from more than 60 nations and nearly every U.S. state, and they leave with a lifelong, shared Berklee bond forged in their mutual love of music.