Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun to Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee Commencement
Songwriter, producer, recording artist, and pioneer of multimedia and computer technology, Todd Rundgren, will be this year’s commencement speaker, and will address more than 1,000 Berklee graduates on Saturday, May 13, at the Agganis Arena.
Personifying Art's Power, Class of 2017 Takes Reigns
Who is Berklee's undergraduate class of 2017? Explore a small sample of the remarkable work and creative capabilities of these soon-to-be alumni that came to Boston from more than 70 countries and more than 40 U.S. states.
Berklee to Present Female Student with Beyoncé’s Formation Scholars Award
This fall, Berklee will deliver a Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Formation Scholars Award to an incoming or continuing female undergraduate or graduate student.
At Sundance, PBS Virtual Reality Short Film Features Music by Graduating Student Davey Thomas Tucker
Music composed by soon-to-graduate film scoring student Davey Thomas Tucker was featured at this year's Sundance Film Festival in the debut of PBS Digital Studios’s virtual reality (VR) short film, My Brother’s Keeper.
Berklee Indian Ensemble Presents Bridges at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, May 9
The Berklee Indian Ensemble will present stories and songs about shared, universal human experiences in a concert at the Berklee Performance Center.
Slideshow: The Lord of the Rings Symphony Brings Howard Shore's Music to Life at Symphony Hall
On April 19, more than 200 musicians from the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed Howard Shore’s B.M. '69 '08H Lord of the Rings Symphony at Boston's Symphony Hall as part of Berklee's Signature Series.
Sound Pioneer Suzanne Ciani Talks Creative Process with Students
Sound design and electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani capped off her residency at Berklee, sharing her knowledge with students, from the early days of electronic music to her creative advertising work.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Cristobal Cruz-Garcia
In this episode of Inside Berklee, student cellist, composer, and arranger Cristobal Cruz-Garcia talks about how his childhood in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, inform his willingness to cross musical borders.
Berklee Finds Harmonic Convergence in Opera Collaborations
Within the merger's first year, new ways to collaborate on opera have flourished, from preparing studio quality recordings for a new opera commission, to the creation of an opera summer program housed on Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
Now in its third year, Berklee Latino, Berklee College of Music’s Spanish-language program, is expanding to host programs in Ecuador and Peru. Berklee Latino also returns to Mexico and Colombia in 2016.
Berklee will present American Master Awards at Music City Roots in Franklin, Tennessee. T Bone Burnett and Berklee alumni Gillian Welch '92 and David Rawlings '92 will receive the honors during a live webcast on March 15.
For many musicians in Latin America, attending Berklee seems like an impossible dream due to barriers like distance and language. But for the past three years, Berklee has worked to change that through the innovative Berklee Latino program. Four students profiled here testify to the life-changing potential of Berklee Latino.
Twelve alumni took home thirteen trophies at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
The Berklee professor, Fisk alumna, and former Jubilee Singer previewed the group’s upcoming performance at Symphony Hall on Sunday, February 21.
Faculty member Hal Crook '71 celebrates his 30 years at Berklee with a BPC concert. Listen to one of his originals, "Behind These Eyes."
Heavy Rotation Records takes over the Sinclair with the release of Dorm Sessions 11.
Berklee roots musicians the Doc Wallace Trio and the Loose Roots Band will bring Texas fiddling, swing, and Celtic music to the Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on March 13.
Last year saxophonist Donny McCaslin '88 and his jazz quartet were enlisted by David Bowie H'99 to record what became Bowie's 25th and final album, Blackstar. Just weeks after the album's release and the shock of Bowie's death, McCaslin talks about recording with Bowie and longtime producer Tony Visconti.
Nacho González took a detour from a bright future in the nonprofit world to come to Berklee. This month, he won a spot in the JEN Young Composer Showcase.
Grammy-nominated Berklee Voice Department Professor Donna McElroy, an alumna of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the leading torch-bearers of the traditional spiritual throughout the world since 1871, both discusses and sings spirituals, joined by students from the Jubilee Spirit Ensemble that she leads at Berklee.
David Murillo R., a Berklee student from Medellín, Colombia, scores Between Sea and Land, recipient of the Sundance Film Festival's Audience Award for Best Film and the Special Jury Award for Acting, both in the World Cinema Dramatic category.
Heavy Rotation Records celebrates the release of its new compilation, Dorm Sessions 11, with a concert at the Sinclair in Cambridge.
As snow fell lightly outside the Berklee Performance Center on January 12, incoming students and their families were treated to an evening of inspirational words and energetic music at the spring 2016 entering student convocation and concert.
The Berklee PULSE® Music Method expands to Metro Nashville Public Schools and the School District of Philadelphia, providing over 400 music teachers with access to the comprehensive online platform.
Great American Songbook: The Music of Bob Dylan, celebrates the folk music icon with a large group of Berklee students, faculty, and guest Al Kooper paying tribute to Dylan’s prolific career.
Prince Charles Alexander, professor of music production and engineering, talks about the arc of his career, from starting his solo career in Boston, to hip-hop sessions in New York, to joining the Berklee faculty.
BerkleeICE took its first trip to Silicon Valley to introduce and expose students to the possibilities of careers in technology, including site visits to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, startup incubators, and venture capital firms.
The historic ensemble that introduced negro spirituals to the world will perform in honor of the 150th anniversary of Fisk University. The concert will also feature Berklee voice professor and former Jubilee Singer Donna McElroy, the renowned Boston Children’s Chorus, readings by former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and author Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, and more.