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.
Over the course of four days during spring break, 21 Berklee students were given unique access to both new and veteran titans of the music industry in Atlanta, Georgia.
Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute artistic director Neil Leonard doesn’t miss an opportunity to embark on—and learn from—new interdisciplinary adventures.
This past March, a handful of Berklee faculty and staff took 21 students on a four-day, music industry-intensive trip to Atlanta, Georgia, marking the fifth anniversary of this annual immersion experience.
Berklee Appoints Casey Driessen as Director of Contemporary Performance Graduate Program at Valencia, Spain, Campus
Berklee appointed Casey Driessen as the director of the Contemporary Performance graduate program at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain. The American musician, composer, producer, educator, and Berklee alumnus began his new role on June 1 in preparation for the start of the academic year in September 2015.
The Summer in the City series includes hundreds of concerts in and around Boston this summer and culminates with the Beantown Jazz Festival on September 26, 2015.
Laouto and guitar player Vasileios Kostas will be on a Greek tour with his quartet in June 2015.
USA Book News recently recognized Berklee Press in the 2015 International Book Awards, with four titles receiving honors.
Following the launch of the Berklee India Exchange, Berklee President Roger H. Brown visits India and meets with A. R. Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, and many others.
Organized by Ukraine native and Berklee faculty member Vadim Neselovskyi, the concert will feature a program of traditional Ukrainian folk songs alongside Neselovskyi’s original compositions.
Berklee was honored by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) at its 100th annual conference in Washington, D.C.
WBUR featured Just the Right Volume, Berklee's recent forum on hearing loss protection.
World-renowned trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and Blue Note recording artist Terence Blanchard will join Berklee as a visiting scholar in the Jazz Composition department beginning in the fall of 2015.
The San Francisco Silent Film Festival will feature the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s original score to F.W. Murnau’s 1924 iconic silent film, The Last Laugh, on Friday, May 29, at the Castro Theatre.
Born Theresa Danielle Flaminio, multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter DANiiVORY '08, who has toured with Beyoncé, CeeLo Green, and Imagine Dragons, sets out on her own.
Berklee alumna Rie Tsuji didn’t initially set out to tour the world with Beyoncé and Jay-Z, but when the opportunity arose, she was well prepared to seize it.
After a five-year stint drumming with Beyoncé right out of Berklee, alumna Nikki Glaspie breaks out on her own with the Nth Power.
Nearly 900 graduates from 62 countries received degrees at Berklee's 2015 commencement.
NPR's All Songs Considered held a listening party at Berklee on April 22. The evening, held at the Red Room at Cafe 939, featured a panel of guests including Susan Rogers, associate professor of music production and engineering.