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.
Young musicians are especially vulnerable to hearing loss, considering the thousands of hours of practice, often with instruments right next to the ear, it takes to reach mastery.
David Carbonara '85 has scored all seven seasons of Mad Men, which is in its final run on AMC for the second half of its seventh, and last, season
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute doesn’t simply turn out talented musicians, it develops musical ambassadors, unique players with enough compassion and practical knowledge to understand that the music they play can transform lives and better the global community.
Channel 5’s Chronicle talks to associate professor Michael Sweet about one of the fastest growing fields in the music business: composing for video games.
Holiday Mountain, an Austin-based psych dub pop trio formed at Berklee in 2011, was recently featured in Spin magazine and is currently on tour in support of its EP, You Be You, Part One.
SaraMarie Bottaro and Ryohei Takatsuchi are making tracks with their startup, Dancing Rabbits Publications, an alternative publication house.
In her You Matter tour, student Casey McQuillen combines musical performance with candid reflections to drive home her anti-bullying message with middle and high school students.
A trio of talented sisters from Monterey, Mexico, is looking to Berklee’s Summer Programs to amplify its heavy metal sound.
Charlie Puth '13 is a 23-year-old songwriter and performer who has recently been signed to Atlantic Records and who has scored a No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100, a slew of popular YouTube videos, and an EP in the works.
A mentoring program teaming alumni with students continues with the Ingrid Jensen Berklee Quintet taking to the road for five dates in May.
The Berklee Women's Empower Symposium, on March 27 at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, explored why women haven’t taken space in the industry until recently and what obstacles they face when they attempt to.
Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna, a 23-year-old tenor saxophone student from Mexico City, is the recipient of the Enrique Iglesias Scholarship presented by the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation.
The New York Times reached out to BerkleeICE for thoughts on how music is discovered in the digital era using Vine star and No. 1 Billboard artist Shawn Mendes as an example.
In conversation with BerkleeICE founder Panos Panay, Gary Powell took the audience on a journey down his career path.
Composed of students and alumni, Grey Season fuses folk and rock with five-part harmonies, driving solos, and melodies that you won't forget.
The MMI Recordings is launching two new albums to finish this school year. Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir features more than 40 student performers as well as the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, and Layth & Naseem is the first release by Jordanian violinist Layth Sidiq and Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash.
Philip Glass’s recently published memoir is titled Words Without Music. Yet in an interview at Berklee Performance Center on April 1, music permeated the famed composer’s reminiscences, his observations, and even the sound of his voice.
Berklee’s class of 2015 came from more than 60 countries and more than 40 U.S. states to form bonds through music that will continue to grow in the years ahead.
The Huffington Post displays the 10 stunning National Housing Award recipients named by the American Institute of Architects, including Berklee's mixed-use tower at 160 Massachusetts Avenue.