Berklee Alumni Recognized at 59th Grammy Awards
Berklee Alumni were recognized across genres at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Lalah Hathaway ’94 joined the exclusive ranks of those—such as Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles—who have won R&B Grammys four years in a row, while Donny McCaslin '88 accepted on behalf of the late David Bowie '99H.
Behind Oscar-Nominated Films, Alumni Expertise
Many Berklee alumni worked on music and sound in support of some of this year's Academy Award–nominated films, including most of the films nominated for a 2017 Best Picture Oscar.
Student Pianist Tony Ann Invited to Tour with the Chainsmokers
Canadian pianist, composer, and Berklee student Tony Ann recently earned himself a slot on tour with electronic pop music's biggest duo, the Chainsmokers, after his piano cover of their song "Paris" caught the pair's attention, Billboard reports.
Songs of the '60s and '70s to Be Rekindled February 26 in Great American Songbook Laurel Canyon Tribute
The music of James Taylor '95H, the Doors, the Mamas and the Papas, Carole King ‘13H, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, and more comes to life in this concert hosted and narrated by revered music photographer Henry Diltz, whose work will be showcased at the event.
Beyoncé's Original All-Female Band Celebrates 10 Years Together with Concert at Berklee Performance Center
As part of the Signature Series at Berklee, Beyoncé's original all-female band will hold a 10-year anniversary concert on Thursday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m., at the Berklee Performance Center.
NPR Music Features Charlie Worsham '06 in 'Songs We Love'
NPR Music recently placed rising country music star and 2006 Berklee alumnus Charlie Worsham’s new song, “The Beginning of Things,” on its running list of the year's best songs.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—David Mash
After more than 40 years as an integral leader at Berklee, Senior Vice President for Innovation, Strategy, and Technology David Mash, who Rolling Stone has called the "leading evangelist for the marriage of music and technology," reflects on his work and the Berklee community leading up to his retirement this spring.
Every Berklee Career a Startup: Students Explore Silicon Valley over Winter Break
This winter break, Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) gave students perspective on the careers and creative headspace of Silicon Valley leaders at companies such as Google X, Facebook, Pandora, YouTube, and Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Steve Lukather has played stadiums as Toto’s guitarist, toured with Ringo Starr, and laid down tracks with everyone from Aretha Franklin to Barbra Streisand. On October 22, he took the stage at the Berk Recital Hall to talk to a packed room about his career.
The three-day event takes place November 9-11 at Teachers College at Columbia University, in New York City. Highlights include a keynote presentation by Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and a master class that pairs Mindi Abair, Tuffus Zimbabwe, and other master musicians with Berklee City Music Network ensembles.
Gender is an issue in the music industry. Though examples of successful female artists and executives are not hard to find, inappropriate male behavior towards females, both in private and public settings, distinguish the music industry from many other trades.
As part of Berklee’s 2015 Signature Series, the Berklee Performance Center held a concert celebrating music from every region of Sudan, one of the oldest civilizations known to humanity. The concert was a project that show producer and director Mohamed Araki, a Berklee student from Sudan, had “waited [his] entire life” to present.
Legendary guitarist Joe Walsh H'12 stopped by Berklee to talk about rock 'n' roll, his time with the Eagles, and musical mojo.
Five-time Grammy-winning composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard, who has scored nearly every Spike Lee film, works with Berklee students as a visiting scholar.
J. Curtis Warner Jr. has been named to lead Berklee's new Office of Community and Government Relations as associate vice president.
New York's WBGO-FM, NPR Music, and Berklee continue their Checkout - Live at Berklee series with jazz accordionist Victor Prieto and his trio.
The Bay State Banner goes in-depth into BerkleeICE.
Alumnus Bruce Hornsby '74 offers a taste of his music and insight into what influences him as a musician.
On October 2, more than 150 people gathered in Boston’s Innovation District to join Berklee in addressing the issue of fair pay for music creators in the age of online streaming.
Seventeen Berklee alumni received 25 Latin Grammy Award across 10 categories including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist.
The Berklee World Strings will perform two shows with Iraqi National Symphony Conductor Karim Wasfi, whose performance among the ruins of his Baghadad neighborhood hours after a bomb destroyed it made international headlines.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Donald Harrison Jr. '81 talks about how growing up in New Orleans shaped him, Hurricane Katrina and its 10th anniversary, and what Berklee gave him when he left the Big Easy.
The Berklee Alumni Composer Consortium concert featured works from alumnus/film composer Howard Shore '69 as well as other alumni composers.
Huffington Post: The Education Department's College Scorecard Unfairly Stigmatizes Arts Institutions
Berklee President Roger H. Brown critiques the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard website in a blog for the Huffington Post.
This year's Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival was yet another success, attracting some 60,000 people of all ages to Boston’s South End to enjoy a day of world-class free music.
The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform to picture a new score, written by Berklee composers, to the seminal horror classic Nosferatu, aiming to create the most haunting experience Boston’s Symphony Hall has ever known.
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah ‘05 returns to Berklee, his alma mater, to record, perform, and broadcast—via NPR—his interactive new album, Stretch Music.