Berklee Alumni and Faculty Nominated for 2016 Latin Grammy Awards
Twelve Berklee alumni and one faculty member received 14 Latin Grammy Award nominations for producing, mixing, engineering, and songwriting across five categories.
Berklee Musicians Join Alejandro Sanz at Rise Up as One Concert
Berklee students and alumni performed with Alejandro Sanz at Univision's Rise Up as One concert in San Diego, near the U.S.-Mexico border, on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The concert featured many of the biggest names in Latin music calling for political participation and breaking down barriers rather than building walls.
PODCAST: Wang Leehom ‘99
Listen to a song by Wang Leehom ’99, the King of Chinese Pop, who will join students in a celebration of his music at Symphony Hall on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Emily Baker
In this episode of Inside Berklee, student fiddle player Emily Baker talks about how she rediscovered her passion for music, and about the risk she took at age 26 to pursue music full time at Berklee.
Signature Series Presents Pablo Ziegler Meets Berklee
Pablo Ziegler Meets Berklee features the Latin Grammy-winning Argentinian pianist, composer, and arranger—one of the most important figures in Argentine new tango—performing his inspired compositions and arrangements with a large student orchestra.
Hitmaker Greg Wells to Berklee Students: Stay Open to Possibilities
With credits including work with Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots, Adele, Pharrell Williams, and Timbaland, among others, Greg Wells—record producer, songwriter, musician, and mix engineer—had much to share in working with Berklee students.
Slideshow: Donald Harrison and the Berklee All-Stars Perform for Enthusiastic Crowds in India
In his first trip to India, renowned saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. '81 played with the Berklee All-Stars to a sold-out crowd of several thousand people at the 6th Delhi International Jazz Festival.
Meet Berklee's 2016–2017 Presidential Scholars
Seven first-semester students were awarded Berklee's Presidential Scholarship this year, allowing them to attend Berklee for four years at no cost to them or their families—all tuition, housing, and fees provided.
A panel of expert musicians including guitarist Tariqh Akoni ’91 and percussionist Taku Hirano ’95 gave students insight into the music industry while in Boston for a Bette Midler concert at the TD Garden.
Students in the Global Entertainment and Music Business graduate program at Berklee's Valencia, Spain, campus are encouraged to think like an entrepreneur from day one.
New York-based Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera received Berklee's Master of Latin Music Award during a recent concert at Boston’s Paramount Theatre organized by the Mexican Consulate in Boston, Berklee, and Emerson College.
The BGJI performed for local students and hosted workshops in Newport, Rhode Island, to fulfill its mission of using jazz to build communities, provide mentorship, and live up to its mantra of “with talent comes responsibility.”
The Movement, a student-run group, organized a series of workshops in assistive music programming to students at the Perkins School for the Blind.
Berklee will visit Bolivia for the first time as part of the Berklee World Tour, where the college holds live audition and interview (A&I) events for musicians interested in studying at the college. A group of current Berklee students will also lead clinics and workshops, and perform concerts with local musicians.
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.
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.
Laouto and guitar player Vasileios Kostas will be on a Greek tour with his quartet in June 2015.
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.
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.