Grammy nominated songwriter Makeba Riddick ('99) discusses her accomplishments as well as her challenges in the music industry.
Berklee College of Music announced the launch of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE). Alumnus and Sonicbids founder Panos Panay has been named its founding managing director. The institute will offer an academic curriculum, research projects, online courses, and an incubation environment to encourage new startups within the music space.
In response to the college's announcement of its new Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE), the Boston Globe interiews ICE director and Berklee alumnus and Sonicbids founder Panos Panay.
John Kellogg, assistant chair of the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee, has developed a free online course, Introduction to the Music Business. Offered through edX, the free online education collaborative created by Harvard and MIT, it is the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to focus on music business.
Berklee alumnus and Sonicbids founder Panos Panay discusses his decision to return to Berklee as the head of the college's new Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE).
This year's First Night Boston featured the work of Ben Cantil, a Berklee alumnus and current faculty member of Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. His music played during the 10 minutes leading up to the New Year’s countdown into the first minute of 2014.
Berklee alumni took home eight trophies during the Grammy Awards 2014 ceremony, including faculty member Terri Lyne Carrington, who was the first woman artist to win in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category.
In his keynote address at the Berklee Teachers on Teaching conference, saxophonist Benny Golson emphasized the importance of being open to new kinds of music.
Berklee receives reaccreditation and praise from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges for recent developments, including a new campus in Spain, graduate programs, and the 16-story building on Massachusetts Avenue. President Roger H. Brown's letter provides the details.
Originally from Falkirk, Scotland, Jason Lim ’13 is a polymath in the finest Berklee tradition. An accomplished violinist, guitarist, drummer, inventor, and recording engineer, he is equally comfortable on both sides of the sound board and soldering iron.
Making music that is "occasionally Ellingtonian, occasionally classical, and always beautiful," according to PopMatters, an Argentinian alumnus returns to Berklee to perform with his band and Berklee students. "Mariana" is from his latest disc.
Berklee's new 16-story tower, at 160 Massachusetts Avenue, opened to its first residents a week before the spring 2014 semester began, featuring dorm space, studios, practice rooms, a fitness center, a 400-seat cafeteria and performance space, and some of the best views in town.
The spring 2014 half of Berklee's Signature Music Series features Sun Ra Cosmic Centenary, the Great American Songbook: Great Women Songwriters, the Middle Eastern Music Festival: the Music of Armenia, and the State of Jazz Composition: Terence Blanchard with the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra.
After recently touring the U.S. and world with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and appearing on The Tonight Show, Berklee alumnus Andrew Joslyn '12 returns for another round of Berklee Online courses.
Presented by Berklee, NPR Music, WBGO FM, the Checkout – Live at Berklee, which brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts at Cafe 939, continues with Argentinian composer and pianist Guillermo Klein on Wednesday, January 29.
When multi-Grammy winner Carole King takes the stage at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony in her honor, she will be accompanied on one song by Berklee student Ahmad El Haggar from Egypt.
Berklee College of Music will award four four-year scholarships—one full-tuition, three half-tuition—to finalists in Grammy-winning guitarist and producer Lee Ritenour's Six String Theory Competition.
Connecticut native Samantha Preis ’10 began playing the piano at a young age, but didn’t care much for practicing the music she was given. Instead, she preferred to write her own songs, a habit which led her to Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop, and from there to a songwriting scholarship.