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.
A Berklee graduate talks about working for Spotify and producing live sessions with artists such as D'Angelo and Demi Lovato.
Guitar Sessions Concerts to Feature Robben Ford, the Sheryl Bailey 3, the Jon Finn Group, Shaun Michaud
Berklee Guitar Sessions, now in its 25th year, is the largest, most comprehensive summer guitar program available anywhere.
Kevin Doucette '05 sat down with Berklee in Mumbai to talk about working with A. R. Rahman and how Berklee musicians are uniquely suited to collaborate with Indian musicians.
Juilliard graduate Olivia Mok combines her violin training with the production skills she learned during two Berklee master's degree programs to create music all her own.
A new program for first-year students provides them with an opportunity to begin their education on the Valencia, Spain, campus.
In spring 2016, Bolivian student Luis Gamarra wrote and recorded the song "Yo Soy Inmigrante" to help change the tone of the national discourse surrounding immigration.
Harvard and Berklee have formalized a partnership to offer a new five-year dual degree that will enable students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) at Harvard and a Master of Music (M.M.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) at Berklee starting in fall 2017.
Meet Eirini Tornesaki, the sole vocalist in KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil and a Berklee Online student. Berklee Online grants Tornesaki the flexibility to earn a specialist certificate in songwriting while on the road with the circus.
The finale of HBO's Game of Thrones was stunning not just for its plot twists but also for its haunting 10-minute song, "Light of the Seven," by composer and Berklee alumnus Ramin Djawadi '98.
Berklee has named longstanding members of the Berklee community, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, to its board of trustees.
Taking place Thursdays in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston, the six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series, coproduced by Berklee and IBA Boston as part of the Summer in the City concert series, presents a soundscape of live Latin music with a strong salsa influence in parks around the city.
Berklee musicians provide a jazz soundtrack to Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands.
Stop by the oldest commissioned warship, the USS Constitution (1797) in Charlestown Navy Yard on Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. in July for funk, folk, Latin music, and more.
La Guitarra Vuela (The Guitar Flies) was produced by Javier Limón of Berklee’s Mediterranean Music Institute in cooperation with Iberia airlines, which sponsored not only a trip but also documentary and two full scholarships for guitarists from Spain or Latin America to attend Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Young talks about the state of dance as an art form; the importance of taking risks as an artist; how her broad background in liberal arts and dance informs her role; and her excitement about the possibilities the merger has opened up.
Berklee faculty, students, and alumni collaborated with the Carter Center’s Human Rights Program to produce a song titled "Love is the Answer.” The video for the song premiered at the Carter Center’s 2016 Human Rights Defender’s Forum.
Karin Ryan ’03 enlists Berklee for a moving music video that will become the global rallying cry for The Carter Center’s Forum on Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.
Berklee held stage presentation clinics in Mumbai as part of a trip in which the college and its Berklee India Exchange (BIX) awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to three Indian musicians.
In this episode, Inside Berklee sits down with Jeff Dorenfeld and Jeff Apruzzese to hear more about Berklee's newest institute, the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).