PODCAST: Mark Zaleski at Beantown Jazz
Saxophonist Mark Zaleski, an associate professor in Berklee's Harmony Department, will perform at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival on September 24.
Composer and Conductor Richard Carrick Named Chair of the Composition Department
Award-winning composer, conductor, and pianist Richard Carrick, a Guggenheim fellow, has been named chair of Berklee’s Composition Department.
Slideshow: Berklee Kicks off New School Year
Berklee celebrated the start of the 2016–2017 academic year by welcoming entering students and their families to campus, while faculty and staff reaffirmed their commitment to helping students succeed.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute Graduates to Attend Thelonious Monk Institute
Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) graduates Anthony Fung and Simon Moullier have been accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA in Los Angeles.
Alumni Give Soaring Score to Clint Eastwood's Box Office Smash Sully
Alumni Tierney Sutton '87 and Christian Jacob '86 worked closely with legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood to score box office leader Sully, a biopic about airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, starring Tom Hanks.
Berklee Performance Center Fall Season on Sale Now
The Berklee Performance Center is proud to announce a jam-packed fall season. Highlights include Black Lives Matter: Meaning of Freedom Concert Honoring Angela Davis; John Scofield’s Country for Old Men; Patti Smith in conversation with Michael Patrick MacDonald; Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees with Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and the Milk Carton Kids; and much more.
Hit Songwriter Bibi Bourelly Empowers Students through Authenticity
Twenty-one-year-old hit songwriter and artist Bibi Bourelly, who has written for Rihanna and Selena Gomez, brings refreshing and inspiring perspective to Berklee students.
On the heels of signing with independent label Cuneiform Records, Bent Knee guitarist Ben Levin '11 and bassist Jessica Kion '13 dropped by the Berklee alumni offices to discuss the making of their just-released critically acclaimed album Say So, life on the road, and becoming partners in music and life.
Made possible by a gift from Chandrika Tandon, an entrepreneur and Grammy-nominated musician, the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics bring the Berklee experience to musicians in India.
Bahamian bassist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter Selah Poitier ’16 overcomes trials on her journey in music, breaking through with authenticity, faith, and perseverance.
BostInno reports on Berklee alumnus Johannes Flecker, whose melding of music with entrepreneurship resulted in the launch of Sound Leadership, a successful corporate leadership coaching venture.
Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop students recently participated in a master class with Grammy Award-winner Paula Cole and a clinic with Boston-based recording artist Will Dailey.
Berklee continued its long history of participation in the Newport Folk Festival this year from alumni solo shows (Ruby Amanfu '98 and Sam Moss '11) to group performances by Berklee Instant Strings and the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir.
Berklee hosted the 26th annual conference of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, June 25-July 1, 2016.
Dave Liebman, founder and artistic director of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, talks about the IASJ and balancing performing and teaching.
Anthony Fung '15, '16G—who will continue his jazz studies at the Thelonious Monk Institute—leads his quintet on this week's featured podcast track.
Grammy-nominated hit songwriter, producer, and music publisher Kara DioGuardi spoke to Berklee's Songwriting Workshop summer students, sharing valuable insights on building a career in the music industry.
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors will perform at the Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, July 29 with special guests Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.
Vanyaland: Enhanced Bills—Berklee Sending Multiple Bands and Artists to Major Summer Music Festivals
The Berklee Popular Music Institute is spreading the presence of New England's finest artists with fesitval appearances at Electric Daisy Carnival, Made In America, Lollapalooza, and Osheaga.
Teen musicians from Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Chicago, Illinois, have received scholarships through Berklee's partnership with iconic music festival Lollapalooza.
Singer-songwriter, performer, and social change activist Shea Rose ’11 passed along career advice and hard-earned wisdom to students attending Berklee's Vocal Summit Summer program.
The Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will open the Fort Stage for the fourth straight year and Berklee Instant Strings, making their Newport debut, will perform with Aoife O’Donovan and Margo Price.
Almost two dozen students from 16 countries earned their Master of Music degrees after spending a year immersed in Berklee’s contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program.
NPR's All Songs Considered recently named Honeysuckle's track, "It's Getting Late," to their listener-chosen list, "Your Favorite New Musicians of 2016 (So Far)."
Fresh off her latest album and a stint in the house band for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, at 24, alto saxophonist Grace Kelly '11 has only just begun.
BerkleeICE and design-thinking firm IDEO recently selected 18 young entrepreneurs to take part in an intensive, three-week fellowship program to further research the topic of equity in the music industry.
On July 11, 2016, 119 students received their master’s degrees from Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain at a commencement ceremony featuring guest speaker Emilio Aragón.