Charlie Puth Video Dethrones 'Gangnam Style' as YouTube's Most-Watched
At nearly 3 billion views, Charlie Puth's video with Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again," is the most-watched video in YouTube's history, surpassing longtime record-holder and fellow Berklee alumnus Psy, whose "Gangnam Style" has dominated the list for years.
Piano Professor Joanne Brackeen Receives NEA Jazz Master Award
The National Endowment of the Arts grants a Jazz Masters Award, the nation's highest honor in jazz, to Berklee Professor Joanne Brackeen who has blazed trails for female jazz musicians.
Berklee India Exchange Takes Prog Rock Clinics to Mumbai and Bengaluru
Progressive rock enthusiasts in Mumbai and Bengaluru enjoyed intensive two-day workshops this May at the Berklee Tandon Global Clinics conducted by the Berklee India Exchange.
John Mayer Shares the Stage with Student Songwriters
On a tour stop in Boston with his band, Dead & Company, songwriter and guitar titan John Mayer '98 visited the Berklee Performance Center (BPC) to hear original songs from six Berklee students.
PODCAST: Sounds of Berklee—Brandon Shah
Brandon Hassan, who performs under the moniker Brandon Shah and was a top 24 finalist on the X-Factor TV series when he was 16, will be playing a number of evening sets at B3 restaurant from July 24 to July 27.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Jason Palmer
Jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator Jason Palmer discusses his music and more as he prepares to lead a Berklee septet at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Slideshow: Berklee Musicians Perform Around Boston in Free Summer Concerts
Through the free Summer in the City concert series, Berklee students from all over the world share their music, spanning a broad range of genres, with the people of Boston and surrounding areas.
Berklee to Present Sadiya Ramos with Beyoncé’s Formation Scholars Award
Berklee will award Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s Formation Scholars Award to Sadiya Ramos, a sophomore studying dance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
For Orchestrating Dear Evan Hansen, Alumnus Alex Lacamoire Wins Third Tony Award
For his work on Broadway's hottest ticket, Dear Evan Hansen, Alex Lacamoire B.M. ’95 took home his second consecutive Tony Award for Best Orchestrations at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Berklee Artists to Perform at Top Music Festivals This Summer Through BPMI
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is sending seven artists to perform at top music festivals in the U.S. and Canada this summer including the Governors Ball, Essence Festival, Chicago Open Air, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands.
Kenny Werner, who heads Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute, teaches musicians how to break down the anxiety attached to playing music and to reconnect to their instrument from a place of comfort and expressivity.
Students find common ground in the arenas of modern dance, African polyrhythms, electronic music, Arabic scales, video, software programming, and abstract painting.
Through a longstanding, mutually beneficial relationship, Boston Arts Academy and Berklee City Music Boston offer underserved high school students in Boston the chance for an innovative arts education.
The Boston Globe writes about the Open Music Initiative in its Game Changers 2017 list.
Panos Panay speaks about the Open Music Initiative at the Business of Blockchain conference held at the MIT Media Lab.
Vice President of Business Development and Operations at Live Nation Brandon Pankey, whose client list has included the likes of Drake and Jill Scott, talks to Berklee students about hard work and career success.
Contemporary R&B singer-songwriter Phé, a member of Berklee's graduating class, is a finalist in this year's International Songwriting Competition and is soon to release her debut EP.
Who is the undergraduate class of 2017? Explore a small sample of the remarkable work and creative capabilities of these soon-to-be alumni that came to Boston from more than 70 countries and more than 40 U.S. states.
Berklee’s Masters on the Road series, where master alumni musicians return to campus to teach and lead a touring ensemble, continues with Chris Cheek B.M. ‘91, a renowned jazz saxophonist.
Annette Philip, artistic director of the Berklee India Exchange and director of the Berklee Indian Ensemble, recently spoke with India Today about creating music across continents.
On April 26-27, the Berklee Performance Center hosted the world premiere of The Kiss, a new musical theater work inspired by Gustav Klimt's painting of the same name, as part of the Signature Series at Berklee.
Berklee College of Music has appointed four-time Grammy-winning bassist and professor Oscar Stagnaro as executive director of Berklee Latino, the college’s Spanish-language program, and announces upcoming events in Bogotá, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador.
A Berklee alumnus and a professor have been nominated for 2017 Tony Awards in the Best Orchestrations category.
Boston-based, all-acoustic guerrilla roots alumni band Damn Tall Buildings releases its new album May 19 on birnCORE, the Berklee Internet Radio Network's (BIRN) record label. The album was recorded live at the Red Room at Cafe 939.
As he prepares to step down as president of Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Richard Ortner reflects on his time at the Conservatory and the beginnings of the combined institution.
Sound design and electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani capped off her residency at Berklee, sharing her knowledge with students, from the early days of electronic music to her creative advertising work.
The Berklee Indian Ensemble will present stories and songs about shared, universal human experiences in a concert at the Berklee Performance Center.
On April 19, more than 200 musicians from the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed Howard Shore’s B.M. '69 '08H Lord of the Rings Symphony at Boston's Symphony Hall as part of Berklee's Signature Series.
Within the merger's first year, new ways to collaborate on opera have flourished, from preparing studio quality recordings for a new opera commission, to the creation of an opera summer program housed on Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
This fall, Berklee will deliver a Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Formation Scholars Award to an incoming or continuing female undergraduate or graduate student.