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.
Selah Poitier '16 Perseveres through Trials into Breakthrough Success
Bahamian bassist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter Selah Poitier ’16 overcomes trials on her journey in music, breaking through with authenticity, faith, and perseverance.
PODCAST: Anthony Fung
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.
At Berklee, Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim is discovering new genres to enhance her performance and film composing.
Berklee's annual Middle Eastern Music Festival featured the music of Persia as well as the Balkans and Caucasus.
Javier Limón, the artistic director of the Mediterranean Music Institute, and jazz singer Magos Herrera will perform standards from their 2014 duo album Dawn on March 26 at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Lebanese student percussionist Gilbert Mansour will join them as a guest artist.
Warren Haynes and Grammy Award-winning lineup support local treatment center, while some artists share their stories with students.
Berklee student Michael Martinez wrote a song to commemorate the Boston snow record for New England Cable News.
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents its fifth annual BGJI Summit on March 31, at the Berklee Performance Center. This year’s summit is hosted by Joe Lovano, Gary Burton Jazz Chair at Berklee, and will honor longtime faculty member Joanne Brackeen in celebration of her receiving the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award.
Leading minds from Berklee, Harvard, Babson, Brandeis, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will explore the interplay between art, science and innovation on March 23.
At BerkleeICE's Creative Entrepreneurship Lecture series, Bertis Downs recounted his career as the manager of indie rock icons R.E.M.
For three decades, Berklee professor and acclaimed author Pat Pattison has helped demystify the music business for the students who travel with him on the annual Berklee trip to Nashville.
Berklee will present its first American Master Awards on Tuesday, March 17, in Nashville to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the college’s student trip.
Dozens of Berklee students spent their summer gaining career experience and making invaluable connections with some of LA’s most influential companies.
The Berklee Global Jazz Institute is a diverse group of musicians from across the globe that encourage one another to wield one's own unique sonic vocabulary and, often, instruments that are unusual to the jazz genre.
The Berklee Performance Center hosted a Martin Luther King keynote presentation, featuring Chuck D of Public Enemy.
Students, musicians, and filmmakers united for the launch of the Take Me to the River Education Initiative at the World Famous Apollo Theater on February 12.
Violinist and songwriter Rhett Price's first record, Kesha's Mom, defies genre classification and debuts at number 10 on the iTunes Alternative EP chart.
Santander Bank, N.A. will provide grants for Berklee students to study abroad at the college's campus in Valencia, Spain.
Berklee will present famed jazz promoter Fred Taylor with the college's first ever George Wein Impresario Award on Wednesday, March 11, at Scullers Jazz Club.
BerkleeICE founding managing director Panos Panay speaks to Entrepreneur about preparing a company for acquisition.
Hear Tim Westergren talk about the beginnings of Pandora and his commonalities with Berklee students: jazz pianist, composer, audio producer and engineer, and film scorer.