Musical The Kiss to Have Its World Premiere at Berklee
The Signature Series at Berklee presents the world premiere of the musical The Kiss, with book and lyrics by Cheryl Coons and music by Berklee professor Peter Eldridge. Inspired by the sensual portraits of artist Gustav Klimt, the musical asks the question, “Who is the woman in ‘The Kiss’?”
PODCAST: Sounds of Berklee—Black Violin
Black Violin will perform its violin-driven hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music at Berklee as part of the group's Unity Tour.
WCVB-TV's Chronicle Explores Dance at Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Boston Conservatory at Berklee dance instructors Tai Jimenez and Duane Lee Holland, Jr., and student Laila Franklin, spoke with WCVB-TV's Chronicle about the Dance Division.
Kaki King to Perform New Arrangements of Her Songs with Student Orchestra
Virtuosa guitarist and composer Kaki King performs two shows on April 21 with the Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra, composed of Berklee students and faculty, presenting new arrangements of her songs written specifically for this event.
Indian Folk Star Raghu Dixit Visits Berklee for Residency and Sold-Out Concert
Raghu Dixit, who was recently at Berklee for a concert and four-day residency that included a public talk, the making of a music video with the Berklee Indian Ensemble, a sold-out concert, and a workshop, brought his infectious joy to the Red Room at Cafe 939.
Marcella Araica Advises Students on the Art of the Mix
Marcella Araica, who has mixed and/or composed for Usher, M.I.A., Meek Mill, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, and more, spent last week talking with Berklee music production and engineering students on a range of issues and providing feedback on their mixes.
Behind Thousands of Performances Each Year, Stage Crew Students Shine
Berklee produces approximately 2,700 events every year, and in addition to the many performers involved, stage crew work-study students make it all possible, learning valuable skills along the way.
Students Find Opportunities, Advice, and Pivotal Experiences at Career Jam 2017
With representatives from companies such as Apple Music, Warner Music Group, Sony Music, Vevo, Kickstarter, and more, Berklee’s Career Jam offered students workshops, mentoring sessions, and recruitment tables, all aimed at helping Berklee students launch successful careers.
Bastille Talks with Berklee Students about Going from London Basement to Arenas Worldwide
In town Monday night for its show at the Agganis Arena, the members of the British indie pop band Bastille, perhaps best known for the chart-topping song "Pompeii," stopped by Berklee that afternoon to screen its new documentary and talk to students.
On the night before Halloween, Boston’s Symphony Hall held a special event as part of Berklee’s Signature Series concerts, performing a new original score, written by Berklee professor Sheldon Mirowitz and his film scoring students, live to picture for the silent horror film Nosferatu.
Puentes Venezuela, led by Berklee student and Caracas native Stefano Melillo, is producing a concert in Caracas on Friday, January 8, 2016, featuring performances by Venezuelan Berklee students. The concert also celebrates Berklee’s first-ever audition and interview (A&I) event in Venezuela.
Boston’s philanthropic community came out in force for Berklee’s 21st annual Encore Gala to benefit the Berklee City Music program on Saturday, October 24, 2015.
Award-winning Vijay Prakash joins the ensemble for a concert at the Berklee Performance Center on November 19, 2015.
An alumnus from the Galician region of Spain is single-handedly putting the accordion on the map in the jazz world.
Steve Lukather has played stadiums as Toto’s guitarist, toured with Ringo Starr, and laid down tracks with everyone from Aretha Franklin to Barbra Streisand. On October 22, he took the stage at the Berk Recital Hall to talk to a packed room about his career.
The three-day event takes place November 9-11 at Teachers College at Columbia University, in New York City. Highlights include a keynote presentation by Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and a master class that pairs Mindi Abair, Tuffus Zimbabwe, and other master musicians with Berklee City Music Network ensembles.
Gender is an issue in the music industry. Though examples of successful female artists and executives are not hard to find, inappropriate male behavior towards females, both in private and public settings, distinguish the music industry from many other trades.
An overview of Berklee's own contribution to the first published discussion of overall equity and transparency in the recorded music industry.
Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" was used by a YouTube viewer for a video of her dancing baby. A court case followed illustrating the limits and potential of a Fair Use defense in court.
As part of Berklee’s 2015 Signature Series, the Berklee Performance Center held a concert celebrating music from every region of Sudan, one of the oldest civilizations known to humanity. The concert was a project that show producer and director Mohamed Araki, a Berklee student from Sudan, had “waited [his] entire life” to present.
Legendary guitarist Joe Walsh H'12 stopped by Berklee to talk about rock 'n' roll, his time with the Eagles, and musical mojo.
Five-time Grammy-winning composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard, who has scored nearly every Spike Lee film, works with Berklee students as a visiting scholar.
J. Curtis Warner Jr. has been named to lead Berklee's new Office of Community and Government Relations as associate vice president.
New York's WBGO-FM, NPR Music, and Berklee continue their Checkout - Live at Berklee series with jazz accordionist Victor Prieto and his trio.
The Bay State Banner goes in-depth into BerkleeICE.
Alumnus Bruce Hornsby '74 offers a taste of his music and insight into what influences him as a musician.
On October 2, more than 150 people gathered in Boston’s Innovation District to join Berklee in addressing the issue of fair pay for music creators in the age of online streaming.
Seventeen Berklee alumni received 25 Latin Grammy Award across 10 categories including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist.
The Berklee World Strings will perform two shows with Iraqi National Symphony Conductor Karim Wasfi, whose performance among the ruins of his Baghadad neighborhood hours after a bomb destroyed it made international headlines.