PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Joy Allen
In this edition of Inside Berklee, Joy Allen, the new chair of Berklee's Music Therapy Department, talks about the principles behind music therapy and how it can be used to help people, as well as how Berklee prepares students to be effective therapists.
A Happy Coincidence at Berklee Study Abroad Program
For Berklee student band Mr. Adam Marks, Valencia provided the inspiration to form and the momentum to pursue a professional path. All five members of the band met thanks to the Berklee Study Abroad program as they enjoyed a six-month stay at Berklee’s Valencia, Spain, campus, between January and June 2016.
Berklee to Honor Wang Leehom, King of Chinese Pop, at Symphony Hall
Berklee students will celebrate Chinese-American singer-songwriter, movie star, producer, and director Wang Leehom with a program of his globally popular music, and Wang himself will join them on stage to perform selections and to receive an honorary doctorate from Berklee.
Berklee Students, Alumni Perform on Flamenco Album Nominated for a Latin Grammy
José Mercé's 2016 album, Doy La Cara, is nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best Flamenco Album. It was produced by Mediterranean Music Institute Artistic Director Javier Limón and features nine current or former Berklee students.
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.
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.
In conversation with BerkleeICE founder Panos Panay, Gary Powell took the audience on a journey down his career path.
Composed of students and alumni, Grey Season fuses folk and rock with five-part harmonies, driving solos, and melodies that you won't forget.
The MMI Recordings is launching two new albums to finish this school year. Christiane Karam and the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir features more than 40 student performers as well as the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen, and Layth & Naseem is the first release by Jordanian violinist Layth Sidiq and Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash.
Philip Glass’s recently published memoir is titled Words Without Music. Yet in an interview at Berklee Performance Center on April 1, music permeated the famed composer’s reminiscences, his observations, and even the sound of his voice.
In a TwinCities.com article published this past April, reporter Dan Emerson reviewed a performance by Danilo Perez, artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
The Huffington Post displays the 10 stunning National Housing Award recipients named by the American Institute of Architects, including Berklee's mixed-use tower at 160 Massachusetts Avenue.
The 27 Club may sound like some elite, desirable group, but it’s actually quite the opposite. In fact, it’s not a club at all. Rather, it’s a term for popular musicians who’ve died at age 27, often from drug or alcohol abuse, or other violent means. Its roster is deep, and includes Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Amy Winehouse, and Kurt Cobain.
Berklee’s class of 2015 came from more than 60 countries and more than 40 U.S. states to form bonds through music that will continue to grow in the years ahead.
Jazz pianist and composer Mina Yu '12, a native of Korea now based in New York, releases her debut album Papa's Records.
The Signature Music Series at Berklee continues as Grammy Award–winning conductor Arnie Roth leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra in a captivating performance of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY at Boston's Symphony Hall.
Berklee student Carly Tefft will perform her song "Keep on Running" at the Boston Marathon starging line on Monday, April 20.
On April 8, a little more than a year after Paco de Lucía's death, Serrano joined dozens of Berklee students onstage at the Berklee Performance Center to celebrate his legacy at the Mediterranean Music Institute’s spring concert.
Dee Dee Bridgewater will deliver the commencement address at Berklee's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9.
Kicking off the inaugural installation of the new Kim Perlak Visiting Artist Series, Berklee welcomed guitarist John Knowles to campus for three days of performances and advice.
Channel 5's Chronicle profiles drummer and Berklee professor Terri Lyne Carrington in its annual series, "Game Changers," which spotlights people who are transforming their fields.
Creative entrepreneurs at the heart of radically reimagining the music industry discuss the intersection of music, technology and entrepreneurship at the Technofiles series with the Library of Congress.
John Kellogg, assistant chair of Music Business/Management, joined a panel of guests to discuss the impact of the "Blurred Lines" verdict.
Berklee President Roger H. Brown joins Open Studios host Jared Bowen for discussion on Berklee Grammy nominees and other topics.
The connection between Danilo Pérez and Biomuseo has grown like the structure itself, forged from the fabric of Panama and tempered by the desire to reconnect people with the natural world.
The Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship’s (BerkleeICE) inaugural Creative Catalyst event brought together world-renowned scientists and Berklee chairs to discuss the commonalities between art, science, and the entrepreneurial mind.