Omar Hakim Named Chair of Berklee's Percussion Department
One of the most influential drummers of the past 40 years, Hakim has played on countless hits, from David Bowie's "Let's Dance" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."
Grammy Winner Lori McKenna to Summer Students: ‘Music Has Given So Much Back to Me’
From Boston to Nashville, multiple Grammy-winner Lori McKenna, one of the most successful storytellers in the music business, shares her musical journey with Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop students.
Animated Short Scored by Alumnus Arturo Cardelús Becomes YouTube Sensation
Released on YouTube just one week ago, the animated short In a Heartbeat, scored by Arturo Cardelús B.M. ‘11, has earned more than 21 million views and the attention of national media, including the New York Times, the Guardian, and NBC.
Hit Songwriter and Alumnus Claude Kelly Imparts Knowledge to Summer Songwriting Students
Students in Berklee’s summer Songwriting Workshop glean valuable insights from Claude Kelly B.M. ‘02, who has written songs for artists such as Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston, and many more.
John Kellogg Named Finalist for edX Prize
John Kellogg, who teaches Berklee Online's Introduction to Music Business course, is one of 10 finalists nominated for this year's edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning.
All-Star Concert to Benefit the Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund
Berklee will host a concert featuring some of the brightest stars in the jazz world to honor veteran Boston music promoter Fred Taylor and to support the Fred Taylor Endowed Scholarship.
Berklee City Music Awards Five Full-Tuition Scholarships
Five young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee during an emotional presentation at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, August 8.
At documenta, Interdisciplinary Dive into Cuba Thrills Global Art Crowd
At the fourteenth documenta, an international exhibition for contemporary art established after World War II, Berklee Professor Neil Leonard took attendees on a multisensory journey to Cuba with help from talented alumni.
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.
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.
Free, on-campus panels from March 29 to April 1 will lead up to the summit concert on April 1 at the Berklee Performance Center.
Berklee students spending their spring break learning about Nashville’s music industry met with hit country singer-songwriter Brad Paisley and Chris DuBois, his frequent songwriting collaborator and partner in the duo’s independent publishing company, Sea Gale Music.
Berklee student blogger Grace Mann speaks about her experience studying abroad at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
Listen to composer, pianist, and faculty member Moira Lo Bianco '12 who will perform in the Equinox Music Festival on March 21, and is also the event's codirector, with Stephany Tiernan, chair of the Piano Department.
Berklee hosts thousands of performances each year, but, until now, none quite like the recent Concert for 100 Mobile Devices.
This year’s event features the acclaimed multimedia piece Home Within, an impressionistic reflection of the Syrian crisis, seven-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limon, oud virtuoso Kenan Adnawi, and others.
Seventeen-year-old bassist and composer Max Schwartz came to the Five-Week Summer Performance Program to further his skills and discovered a world of new influences.
Listen to an interview with Danilo Pérez, pianist, composer, bandleader, and founder of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
Young aspiring musicians will spend five intensive days at the Newport Jazz Festival with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
Miky Lee, vice chair of CJ Group, Asia's leading content and media company, joins Berklee's Board of Trustees.
Berklee alumnus Nate Morton '94 is the drummer in the house band for NBC's The Voice and has appeared on the Rock Star: Supernova and INXS reality shows, toured nationally in the American Idol band, and performed with Natalie Cole, Paul Stanley, and Chaka Khan.
Berklee recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of one of the nation’s leading historically black colleges, the Nashville, Tennessee-based Fisk University, with a Signature Series salute to—and performances by—the renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Berklee hosts its 11th annual party at the SXSW music and media conference in Austin, Texas, featuring up-and-coming alumni and student artists.
In interdisciplinary arts experiments, students from Berklee and The Boston Conservatory—whose institutions have agreed to merge—demonstrate that they have already begun doing so.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, student Zaid Tabani talks about his journey as a rapper, and the peaks and valleys that led him to the release of his new record, Bos Angeles.
Though he’d never scored a major film, Arturo Cardelús ‘11 knew he was the right composer for the movie Call Me Francesco as soon as he heard about it.