PODCAST: Mark Zaleski at Beantown Jazz
Saxophonist Mark Zaleski, an associate professor in Berklee's Harmony Department, will perform at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival on September 24.
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.
Slideshow: Berklee Kicks off New School Year
Berklee celebrated the start of the 2016–2017 academic year by welcoming entering students and their families to campus, while faculty and staff reaffirmed their commitment to helping students succeed.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute Graduates to Attend Thelonious Monk Institute
Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) graduates Anthony Fung and Simon Moullier have been accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA in Los Angeles.
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.
Hit Songwriter Bibi Bourelly Empowers Students through Authenticity
Twenty-one-year-old hit songwriter and artist Bibi Bourelly, who has written for Rihanna and Selena Gomez, brings refreshing and inspiring perspective to Berklee students.
Alumnus Taku Hirano '95 is a percussionist, producer, and designer who has carved an eclectic career over the past two decades working with Whitney Houston, Fleetwood Mac, Dr. Dre, Bette Midler, John Mayer, and Cirque du Soleil.
Percussion Professor Terri Lyne Carrington is honored by the Society of American Music for her important contributions made over her career.
Bolivian student Luis Gamarra recently brought 50 musicians and dancers—from Berklee and The Boston Conservatory—together in Berklee’s Shames Family Scoring Stage to record the song "Yo Soy Inmigrante"—a heartfelt tribute to the immigrant experience in America.
Berklee’s State of Jazz Composition Symposium and Concert Series returns with four days of panels, workshops, and performances, April 19-22.
Megadeth pops in on a rehearsal by Berklee's Megadeth Ensemble.
When he's not on the field, professional football player Ben Grubbs studies music theory and piano online with Berklee.
Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell and producer Dave Cobb, both multi-Grammy-winners, record a new song at RCA Nashville as Berklee students watch and learn.
In a recent master class held in the Shames Family Scoring Stage at Berklee, Kuk Harrell spoke to a standing-room-only group of students about his road to becoming a five-time Grammy-winning vocal producer.
Alumna Melissa Ferrick, a longtime touring singer-songwriter, returned to Berklee as a faculty member in 2013 and last year released her 17th album, Melissa Ferrick.
Podcast work helps alumni make a living as musicians in New York.
The first online bachelor’s program for guitar performance—and the only online degree program offering private music instruction to all of its students—will begin in September 2016.
National Public Radio’s Jazz Night in America team came to Panama this past January for the spectacle of the annual Panama Jazz Festival, founded by Berklee alumni Danilo Pérez and Patricia Zarate.
Legendary producer, film music maven, songwriter, and artist T Bone Burnett shared his experience and wisdom with Berklee students at a master class at Warner Music Nashville on Monday, March 14, 2016.
Berklee alumni working in the Nashville music industry reach out to the next generation of Berklee students, who are visiting for their spring break to learn from Music City's pros.
Ray Santos, "El Maestro" of the mambo sound and educator, will receive an honorary doctorate of music at the Puertro Rico Heineken Jazz Festival.
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.
Banjo legend and esteemed composer Béla Fleck, who has been nominated in more Grammy categories than any other musician, met with Berklee students on Saturday, March 12 at Warner Music Nashville as part of the college’s annual spring break trip.
Berklee student blogger Grace Mann speaks about her experience studying abroad at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.