Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow, and Shin Joong Hyun to Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee Commencement
Songwriter, producer, recording artist, and pioneer of multimedia and computer technology, Todd Rundgren, will be this year’s commencement speaker, and will address more than 1,000 Berklee graduates on Saturday, May 13, at the Agganis Arena.
Personifying Art's Power, Class of 2017 Takes Reigns
Who is Berklee's undergraduate class of 2017? Explore a small sample of the remarkable work and creative capabilities of these soon-to-be alumni that came to Boston from more than 70 countries and more than 40 U.S. states.
Berklee to Present Female Student with Beyoncé’s Formation Scholars Award
This fall, Berklee will deliver a Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Formation Scholars Award to an incoming or continuing female undergraduate or graduate student.
At Sundance, PBS Virtual Reality Short Film Features Music by Graduating Student Davey Thomas Tucker
Music composed by soon-to-graduate film scoring student Davey Thomas Tucker was featured at this year's Sundance Film Festival in the debut of PBS Digital Studios’s virtual reality (VR) short film, My Brother’s Keeper.
Berklee Indian Ensemble Presents Bridges at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, May 9
The Berklee Indian Ensemble will present stories and songs about shared, universal human experiences in a concert at the Berklee Performance Center.
Slideshow: The Lord of the Rings Symphony Brings Howard Shore's Music to Life at Symphony Hall
On April 19, more than 200 musicians from the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed Howard Shore’s B.M. '69 '08H Lord of the Rings Symphony at Boston's Symphony Hall as part of Berklee's Signature Series.
Sound Pioneer Suzanne Ciani Talks Creative Process with Students
Sound design and electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani capped off her residency at Berklee, sharing her knowledge with students, from the early days of electronic music to her creative advertising work.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Cristobal Cruz-Garcia
In this episode of Inside Berklee, student cellist, composer, and arranger Cristobal Cruz-Garcia talks about how his childhood in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, inform his willingness to cross musical borders.
Berklee Finds Harmonic Convergence in Opera Collaborations
Within the merger's first year, new ways to collaborate on opera have flourished, from preparing studio quality recordings for a new opera commission, to the creation of an opera summer program housed on Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
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.
At the 59th Monterey Jazz Festival, Berklee students performed to capacity crowds, the college honored Tim Jackson, artistic director of the festival, with the George Wein Impresario Award, and student saxophonist Kenton Dick received the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship to attend Berklee.
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.
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.
Two venerated Boston music schools, which happen to be next-door neighbors, join forces to merge the old with the new.
Saxophonist Mark Zaleski, an associate professor in Berklee's Harmony Department, will perform at the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival on September 24.
Award-winning composer, conductor, and pianist Richard Carrick, a Guggenheim fellow, has been named chair of Berklee’s Composition Department.
For its first performance outside of the United States, the Berklee Indian Ensemble played to a crowd of more than 5,000 people at the 54th Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava megafestival in India.
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 (BGJI) graduates Anthony Fung and Simon Moullier have been accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA in Los Angeles.
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 will present Tim Jackson, artistic director of the Monterey Jazz Festival, with the George Wein Impresario Award at the 59th edition of the festival, September 16-18.
Emerson and Berklee Partner to Host Concert and Lecture with Activist, Author, and Educator Angela Y. Davis
Emerson College and Berklee College of Music partner to host a concert and lecture with activist, author, and educator Angela Y. Davis on September 20 and 21.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Wanda Strukus, Boston Conservatory at Berklee's program director of contemporary theater, talks about talks about fostering collaboration and supporting hybrid artists who can succeed in today's industry.
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.
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.
As part of an idea he cultivated while at Berklee, Sanchitha Wickremesooriya plans to open Sri Lanka’s only musicians' and artists' village and to relaunch the music label his grandfather started.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Noémie Legrand '16, lead singer of the band Noé, tells the story of how she scored a gig at the 2016 Osheaga Festival and how the Berklee Popular Music Institute helped her rise to the occasion.
Indie electro-pop band Noé performed a crowd-shaking set on the Scène des Arbres (Tree Stage) at the Osheaga Festival of Music and Art in Montreal this summer as part of the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).