PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Alison Plante
Veteran Berklee educator and award-winning composer Alison Plante, who has recently been named chair of Berklee's Film Scoring Department, discusses her plans for preparing those interested in careers in scoring for film, TV, video games, and other visual media.
High School Students Learn from Masters at Newport Jazz Workshops
At the recent Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival, some 40 high school student musicians spent a week learning from their heroes.
Slideshow: Berklee's Summer in the City Brings Free Performances to Boston
All summer long, and well past Labor Day, Berklee students liven up parks, plazas, and piers around town with free performances as part of the Summer in the City series.
Five-Week Students 'Are the Next Entrepreneurs of the Industry'
As the Five-Week Summer Performance Program comes to an end, students are heading back home with new skills, an amplified passion for music, and a phone full of friends and contacts. Here are snapshots of five students who attended this year's program.
Summer’s Top Films Fueled by Music and Sound from Berklee Alumni
When the closing credits roll after a film in your local movie theater this summer, there’s a good chance that one or more of those names on the screen are Berklee alumni.
Berklee Alumnus Lucas Vidal Creates ESPN Theme for Olympic Games in Rio
The millions of viewers who tune in to ESPN's coverage of the Olympic Games this summer will be moved not just by the athletes' feats, but by a song created by an international team of musicians, including Lucas Vidal '06.
Berklee Dedicates Jackson Browne Stage
Thanks to the generosity of donors, Berklee dedicated the performance stage in its 160 Massachusetts Avenue cafeteria in honor of singer-songwriter Jackson Browne.
Justin Tranter '01 and his collaborator Julia Michaels are on a pop radio-dominating hot streak writing songs for Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, and Gwen Stefani and others.
Hal Crook Celebrates Retirement with Concert Featuring Esperanza Spalding, Antonio Sanchez, Lionel Loueke, Chris Cheek and Others
Hal Crook is retiring after 30 years of teaching at Berklee and is celebrating in concert with some of his former students, including Antonio Sanchez '97, Esperanza Spalding '05, Lionel Loueke '01, Leo Genovese '04, and Chris Cheek '91, among others.
The renowned pianist, composer, and artistic director of Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute celebrates the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking book Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within on February 2 at the Berklee Performance Center. Saxophone icons Joe Lovano and George Garzone perform in the first half of the show.
Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Graduate Program Students Seize the Future of the Industry
Berklee's graduate program in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation trains students to anticipate the future of the music business, and gives them the tools to seize it.
In this edition of Inside Berklee, Kenny Werner, artistic director of Berklee's Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses how musicians can learn to play from the deepest parts of themselves and rediscover their connection to the music.
Living Colour drummer Will Calhoun '86, shares advice for Berklee students, thoughts on the drums from a global perspective, and blazing chops throughout a clinic at David Friend Recital Hall.
Clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, and Berklee alumna Anat Cohen will kick off National Public Radio’s annual Toast of the Nation coast-to-coast radio broadcast this New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Berklee's Board of Trustees has approved new tuition and fees for the 2016–17 academic year.
Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist Joyce Moreno delivered an enchanting Signature Series performance at the Berklee Performance Center on Thursday, December 10, along with a large ensemble of Berklee students. Moreno has recorded more than 20 solo albums over her illustrious career and has been nominated for four Latin Grammys.
This fall, Berklee launched two new graduate programs: a master of music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) and a master of arts in music therapy. These are the first graduate programs to be offered on Berklee’s Boston campus and round out the graduate work being conducted at the college’s Valencia, Spain, campus.
Alumnus Alex Lacamoire '95, music director and orchestrator of Hamilton, credits his Berklee education for the foundation of his career in musical theater.
The Berklee Performance Center announces another exciting spring season with highlights including accomplished jazz pianist Kenny Werner; Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Club; and a concert featuring two student ensembles under the artistic direction of renowned trumpeter Terence Blanchard.
City Music student Muñeca Diaz is the beneficiary of a handmade bass, thanks to a donor's generosity at this year's Encore Gala.
Singer-songwriter and alumna Zoya is finding success in her native India and the United States with her signature folk fusion that combines elements of pop and Northern Indian music with varied, unusual instrumentation.
Pauly Germán earned a full scholarship to Berklee while enrolled in a Berklee on the Road program in his native Domincan Republic.
Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship to be Presented in Conjunction with the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation
Latin Music Student with Financial Hardship Will Receive a Four-Year Scholarship
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