Berklee Alumni Recognized at 59th Grammy Awards
Berklee Alumni were recognized across genres at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Lalah Hathaway ’94 joined the exclusive ranks of those—such as Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles—who have won R&B Grammys four years in a row, while Donny McCaslin '88 accepted on behalf of the late David Bowie '99H.
Behind Oscar-Nominated Films, Alumni Expertise
Many Berklee alumni worked on music and sound in support of some of this year's Academy Award–nominated films, including most of the films nominated for a 2017 Best Picture Oscar.
Student Pianist Tony Ann Invited to Tour with the Chainsmokers
Canadian pianist, composer, and Berklee student Tony Ann recently earned himself a slot on tour with electronic pop music's biggest duo, the Chainsmokers, after his piano cover of their song "Paris" caught the pair's attention, Billboard reports.
Songs of the '60s and '70s to Be Rekindled February 26 in Great American Songbook Laurel Canyon Tribute
The music of James Taylor '95H, the Doors, the Mamas and the Papas, Carole King ‘13H, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, and more comes to life in this concert hosted and narrated by revered music photographer Henry Diltz, whose work will be showcased at the event.
Beyoncé's Original All-Female Band Celebrates 10 Years Together with Concert at Berklee Performance Center
As part of the Signature Series at Berklee, Beyoncé's original all-female band will hold a 10-year anniversary concert on Thursday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m., at the Berklee Performance Center.
NPR Music Features Charlie Worsham '06 in 'Songs We Love'
NPR Music recently placed rising country music star and 2006 Berklee alumnus Charlie Worsham’s new song, “The Beginning of Things,” on its running list of the year's best songs.
PODCAST: Inside Berklee—David Mash
After more than 40 years as an integral leader at Berklee, Senior Vice President for Innovation, Strategy, and Technology David Mash, who Rolling Stone has called the "leading evangelist for the marriage of music and technology," reflects on his work and the Berklee community leading up to his retirement this spring.
Every Berklee Career a Startup: Students Explore Silicon Valley over Winter Break
This winter break, Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) gave students perspective on the careers and creative headspace of Silicon Valley leaders at companies such as Google X, Facebook, Pandora, YouTube, and Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Berklee musicians provide a jazz soundtrack to Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands.
Stop by the oldest commissioned warship, the USS Constitution (1797) in Charlestown Navy Yard on Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. in July for funk, folk, Latin music, and more.
In this episode of Inside Berklee, Young talks about the state of dance as an art form; the importance of taking risks as an artist; how her broad background in liberal arts and dance informs her role; and her excitement about the possibilities the merger has opened up.
La Guitarra Vuela (The Guitar Flies) was produced by Javier Limón of Berklee’s Mediterranean Music Institute in cooperation with Iberia airlines, which sponsored not only a trip but also documentary and two full scholarships for guitarists from Spain or Latin America to attend Berklee’s Five-Week Summer Performance Program.
Berklee faculty, students, and alumni collaborated with the Carter Center’s Human Rights Program to produce a song titled "Love is the Answer.” The video for the song premiered at the Carter Center’s 2016 Human Rights Defender’s Forum.
Karin Ryan ’03 enlists Berklee for a moving music video that will become the global rallying cry for The Carter Center’s Forum on Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.
Berklee held stage presentation clinics in Mumbai as part of a trip in which the college and its Berklee India Exchange (BIX) awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to three Indian musicians.
In this episode, Inside Berklee sits down with Jeff Dorenfeld and Jeff Apruzzese to hear more about Berklee's newest institute, the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI).
Panos Panay, founding managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE), explains why he formed the Open Music Initiative (OMI) to address challenging issues surrounding music licensing in the digital age.
BerkleeICE has created the Open Music Initiative (OMI) to pair the academy and consultants with the music industry to solve the problem of music licensing in the digital era.
Alex Lacamoire '95 took home an award for orchestrating the megahit musical Hamilton, and composer/lyricist Stephen P. Bray '78 earned the award for Best Revival of a Musical for his work on The Color Purple.
Music Industry and Technology Leaders Join Leading Academic Institutions to Launch Open Music Initiative to Resolve Longstanding Media Rights Issues
BerkleeICE, the MIT Media Lab, and other academic researchers, lead over 50 media and technology industry entities, in an initiative to solve longstanding digital music distribution and rights issues.
The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra recently received a raucous standing ovation from thousands of attendees at the renowned San Francisco Silent Film Festival for its performance, live-to-picture, of a new score for E.A. Dupont's 1925 classic film Varieté.
Berklee's Three A. R. Rahman Scholarship Winners Represent Slice of India's Boundless Musical Talent
Berklee and the Berklee India Exchange presented more than half a million dollars in full-tuition scholarships to three artists: Ronojit Chaliha, Sarthak Mudgal, and Aman Sagal.
Pablo Munguía Appointed Director of Master of Music in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Program
Pablo Munguía has been appointed director of the Master of Music in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation Program at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain.
Creative Minds Out Loud, a podcast from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, hosts presidents Roger H. Brown and Richard Ortner for a conversation on the benefits of the merger to students.
World-renowned trombonist and Berklee professor Hal Crook ‘71 retires, celebrating 30 years of teaching with a concert, titled “Set Me Free,” featuring some of his most outstanding former students, including Esperanza Spalding ‘05, Antonio Sanchez ‘97, Leo Genovese ‘01, Lionel Loueke ‘04, Chris Cheek ‘91, and Deborah Pierre ‘13.
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) kicked off its summer festival season with the DJ duo, Glow Team, performing at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in New York City.