Spring 2016 Composition Major Portfolio Submission Deadlines

The Composition Department Portfolio Committee will meet on the following dates to evaluate submissions:

  • Tuesday, 16 February
  • Monday 28 March
  • Monday 25 April

To be considered, materials must be submitted in Prof. Dennis Leclaire’s PWC mailbox no later than 12:00 PM on the meeting days. No more than two chamber/solo scores or one orchestral score may be submitted at once.

Each score, program, and recording for the Composition Portfolio must be submitted with a completed form, available at the Professional Writing Center.

Expression and Compassion in Action

Come join a fun and supportive community fueled by spontaneity, creativity, playfulness, and intuition.

Nashville Pros

22-year-old Ashlyn Willson '15 has become the walking example of the kind of young artist that has kick-started Nashville’s recent renaissance, establishing a reputation as an exceptional songstress, producer and track-writer.

What's the Real Value of Streaming Services?

Lisa Occhino '13, founder of SongwriterLink and managing editor for Sonicbids, delves into the developing role of streaming services within the music industry and what it means for artists.

Snow Day Facilities Update

Berklee will close at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2016.

Here are the updated hours for Berklee facilities:

A Lesson in Determination

Nashville-based guitarist Pete Huttlinger ’84, a fingerpicking champion and Nashville sideman for John Denver, John Oates, LeAnn Rimes and others, tackles the basics of guitar again as an adult.

New York Spotlight: On Broadway

As the music director and orchestrator of the much-buzzed-about show Hamilton, Alex Lacamoire is at a new career peak.

New York Spotlight: On TV and on the Move

In between a cowriting session with Londoners via Skype and an early-afternoon rehearsal for a December episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Louis Cato ’04 took a few minutes to talk about his unfolding career as part of Stay Human, the Colber show's house band, and as a multi-instrumentalist and in-demand songwriter and producer.

Musical Storyteller

Emmy Award-winning composer Joel Goodman ’84 has found a unique niche in the world of film and TV music, scoring more than 125 films and television programs that have received four Oscar nominations, 15 Emmy awards, and more than 25 Emmy nominations.