Vocal Performance Major Auditions

Voice Performance major auditions will be held on Thursday, November 12 and Thursday, November 19 from 1:00-1:50pm.
Students interested in declaring the performance major who are second semester and above should meet with Ashley Rhodes, Academic Assistant to the Voice Chair. Prospective performance majors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 in their PIs, Ensembles/Labs, and Ear Training courses. If you meet this requirement, Ashley will schedule you for an audition. Students should prepare one song in any style with accompaniment.

Faculty Promotion Process and Guidelines Overview

It is never too early to start thinking about what the next step in your Berklee career might be. If you are interested in applying for promotion a year from now, or even a few years from now, it is wise to get a good handle on the process early. 

Maddie Rice

Guitarist Maddie Rice of Salt Lake City, UT, drummer Louis Cato ’06, and keyboardist Masayuki Hirano ’06 are members of the house band for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert led by music director Jon Batiste.

Giorgi Mikadze

Giorgi Mikadze of Tbilisi, Georgia, performed at the Black Sea Jazz Festival with Zach Mullings and Antoine Katz ’13, and at the Newport Jazz Festival with Berklee faculty member Brian Raydar Ellis.

Cara Smith

Cara Smith ’14
Cara Smith ’14
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Phil Farnsworth

Cara Smith of Brielle, NJ, won best female artist at the 11th annual International Acoustic Music Awards. Finalists included Susan Cattaneo ’97, Oscare Peñas ’01, Emily White ’07, Devin D’Amato ’14, and Annie Johnson ’13.

Ryan Marks

Ryan Marks ’13
Ryan Marks ’13

Ryan Marks of Boston, MA, and Kenny Blume comprise the duo electronic producers LOUDPVCK. They released the EP Botany.

Billy Crabbe

Billy Crabbe of London, England, released his first single in May titled “Way Back Home.” Visit billycrabbe.com.

Jake Cassman

Jake Cassman of Boston, MA, Ryan Jordan ’13, and Alex McGillivray and their band Drunken Logic released the album Long Day’s Journey to the Middle, featuring Austin Wells and Alex Trevino.