A Perugian Recipe

Other than eating and drinking well, my main function during the Umbria Jazz Festival is to direct master classes and prepare student ensembles for a concert experience: four ensembles in just four rehearsals.

Final Cadence

Emidio Mellone ’49 of Weymouth, MA, passed away on September 16, 2010. He was 84. An alumnus of the Schillinger House (the predecessor of Berklee), he served as a U.S. Marine and was a veteran of World War II. Mellone was a clarinet player and worked with local orchestras and bands. Mellone had retired from his job as a printer and was a Grant Knight of the Knights of Columbus in Allston and Weymouth, MA, as well as a lector at Sacred Heart Parish in Weymouth.

Workstudy Student ID's

All student ID's deactivate during semester breaks.  The ID's remain deactivated if they do not have summer classes.  If you have workstudy students working during the upcoming semester break or through the summer (not taking classes), e-mail Public Safety and we will make sure their ID's remain active.  If your workstudy students are taking classes while working in the summer, please do not e-mail us those names.  Their ID's will be activated when the semester begins.  If you have any questions, you can

Faculty and Chair Private Lesson Program: Learner Applications Now Open

Faculty members and chairs interested in taking private lessons during the fall 2016 semester may apply online until Wednesday, June 1. In addition to voice and instrumental lessons, learners may apply to take arranging, composition, and conducting lessons as well.

To learn more and apply, click here.

Berklee Music Boot Camp with Grammy-Nominated Songwriter Kara DioGuardi

 This year we are pleased to have Kara DioGuardi coming back to teach the Berklee Music Bootcamp. 


This special seminar is an overview on presenting your music in today’s market. 

Class will provide critical analysis of artists’ songwriting, production, imaging, and  performance. 

May 2016 Carpet & Painting Schedule

Beginning Monday, May 9th until Tuesday, May 31st carpet installation and painting will be done in the following areas. If you have any questions please contact Ashley Pardi ext. 8975 or apardi@berklee.edu

Date Carpet Installation Painting
Monday May 9th

150 Halls

Boston News

Darcie-Nicole Wicknick ’01

Nashville Notes

Dave Petrelli

L.A. Newsbriefs

Peter Gordon

Alumni gathered in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Front, from left): Eric Lagrimas ’98, Ambrose Splescia ’78, Gloria Metzger Gordon ’81, and Peter Gordon ’78. (Back, from left): Will Lydgate ’07, Professor Stephen Webber, Charlie Longhi '87, and Shawn Moseley '97.

Alumni Beat

Karen Bell

While passing through Boston, many alumni have taken time out of their busy schedules to share information and answer questions for the students.