Players Needed: Afro-Cuban Traditional/Folkloric Ensemble

2) ENLT-223-001 Afro-Cuban traditional/folkloric
Cha-cha-chá, mambo, danzón, rumba and 6/8 styles
Thursdays 9Am-10:50 Am 1 credit, level 4, Register on line or teacher approval.
Needs: male singer, Piano, bass, keyboard, Flute, Trumpet, Alto sax, Trombone, Congas, Bongos, Timbales.

Players Needed: Merengue and Bachata Ensemble

Fall of 2014
For more info contact:

1) ENLT-400-001 Merengue and bachata Ensemble
The music of Juan Luis Guerra, Milly Quezada, La india, Etc.
1 Credit, Level 4, teacher approval is needed.
Thursdays, 11 Am-12:50 Pm
Needs: male and female singers, Keyboard, Accordion, Guitar, 2 Trumpets, Alto and Tenor saxes, Trombone, Flute, Congas, Timbales, Tambora, Guira,

The Checkout-Live at Berklee

Rob Hayes


WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and Berklee College of Music are partnering to bring The Checkout, an acclaimed multimedia show featuring what's new on the New York jazz scene, to Berklee for live broadcasts of five concerts from Café 939. All five of The Checkout-Live at Berklee shows will bring critically acclaimed, New York-based performers back to their Berklee roots for performances that will be streamed worldwide on the NPR Music website, broadcast live in New York on WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM, and audio podcast on and on the NPR Music site.

Results of the CRI Announced

Adam Renn Olenn


On September 22, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Lawrence Simpson held a town hall-style meeting at which he announced the results of Berklee's Curriculum Review Initiative (CRI). The aim of this four-year project is to evaluate Berklee's curriculum and modify it accordingly to keep the college at the fore of contemporary music education.

Music Therapy Moves Out of the Basement

Suzanne Hanser


Thirteen Alumni Get Latin Grammy Nods

Allen Bush


Global Groove

Jason Camelio


Summertime is the prime season for musicians to tour as performers and educators. This past summer was no exception as Berklee's top students, faculty members, and alumni traveled the world to share their knowledge and musical talents.

Gracenotes Volunteer Committee Seeks New Members

The Gracenotes Volunteer Committee meets bi-weekly to organize meaningful volunteer opportunities for faculty and staff at Berklee. The committee opens a few new membership spots annually, and encourages those interested to submit a application, outlining their suitability and potential contributions to this active group.

MP&E Minor Classes Available for Fall 2014


The following Recording and Production for Musicians Minor classes currently have availabily for Fall 2014:
• MP-P205-002 Recording and Mixing for Musicians (Mon 2-4)
• MP-P205-003 Recording and Mixing for Musicians (Fri 2-4)
• MP-P235-001 Collaborative Production (Tues 11-1)
• MP-P305-002 Record Production for Musicians  (Fri 11-1)
• MTEC-P323-002 Production and Business of Dance Music  (Mon 9-11)

Fall 2014: CM-357 Introduction to Electro-Acoustic Music for Composers

An Approved Specified Elective for Composition Majors.

CM-357: Introduction to Electro-Acoustic Music for Composers:

An essential course in electronic- and computer-music composition designed especially for the students on the Berklee composition / film-scoring track and students who wish to learn more about electronic music, instrument design, composing for the computer and exploring new modes of expression in preparation for advanced study.