Unusual Career Moves

Mark Small

Career profiles of Mike Cohen '76, head of Google's speech recognition team; Director of the Massachusetts Film Office Lisa Strout ’79; and forensic audio and video expert witness Frank Piazza '82.

Helping Berklee City Music Scholars Cross the Finish Line

Beverly Tryon

Through a generous gift from David and Lori Sprows to the Berklee City Music Program, additional financial support of scholarships to cover housing costs will go a long way toward helping students complete their undergraduate studies and earn their bachelor’s degrees.

American Roots Music Prize

Ginny Fordham

With a gift intention of $150,000, Bill Haney created the Eisenson Family Prize for American Roots Music at Berklee, a new endowed fund which will provide for an annual visit by an outstanding roots musician to Berklee.

BGJI Assistantship Endowed

Mirek Vana

With a generous gift, Bodo Liesenfeld has established the first endowed assistantship program at Berklee. Liesenfeld serves as the advisory board chair for the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and the new Liesenfeld BGJI Endowed Assistantship Program will promote research and program development for non-traditional instruments in jazz.

Faculty Profile: Bob Doezema

Ryan Fleming

Bob Doezema, development, contemporary writing and production professor and director of the Five-Week Summer Performance program, has played a crucial role in Berklee’s curriculum and the opportunities available to students.

New Alumni Affairs Director

Fritz Kuhnlenz was recently named the director of Alumni Affairs. Kuhnlenz comes to Berklee from the office of development and alumni relations at Boston University, where he held various positions over the course of four years.

Music sans Film

Ed Symkus

The recent Berklee Alumni Composer Consortium, billed as a night of “contemporary art music, featured music from alumni Frank E. Warren ’76, violinist Helen Sherrah-Davies ’80, and cellist Kari Juusela ’77, as well as a tribute to Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore ’69.

Spring 2014 Class Websites to be Archived and Removed from Inside Berklee Courses

Dear Faculty,
As we have been doing each semester since March 2014, we will soon be archiving the oldest past semester currently available on Inside Berklee Courses (IBC). 
On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 all 2014SP semester class sites will be archived and no longer available on IBC (ol.berklee.edu).
What does this mean to me?

    Berklee + Pops + Vampire

    As a warm-up to Halloween, professor Sheldon Mirowitz and eight of his top film scoring students collaborated with conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra to produce the music for a sold-out, silent film concert at Boston’s Symphony Hall on October 30.

    The State of the College

    In a September 30 presentation to the members of the Berklee community in Boston and streamed live to Valencia, president Roger Brown made a solid case that the health of the college is strong.