Fall Course Evaluation Results

Nearly 18,000 course evaluations surveys were filled out by Berklee students at the end of the fall semester. On the Boston campus, slightly over half of surveys were completed while among the graduate students in Valencia, 90% of surveys were completed! The fall evaluations continue to show that students feel that their professors are knowledgeable about the subject matter and create classroom environments that support student learning.

I Hope I’m Not Alone

David Frank

Keyboardist, producer and songwriter David Frank delves into musical devices, connections and influences in the songwriting process. A founding member of pioneering synth duo The System, Frank has produced and played on recordings by Christina Aguilera, Chaka Khan and Phil Collins.

Expert Testimony

Mark Small

India’s premier film composer and songwriter, A.R. Rahman has written songs and underscore for more than 100 movies, including Slumdog MIllionaire and 127 Hours. Rahman spoke to Berklee today during his visit to Berklee in October.


Keyboardist, singer, composer, and arranger, assistant professor Matt Jenson shares techniques in roots, rock and reggae grooves.

Global Partnership: Expanding Berklee Outreach in Latin America

Cindy Albert Link

President Roger Brown followed former U.S. president Bill Clinton onstage to offer an overview of the IDB-Berklee partnership and to introduce student performers at the Americas Summit Conference in Miami, FL, on December 10, 2014.

Walter Harp Memorialized with Endowed Scholarship

Jessica Halton
Peter Gardner

An endowed scholarship has been established in the memory of late faculty member Walter W. Harp, awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in civic engagement through music.

Bill Elliott

Ryan Fleming

Bill Elliott, professor of contemporary writing and production (CWP) who deftly weathered many shifts in taste and technology while honing his musical expertise, is determined to pass on his on-the-gig wisdom.

Snow Day Facilities Update

Berklee is operating normal hours at this time.


The Counseling & Advising Center will be closed due to severe weather, Tuesday, Feb. 10th

The college will be closed due to continued severe weather on Tuesday, February 10th. If you are having a mental health emergency, please call Berklee Public Safety at 617-747-2333 to be connected with on off-site crisis counselor, or you may go to your local hospital emergency room for assistance. Thank you.

Message from Academic Affairs

School closing and class cancellations since the start of the semester due to severe weather conditions have resulted in multiple missed classes for some courses, particularly those that meet on Mondays. We are evaluating the academic impact of these cancellations and considering scheduling class adjustments for the spring semester to help address the situation.