Feb 10 - New Works For Jazz Orchestra V

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM in DFRH the Harmony Department will present New Works For Jazz Orchestra V.  The 17–piece Big Band is comprised of Harmony faculty members and guests.  This program of new work, original compositions and arrangements by Harmony faculty members Charles Cassara, Jeff Claassen, Winnie Dahlgren, David Harris, Tom Hojnacki, Darrell Katz and Nicholas Urie is bold, eclectic and exciting music!  Please join us for a great concert experience.

Recent Promotions

On behalf of the Promotion Committee of the President's Cabinet, Human Resources is pleased to announce the following promotions:

Star-Studded Encore Gala Nets Nearly $2 Million

Laurie McFarlane
Beverly Tryon

The 900 enthusiastic guests who celebrated the 20th anniversary of the annual Berklee Encore Gala filled the Boston Marriott Copley Place and raised nearly $2 million for the Berklee City Music program. Special guests included Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Guest, George Clinton and Parliament-Funkedelic, and Tower of Power.

Vocal Jazz Series Audition Sign-Ups

The Jazz Vocal Series is a Voice Department sponsored performance directed by local jazz legend and Berklee Voice Faculty member Maggie Scott. 
SIGN UPS will begin Thursday, February 5 outside room 3W in the 1140 building and will end on Friday, February 13 (or when all spots have been filled). Students should bring two songs in two different tempos with lead sheets!
Auditions will take place on Saturday, February 21 in room 3F, 1140 building.

A.R. Rahman and Berklee Pack Symphony Hall

The October 24, 2014, tribute concert and honorary doctorate presentation to A.R. Rahman, India’s foremost film composer and songwriter, sent a surge of excitement through the Berklee campus to Boston’s Indian community and beyond, with the show sold out weeks in advance.

Free Tickets to A Future Perfect at the SpeakEasy Stage

SpeakEasy Stage has an exciting offer for Berklee students, faculty, and staff. They are offering complimentary tickets (limit two per person) to see its World Premiere production of A FUTURE PERFECT, a new play about friendship, babies, and defining success. 

Complimentary tickets are available for the following four performances only:

Renewing Your Berklee Scholarship

All upper semester Berklee Scholars (4th semester or higher) are required to renew their scholarship annually by submitting a web-based portfolio documenting their progress and achievement at the college by March 1. 

All Berklee Scholars are required to submit their achievement portfolio if they fall into one of the following categories:

  1. The spring semester is your fourth (4th) semester of full-time study. Full-time study is indicated by a student being enrolled in twelve (12) or more credits.

FREE: Feb 12 at 8p.m. @ the BPC: Kim Burrell Meets Berklee

Grammy Award nominee and pastor Kim Burrell possesses a dynamic, distinctive, and captivating voice that carries the power to soothe and encourage the hearts of people everywhere.

Student Composition Competition

This competition is open to all Berklee students for the most creative and artistically satisfying combination of words and music (a song).

Three categories:

  1. Contemporary Art Song  

  2. Pop Song   

  3. Theatre Song

The winner of each category receives a $750 scholarship.

Deadline: March 20, 2015 at midnight

Guidelines and submission details below.