Fletcher Bright: American Roots Music Champion

Ginny Fordham

More than six decades ago, Fletcher Bright came up with the name “Dismembered Tennesseans” for the musical group he formed with his high-school friends.

International Initiative

Since the 1950s, Berklee has been proactive in reaching out to musicians around the world. Fully 25 percent of our degree-seeking students are international, representing 80 countries. After Berklee faculty members conducted 8,000 auditions and interviews worldwide last year, they confirmed that Africa is teeming with talented musicians vying for a spot to study at the college.

Letter from Valencia

It’s an exciting time at Berklee’s new campus in Valencia, Spain, as we prepare to launch three master’s degree programs this fall.

Associate Professor Wayne Wild Publishes Book Chapter

Wayne Wild, associate professor in the Liberal Arts department, has just published a chapter in Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832, eds. Megan J. Coyer and David E. Shuttleton (N.Y., N.Y.: Rodopi, 2014). His chapter is entitled, "The Origins of a Modern Medical Ethics in Enlightenment Scotland: Cheyne, Gregory and Cullen as Practitioners of Sensibility."

Commuter Survey - THANK YOU!

Thank you for your participation in this year’s commuter survey! The response we received helped us reach our legally required level of participation in the least amount of time ever.

We’ll be reaching out to raffle winners by Friday, November 21st.

Thanks again for helping to make Berklee, and the City of Boston, a greener place to learn, teach, and work!

Rick Peckham

Mark Small

On Friday January 20, Guitar Department Assistant Chair Rick Peckham found himself in Ireland onstage at Dublin’s National Concert Hall as the featured soloist with the Raidió Telifis Éireann National Orchestra.