Driessen Takes Valencia Post

Casey Driessen ’00 has been named as the director of the master’s degree program in contemporary performance with production concentration at the Valencia campus. Driessen has gained renown playing five-string fiddle on tours by Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Tim O’Brien, and Darrell Scott.

Open Enrollment is ALMOST OVER!

Open Enrollment is your annual chance to make benefit changes for 2016. 

It takes place from October 19 to November 9 this year.

It’s your opportunity to change your medical and dental plans.  Or add or remove eligible family members to your insurance.  Or enroll or re-enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2016 year.

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Berklee's Mindfulness Book Club: Real Happiness at Work

In recent years, companies and colleges have increasingly embraced mindfulness practices as a way of increasing satisfaction and decreasing stress in the workplace. Those organizations include Google, Adobe, Apple, Target, Harvard Business School, and many others.

How about Berklee?

Entering Students Show Increase in Overall Ensemble Ratings

Entering Students at Berklee are assessed on their overall ensemble ratings and their placement in various courses. Berklee's Fall 2015 incoming class has generally strong overall ensemble ratings, with most departments at or above their 10-year averages. In addition, placement in upper level Ear Training and Harmony courses grew for the second consecutive year.


Hit Maker Charlie Puth Addresses Summer Students

Kim Ashton

In early August, with his single “See You Again” from the Furious 7 movie soundtrack still perched near the top of the Hot 100 (where it spent 12 weeks at number one), singer/songwriter Charlie Puth ‘13 returned to campus to talk to students enrolled the summer program.

Master’s Degrees for 143 at Valencia Graduation

In July the third class of graduates collected their master’s degrees at commencement exercises at the Berklee Valencia campus in Spain and set out to enter the worldwide music industry.

Berklee and the Boston Conservatory Discuss a Merger

In June, President Roger H. Brown announced that he and The Boston Conservatory (TBC) President Richard Ortner had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) paving the way for an eventual merger.

Optimism for the Year Ahead

Ed Symkus
Kim Ashton

The August 30 convocation welcomed this semester’s entering students, including addresses from alumnus and keynote speaker James Morales ’06, student Ryfer Cohen, and staff Betsy Newman, Jay Kennedy, Larry Simpson and Roger H. Brown.

Music Unbounded - Feldenkrais Sessions - Free and Freeing!

Your Music Unbound

A Feldenkrais® movement course for musicians

  • Injury?
  • Tension?
  • Posture?
  • Anxiety?
  • A lack of flow and ease?

All of these impediments to your art are bound up in your most basic habitual movement patterns: from the habits you use to hold yourself up and move around, to those you use to interact with other people, to the very patterns you use to make music.

Music Producer/Arranger Opportunity

The IMAGINATION HOUSE is currently looking for 1 or 2 qualified arranger/producers.

The Imagination House is an established creative house and production facility based in Orlando, Florida, with a 20 year history of working with clients who are worldwide leaders in the entertainment and leisure industry.