Amping Up Popular Music Education in New York

Lee Whitmore, Ed.D.

Berklee has joined forces with Little Kids Rock, a like-minded nonprofit, and the New York City Department of Education, to train certified music teachers to bring more popular music education to tens of thousands of NYC students in the next three years.

Musical Theater NYC Spring Break Trip 3/15-3/18

Want to mingle and network with musical theater industry professionals and alumni this spring break? 
The Academic Affairs, Faculty Development, and Performance Division are sponsoring a pilot trip for 20 students serious about their careers in Musical Theater to go to New York City from March 15-18. There students will meet and discuss with industry professionals and alumni including (but not limited to) directors, actors, and agents what it takes to maintain a career in musical theater in NYC.

Going Live

Kim Ashton
Mike Keefe-Feldman
Mark Small

Alumni in the touring industry are seeing the business from all angles.

Free Yoga Classes for Faculty and Staff

Join us for free faculty and staff yoga classes on Thursdays this spring.

Yoga classes for faculty and staff have started. Join us for some stress relief in the middle of the day.

Thursdays / 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
1108 Boylston St., room 202

Please bring a yoga mat, as there is no carpet in this room.

Contact Mia Olson ( if you have any questions.

Stephen Oremus: Echoing Across Broadway

Mark Small

With four hit shows on his résumé thus far, arranger, music director, and conductor Stephen Oremus ’92 has built a resounding career in musical theater.

Sunday, February 15: College Technology Services Unavailable from 2:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

On Sunday, February 15 from 2:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. the following college technology services will be unavailable due to maintenance:

  • (logins only)
  • Berklee Self-Service for students
  • Library Services
  • (Inside Berklee Courses)
  • OnePass
  • Wireless networks for students, faculty, and staff

For up-to-date status infomation please visit

Maintenances to Affect Several College Technology Services

Technology Resources has scheduled three maintenance periods to apply security patches and other updates to college servers. These maintenance outages will occur after hours on Thursday, February 12; Friday, February 13; and Sunday, February 15. Users are encouraged to review the schedule and plan accordingly.

Below are the services affected and when they will be unavailable:

Retirement One-on-Ones

Want a chance to sit down and review your Berklee retirement account? Sign up for a private, one-on-one meeting with a representative from Transamerica.

Review your quarterly statement, discuss investment options, learn about planning tools available on the Transamerica website and ask questions about your account.

These are private sessions and appointments are required.

Berklee alum wins ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award

Josh Plotner, Berklee Jazz Composition alum, is one of the winners for the ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. He submitted his piece, Petrichor.  Congratulations, Josh!

Components of DIY Marketing

Bobby Borg

A well-designed, comprehensive marketing campaign is key to establishing a lasting career.