New Trends

From the left: music supervision panelists Eve Nelson ’86, Chuck Doud ’88, and Mary Jo Mennella

Course Evaluations Close May 7

Students: Remember to evaluate your spring courses before midnight on May 7.

First Group of Cross-Collaboration Courses Announced

The Boston Conservatory recently announced the first group of Conservatory courses that will be available to Berklee students this fall. Likewise, an assortment of Berklee courses will be available to Conservatory students this fall.

Conservatory Courses Available to Berklee Students:

Please note: these are courses offered in addition to what is already available through cross-registration. We will announce additional offerings as they become available.

A Perugian Recipe

Other than eating and drinking well, my main function during the Umbria Jazz Festival is to direct master classes and prepare student ensembles for a concert experience: four ensembles in just four rehearsals.

Final Cadence

Emidio Mellone ’49 of Weymouth, MA, passed away on September 16, 2010. He was 84. An alumnus of the Schillinger House (the predecessor of Berklee), he served as a U.S. Marine and was a veteran of World War II. Mellone was a clarinet player and worked with local orchestras and bands. Mellone had retired from his job as a printer and was a Grant Knight of the Knights of Columbus in Allston and Weymouth, MA, as well as a lector at Sacred Heart Parish in Weymouth.

Workstudy Student ID's

All student ID's deactivate during semester breaks.  The ID's remain deactivated if they do not have summer classes.  If you have workstudy students working during the upcoming semester break or through the summer (not taking classes), e-mail Public Safety and we will make sure their ID's remain active.  If your workstudy students are taking classes while working in the summer, please do not e-mail us those names.  Their ID's will be activated when the semester begins.  If you have any questions, you can

Faculty and Chair Private Lesson Program: Learner Applications Now Open

Faculty members and chairs interested in taking private lessons during the fall 2016 semester may apply online until Wednesday, June 1. In addition to voice and instrumental lessons, learners may apply to take arranging, composition, and conducting lessons as well.

To learn more and apply, click here.

Berklee Music Boot Camp with Grammy-Nominated Songwriter Kara DioGuardi

 This year we are pleased to have Kara DioGuardi coming back to teach the Berklee Music Bootcamp. 


This special seminar is an overview on presenting your music in today’s market. 

Class will provide critical analysis of artists’ songwriting, production, imaging, and  performance.