Annual Events

Family Orientation

Welcome to the Berklee community! Family Orientation is a two-day program and is open to parents, families, guardians, and friends of Berklee students. We have many sessions and activities planned for the spring semester Family Orientation, happening January 16–17, 2018. Family Orientation concludes on Wednesday, January 17 with Convocation. 

Student Orientation

If you'd like to learn more about student orientation events, visit the Orientation page.

Save the date for Student Orientation (for spring entering students): Tuesday, January 16–Saturday, January 21, 2018.

Student Convocation and Concert

Held biannually at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, our student convocation features remarks from senior leadership and a student concert. Convocation shows are offered at the conclusion of Family Weekend. 

Family Weekend

Berklee’s Family Weekend is designed to give you time to attend performances, meet with leadership, and visit with your student. Family Weekend 2017 took place October 13–15. Dates for Family Weekend 2018 will be released in January 2018.


The Commencement site is designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about Berklee's commencement weekend. 

Commencement Concert

Held on the Friday evening prior to the commencement ceremony, our annual commencement concert is a not-to-be-missed showcase of graduating seniors performing the music of our distinguished honorees. Honorees are in attendance in the audience and sometimes share the stage with the students.

Berklee News and Events

Discover the many concerts and recitals that are always happening at Berklee by visiting the Berklee events listings or learn more about what's happening by reading Berklee news.