Berklee’s President, Erica Muhl

Erica Muhl

An accomplished composer and conductor, Erica Muhl is the first woman to serve as Berklee’s president and only the fourth president in the institution's 75-year history.

Throughout her career as a creative artist, scholar, teacher, and administrator, Muhl has remained committed to maintaining rigorous standards of academic excellence while seeking to forge new paradigms and models for higher education. She has worked steadily to catalyze the field toward change, in particular as a staunch public advocate for multidisciplinary and integrative programs that nurture innovative thought through an emphasis on creativity as fueled by technology and entrepreneurship.

For Muhl's full biography, visit our President's Page.


An Introduction to Erica Muhl

Watch members of the presidential search committee introduce Erica Muhl and describe the unique qualities that made her the ideal candidate for this position—then hear from Muhl herself.

Left to right: Jimmy Iovine, Erica Muhl, and Andre "Dr. Dre" Young


Quotes About Erica Muhl

"Dre and I had an idea to fuel innovation through a new style of education. Through Erica's leadership, hard work and determination, she has realized our vision, building an amazing school to educate students where they really live, and one that is at the center of creativity, culture, and the global influence of connectivity that is only possible through technology. We know that Erica will do great things at Berklee. We look forward to continuing to work with her on educational experiences that matter, and that change lives."

-Jimmy Iovine, music executive and entrepreneur