News

Below you will find recent news from the Office of the President.

Scarlet Keys, associate professor of songwriting

Scarlet Keys Redefines 'Homework' in Her Remote Songwriting Courses

July 1, 2020

Even during a pandemic, faculty, such as Keys, are finding ways to work closely with students despite not being nearby.

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Songs for Social Change Contest Winners Announced

June 30, 2020

The annual contest, presented by Berklee's Songwriting Department and Songs for Social Change initiative, encourages students to write songs that promote positive change. 

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Unsure About Fall Plans? Consider Studying in Spain.

June 26, 2020

For the first time, the Valencia campus is open to all undergraduates, offering students an opportunity to spend their semester or academic year abroad.

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Singer and music therapy major Keira Smith

They Keep Saying: Keira Smith's Powerful Take on Jill Scott's 'Watching Me'

June 24, 2020

The fifth-semester music therapy major updates Scott's song to be a rousing call for justice amidst the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Alumna Kirby's Viral Video Helped Bring Down Aunt Jemima Brand

June 24, 2020

The video has been viewed 4.7 million times and has been credited with pushing Quaker Oats to scrap the brand of breakfast products.

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Meet Five City Music Scholars Attending Five-Week This Summer

June 24, 2020

Berklee awarded full-tuition scholarships to 60 young musicians taking part in the college’s flagship summer program.

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Berklee Offers First Online Five-Week Program

June 22, 2020

This year's Five-Week program features visiting artists Jacob Collier, Esperanza Spalding, Victor Wooten, and Terri Lyne Carrington, Christian McBride, Gerald Clayton, Kris Davis, and Linda May...

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Alec Schulman Receives BMI Future Jazz Masters Scholarship

June 18, 2020

Schulman, a fifth-semester Berklee student, was awarded the $5,000 award by a panel of NEA Jazz Master judges.

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the 160 Massachusetts Avenue building at night

Going 'Back to Berklee': Plans Announced for Fall 2020

June 15, 2020

After careful planning, Berklee will open for the fall semester in a hybrid on-campus/remote capacity.

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Julio Iglesias Scholarship Awarded to Mar Giménez Marín

June 9, 2020

Presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, the four-year scholarship allows the vocalist and pianist from Zaragoza, Spain, to pursue a bachelor's degree at Berklee.

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