News

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

Can You Land a Successful Career with a Performing Arts Degree?

January 31, 2020

In an economy that rewards improvisation and entrepreneurship, well-trained artists and musicians are equipped to thrive.

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8 Ways to Graduate on Time (and with Less Debt)

January 31, 2020

Make a plan for each semester, only borrow what you need, and don't be afraid to ask for help. 

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Berklee's Student Newspaper Finds a New Groove

January 28, 2020

The relaunched Berklee Groove website highlights student music and provides industry wisdom, album reviews, wellness advice, and fashion tips. 

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Berklee Alumni Win Grammys on Music’s Biggest Night

January 27, 2020

To date, 126 Berklee alumni have received 297 Grammy Awards, popular music’s highest honor.

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Abria Smith Appointed to the Boston Cultural Council

January 24, 2020

The alumna hopes to bring her artistic passion and perspective to the new role.

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The Women of Jazz’s Next Generation Are More than ‘Extraordinary’

January 24, 2020

The newly announced Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo, sponsored by the Monterey Jazz Festival, performed at Berklee and took part in workshops led by the Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.

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Precious Perez in front of a mural depicting Agua de Valencia.

Precious Perez Draws Musical and Academic Inspiration from Agua de Valencia

January 22, 2020

The singer-songwriter has released an EP inspired by her time studying abroad at Berklee Valencia. 

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Yoron Israel Named Chair of the Percussion Department

January 22, 2020

The drummer, composer, bandleader, vibraphonist, percussionist, and author previously served as the department’s interim chair.

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Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice Celebrates New Standards by Women Composers

January 21, 2020

Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Linda May Han Oh, and more will perform selections from New Standards, an upcoming e-book of pieces composed by women, on February 5 at Cafe 939.

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'You Can't Be It if You Don't See It': Ayanna Pressley Urges Representation in the Arts

January 21, 2020

Massachusetts's first black Congresswoman called for greater inclusion in the media at Berklee's Unsung Heroes Ceremony.

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