News

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

Berklee’s Summer in the City Concert Series Brings Over 400 Free Performances to Boston Area

May 17, 2018

Students, faculty, and alumni from Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee will perform over 400 free concerts throughout the Greater Boston area this summer as part of the...

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Alumni Achievement Award honorees pose for a group photo

Eight Tips from Alumni on Building and Sustaining Your Career

April 26, 2018

Eight alumni from the music industry and beyond take time to share career stories prior to being honored at this year's Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony.

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Berklee Popular Music Institute Artists to Perform at Summer Music Festivals

April 26, 2018

Berklee Popular Music Institute's 2018 summer festival lineup takes student artists to major festivals including Essence, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands.

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Five Ways Giving Helps Berklee Students

April 10, 2018

This Wednesday, Berklee celebrates philanthropy with Giving Day, in which the institution is seeking to hit a goal of 250 donations, each of any amount. That money helps make a variety of projects...

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Career Jam 2018: 'Your Generation Has the Potential to Do Great Things'

April 9, 2018

During Career Jam 2018 students listened to discussions by artists and industry leaders, signed up for mentoring sessions, auditioned for a variety of opportunities, and got professional head...

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Rap Legend Kurtis Blow Visits Berklee Classes

April 3, 2018

Hip-hop pioneer Kurtis Blow participated in a career-spanning conversation with faculty member Prince Charles Alexander in addition to speaking to students in several classes. 

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Berklee Announces New Scholarship in Honor of Phish’s Mike Gordon

April 2, 2018

The Mike Gordon Endowed Scholarship will support Berklee students studying bass who are also well-rounded artists, with skills in other areas such as songwriting, production, arranging, or creative...

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Berklee Hosts Open Dialogues on Inclusion

March 29, 2018

Berklee hosted the first in a series of open dialogues aimed at furthering Berklee’s goal of inclusion and respect for all of its members. 

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Israel 'Piraña' Suárez Receives Master of Mediterranean Music Award

March 28, 2018

The Master of Mediterranean Music Award was presented to the noted cajón and flamenco percussion master at the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) spring concert, the Rhythm of Lorca.

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Student Jackie Foster Advances on The Voice

March 26, 2018

Jackie Foster, an eighth-semester student who got her start at Berklee by attending the Five-Week Summer Performance Program, impresses judges on The Voice. 

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