News

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

Berklee Student Wins Live Nation Scholarship

July 11, 2019

Nico Ruggieri, a music business/management major entering his senior year at Berklee, is the recipient of the 2019 Steven J. Finkel Service Excellence Scholarship.

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Film composer Matthew Margeson

Rocketman to Godzilla: Alumni Create Music for Summer Films

July 11, 2019

If you hit the theaters this summer, chances are you'll hear the music of Berklee alumni.

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Imogen Heap Receives Berklee Honorary Doctorate in Valencia

July 10, 2019

President Roger H. Brown presented the degree at the commencement ceremony for the master's degree programs at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

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Terri Lyne Carrington Named 2019 Doris Duke Artist

July 9, 2019

Carrington will receive a $275,000 award in recognition of her ongoing contributions to the field of jazz.

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Will Butera displaying his Kick Block invention

Kick Blockin' Beats

June 26, 2019

Will Butera B.M. ’16 created KickBlock to prevent his bass drum from sliding. Now he’s turning it into a side business.

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Nashville Said Her Gender Was a Liability. Now She's Starting Her Own Label.

June 25, 2019

Emma White B.M. ’10 talks songwriting, launching a female-centric record label, and navigating the unsolicited advice given to performers.

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Berklee Alumnus Brings Music to Refugees in Lebanon

June 20, 2019

Acclaimed violinist Layth Sidiq visited Lebanon to work with refugee children from Syria. 

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Berklee's Boston Summer Music Preview

June 20, 2019

Summer in Boston means a slew of great musical experiences are right around the corner.

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Berklee Alumni Among Emmy Winners for Momentum Generation

June 20, 2019

Kevin Doucette and Ishaan Chhabra received a Sports Emmy for their work on the surfing documentary Momentum Generation.

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Emilio and Gloria Estefan Scholarship Awarded to Sergio De Miguel Jorquera

June 19, 2019

Presented by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, the four-year scholarship allows the pianist from Vigo, Spain, to pursue a Bachelor of Music degree at Berklee College of Music.

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