Berklee College of Music

  1. Berklee Announces New Online Music Degrees

    November 19, 2014 10:28 AM EST The Berklee College of Music has announced a new slate of online degree programs, including two in music creation, cementing its status as the first accredited non-profit music institution to offer Bachelor degrees on the web. Online students w ...

  2. Alejandro Sanz to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of Music, to Perform with Students

    November 04, 2013 4:53 PM EST When four-time 2013 Latin Grammy nominee Alejandro Sanz toured the U.S. last June, his venues included Radio City Music Hall and Miami’s American Airlines arena. Fans will have a chance to see the Spanish superstar in a more intimate venue in Bo ...

  3. Berklee College of Music Releases Study Detailing Salary Ranges For Music Industry Positions

    November 26, 2012 10:12 AM EST With both the music industry and the global economy in a near-constant state of flux, it's an uncertain time to be making a living in music. To that end, Boston's Berklee College of Music has released a new study detailing salary ranges ...

  4. Bubbling Under: Rudimental's 'Love' Takes Over

    November 09, 2012 12:19 PM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Rudimental, Liz Longley, One Night Rodeo and Sean Riva Rudimental Dance collective ...

  5. En Breve

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT La Santa Cecilia, Latin Recording Academy, and Berklee in Spain La Santa Cecilia tapped to Support Ryan Bingham La Santa Cecilia, known for mixing traditional Mexican music with pop songs, is embarking on a 10-city tour with Americana singer/songw ...

  6. Exclusive: Berkleemusic Names Debbie Cavalier New CEO

    July 31, 2012 9:21 AM EDT Debbie Cavalier has been named the new CEO of Berkleemusic, the online continuing education division of Boston's Berklee College of Music. Cavalier fills the spot left by the departure of former Berkleemusic CEO Dave Kusek in April. "All ...

  7. Backbeat: Billboard Latin Music Awards After Party

    April 27, 2012 11:38 AM EDT (L-R): DJ Shotgun, El Arquitecto, and Tu Dulcero arrive at the Billboard Latin Music Awards after party. (Photo: Michael Seto) Billboard Executive Director of Content and Programming for Latin Music Leila Cobo , laying in the corner of a sofa on t ...

  8. Vevo's Rio Caraeff Talks Upfronts, Royalties, Growth, and Says: 'We Have No Intention To Leave YouTube'

    April 24, 2012 12:18 PM EDT It's a transitional time for Vevo, as the No. 1 most-watched YouTube channel (and No. 3 most-watched U.S. video platform on the web, according to Comscore) prepares to host its first upfront event for advertisers and agencies in New York on W ...

  9. Dave Kusek Leaves Berklee College of Music to Focus on Digital Startups

    April 20, 2012 10:34 AM EDT Digital music innovator Dave Kusek has left Berklee College of Music to focus on funding and guiding digital music startups. The former vice president at Berklee conceived and developed the school's successful Berkleemusic.com online school t ...

  10. Eagles, Alison Krauss, Mulatu Astatke Receive Berklee College Doctor of Music Degrees

    March 30, 2012 11:37 AM EDT For 41 years, Berklee College of Music has been presenting honorary doctorate in music degrees to influential figures in the music industry. This year's honorees are Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Eagles, 27-time Grammy winner Alison Krauss ...

  11. MIDEM's Direct2Fan Camp Panel: Social Media Not A Career Shortcut

    January 28, 2012 10:52 AM EST MIDEM's Direct2Fan Camp Panel: From left: moderator Whitesmith Entertainment co-founder/ manager Emily White, singer-songwriter Michelle Phelan, Berklee College of Music student Brielle Blount and Google head of global content programming for ...

  12. MIDEM 2012 Line-Up Adds Mark Ronson, Paul van Dyk, Saatchi & Saatchi CEO Kevin Roberts

    November 21, 2011 2:45 PM EST Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Mark Ronson, German dance artist Paul van Dyk and Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi have been confirmed as guest speakers for next year's MIDEM confab, due to take place January 28 ...

  13. Backbeat: El Frente Wins 3rd Annual Vive Tu Musica 5 Battle of the Bands

    September 06, 2011 4:09 PM EDT The Big Pick: Members of EL Frente celebrate their Viva tu musica win with a giant Wrigley's 5 trophy. El Frente, an eclectic alt band comprised of former Berklee College of Music students whose sound fuses rock and Latin rhythms where the wi ...

  14. Berklee and Lollapalooza Partner for Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship

    August 05, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Berklee College of Music and Lollapalooza announced the inception of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship at the festival's 20th anniversary in Chicago today (Aug. 5), according to a press release. The scholarship, endowed by donor-ad ...

  15. Listen to the Audience, Make a Better Experience, Panelists at Rethink Music Say

    April 26, 2011 6:28 PM EDT BOSTON - How can the music business grow instead of fighting over slices of a shrinking pie? Make a better mass market experience, said Thomas Hesse, president of global digital business for Sony Music. That means following consumers to smart phon ...

  16. Rethink Music Panel Explores the Cloud: How to Make People Aware, Let Alone Make Money?

    April 26, 2011 4:00 PM EDT The Cloud music panel at Rethink Music conference, L-R: Jon Vanhala, Sami Valkonen, Brad Navin, David Hyman, Jon Potter, Don Gorder (Photo: Phil Farnsworth) The recent introduction of Amazon's Cloud Player -- and similar offerings from Google ...

  17. Rethink Music's 'Financing Creativity' Panel Explores Concept of Fans as Patrons, Not Consumers

    April 26, 2011 3:05 PM EDT A major theme at the Rethink Music conference taking place in Boston Tuesday (April 26) and Wednesday, musicians and industry professionals are exploring how the industry can adjust, adapt and survive amid the encroachment of technologies that hav ...

  18. In Panels And Lightning-Quick Collaborations, Rethink Music Conference Explores The Future

    April 26, 2011 12:09 PM EDT (Left to right) Ben Folds, Amanda Palmer, Damian Kulash, and Neil Gaiman at Mad Oak Studios, in Allston, Mass. Monday, preparing to write and record eight songs in eight hours (which ended up being six songs in 12 hours). (Photo: Phil Farnsworth) ...

  19. 'Rethinking Music': A Guest Post From Allen Bargfrede, Executive Director of Berklee's Rethink Music

    April 25, 2011 1:06 PM EDT (Rethink Music : Creativity, Commerce, and Policy in the 21st Century, presented by Berklee and MIDEM in association with Harvard Business School, takes place in Boston tomorrow and Wednesday (April 26 - 27). The conference brings together creator ...

  20. Retail Briefs: NARM, Heavy Rotation Records, Alliance Entertainment

    October 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers and the Country Music Assn. will produce an Entertainment Law Conference in Nashville on Nov. 9. The keynote will be an interview with U.S. Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters , who will discuss ...

  21. Local 34 Wins Vive Tu Música With 5

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Local 34, an energetic Miami-based band who play tropical-accented pop/rock, were the winners of Vive tu Música with 5, the Latin music talent competition sponsored by Wrigley's 5 Gum. They were among five finalists who each performed one son ...

  22. Innovators Showcase To Spotlight Mobile Up-And-Comers

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT At our upcoming conference Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit , taking place Oct. 5 in San Francisco, we’ve got plenty of high-profile executives giving keynotes. But it’s not just about the names you know. Billboard also strives to i ...

  23. Business Matters: Google, ReverbNation, BlueBeat.com

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- TThe news on Google 's music search partnerships continues with five free tracks at Lala.com, MySpace and iLike by Tim McGraw, Phoenix, Ma ...

  24. Latin Briefs: Berklee, Telehit, Regional Mexican Radio

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Berklee College of Music and Spanish composers' society SGAE will hold a televised singer-songwriter competition at Mexico City's Lunario auditorium Oct. 7. "Berklee Canta en Español" will feature six competitors (Berklee alum ...

  25. Berklee To Hold Scholarship Auditions In Africa

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Berklee College of Music will be holding audition and interview scholarship events on June 2-3 in Nairobi, Kenya. The events, part of Berklee's Africa Scholars Program, are offering musicians throughout Africa the chance to attend the college ...

  26. Earl Johnson Draws ‘Juicy’ Recognition

    April 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Earl Johnson Jr.’s debut album, “Juicy,” has netted the pianist/composer nominations in two separate competitions. Johnson counts three nods—including jazz group/artist of the year—in the fifth annual Los Angeles South Bay Music Awards (April 27). ...

  27. SGAE Scholars Heading To Berklee

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Berklee College of Music and Spanish collecting society SGAE are strengthening relations with a February 23-26 selection of SGAE scholarship winners. The successful Spanish candidates will study for three years at the world's leading modern m ...

  28. Venegas Launches Multi-Artist Latin America Tour

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The ninth "Rock en Ñ" Spanish-language tour of Latin American countries starts today (Oct. 30) with a concert by Mexican singer Julieta Venegas in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. This year's annual tour to promote "rock en esp ...

  29. Berklee College Builds European Business In Spain

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first stone of what will be the first European center of Boston's Berklee College of Music has been laid in the Spanish Mediterranean city of Valencia. With 4,000 students and 500 teachers, Berklee has become the world's biggest cent ...

  30. R&B Briefs: Berklee College of Music, Chanté Moore

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Original Earth, Wind & Fire members Maurice White and Philip Bailey will receive honorary doctor of music degrees at from Boston’s Berklee College of Music during the school’s commencement exercises on May 10. Bailey will also double as com ...

  31. Berklee Student Wins Peermusic Latin Scholarship

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Berklee College of Music student Daniel F. Diaz is the winner of the fourth annual peermusic Latin Scholarship. The competition recognizes original Latin songs and compositions. For his winning song "Todo Lo Que Necesito," Diaz, 23, will ...

  32. Education In America: The Sound of Silence

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Many of us who work in the music industry can point to our school music programs as the spark that ignited our passion for music, many years ago. Well-funded programs provided an array of experiences Debbie Cavalier is dean of continuing education ...

  33. 6 Questions With Al Kooper

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only 21 when he became famous for playing the signature organ riffs on Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," Al Kooper has a list of credits that could fill this magazine. He started Blood, Sweat & Only 21 when he became famou ...

  34. Berkleemusic.com To Offer College Credit

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.berkleemusic.com" TARGET="new">Berkleemusic.com</A>, the online division of Berklee College of Music established last year, will begin providing courses for college credit in Septe Berkleemusic.c ...

  35. Berklee College Site To Host GarageBand Course

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Boston-based Berklee College of Music's online extension, Berkleemusic.com, will present a new online course in Apple Computer's audio recording and editing program, GarageBand. The course will commen Boston-based Berklee College of Musi ...

  36. Berklee Preps Studio Exhibit For Macworld

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Berklee College of Music will stage an interactive exhibit at the upcoming Macworld Conference &amp; Expo. Dubbed "Dream Studios," the exhibit will simulate music studios based around the Apple Macint Berklee College of Music will st ...

  37. Berklee Preps Studio Exhibit For Macworld

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Berklee College of Music will stage an interactive exhibit at the upcoming Macworld Conference &amp; Expo. Dubbed "Dream Studios," the exhibit will simulate music studios based around the Apple Macint Berklee College of Music will st ...

  38. Berklee's File-Sharing Project Drives Revenue

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The results are in: Berkleeshares.com is a smashing success. Berklee College of Music says its online file-sharing initiative has driven surges in site traffic and revenue for both its Berkleemusic.co The results are in: Berkleeshares.com is a sma ...

  39. Estéfano Tops BMI Latin Honors

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the third consecutive year, Colombian songwriter/producer Est&#233;fano was named BMI's songwriter of the year at the rights body's Latin Awards, presented today (March 16) in San Juan, Puerto Ric For the third consecutive year, ...

  40. Berklee College Of Music Names New Prez

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Boston's Berklee College of Music today (Feb. 6) named Roger H. Brown as its president, effective June 1. Brown succeeds Lee Berk, who held the post for 25 years. Brown becomes the college's first pre Boston's Berklee College of Mus ...