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1991: Berklee incorporates hip-hop into the curriculum. Here, Grandmaster Flash teaches a clinic.

2007: Berklee Internet Radio Network (BIRN) launches.

1979: John Williams (pointing at TV) discusses his score for Jaws to a classroom of Berklee students, as the school launches the first degree program in film scoring.

1945: Berklee founder Lawrence Berk at the blackboard with students.

1971: Duke Ellington plays at a Berklee commencement reception.

The Berklee Oral History Project is a Stan Getz Library-supported initiative to chronicle the rich and diverse history of Berklee and Boston music from those who have lived, shaped and defined it. Join liberal arts faculty and journalist Fred Bouchard as he interviews some of the greats.

The South End's Beehive is one of many local jazz clubs popular with Berklee musicians.

Berklee College of Music is in Boston!

Berklee Today | Berklee College of Music


Berklee students move into new 16-story building on Massachusetts Ave.

Berklee College of Music has opened its new 16-story tower along Massachusetts Avenue in the Back Bay. Dave Green / Berklee College of Music