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Music -- Instruction and study

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Barrie Nettles papers, 1974-1999

Identifier: BCA-023
Scope and contents

This collection consists of 1 box of teaching materials created and compiled by former Berklee faculty member (and chair of the harmony department) Barrie Nettles. Materials include reels, tapes, papers, and textbook drafts. Teaching materials include workbooks and exams for Harmony 1, Harmony 2, Harmony 3, and Harmony 4, as well as exams for Arranging 1 and 2 and Ear Training placement exams.

Dates: 1974-1999

Benedict J. Pullo, Jr. papers, 1925-1980s

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BCA-054

Personal papers of musician, composer, bandleader, and educator Benedict J. Pullo, Jr. (1906-1996) Materials primarily comprise published and unpublished compositions and related copyright documentation, as well as audio recordings, clippings, and ephemera.

Dates: 1925-1980s

Berklee College of Music collection of campus events audio recordings, 1969-1994

Identifier: BCA-027
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 10 boxes of quarter inch, quarter track analog audio tapes of events held on the Berklee College of Music campus dating from approximately 1969-1994. Campus events recorded include clinics, master classes, concerts, opening convocation, and commencement ceremonies.

Dates: 1969-1994

Berklee College of Music event programs, 1968-present

Identifier: BCA-009
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of concert programs generated by Berklee College of Music’s Concert Operations department, known colloquially as the Concert Office. Events include student, faculty, visiting artist, and professional performances in the following five campus venues: Lawrence and Alma Berk Hall, Oliver Colvin Hall, David Friend Hall, The Red Room @ Café 939, and the Berklee Performance Center.

Dates: 1968-present

Berklee College of Music Media Relations records, 1969-2018

Identifier: BCA-045
Scope and Contents The Berklee College of Music Media Relations records reflect the operations and impact of the Media Relations team. The records are made up primarily of press releases distributed by Media Relations, press clippings about Berklee, news articles about Berklee alumni, and news media clippings about Berklee on VHS, CD, and DVD. The Berklee College of Music Media Relations records are notable for their ability to provide details about campus events, such as who performed and where performances...
Dates: 1969-2018; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2013

Berklee Office of Public Information collection by Alma Berk, 1934-2007

Identifier: BCA-013
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials collected and organized by Alma Berk during her tenure as Chief Public Affairs Officer (1959-1994). As the founder of Berklee's Office of Public Information, Mrs. Berk's files remain the most comprehensive source of known documentation of the college's early years and encompass a broad range of information, including press clippings & releases, institutional reports, files on faculty and students, promotional materials, college publications, and...
Dates: 1934-2007

Berklee Oral History Project interview collection, 1998-present

Identifier: BCA-011
Scope and Contents In 1998, the Stan Getz Library at Berklee College of Music established an oral history program devoted to documenting the lives of musicians who have made significant contributions to the music world as well as the Berklee College of Music community. The oral history project aims to chronicle the rich and diverse history of Berklee and Boston music from those who have lived, shaped and defined it. The interviewees discuss their time spent at Berklee College of Music; their performances in...
Dates: 1998-present; Majority of material found within 2005 - 2020

Berklee Today records, 1982-2009

Identifier: BCA-046
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of photographs used in the production and publishing of Berklee Today, Berklee College of Music's alumni magazine. The collection also contains some letters to the editor and drafts of articles. In addition to this collection, selected Berklee Today issues dating back to 1989 are available online at

Dates: 1982-2009

Bill Pierce collection of Berklee College of Music woodwind department recordings, 1988-2006

Identifier: BCA-028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of performance recordings within the Berklee College of Music woodwind department collected by Bill Pierce during his tenure as an instructor at the College. The majority of items are audio cassettes (106 total), but other formats include 46 compact discs, 3 VHS tapes, and 14 quarter inch audio reels.

Dates: 1988-2006

Collection of Berklee College of Music academic publications, 1949-2017

Identifier: BCA-043
Scope and Contents The Collection of Berklee College of Music academic publications has been collated from a number of different sources, primarily the Berklee Office of Public Information records by Alma Berk (BCA-013) and a donation from Berklee's Vice President for Academic Affairs/Vice Provost, S. Jay Kennedy. Though the bulk of the collection are course catalogs for student registration (known throughout the years as catalogs, registration manuals, career grids, and bulletins), the collection also...
Dates: 1949-2017