Berklee Popular Music Institute

Berklee Popular Music Institute The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is an immersive education program at Berklee College of Mu www.berklee.edu/bpmi
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We live for music festivals…it only made sense to throw an epic festival themed party for you all right here on our home...
02/24/2023

We live for music festivals…it only made sense to throw an epic festival themed party for you all right here on our home turf !
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Tickets to our 21st annual showcase are on sale NOW. Get in while you can! Link in bio for the good goods.
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SEE YOU THERE!!

We have so many good shows coming up. Add these dates to your calendar and make sure you cop tix using the link in our b...
02/21/2023

We have so many good shows coming up. Add these dates to your calendar and make sure you cop tix using the link in our bio. More showcase details to come soon!!

GIVEAWAY ALERT!🚨 Catch Ayleen Valentine]] before she takes over the world. ✨  (Really though, she’s so legit.)The self-p...
02/14/2023

GIVEAWAY ALERT!🚨
Catch Ayleen Valentine]] before she takes over the world. ✨ (Really though, she’s so legit.)

The self-produced bedroom pop artist with ties to is playing her first ever headline show at on Monday 2/27.

Enter for your chance to MEET Ayleen. One winner will receive 2 tickets to the show, and a meet & greet.

TO ENTER:
🦓Follow Ayleen Valentine]] and on IG
🦓Follow Ayleen Valentine]] on TikTok
🦓Tag a friend in the comments below

‼️BIGGG NEWS 🔔 we had so much fun with  back in December, we are curating another  show!Come out and support the  fam an...
02/07/2023

‼️BIGGG NEWS 🔔 we had so much fun with back in December, we are curating another show!
Come out and support the fam and see .47 , .elrod and 🦓 Show is March 4, at a secret location in the theater district. 🦔 Address will be revealed to ticket holders 36 hrs prior. 🤫



🎫 Tickets are on sale now at sofarsounds.sjv.io/BPMI-March2023 ✨ 💰 FOR 15% OFF, USE CODE: BPMIXSOFAR23 🔮


🕷️BIG NEWS! 💀We’re sending  to the legendary (and haunted 👻 !!) Ohio State Reformatory this summer for their festival de...
02/01/2023

🕷️BIG NEWS! 💀We’re sending to the legendary (and haunted 👻 !!) Ohio State Reformatory this summer for their festival debut at ! Tickets are on sale now at bit.ly/ink2023
Hope you see you there!! ⛓️

We are so excited to announce our first festival of 2023….CONGRATULATIONS .official!! Can’t wait to see you on stage at ...
01/17/2023

We are so excited to announce our first festival of 2023….CONGRATULATIONS .official!! Can’t wait to see you on stage at at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in June! 🤩 HERE WE COME NYC www.govball.com/tickets

FAM!! We’re doing something we’ve never done before: we’ve joined up with  to co-curate a  show! 🫶, .jones, and .band wi...
11/09/2022

FAM!! We’re doing something we’ve never done before: we’ve joined up with to co-curate a show! 🫶

, .jones, and .band will be performing at a top secret location in Chinatown on December 2

⬆️ CLICK THE LINK in our bio to purchase tix directly through us - our proceeds will go directly to the artists. ❤️

💰 FOR 15% DISCOUNT, use code: SOFARXBPMI

We had a bit of a hiccup earlier this week, so trying this one again! ———— is coming to Boston and wants to connect with...
10/27/2022

We had a bit of a hiccup earlier this week, so trying this one again!
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is coming to Boston and wants to connect with the Berklee community aka YOU. We really want you to see this awesome show so we’re going to do a giveaway of some tickets! Comment with a "💙" and tag the friend you want to bring and we'll choose at random!

We will choose 5 sets of winners.

4 of those winners will get 2 tickets.
1 winner will receive not only 2 tickets but a MEET AND GREET with !!!!

Be sure to follow and if you don't already. Bueno suerte!
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*if you already entered the sweeps on our previous post, we gotchu!*

"We’ve got some exciting news BPMI Fam!  is coming to Boston and wants to reconnect with the Berklee community aka YOU. ...
10/25/2022

"We’ve got some exciting news BPMI Fam! is coming to Boston and wants to reconnect with the Berklee community aka YOU. We really want you to see this awesome show so we’re going to do a giveaway of some tickets! Comment with a "💙" and tag the friend you want to bring and we'll choose at random!

We will choose 5 sets of winners.

4 of those winners will get 2 tickets.
1 winner will receive not only 2 tickets but a MEET AND GREET as well!!!

Be sure to follow and if you don't already. Bueno suerte!"

"We’ve got some exciting news BPMI Fam!  is coming to Boston and wants to reconnect with the Berklee community aka YOU. ...
10/25/2022

"We’ve got some exciting news BPMI Fam! is coming to Boston and wants to reconnect with the Berklee community aka YOU. We really want you to see this awesome show so we’re going to do a giveaway of some tickets! Comment with a "💙" and tag the friend you want to bring and we'll choose at random!

We will choose 5 sets of winners.

4 of those winners will get 2 tickets.
1 winner will receive not only 2 tickets but a MEET AND GREET as well!!!

Be sure to follow and if you don't already. Bueno suerte!"

We couldn’t let October slide without celebrating Country Music month! 💪🏾Got a special treat in honor of, coming right u...
10/23/2022

We couldn’t let October slide without celebrating Country Music month! 💪🏾

Got a special treat in honor of, coming right up for you. 😁😁

In the meantime, BPMI applications are stacking up and if you are a country artist you should come on in.

TAG YOUR FAVORITE BERKLEE COUNTRY ARTIST BELOW! We like meeting new faces and greeting old ones.

If you don’t know now you know, baby baby! Thanks to  we have these amazing events coming up this afternoon/evening.  x ...
10/13/2022

If you don’t know now you know, baby baby! Thanks to we have these amazing events coming up this afternoon/evening. x are coming to campus to share wisdom and to listen to your music. Show up and shoutout.

We have some really cool news to share with you, fam. We’ve been featured in Billboard’s Top Music Business Schools! How...
10/12/2022

We have some really cool news to share with you, fam. We’ve been featured in Billboard’s Top Music Business Schools! How cool is that? 🫢

We’re super honored to be mentioned alongside , , and our new president Berklee President Erica Muhl]! Congratulations Berklee President Erica Muhl], and welcome, welcome, welcome. 🎉

🔥🌡 Heat check!First of all, Happy Monday. Nothing like starting off your week dreaming of being on stage at the hottest ...
09/26/2022

🔥🌡 Heat check!

First of all, Happy Monday. Nothing like starting off your week dreaming of being on stage at the hottest festivals of 2023. Luckily for you, you have the chance to make the dream a reality.

Let me tell you now: BPMI is an unforgettable experience like no other.. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis but be sure to get yours in as SOON as you can because you don’t want to drag your feet.

We look forward to seeing you soooooonnnn 🧐🧐 👋

Tickets are MOVING for this highly-anticipated discussion/opportunity and we want to make sure our amazing IG supporters...
09/19/2022

Tickets are MOVING for this highly-anticipated discussion/opportunity and we want to make sure our amazing IG supporters have first dibs on registration while spaces last.

We’re about a week out & you don’t want to be stuck outside The club trying to get in.

It gets no better than complimentary food and drink (including beer & wine), networking with the best in the industry, and of couuuurseeee Jeff Dorenfeld on hosting duty.

All you have to do is register. The event is free for Berklee guests.

LINK IN BIO 🔗 🏃🏿‍♀️💨💨

IMPORTANT NOTE 📝 : IG LINKS HAVE NOT BEEN WORKING PROPERLY FOR A LOT OF FOLKS. THE WORKAROUND IS COPY THE LINK IN OUR BIO INTO YOUR BROWSER AND YOU’LL SEE IT THERE.

Tickets are MOVING for this highly-anticipated discussion/opportunity and we want to make sure our amazing IG supporters...
09/19/2022

Tickets are MOVING for this highly-anticipated discussion/opportunity and we want to make sure our amazing IG supporters have first dibs on registration while spaces last.

We’re about a week out & you don’t want to be stuck outside The club trying to get in.

All you have to do is register. The event is free for Berklee guests.

It gets no better than complimentary food and drink (including beer & wine) and Jeff Dorenfeld on hosting duty.

LINK IN BIO 🔗 🏃🏿‍♀️💨💨

IMPORTANT NOTE 📝 : IG LINKS HAVE NOT BEEN WORKING PROPERLY FOR A LOT OF FOLKS. THE WORKAROUND IS COPY THE LINK IN OUR BIO INTO YOUR BROWSER AND YOU’LL SEE IT THERE.

📢 OK GOOD FOLKS THE APPLICATION IS FINALLY OPEN! Tag your favorite Berklee artists in the following genres (even if you’...
09/08/2022

📢 OK GOOD FOLKS THE APPLICATION IS FINALLY OPEN!

Tag your favorite Berklee artists in the following genres (even if you’re your own favorite) and encourage them to apply:

Pop
Country
Hip-Hop
R&B
Indie
Electronic
Hard Rock

🔗 LINK IN BIO 🔗

🚨 It’s that time of year again, y’all! BPMI is looking to book Berklee artists for some of the hottest festivals of 2023...
09/06/2022

🚨 It’s that time of year again, y’all! BPMI is looking to book Berklee artists for some of the hottest festivals of 2023. If that’s you I want you to do the following:

1. Come back here on Thursday September 8.
2. Check the link in bio
3. Apply or tell a friend to apply and then send them this link
4. Get in while the getting is good.

Can’t wait!

So excited for  !  performs Sunday at 12:15. ✨
08/29/2022

So excited for ! performs Sunday at 12:15. ✨

Everyone go say congratulations to , , their bands, dancers, and BPMI teams!!!  and  went offffff this weekend. We’re so...
08/03/2022

Everyone go say congratulations to , , their bands, dancers, and BPMI teams!!! and went offffff this weekend. We’re so proud of everyone involved!

While we’re disappointed  won’t be taking place this year, we respect the decision to cancel. Festival security + safety...
08/02/2022

While we’re disappointed won’t be taking place this year, we respect the decision to cancel. Festival security + safety should always be top priority. We’re looking forward to supporting .official in other ways, and can’t wait for the return of Music Midtown!

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07/24/2022

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So excited for  performance at …only a few weeks to go!!!!!!
06/27/2022

So excited for performance at …only a few weeks to go!!!!!!

06/22/2022

The people have spoken and they are HERE for ‘s version of this iconic hit by and . Check out the new music video we released in collaboration with at the link in our bio.

Huge thanks to , , and the BPMI students who were behind the scenes!

06/21/2022

TOMORROW ✨ x x , with a helping hand from 🎸

“…For me personally, I'm always excited when someone takes the song and does something else with it. I've already done the original so I don’t need another version of it, trying to sound like me. This version of the song is right up my street.” - 🔥

In celebration of Juneteenth, BPMI is highlighting some of our favorite Black artists and creatives from Berklee, spanni...
06/19/2022

In celebration of Juneteenth, BPMI is highlighting some of our favorite Black artists and creatives from Berklee, spanning many genres. Each artist brings their own unique sound and style, transcending genres. Their music inspires and empowers!

Be sure to listen to their newest singles, check out their upcoming live shows and follow them on IG for future updates.

While celebrating Juneteenth and Pride Month, please also consider donating to . All funds raised here go directly to the Black Trans Advocacy Coalition, who advocates for black trans health equality by fighting for the human right to high quality, safe, and stigma-free health care.

One week from today…..you’re not ready for this one. Absolute banger from  in collaboration with BPMI and  ⚡️ 🔥
06/15/2022

One week from today…..you’re not ready for this one. Absolute banger from in collaboration with BPMI and ⚡️ 🔥

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! We are so proud of all of our graduates and can’t wait to see what you accomplish ...
05/06/2022

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! We are so proud of all of our graduates and can’t wait to see what you accomplish in this next chapter. 🥂 ✨ Don’t forget us when you take over the world!! 🎫

Can we get a round of applause for the one and only Jeff Dorenfeld - legendary professor, leader, role model, mentor, an...
05/04/2022

Can we get a round of applause for the one and only Jeff Dorenfeld - legendary professor, leader, role model, mentor, and Founder of Heavy Rotation Records and the Berklee Popular Music Institute. His is a true visionary whose deep commitment to experiential education has shaped countless artists and industry execs. Thank you for everything Jeff, we love you!!

Click the link in our bio to read more about Jeff’s incredible contributions to Berklee, and check out the new playlist, “20 Years of Heavy Rotation” on Berklee’s Spotify page.

Tag a friend and share your favorite Jeff memory in the comments below!

We’re so excited to for  to take the stage at  this July 22-24! See you in Michigan!
04/19/2022

We’re so excited to for to take the stage at this July 22-24! See you in Michigan!

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The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) is an immersive education program that takes you from the classroom to the festival stage. BPMI students interface with all facets of the music industry, including working in A&R, artist development, recording, booking, promotion, social media, sponsorship, and live shows.

Students will learn how to navigate careers in the ever-changing music industry as they hone their skills in communication, marketing, promotion, and live music. Curriculum activities are designed in collaboration with today's top industry figures to reflect contemporary trends and practices in the music industry.

BPMI students will be given the opportunity to:


  • find and develop artists,
  • Nearby media companies