Formal portrait of Billy Childs dressed in black

Billy Childs to join Berklee as visiting scholar

USC Thornton alumnus and celebrated jazz musician Billy Childs ’79 will serve as a visiting scholar at Berklee College of Music for the 2019-20 academic year. During his stint in Boston, Childs, a five-time GRAMMY award recipient, will teach jazz composition classes, coach a student ensemble and offer master classes.

TAGS: Alumni, Classical Division, Composition, Contemporary Music, Contemporary Music Division, Jazz Studies,