Clinics and Master Classes

Sara Leib

Thursday / April 11, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

 

Visting artist Sara Leib presents a vocal clinic.

Admission: 
Free

ASCAP Day @ Berklee Featuring Patty Larkin

Thursday / April 4, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The Film Scoring and Songwriting departments present a career development seminar featuring critically acclaimed ASCAP singer-songwriter Patty Larkin. Larkin’s music redefines the boundaries of urban folk music, skillfully mixing pop, rock, Celtic, blues, and funk. A favorite with critics, she has honed a reputation as a musician's musician, receiving accolades for her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics.

Admission: 
Free

Live from Tokyo with Hiromu Boschee Nagahara

Tuesday / April 16, 2013 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215

This event has been canceled.

Live from Tokyo takes the viewer through the back streets in Shinjuku, the intersections in Shibuya, the alleys in Koenji, and all over Tokyo, as it highlights the innovative musicians that create the multifaceted underground music scene.

Welcome to a world where ideas and genres are pushed to their extremes, with the general sentiment that there is new music waiting to be created.

The documentary looks at Tokyo's music culture as a reflection of Japanese society and in relation to international music culture. Special guest HIromu Boschee Nagahara, assistant professor of history at MIT, will share from his research into the history of media, popular culture, and censorship in modern Japan to give texture and context to the current music scene.

For more information or to read the guest speaker's bio, visit the Stan Getz Library Facebook page.

Admission: 
Free

Tino D'Agostino: An Easy and Fun Way to Improvise

Thursday / July 18, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Tino D’Agostino

Often, some musicians don’t feel comfortable starting the process of improvisation. This clinic by Tino D’Agostino ‘96, open to everyone, will present some easy and fun ideas on how to get started. Sponsored by Epifani Amplifiers, DR Strings, and F-Clef Bass, the clinic will use some well-known tunes to help musicians begin wading into the waters of improvisation. D’Agostino (bass) will be joined by Berklee assistant professor of percussion Sergio Bellotti.

Born in Salerno, Italy, Tino D’Agostino was named best bass player at the 1995 Umbria Jazz Festival. His publications include Get a Move On: A Gradual Approach to Walking Bass Lines and numerous articles in Bass Guitar magazine. D’Agostino is a faculty member of the Berklee College of Music Sumer Program, director of instrumental music at Arlington High School, and the founder/director of Musica Vesuviana, a summer music festival for high school singers and instrumentalists held in Salerno, Italy. He also teaches jazz improvisation at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland. He has delivered lectures at the Massachusetts Music Educators Conference and the American String Teachers Association Conference. D’Agostino performs regularly with Spajazzy, the band he co-founded with Bellotti, and he has performed or recorded with many distinguished musicians, including Andrea Bocelli, Bruce Gertz, Steve Hunt, and Mike Stern.

Admission: 
Free

South Indian Rhythms for Drum Set

Friday / April 5, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Applications of South Indian rhythm, language, and mathematics to drum set grooves, focusing on patterns in 5. Explore Leake's "harmonic time" method of stepping, sticking, and vocalizing to orchestrate and internalize musical time, groove, and math.

Jerry Leake is an associate professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory. He leads the world-rock-fusion octet Cubist, which performs compositions from his acclaimed 2010 debut CD. Leake recently released his third Cubist CD, Prominence, where African songs and melodies are woven into contemporary designs. He is a founding member of the world music ensemble Natraj and performs with Club d’Elf and the Agbekor Society. Leake has written eight widely used texts on North and South Indian, West African, and Latin American percussion and rhythm theory. He is former president of the Massachusetts PAS Chapter and was a presenter of his Harmonic Time method at a 2011 TEDx Seminar in Cambridge, MA.

Admission: 
Free

Antonio Sanchez Clinic

Monday / October 7, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

A drum clinic featuring Antonio Sanchez for the annual Berklee Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Program.

Admission: 
Free

Antonio Sanchez Master Class

Tuesday / October 8, 2013 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The second master class in the series for the annual Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Program featuring Antonio Sanchez.

Admission: 
Free

Antonio Sanchez Master Class

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Antonio Sanchez

This master class marks the third in a series with Antonio Sanchez for the annual Berklee Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence program. An impressive and inspiring drummer, Sanchez is well-known for his work with Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Danilo Perez, and Gary Burton, among many others.

Admission: 
Free

Henrique De Almeida Drum Set Clinic

Friday / April 5, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

A drum set clinic demonstrating the Moeller Technique concepts and other topics.

Admission: 
Free

ARMP Presents: Chris Pandolfi Clinic

Monday / March 25, 2013 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Berklee alumnus Chris Pandolfi discusses his experience starting a band and getting ahead in the music business. Sponsored by the American Roots Music Program.

Admission: 
Free

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