Clinics and Master Classes

Victor Provost Steel Pan Jazz Clinic

Thursday / March 27, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Hailing from the American Virgin Islands, virtuoso steel pan innovator Victor Provost is one of only a few musicians integrating the jazz bebop language with Caribbean steel pan traditions, paving the way as a leader of this musical movement.

Admission: 
Free

Adam Cruz Drum Clinic

Tuesday / February 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Adam Cruz

Adam Cruz presents a drum clinic, co-sponsored by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and the Percussion Department. A drummer, composer, and educator, Cruz is a force on the international jazz scene and an integral part of Danilo Perez's trio and also works with artists such as Tom Harrell, the Mingus Big Band, Joey Calderazzo, Chris Potter, Steve Wilson, and Edward Simon.

Watch Cruz perform with the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival:

Admission: 
Free

Lisa Fischer Master Class

Monday / January 27, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Lisa Fischer, featured singer from film 20 Feet from Stardom, will present a master class.

Admission: 
Free

Dark Eyes/New Eyes: A Journey in Armenian Music

Friday / February 28, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Sato Moughalian
Painting by Kevork Mourad

In this clinic, Sato Moughalian will present her vision for Armenian music, and will, along with her fellow clinicians, demonstrate the cultural, historical, and traditional aspects of Armenian folk music. She will be joined on stage by fellow Middle Eastern Festival musicians Mal Barsamian (oud), Martin Haroutunian (duduk), Tareq Rantisi (percussion) and Layth Al Rubaye (violin). The presentation will include live performance.

 

Admission: 
Free

Aubrey Johnson Voice Clinic

Wednesday / February 19, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Aubrey Johnson

Voice faculty Aubrey Johnson presents a vocal styles clinic with a rhythm section.

Admission: 
Free

Songwriting Clinic

Monday / January 27, 2014 / 9:00 a.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Elementary students from local Boston schools are invited by Berklee's Music Education Department to participate in a songwriting clinic and performance. The students will learn how to write songs and will give a performance of their work at the end of the event.

Admission: 
Free

Songwriting Clinic

Monday / January 27, 2014 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Elementary students from local Boston schools are invited by Berklee's Music Education Department to participate in a songwriting clinic and performance. The students will learn how to write songs and will give a performance of their work at the end of the event.

Admission: 
Free

Larry Lelli: Musical Theater Drum Set Techniques

Monday / November 25, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Larry Lelli is one of the top-call freelance drummers in New York City, and a veteran Broadway drummer and conductor of more than 30 Broadway shows.

He's here in Boston to perform in A Christmas Story, and is also the drummer for How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying with Nick Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers. His extensive Broadway history includes the 12-time Tony Award-winning hit The Producers, as well as Assassins, Jekyll & Hyde and the smash-hit rockabilly show Million Dollar Quartet

Often called a musical chameleon, his eclectic resume includes recordings and performances with Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge as well as Daniel Radcliffe, Josh Groban, Vanessa Williams, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus (ABBA), Heather Headley, the Mamas & the Papas, and more. 

Admission: 
Free

Mika Pohjola and Friends: Children's Music from Finland

Friday / February 28, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Mika Pohjola

Mika Pohjola, a Finnish pianist, composer, producer, and 1994 Berklee alumnus, will present a delightful selection of his jazz and choral-based music that appeals to adults and children alike. His original compositions and interpretations are influenced by the popular Moomin books by Tove Jansson and Scandinavian folk songs.

Admission: 
Free

F HOME STUDIO GUITARS

Thursday / November 7, 2013 / 5:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Javier Limon presents Paco Ortega, great flamenco producer who is going to present a new unique flamenco guitar!

Admission: 
Free

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