Lecture

A Night with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Monday / December 3, 2012 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215

 

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's library and archives opened earlier this year after much anticipation. Join us for an interview with their staff to learn more about the treasures they have, the stories behind their unique collection and how both rock scholars and the general public can take advantage of it.

Admission: 
Free

Networking and Demo Creation Presented by the Career Development Center and the Learning Center

Friday / October 26, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02215

Topics covered include:

  • The importance of networking & networking tips
  • Building & sustaining contacts
  • Demo examples and tips

Also, get tips for the upcoming Connecting Sound and Picture Networking Event November 1-3. Bring your lunch!

Networking and Demo Creation- Monday, October 22, 1pm-2pm & Friday, October 26, 1pm-2pm 150 Mass ave, Media Lab

 

Admission: 
Free

Networking and Demo Creation

Monday / October 22, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02215

Topics covered include:

  • The importance of networking & networking tips
  • Building & sustaining contacts
  • Demo examples and tips

Also, get tips for the upcoming Connecting Sound and Picture Networking Event November 1-3. Bring your lunch!

Networking and Demo Creation- Monday, October 22, 1pm-2pm & Friday, October 26, 1pm-2pm 150 Mass ave, Media Lab

 

Admission: 
Free

Benedetto Guitars- Howard Paul

Wednesday / October 24, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Howard Paul will discuss the history of jazz guitar with assistance from Berklee guitar faculty.

Admission: 
Free

Optimal Performance Workshop

Tuesday / October 16, 2012 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Workshop on how to achieve optimal performance and manage performance anxiety. A few students will perform and be coached on stage by the presenter.

Admission: 
Free

Nikos Xanthoulis: Ancient Sounds of Greece

Friday / October 5, 2012 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

This event will feature Dr. Nikos Xanthoulis representing the Archeological Institute of America. The lecture includes scholarly discussion and demonstrations on early Greek musical instruments.

Admission: 
Free

International Collaboration: Indian Film and Pop Music Production

Wednesday / June 13, 2012 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Presented by EPD Faculty Member, Kai Turnbull.

Find out how international-Indian collaborations, from George Harrison and Ravi Shankar to Danny Boyle and A.R. Rahman, have resulted in new sounds and directions in popular music and visual media.

Presented by Electronic Production and Design faculty Kai Turnbull.

For more information please see the library website.

Admission: 
Free

ASCAP Day at Berklee Featuring Pat Irwin

Wednesday / April 25, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Film Scoring and Songwriting departments present an ASCAP Day at Berklee interview featuring critically acclaimed composer and songwriter Pat Irwin.

Pat Irwin has composed the scores for numerous independent films and cartoons, including Class of 300, the Emmy Award–winning series with Andre 3000 on the Cartoon Network, the classic Rocko's Modern Life on Nickelodeon, and the boundary-pushing ABC/Disney show Pepper Ann as well as SpongeBob SquarePants. Irwin has written music for such cutting-edge films as Bam Bam and Celeste, written, directed, and starring Margaret Cho; But I'm a Cheerleader; and My New Gun, starring Diane Lane and written and directed by Stacy Cochran. Irwin was a central figure in the New York "No Wave" era and played with both the Raybeats and Eight Eyed Spy. He later joined the B52s and recorded and performed with the band for 18 years. He most recently scored HBO's Bored to Death.

Admission: 
Free

The Music and Culture of Bollywood and Beyond III

Wednesday / February 8, 2012 / 5:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Bollywood III

What do you think of when you hear the word Bollywood? High energy choreography and eye catching sets and costumes? Hindi love songs and epically long films? Or maybe the only Indian film you can think of is Slumdog Millionaire?

The Indian film industry produces more movies and sells more tickets than any other movie industry, with revenues second only to those of the U.S. film industry, and its distinctive musical sounds have been popping up in American popular music and around the globe. 

Join us for a continued discussion and analysis of classic and modern Indian films, lead by faculty members Rekha Menon and Kai Turnbull.

Admission: 
Free

How to Prepare for a Career in Game Audio

Tuesday / December 13, 2011 / 5:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215



How to Prepare for a Career in Game Audio
With Kemal Amarasingham of dSonic
Moderated by Film Scoring Faculty Michael Sweet

Tuesday, December 13, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
150 Mass Ave, Media Lab
No sign-up required

  • An inside look at dSonic productions
  • The makeup of a game audio company
  • Tips for starting your game audio career

About dSonic

dSonic was formed in 2000 by brothers and game industry veterans, Kemal and Simon Amarasingham, and now has teams of accomplished composers and sound designers in both the San Francisco Bay area and Boston. They have more than 100 titles to their credit and have won numerous "Best of" awards from the gaming press. Recent projects include major titles such as: Double Fine's Brutal Legend, 2K's Bioshock 2, Atari's Alone in the Dark, and the MMOs zOMG! and Fallen Earth. Not only do they produce the highest quality sound effects, voice-overs and music for the game industry, but they are also on the leading edge of game audio, creating their own brand of adaptive audio. 

 

     

 

Admission: 
Free

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