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Five-Week Jam Session

Tuesday / July 14, 2009 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Tuesday-night jams in David Friend with faculty leaders Bob Schlink and Bain Smith.

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Student Convocation

Friday / January 16, 2009 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This event is not open to the public. Admission with Berklee ID.

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KidsJam: African American Songs, Stories, and Games

Monday / February 2, 2009 / 10:00 a.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Due to the popularity of the program and the limited space available, we are now requiring requiring reservations in advance. Reservation requests should be sent to kidsjam@berklee.edu. Please include the following information with your reservation request:

Your name
Number of children
Names and ages of children
Dates you are attending

You will receive an email response listing the dates we can and cannot accommodate.

Admission: 
Free

KidsJam: Peter and the Wolf

Monday / January 26, 2009 / 10:00 a.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Due to the popularity of the program and limited space available, we are now requiring reservations in advance. Reservation requests should be sent to kidsjam@berklee.edu. Please include the following information with your reservation request:

Your name
Number of children
Names and ages of children
Dates you are attending

You will receive an email response listing the dates we can and cannot accommodate.

Admission: 
Free

Richard Ehrman LIVES!!

Thursday / January 22, 2009 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A celebration of the life of Richard Ehrman.

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KidsJam @ Berklee - Spooky Fun (but not scary) Songs and Stories

Monday / October 27, 2008 / 11:00 a.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Each session will involve singing, moving, playing instruments, listening and
creating or improvising music. Children will leave each session with a small certificate of participation and the works they have created.

The Cafe lunch menu will include kid-friendly fare for this event. Join us for a lunchtime of fun with an educational twist!

Space is limited, so please arrive early. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Admission: 
Free

Fifth-Annual Evening with Entrepreneurs

Wednesday / October 22, 2008 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Sammy Ash: Chief Operating Officer, Sam Ash Music Stores
Founded in 1924, Sam Ash Music Stores is the largest chain of privately owned stores in the United States that sells musical instruments and electronics. Sammy Ash oversees 48 stores that employ approximately 1,800 people in 16 states.

Jon Olinto: Cofounder, b.good
The concept behind b.good was to provide a house-ground, hand-packed burger that would make fast food “real.” In five years, b.good has grown to four restaurant locations. Jon Olinto has said that he has experience in “managing lots of people, raising lots of capital, and flipping lots and lots of burgers.”

David Shapiro: Cofounder and Executive Producer, Fluid
A Berklee alumnus and former Berklee faculty member, David Shapiro started the award-winning music and editorial studio, Fluid, in 1998. He was the executive producer on a key sequence for the Oscar-nominated film, Michael Clayton. As a bassist, he has toured with Felix Cavaliere of the Young Rascals, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Fleetwood Mac, and Linda Ronstadt, to name a few.

Dave Stoltzfus: Founder, the Malvern School of Music
Leaving behind his 30-plus-year career as an information technology professional, Dave Stoltzfus is now pursuing his lifelong passion for music and has opened The Malvern School of Music in Malvern, Pennsylvania. His school is catering to students of all ages, and his focus is to deliver the music education that can’t be delivered by public and private schools.

Admission: 
FREE

Berklee Latin Jazz All-Stars on XM's Caliente 94

Sunday / October 12, 2008 / 7:00 p.m.
XM Radio - Caliente 94
United States
La Timbistica's Kalani (left) and Luis Figueroa bring the vibe on the salsa classic "Ay Ramona."

La Timbistica, the Berklee Latin Jazz All-Stars, will broadcast live on XM Radio's Caliente 94 channel. A full hour of great Latin jazz and salsa, captured by XM's own Jack MacInnis (a Berklee alumnus himself).

Want to hear the show but don't have an XM Radio subscription? Don't worry. Log on to xmradio.com/vivaoferta and you can listen to the show online with a free 14-day trial.

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TV: Fetch with Ruff Ruffman

Thursday / October 16, 2008 / 5:30 p.m.
PBS-TV
United States

PBS children's TV program Fetch with Ruff Ruffman airs an episode filmed at Berklee. Check your local listings for additional dates and times or visit the show's website.

The episode features professors Bob Stoloff, Anne Peckham, and Jeff Ramsey, Voice Department accompanist Alli Beaudry, and alumna Mika Nishimura, helping the children complete their challenge. Comedian Steve Sweeney also guest stars.

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KidsJam @ Berklee - Songs of Winter

Monday / December 8, 2008 / 10:00 a.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Each session will involve singing, moving, playing instruments, listening and
creating or improvising music. Children will leave each session with a small certificate of participation and the works they have created.

The Cafe lunch menu will include kid-friendly fare for this event. Join us for a lunchtime of fun with an educational twist!

Space is limited, so please arrive early. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Admission: 
Free

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