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Performance Wellness Institute Presents

Wednesday / April 3, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

This event is under the auspices of the Performance Division and is for faculty, chairs, and students. We will have a variety of presenters and activities during the afternoon.

Admission: 
Free

Graduation Brass Finalists Readings

Thursday / March 28, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

 

The Berklee faculty graduation brass ensemble will read though the student composition finalists. The winner's composition will be presented at the Berklee graduation in May.

Admission: 
Free

State of the College Address

Tuesday / December 18, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

 

President Roger H. Brown's annual State of the College address.

Admission: 
Free

Henry Diltz, Rock and Roll Photographer

Thursday / November 8, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Henry Diltz will present a slide show of his work and take Q and A as well.

Admission: 
Free

Marcos Valle Interview

Tuesday / December 11, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

One of the masters of Brazilian pop, Marcos Valle has embraced bossa nova, samba, rock, and fusion over his 50-year recording career. His song "So Nice (Summer Samba)" has been recorded by hundreds of artists, including Diana Krall, Oscar Peterson, and Dizzy Gillespie. His music is featured in film and television, and has been extensively sampled. At this event, Ensembles professor and fellow Brazilian Jetro Da Silva will interview Valle about his career.  A student band will be opening with two or three selections of his material.

Admission: 
Free

State of the College Address

Wednesday / November 28, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

 

President Roger H. Brown's annual State of the College address.

Admission: 
Free

Perform with Confidence: Managing Performance Anxiety

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

 

Dr. Christine Vitale, a performing violinist and psychologist, will present this workshop on managing performance anxiety. The workshop will include a slide presentation, followed by brief individual performances by students who will each be coached by Vitale for strategies to perform more confidently and with less performance anxiety. Other students can learn by observing. Vitale has her doctorate in sports psychology and is the director of the High Performance Program at the Brookline Center.

Light refreshments will be served and there will be a student raffle for a  didgeridoo and an nstructional DVD.

The registration deadline is October 5 to provide the performing students with an opportunity to prepare a short piece.
 

Admission: 
Free

Marcus Santos and Bloco AfroBrazil

Saturday / September 29, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Columbus Avenue (Street Performance)
688 Columbus Avenue
Boston
MA
02120
Bloco AfroBrazil

Bloco AfroBrazil’s goal is to preserve, promote, and spread the Afro-Brazilian culture, in all its aspects: music, dance, religion, and culinary arts. Their primary focus is on music and dance, through different music entities: BatukAxé, a drum and dance ensemble playing samba reggae and other batucada style grooves; Banda Jiló, playing forró music from northeastern Brazil; and Aguida, playing Axé music, the most contemporary style from El Salvador; and Mangalô, a modern interpretation of traditional Brazilian grooves.

Admission: 
Free

NEASC Accreditation Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday / October 10, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

The NEASC committee will be informing the community about Berklee's 10-year self-study reaccreditation process.

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NEASC Accreditation Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday / November 14, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

 

The members of the NEASC committee will be informing the community about the college's 10-year self-study reaccreditation process.

Admission: 
Free

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