Clinics and Master Classes

Performers, engineers, and music business professionals are among the industry experts who visit Berklee to offer clinics and master classes about the business and art of making, recording, promoting, and composing music. Often only open to the college community, these visits are opportunities for Berklee students and faculty to get an intimate and inside perspective of the industry. 


Antonio Serrano Performance Clinic

Wednesday / April 8, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Attend this clinic and performance by Mediterranean Music Institute visiting artist and harmonica player Antonio Serrano. 

Admission: Free

Jay Clayton Vocal Jazz Workshop

Tuesday / April 14, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocal innovator Jay Clayton shares her practice techniques and approach to free improvisation as well as fresh ideas for improvising over chord changes.

Admission: Free

Improvisation for Classical Pianists, Session 6

Friday / April 17, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Moira Lo Bianco presents a clinic drawing on her considerable training in classical music to teach improvisation.

Admission: Free

Drum Clinic: Mike Clark

Wednesday / May 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Come to this clinic by Mike Clark, who is renowned worldwide as one of America's foremost jazz and funk drummers and who has performed with jazz greats such as Herbie Hancock, Chet Baker, and Tony Bennett.

Admission: Free

Shelby Lynne Clinic

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne will give an informal talk about her career path, songwriting process, philosophy, and her record label, Everso Records. 

Admission: Free