Shredding Like a Rock Star, on and off Stage: Dave Ellefson of Megadeth and Steve Bailey, Bass Dept. Chair

Reach Out LogoJoin Reach Out at Berklee for this college-wide event. Dave Ellefson of Megadeth and Steve Bailey, bass department chair, will perform and speak about the challenges inherent in sustaining a successful career as a rock musician.

Tuesday, September 24
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street




The Massachusetts chapter of the American String Teachers Association (MA-ASTA) is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual MA-ASTA Composition Contest.



Open to composers of any age residing in MA.

Previous winners of a MA-ASTA Composition Competition must wait two full years before entering again.


Fridays With the Ear: Sept 27

Ear Training Professor Mitch Seidman will demonstrate helpful practice strategies.

The Esterhazy String Quartet Readings, Workshop, and Concert

The Esterhazy String Quartet will be coming to Berklee Monday–Thursday, October 21–24, to read and record student compositions for string quartet, present a workshop, and play a concert.

Rite of Spring Centennial Celebration!

Berklee College of Music Composition Department presents a celebration of THE RITE OF SPRING CENTENNIAL featuring two huge on-campus events, on Monday, September 30 & Wednesday, October 2

Guerrilla Mixing Techniques


For the 2nd part of our Guerrilla Production Series, using our recording from last week, we will create a final mixed production, discussing:
Monitors, Headphones, Listening Environment
  • Critical Listening
  • EQ, Compression, Limiting, Reverb, Delay

  • Volume, Panning, Blending
  • Automation


Tuesday, September 24, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. • 150 Mass Ave, Media Lab 

Two Minute Video Tutorials

Want someone to take two minutes and show you how to find a leadsheet or how to renew your library books online?

You're in luck!  Head over to the Berklee Library YouTube channel for a two minute step-by-step tutorial.

Win $10,000 through Generous U contest

Generous U is a national contest to stimulate increased philanthropy and philanthropic values on college campuses. Generous U is sponsored by the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy, whose mission it is to democratize and strengthen social justice philanthropy.

Middle Eastern Fusion Ensemble ENGB-400-001

Middle Eastern Fusion Ensemble ENGB-400-001
An advanced performance ensemble geared towards the fundamentals of traditional music from the Middle East, the Mediterranean and the Balkans, as well as the exploration of new sounds and the bridging of musical traditions. Contemporary and fusion music from these regions will also be performed. Original arrangements and compositions encouraged.

Open to all instruments (horns, rhythm section, percussion, strings).
Contact for more info

Free Flu Shots for All Faculty and Staff

Save the dates: On October 1 and November 6, HR will be offering free flu shots to all faculty and staff. No appointment required.