Margot Hinchey is the New Concerts and Events Coordinator

Please help us welcome Margot Hinchey as the new Berklee City Music Concerts and Events Coordinator. Margot comes to us with a Bachelor's in Business Marketing from Radford University. Her work experiences include event coordination, marketing, and child development, where she spent time working with children with mental and physical disabilities. She looks forward to serving the Berklee and City Music communities. She is a great addition to our team.

LinkedIn Basics: A Workshop for Musicians

Join the CDC for LinkedIn Basics: A Workshop for Musicians on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Steve Heck Room.

Berklee City Music Network Conference 2013


American Popular Music, The Untold Story II: Excellence and Access

October 28-30, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee
Presented by Berklee City Music Network and Stax Music Academy

Productivity Tools for Success

Exciting things are happening this fall as Training and Support rolls out a new training series entitled Productivity Tools for Success.  This three-part training will offer instruction and information on the latest productivity tools that can help to boost your overall productivity and give you a foundation of knowledge that will help you to do your job more efficiently.  These training sessions will be offered for the next three months, with each month focusing on one productivity tool. Also being offer in December is the increasingly popular Project Management Workshop.

Reminder: Informer 3 will retire for Group 3 on October 1

The departments of Admissions, Human Resources, Payroll, Faculty, Chairs, and Faculty Admins will retire Visit the Informer 3 Retirement Project Central site for more information.



Wednesday 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM

FALL 2013


Analysis of music from South American countries such as Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, and Brazil; their different styles from Folk, Pop, Rock, classical, Jazz, Urban, Contemporary, among others.

Learn how to write in many of these styles and how to incorporate their music elements in your own music.


This class will give credits towards the new “Latin minor”

Register online.

Guerrilla Recording Techniques

In Part 1 of our 2 part Guerrilla Production Techniques series, Recording, we will record a live ensemble, walking through the set-up process step-by-step covering:

  • Mics/Audio Interface
  • Gear/Set-up, session organization
  • Recording

Thursday, September 19, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. • 150 Mass Ave, Media Lab

Learn more about the event at the Learning Center's website.

Skype Interview with Film & Game Composer Penka Kouneva hosted by the Woman's Film Initiative

Penka Kouneva is a breaking Hollywood film and game composer. Working alongside Steve Jablonsky she composed the score for Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen games.  Penka has scored 12 independent features, 4 television films and episodic TV shows.  Her style called "haunting and passionate" is a blend of her Eastern European heritage, classical training, rock, electronica, and film scoring.