Skype Interview with Composer of Halo Michael Salvatori

The Berklee Video Game Music Club hosts a Skype Interview with Michael Salvatori, co-composer of the the Halo series of games.  Salvatori will discuss the Halo series, his current work on the game Destiny and collaboration with Sir Paul McCartney, insights into the game industry, and the challenges of creating interactive and adaptive music.

Thursday, November 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
150 Mass Ave, Media Lab

Thomas D. Lazinski

Thomas D. Lazinski '11 ended his life on May 18, following a long battle with mental illness. He was 22. From early childhood, Lazinski was a promising violinist and composer, winning a 2004 Ray Charles songwriting competition and a 2007 Mark O'Connor music camp scholarship. He performed in numerous orchestras, and at many weddings, funerals, and other events. Lazinski is survived by his parents and stepparents.

Ronald R. "Ron" Milton

Drummer Ronald R. "Ron" Milton passed away on July 30. He was 68. In addition to attending Berklee, Milton also studied at Virginia Union University and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He was a consultant in the social-service field, specializing in family stabilization. Milton is survived by his fiancee, Donna Jackson; sisters Dianne and Cheryl; two stepchildren; and other family members. 

Steven Paul Perry

Guitarist Steven Paul Perry '76 died on May 28 after a battle with cancer. He was 57. After his first year at Berklee, Perry joined Orchestra Luna. He later became John Hiatt's guitarist on world tours and appeared with him on Late Night with David Letterman. With his band the Human Condition, Perry performed annually for the Boston AIDS Walk. He also ran a recording studio, producing several local bands. He is survived by his parents, Paul and Ruth Perry; his partner Stephen (Sid) Villandry; and many relatives.

David R. Shertz

David R. Shertz '80 passed away on February 23. He was 53. Shertz was an active musician and a software engineer for Avid Technology. He is survived by his siblings: Paul, Debbie, Stephen, and Lisa. 

New Gracenotes Event — Christmas in the City!

Gracenotes is pleased to announce a new volunteer opportunity for this coming holiday season, Christmas in the City. Volunteers will assist this seasonal effort by opening gift request applications at the Christmas in the City headquarters. Space is limited, so sign up today!

If you are unable to attend this event, but are interested in volunteering with this organization you can sign up directly with Christmas in the City

Players needed for The Crusaders Funk Ensemble

Funk Ensemble ENFF-302-001 Spring 2014

Needs players:

Drums, Bass, Piano, Guitar, Trombone,Tenor, Alto, Trumpet accepted.

The Music of the Crusaders

(Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson, Wilton Felder and Stix Hooperz)

Pre-Register with Level 4 or contact Dan Moretti