Effective Communication (LENG-211-001)

Day and time TBA.

  • Designed to improve the student’s public speaking and performance. Emphasis will be placed on the development of personal style, confidence, and security; the construction and delivery of various forms of speeches; and on the acceptance and use of evaluative, constructive criticism.

For more information please contact Rebecca Perricone at rperricone@berklee.edu

History of Indian Cinema & Culture (LAHS-233-010)

Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

  • Introduce students to a study of Indian Cinema as it evolved and continues to evolve
  • This course explores Indian Cinema in three areas: Classic Cinema, Popular/Bollywood Cinema and Diasporic films
  • Films will be studied in chronological order to map a history of Indian Cinema from the early 20th century to the present

For more information please contact Rekha Menon at rmenon@berklee.edu

Español Curso Intensivo (LSPN-P100)

Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

  • Looking for a Spanish course con sabor? Curso Intensivo will prepare you for Valencia, travel in Latin America, and get you ready to rumba with a Latin band!

For more information, contact Deborah Bennett at dbennett@berklee.edu

Berklee's Music and Society Requirement

The Music and Society courses at Berklee challenge students to read, think, discuss, and explore music as a product of cultural expression.  Music and Society courses explore the relationship between music, other performing and fine arts, literature, and politics.  Additionally, they examine the way art production is affected and shaped by the consideration of identity, power, and social agency.

Fall 2013 Offerings

Harmony CBX date for 2014SP

The Credit-by-Exam date for the Spring semester will be Thursday, April 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  See the Harmony Department's web page for further information.

Bonnie Hayes Named Chair of Berklee's Songwriting Department

Berklee College of Music announces that Bonnie Hayes has been named chair of the college's Songwriting Department. Hayes, who has written songs for Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray, and Bette Midler, and produced more than 40 records, begins her tenure September 2, 2013. She succeeds Jack Perricone, who held the position for 26 years. 

Opening Day Book Club: This Is Your Brain on Music

The Opening Day Planning Committee is excited to welcome Dr. Daniel Levitin as the keynote speaker for Opening Day 2013. In preparation for this address, faculty and staff are invited to join associate professor of MP&E Susan Rogers in a group discussion of Dr. Levitin's book, This is Your Brain on Music.

Faculty Notes

Ryan Fleming

C-bass's Infinity Band

Tuesday / August 13, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street