Interviews and demonstrations with visiting artists

Kinan Azmeh of Silkroad

As part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee's fall 2017 chamber music master class series with guest artists, Silkroad ensemble member, clarinetist, and composer Azmeh was invited to speak about his work and coach four groups of musicians. 

Berklee Now Series

Kaoru Watanabe of Silkroad on Music and Culture

Silkroad ensemble member, drummer, and flutist Kaoru Watanabe was invited to Boston Conservatory at Berklee to speak about his work and coach four groups of musicians. 

Jason Jon Anderson on the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival

Production director Jason Jon Anderson discusses building the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, and the skills he looks for in the people working with him.

Lucius at the Newport Folk Festival

Alumni Holly Laessig, Jess Wolfe, Peter Lalish, and Danny Molad of Lucius discuss writing and performing, and provide advice after their set with Berklee Instant Strings at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival.

Ysaÿe Barnwell: We All Have a Voice

Ysaÿe Barnwell, former member of the internationally renowned African American female a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, discusses the importance of the voice that we all have.

Time for Three on Mahler to Guns N' Roses

Time for Three (Tf3) members Nick Kendall (violin), Charles Yang, (violin), and Ranaan Meyer (double bass) discuss paving your own path, the creative process, and the future of conservatories. They were visiting artists at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, performing with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra.

Madame Gandhi: The Future Is Female

Drummer, electronic musician, and activist Madame Gandhi shares advice and experiences while she's a visiting artist at Berklee College of Music.

Silkroad Ensemble Member Sandeep Das - Tabla Master

Silkroad ensemble member, tabla master, and composer Sandeep Das shares his experiences and gives advice for performers. Das was a featured artist in a fall 2018 concert with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra at Symphony Hall.

Shakespeare in the Time of #MeToo

Shakespearean scholar Tina Packer worked with Boston Conservatory at Berklee contemporary theater students as a Kunkemueller guest artist. 

David Rosenthal on Performing with Billy Joel

Rosenthal explains his experience performing with Billy Joel.

The Regiment Horns on Being a Section

Trumpeter Sean Erick, trombonist Kevin Lloyd Williams Jr., and saxophonist Leon Silva Jr. talk about working with Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, and others.

Luis 'Salda' Saldarriaga on Recording 'Despacito'

Differentiate yourself, know your tools, and bring a serious work ethic, the 2014 alumnus and recording engineer advises.

Shakey Graves Talks Artist Development

The blues, folk, and rock musician talks about playing live, suitcase percussion, and sources of inspiration.