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

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.

Mike Gibbs, Gary Burton, and Bill Frisell on Influences

For these accomplished jazz composers, Berklee provided the beginning of longtime musical relationships.

Frederica von Stade: The Future of Opera

Mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade talks about working with great directors, the power of words, and discipline.

Ebony Williams: Beyoncé's Choreography for 'Formation'

Beyoncé dancer Ebony Williams breaks down the moves featured in the pop star's "Formation."

Ramin Djawadi: Composing for Game of Thrones

The 1998 alumnus discusses composing and writing for the cello in the HBO hit series.  

Nick Adams: The Role of Storytelling in Musical Theater

Broadway musical theater actor, singer, and dancer Nick Adams discusses the importance of communicating to your audience.