Events

E.g., 2020-10-30
E.g., 2020-10-30

Berklee hosts hundreds of events throughout the year, including performances by students, faculty, and visiting artists, as well as master classes, panel discussions, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.

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Events for Prospective Students: Check out our admissions events page to register.


The Gathering: Jazz and Gender (Virtual Event)

Monday / November 2, 2020 / 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Join the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice for an evening of discussion centered around jazz and gender.

Admission: Free (RSVP Required)

Tony Succar

Visiting Artist Series: Tony Succar (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 4, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Tony Succar is a two-time Latin Grammy–winning artist, producer, composer, and arranger whose talents stem from a passion for music gifted to him early in life. In 2019 for his album Mas de mi, he took home Latin Grammys for Producer of the Year and Best Salsa Album, making history as the youngest winner ever to win both categories.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 4, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. 

Admission: Free

D.I.Y. Home Studio Tips: Recording Vocals (Virtual Event)

Thursday / November 5, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Join us for a workshop on tips and tricks for capturing a high-quality vocal recording with a budget-friendly home studio setup.

Visiting Artist Series: Pinar Toprak (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Pinar Toprak B.M. ’00 is one of the most refreshing voices in film music. With her orchestral music for Captain Marvel, she became the first female composer to score a film set in the Marvel cinematic universe. 

Admission: Free

Global Connections: Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) Session 1

Monday / November 9, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Global Initiatives is excited to host this Global Connections Series session about the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration).

Admission: Free

Global Connections: Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) Session 2

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
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Global Initiatives is excited to host this Global Connections Series session about the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration).

Admission: Free

Performance Ear Training Clinic with New York City Jazz Guitarists

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Four New York City jazz guitarists—Mike Stern, Leni Stern, Wayne Krantz, and Sheryl Bailey—will share performances, advice, and conversation with Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, and Kim Perlak, chair of the Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Virtual Berklee in the Round No. 2

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berkee in the Round (BITR) is a series of free performances showcasing Berklee students and is inspired by the intimate performances at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe rounds in Nashville, Tennessee.

Admission: Free

Global Connections: The Art of Remote Collaboration: Chamber Music from Hell (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 11, 2020 / 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
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Global Initiatives is thrilled to invite Berklee alumnus Chris Opperman '00 and renowned bassist, composer, and producer Kurt Morgan to be a part of the Global Connections Series.

Admission: Free

Global Connections: A Conversation with Oscar D'León

Wednesday / November 11, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Global Connections invites legendary salsa artist Oscar D'León for a conversation with Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Oscar D'León Meets Berklee (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / November 12, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Venezuelan artist Oscar D'León will perform a virtual concert with Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Audra McDonald (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 13, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Audra McDonald is known for the breadth and versatility of her artistry as a singer and an actor. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, in 2015 she was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people and received a National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the field—from President Barack Obama.

Admission: Free

Global Connections: The Significance of Today's K-Pop Industry (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 13, 2020 / 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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The CJ Cultural Foundation and Global Initiatives are teaming up to host a new Global Connections Series event for our prospective students and musicians in Korea.

Admission: Free

Yoga for Musicians (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 18, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Join fellow Berklee alumni for a break from the music and enjoy an alumni-led yoga session sponsored by L.A.'s Buddha Music Group.

Admission: Free

T-Pain

Visiting Artist Series: T-Pain (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 18, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Grammy-winning artist T-Pain delivers high-energy, charismatic tunes that have garnered him a gargantuan fan base. He has collaborated with everyone from Lil' Wayne (collectively known as T-Wayne) to Taylor Swift while winning two Grammys: one for his collaboration with Kanye West on 2008’s "Good Life" and the other with Jamie Foxx on 2010’s "Blame It." 

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 20, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Adrianne Elizabeth Lenker is an American musician from Indianapolis, Indiana, best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of Big Thief.

Admission: Free

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 3 (Virtual Event)

Monday / November 30, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

JP Saxe

Visiting Artist Series: JP Saxe (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / December 2, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Born in Toronto and based in Los Angeles, singer-songwriter JP Saxe always finds a way to cut beyond the surface, tapping into universal emotions and human experience. His most recent single, "A Little Bit Yours," came off the back of his debut MTV Video Music Awards performance.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / December 2, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others.

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