Events

E.g., 2020-09-29
E.g., 2020-09-29

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.


Career Center Boot Camp: Slay the Day (Virtual Internship and Job Expo)

Tuesday / September 29, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Want to slay the day at the Virtual Internship and Job Expo? Learn how to maximize your time with recruiters and make a positive virtual impression at this Career Center Boot Camp.

Admission: Free

Riddim Symphony: Pump Yuh Flag II (Video Rewind)

Tuesday / September 29, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, musical director Harun Bonnett and his band presents a night of bacchanal performing big “chunes” of the Caribbean.

Admission: Free

Brenda Lau

Brenda Lau (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / September 29, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Brenda Lau '20 is a Chinese-Panamanian singer/songwriter who won the latest Panamanian version of American Idol, Vive la música 2010 (Batalla de las estrellas). She grew up listening to Canto/Mando-pop and Latin music.

Admission: Free

Yoga for Musicians (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / September 30, 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.

Solo/Duo Faculty Guitar Night XIV

Wednesday / September 30, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Kim Perlak and Sheryl Bailey, the Guitar Department's chair and assistant chair, are joined by faculty in this welcome concert featuring all guitar styles.

Admission: Free

Mar Fayos's Senior Recital (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / September 30, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, Catalan singer Mar Fayos performs her last concert at Berklee College of Music, surrounded by talented friends from all over the world. 

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner and Jen Shyu (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / September 30, 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. This week's forum will feature experimental jazz vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and producer Jen Shyu.

Admission: Free

Virtual Internship and Job Expo

Thursday / October 1, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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The Career Center's Internship and Job Expo is an exclusive opportunity for students and alumni to network with a diverse mix of employers from across the arts and entertainment industries. Representatives will meet with students and alumni to discuss open internships, full-time and part-time jobs, and freelance work.

Admission: Free

Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary Tribute (Video Rewind)

Thursday / October 1, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, Joe Musella and his band, along with guest vocalist Chris Cote, perform Led Zeppelin I in its entirety. Select songs from Led Zeppelin IV will also be performed.

Admission: Free

Global Connections: Audience Building and Entrepreneurship for the Creative Performing Artist

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
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Berklee Global Initiatives and Positive Grid team up to offer this free session for musicians, students, and music lovers worldwide. 

Admission: Free

Theater Content Creators (Virtual Event)

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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This alumni panel will feature musical theater content creators.

A&R Industry Workshop with Josh Hallbauer (Virtual Event)

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Josh Hallbauer, vice president of business and operations at S10 Entertainment, will share his insight on songs, publishing, branding strategies, and successful demos. 

Admission: Free with registration

Louisa Byron

Louisa Byron (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Louisa Byron is a multigenre violinist/violist and composer for multimedia. She is currently studying film scoring and violin performance with minors in conducting and video game scoring at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 7, 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

'Ask an Exec' Series: Che Pope (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 8, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Want to learn about what it takes to be a Grammy-winning hip-hop producer? Submit your questions to Che Pope to find out.

Admission: Free with registration

Bird LIVES!: An Evening with Lewis Porter (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 8, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In the second installment of our Charlie Parker tribute, musicologist Lewis Porter will compare and contrast Parker's solos of the 1940s with those of the '50s. He will also show video of Parker, including some little-known silent film clips.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Michael Franti (Virtual Event)

Friday / October 9, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian, activist, and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, and worldwide philanthropic efforts.

Admission: Free

Virtual Berklee in the Round no. 1

Tuesday / October 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berkee in the Round 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

Visiting Artist Series: Mickey Guyton and Karen Kosowski (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 14, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Recently Mickey Guyton made history as the first Black woman to perform an original song at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Karen Kosowski has produced the majority of Guyton’s new EP, Bridges (Capitol Records Nashville). “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” is one of three tracks from the EP that Kosowski also cowrote, and it has received critical national media praise following Guyton’s stunning live performances first at the Country Radio Seminar 2020 (during which Kosowski accompanied her on piano) and then at the internationally televised 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards (during which Keith Urban accompanied her on piano). 

Admission: Free

Bird LIVES!: An Evening with Charles McPherson (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 15, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In the third installment of our series, Berklee's Woodwind Department Chair Walter Smith III interviews the noted alto saxophonist Charles McPherson about Charlie Parker's influence on his musical career.

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