Events

E.g., 2020-09-23
E.g., 2020-09-23

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.


Today’s Global Indian Musician: What We Do and How We Do It

Wednesday / September 23, 2020 / 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
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This session features a panel of speakers representing a cross-section of the Indian music community and celebrates their success stories. 

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Lennon Stella

Wednesday / September 23, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Lennon Stella is an Ontario-born, Nashville-based singer, songwriter, actress, and multi-instrumentalist. 

Admission: Free

Electronic Production and Design Faculty Showcase (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / September 23, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, the Electronic Production and Design Department presents a concert of electronic music that celebrates the many unique ways that contemporary artists perform the genre.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner and James Valentine (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / September 23, 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 Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine.

Digital portrait of Harry S. Truman

2021 Truman Scholarship Student Information Session

Thursday / September 24, 2020 / 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Are you Berklee's next Truman Scholar? Come learn about the prestigious Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship.

Admission: Free

Fernando Zárate: Come On Up

Thursday / September 24, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Fernando Zárate presents a set of original compositions and uplifting tunes from throughout the Americas.

Admission: Free

Berklee A Cappella Showcase (Video Rewind)

Thursday / September 24, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, watch all five of the premier a cappella groups at Berklee College of Music: the CharlieChords, On the Vox, Pitch Slapped, Treble Threat, and Upper Structure.

Admission: Free

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

Thursday / September 24, 2020 / 7:00 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

Digital portrait of Harry S. Truman

2021 Truman Scholarship Student Information Session

Thursday / September 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

Are you Berklee's next Truman Scholar? Come learn about the prestigious Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship

Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance: Day 1

Friday / September 25, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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The Berklee Global Jazz Institute presents the fifth annual Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance, designed to create a space to explore the multidimensionality of music.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: TeaMarrr and Kareem James

Friday / September 25, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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TeaMarrr has been shaking up pop, R&B, and hip-hop with a sharp sense of humor (and sharper mic skills), leaping from an underground phenomenon to the flagship artist on Issa Rae’s Raedio. Kareem James is an Emmy-nominated songwriter who’s penned songs for TeaMarrr, Kiana Lede, Nicole Scherzinger, Jay Sean, Alexandra Burke, and more. 

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Jac Ross and Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins

Friday / September 25, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Jac Ross sings upbuilding lyrics that advocate for cultural, social, and political issues and is an artist to watch going into the next decade. Grammy Award–winning super-producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins is an urban legend in the flesh. An acknowledged virtuoso in the music industry, Jerkins began his career as a prodigy at the age of 15.

Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance: Day 2

Saturday / September 26, 2020 / 10:00 a.m.

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute presents the fifth annual Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance, designed to create a space to explore the multidimensionality of music.

Admission: Free

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 1 (Virtual Event)

Monday / September 28, 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

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

Tuesday / September 29, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

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

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

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