Clinics and Master Classes

Scales and Rhythmic Forms of Traditional Music of Turkey

Wednesday / February 10, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.
130 Mass Ave, room B16
Boston
MA
02215
MircoJam

Dr. Abdurrahman Tarikci will be hosting a Planet MicroJam clinic on the scales (maqams) and rhythmic forms of traditional Turkish music along with special guests David Fiuczynski and Utar Artun. Please bring your instruments!

Admission: 
Free

Planet MicroJam Microtonal Organ Clinic w/ John Medeski

Friday / February 5, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 1A
Boston
MA
02215
MicroJam Clinic

John Medeski will be hosting a Free Microtonal Organ Clinic at Berk Recital Hall with special guests David "Fuze" Fiuczynski and Calvin Weston.

Admission: 
Free

Planet MicroJam Microtonal Organ concert w/ John Medeski

Thursday / February 4, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.
17 Holland St
Somerville
MA
02144
MicroJam Clinic

John Medeski will be hosting a Microtonal Organ concert at Johnny D's in Somerville with special guests David "Fuze" Fiuczynski and Calvin Weston.

Admission: 
$20

Pandora to Photoshop: Inside the Teams, Tech, and Careers of the Music and Video Technology Industry

Friday / March 4, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

How do leading audio, music, and video tech companies bring products from ideation through commercialization? Join us as we go behind the scenes at leading companies and explore key roles in the media tech industry including marketing, product management, software/hardware development, user experience, research and development, and more. We'll explore these things through case studies of your favorite products. You can weigh in on which products you want to learn about here.

Clinic leader Jay LeBoeuf is the executive director of Real Industry, an education nonprofit that prepares its students to enter the technology industry by exposing them to leading tech companies’ practices. He is a lecturer in music technology and music business at Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), and he advises digital media startups such as Chromatik, LANDR, and Kadenze. As an entrepreneur, LeBoeuf founded Imagine Research, an intelligent audio technology startup that built a search engine for sound. In 2012, iZotope acquired Imagine Research, and LeBoeuf joined the iZotope executive team leading research and development, technology strategy, and intellectual property. Prior to creating Imagine Research, LeBoeuf was an engineer and researcher in the Advanced Technology Group at Avid Technology. There he led research that expanded the power of Pro Tools, the industry standard for digital audio workstations. He has been recognized as a Bloomberg Businessweek Innovator, awarded $1.1 million in small business innovation research grants by the U.S. National Science Foundation, and interviewed on BBC World.

Admission: 
Free

Panagiotis Lalezas: Vocal and Improvisation Techniques in Greek Traditional Music

Wednesday / March 9, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Panagiotis Lalezas
Maro Kouri

In an event sponsored by the Mediterranean Music Institute, Panagiotis Lalezas, one of the most influential singers of traditional Greek music, presents a clinic and performance of the different styles of Greek music, demonstrating taxims with the voice in different maqams. He will be accompanied by lutist Vasilis Kostas and Beth Bahia Cohen.

Lalezas is one of today's most important singers and ambassadors of Greek traditional music. He started recording albums at the age of nine, and since the age of 12 he has been a professional, award-winning singer and performer. He has recorded 17 personal albums and has collaborated with influential Greek soloists like Grigoris Kapsalis, Giorgos Koros, and Christos Zotos. His work is appreciated all over the world, and he has toured many countries outside of Greece. He has also been a professor, teaching Greek traditional singing at TEI of Epirus.

Admission: 
Free

Guitar Clinic with Peter Bernstein

Monday / March 7, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Artist in residence and jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein will present a clinic detailing his approach to the instrument. Bernstein has been a part of the jazz scene in New York and abroad since 1989. During that time, he has participated in over 80 recordings and numerous festival, concert, and club performances with musicians from all generations. As a leader, he has released nine albums and a DVD, Live at Smoke.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Yoga for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1108 Boylston St, Room 202
Boston
MA
02215

Yoga classes for faculty and staff have started. Come join us for some stress relief in the middle of the day. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Yoga for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1108 Boylston St, Room 202
Boston
MA
02215

Yoga classes for faculty and staff have started. Come join us for some stress relief in the middle of the day. Please bring your own yoga mat.

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Free

Weekly Yoga for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1108 Boylston St, Room 202
Boston
MA
02215

Yoga classes for faculty and staff have started. Come join us for some stress relief in the middle of the day. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Yoga for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / February 11, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1108 Boylston St, Room 202
Boston
MA
02215

Yoga classes for faculty and staff have started. Come join us for some stress relief in the middle of the day. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Admission: 
Free

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