Kelly Price is a double platinum R&B and Gospel recording artist, songwriter, producer, actress, and author who
has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Over the course of her remarkable career, Price has worked with countless luminaries across multiple musical genres, including Whitney Houston, Kanye West, Bonnie Raitt, Kim Burrell, the Isley Brothers, and Elton John.
She has experienced highly publicized personal and professional challenges due to industry standards regarding body image, particularly for women artists. During this clinic, Price will be joined by Leah Driscoll '03, Assistant Director of Health Promotion and chair of the Reach Out Initiative, to share her person
al journey toward self-acceptance and empowerment, and to discuss how aspiring artists can not only persevere and grow through adversity, but also positively affect the entertainment industry by challenging stereotypical standards of beauty and body-image norms. Ms. Price will also present a brief performance, accompanied by Mark Copeland, Assistant Professor in the Ensemble department.
This event is sponsored by Berklee's Reach Out Initiative. For more information about the clinic, please contact Barbara Thomas and Leah Driscoll.
Attendance at this event may be used towards the LiveWell/Health & Wellness program requirement for LHUM-100: Artistry, Creativity, and Inquiry.