Clinics and Master Classes

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Thursday / February 11, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Thursday / February 4, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Thursday / January 28, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Admission: 
Free

Effortless Mastery Forum hosted by Doug Johnson

Tuesday / April 5, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
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150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B16
Boston
MA
02215
EMI Spring 2016 Forums

In this week's forum Doug Johnson will discuss performance practices that support the full creative potential of each musician as presented in Kenny Werner's book Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within.

Admission: 
Free

Vocalogy

Tuesday / February 9, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Vocalogy, a vocal jazz group that builds on the tradition of groups like the Hi-Lo's and the Singers Unlimited, offers a clinic in a rare East Coast appearance. Vocalogy member David Thorne Scott is also an associate professor in Berklee's Voice Department. The quintet, which performs intricate original arrangements of surprising songs and solo features with top-notch vocal improvisation, had an unusual start as an artist-in-residency program under Phil Mattson. Mattson, a Grammy nominee and Jazz Education Network Lifetime Award winner, was also an arranger for groups such as Manhattan Transfer, Chanticleer, the Real Group, the Dale Warland Singers, and the Four Freshmen before getting involved with Vocalogy. During the clinic, members of the Berklee Vocal Jazz Choir directed by Ned Rosenblatt, an associate professor at Berklee, will join Vocalogy on stage. 

Admission: 
Free

Music Education Songwriting Clinic for Children

Thursday / February 11, 2016 / 8:30 a.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A songwriting clinic for children hosted by Libby Allison, Music Education faculty.

Admission: 
Free

Compression Techniques

Friday / January 29, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Compression Music ProTools Production
Compression is an essential tool for just about any mix in every style of music. From subtle smoothing to aggressive smashing, compressors can help make your mixes sound louder and more modern. In this workshop, you'll learn how compressors work and techniques for dialing them in to suit your tracks. Topics will include the following:
  • Compressors versus limiters
  • Using the attack and release times to control the groove
  • Ratio, threshold, and other compression parameters
  • Parallel compression and sidechain compression techniques
Admission: 
Free

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