Clinics and Master Classes

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner

Tuesday / February 23, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
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150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B16
Boston
MA
02215
EMI Spring 2016 Forums

In this series of forums Kenny Werner will discuss performance practices that support the full creative potential of each musician as presented in his book Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within.

Admission: 
Free

Effortless Mastery Forum hosted by Lincoln Goines

Tuesday / February 9, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B16
Boston
MA
02215
EMI Spring 2016 Forums

In this week's forum Lincoln Goines 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

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner

Tuesday / January 26, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B16
Boston
MA
02215

In this series of forums Kenny Werner will discuss performance practices that support the full creative potential of each musician as presented in his book Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within.

Admission: 
Free

Ryan Keberle: The Evolution of Jazz Trombone

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

DownBeat rising star Ryan Keberle will discuss and demonstrate the evolution of the trombone in jazz music. He will demonstrate current harmonic devices used in his unique improvisational and compositional style. A question-and-answer session will follow the clinic.

Admission: 
Free

The Art and Heart of Group Singing: A Vocal Workshop with New York Voices

Friday / February 12, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
New York Voices

Drawing from the vast repertoire of their 25-year international career, Grammy Award–winning jazz vocal group New York Voices will present a vocal workshop focusing on the many musical and stylistic concepts integral to the art of successful group singing. They will also deliver an open workshopstyle master class with a few Berklee student vocal groups, honing in on blend, balance, intention, and musicality. Following the workshop, New York Voices will perform a live set of music with a rhythm section. Don't miss this exciting, informative event.

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Free

Clinic with Nate Morton

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A Berklee alumnus and drummer for the hit NBC show The Voice, Nate Morton presents a drum clinic and talks about what it's like to play for the show as well as how he got the gig.

Admission: 
Free

Words and Music Festival

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of the Berklee Composition Department's second annual Words and Music Festival, a panel of distinguished guests including Yehudi Wyner, Jeanine Tesori, Charles Coe, and Susan Cattaneo will join moderators Lucy Holstedt and Dennis Leclaire for a lively discussion on words and music. 

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Free

Piano Instruction at Berklee: Faculty, Staff, and Articulation Partner Training Session

Friday / February 26, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
person sitting at piano

Stephany Tiernan, chair of the Piano Department, along with assistant chair Tony Germain and faculty member Suzanna Sifter, present a session highlighting the key elements of the study of piano and keyboard performance instruction at Berklee, as well as technical proficiency requirements. This session, presented by Berklee’s offices of Institutional Assessment and Graduate Studies, will also cover technical proficiency requirements and is open to all Berklee faculty and staff, as well as those at Berklee articulation partner schools.

This session will be streamed live on Ustream​ and will be available for future viewing.

Please RSVP by filling out this form or by emailing graduatestudies@berklee.edu. Lunch will be provided to all those who attend in person.

Admission: 
Free

Traditional Music Core Instruction at Berklee: Faculty, Staff, and Articulation Partner Training Session

Wednesday / February 10, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115
picture of orchestra

J​oin Arnold Friedman, chair of Berklee’s Composition Department, and Greg Glancey, assistant department chair, as they present a training session highlighting key elements of the traditional core courses in composition and counterpoint at Berklee.

This session, presented by Berklee’s offices of Institutional Assessment and Graduate Studies, is open to all Berklee faculty and staff, as well as those at Berklee partner schools. The session will be streamed live on Ustream and will be available for future viewing. Please RSVP by filling out this form or by emailing graduatestudies@berklee.edu. Lunch will be provided to all those who attend in person.

Admission: 
Free

Planet MicroJam Institute Clinic with Mark Guiliana

Thursday / January 28, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Mark Guiliana will perform with the Planet MicroJam Institue Ensemble under the direction of David Fiuczynski, a professor in the Guitar Department. One of New York's leading, forward-thinking drummers, Guiliana will demonstrate his ideas in a microtonal groove context.

Admission: 
Free

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