Lecture

Lunch with the ICC - 'On the Road to Your Dream Job', with Ami Bondia

Monday / November 28, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.
Valencia
Spain

Career Workshop led by Ami Bondía, Press Manager for Alejandro Sanz. From 2 to 3pm (CET), in room B54.



Learning outcomes:



- Learn strategies to brand your professional profile

- Communicate effectively your worth

- How to get noticed by a company

Seminar: Creativity, Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Mindset

Wednesday / November 16, 2016 / 4:00 a.m.

Seminar on Creative Entrepreneurship led by Panos Panay and Aithan Shapira, from 10am to 12pm on Wednesday the 16th of November,  in the Library. Open to all students. 

Lunch with the ICC - 'Best Ways to Market Your Release'

Monday / November 14, 2016 / 8:00 a.m.

ICC Workshop led by Steffen Meister, Music Consultant (iTunes/ Universal Records).

Room B54, 2 to 3pm.

Learning outcomes:



- Overview of music sales

- Basics of metadata and digital retail

- Do's and Dont's in communication strategies

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Sophia Chang

Thursday / November 10, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Sophia Chang

Sophia Chang, music business matriarch who managed artists including ODB, RZA, D’Angelo, Raphael Saadiq, Q Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, and Blackalicious, and produced runway shows for Vivienne Tam and Project Runway, will join Panos Panay, founding managing director of BerkleeICE, for this next installment of the Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations series. They will discuss how she has shaped her career around following her passion, her perspective on gender and race as an Asian woman in the hip-hop industry, and advice for students as they start on their personal career journeys.

Admission: 
Free

SOLD OUT: Sen. Bernie Sanders for Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

Sunday / November 20, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.

When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a “fringe” campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all, he was just an independent senator from a small state with little name recognition. His campaign had no money, no political organization, and it was taking on the entire Democratic Party establishment.

By the time Sanders’s campaign came to a close, however, it was clear that the pundits had gotten it wrong. Bernie had run one of the most consequential campaigns in the modern history of the country. He had received more than 13 million votes in primaries and caucuses throughout the country, won 22 states, and more than 1.4 million people had attended his public meetings. Most importantly, he showed that the American people were prepared to take on the greed and irresponsibility of corporate America and the 1 percent.

In Our Revolution, Sanders shares his personal experiences from the campaign trail, recounting the details of his historic primary fight and the people who made it possible. And for the millions looking to continue the political revolution, he outlines a progressive economic, environmental, racial, and social justice agenda that will create jobs, raise wages, protect the environment, and provide healthcare for all—and ultimately transform our country and our world for the better. For him, the political revolution has just started. The campaign may be over, but the struggle goes on.

There will not be a public signing of Our Revolution following the event.

Please note: All small bags and purses will be subject to inspection. Large bags and backpacks will not be permitted inside the venue.

Tickets on Sale, Thursday, October 20, at 10:00 a.m. 

 

Admission: 
Tickets are $33.00. Each ticket purchased includes one copy of "Our Revolution"

Guest Speakers: Samite Mulondo with Karen Wacks - Music Heals

Thursday / November 3, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston Street, Room 1A
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Samite Mulondo

As part of the weeklong series on Music as a Catalyst for Change, Samite Mulondo, global humanitarian and musical healer, will speak about his experience traveling the world as a performer and using his music as a tool to heal individuals and communities. Host Karen Wacks, music therapy faculty member, will also present on Mulondo's work throughout the war-torn and distressed countries of Uganda, Kenya, Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Latvia, Liberia, and Cote d'Ivoire in refugee camps, with former child soldiers and AIDS orphans.

Admission: 
Free and open to the public.

Film Scoring Orientation for New and Prospective Film Scoring Majors

Tuesday / October 18, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
FS Room 268
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
  • Learn about the curriculum
  • See and hear examples of student work
  • Find out about the studios and labs
  • Explore career paths
  • Meet faculty and current students

10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Tuesday / October 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Gail Mitchell

The 10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium, presented by the Berklee Music Business/Management Department, features a celebration of one of the most influential genres of music in today's record industry. The event will feature a special panel discussion, the State of the Black Music Business, moderated by Gail Mitchell, Billboard Magazine's urban music senior correspondent.

The panel will feature industry leaders Shawn Gee, manager of artists Jill Scott, the Roots, Nicki Minaj, Lil’ Wayne, and others; Ghazi Shami, president and founder of Empire Distribution, distributor of leading recording artists Fat Joe, D.R.A.M. and others; Claude Kelly, a Berklee alumnus, hit songwriter, and recording artist; and Mark Anthony Neal, a leading academic on black music business issues at Duke University. The event will be followed by a Q&A session with students.

Moderator Gail Mitchell:

Gail Mitchell, a senior editor at Billboard who mainly covers R&B and hip-hop, joined the Los Angeles office in 1999. Mitchell’s position has led to moderating panels and Q&A’s for industry organizations like ASCAP, BMI, the Recording Academy, and the Grammy Museum. Her experience in the industry has been shared in several media outlets, including CNN Entertainment, NBC’s Today Show, and USA Today, to name a few. Before working at Billboard, Mitchell formed writing and editing firm the Write Focus. She began her music journalism career in 1983 at weekly trade publication Radio & Records, where she later became the VP/executive editor. Other achievements include receiving the 2014 Living Legends Media Award, the 2013 Loyola Marymount University and African-American Alumni Association’s William L. Strickland ‘71 Excellence Award, and serving as a national trustee representing the Los Angeles chapter of the Recording Academy.

The event will also feature a special guest performance by Claude Kelly, '02.
Admission: 
$8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Natalia Nastaskin

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
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Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115
Natalia Nastaskin

BerkleeICE brings Natalia Nastaskin, United Talent Agency's CEO of U.S. operations and general counsel, to speak at February's installment of the Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations.

Admission: 
Free

Alumni Entrepreneurs: Mike Cassidy

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 1:45 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Mike Cassidy, Berklee alumnus and vice president of Google's Project Loon will speak with students about his experiences and successes in the worlds of tech startups and innovation, and how his time at Berklee gave him an edge in the entrepreneurial world. Cassidy is currently the project leader on GoogleX's Project Loon, a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to provide internet access to people in rural and remote areas around the world. Prior to joining Google, Cassidy was the cofounder and CEO of four startups: Ruba, Xfire, Direct Hit, and Stylus Innovation.

Admission: 
Free

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