Lecture

Songwriting Career Perspective: Kara DioGuardi

Friday / July 1, 2016 / 10:30 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Kara DioGuardi is a Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, music publisher and TV personality. One of the most successful contemporary songwriters in the world, Kara’s songs have appeared on more than 160 million albums. She has had over 50 charting singles with artists such as Pink, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Gwen Stefani, Celine Dion, The Band Perry, and Cobra Starship. She is a co-owner of Arthouse Music Publishing which publishes songs from artists Eminen, Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood and Jason Derulo.
DioGuardi will talk about her career and writing process and her publishing company, followed by a Q&A with students. 

 

IP Law: Know your Rights in Music!

Thursday / April 21, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
Workbar
45 Prospect Street
Cambridge
MA
United States
02139

Join Berklee and Northeastern for an intellectual and educational panel and conversation about the emerging business models in the music industry on Thursday, April 21 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Workbar in Cambridge.

Moderated by George Howard, the evening will feature a discussion of the value of exclusive rights, necessary changes in the Copyright Office, and the opportunity space of technology, as well as the Blockchain. Panelists Jay Fialkov, Allen Bargfrede, and David Herlihy will shed light on these topics after an introduction by Berklee alumnus JC Zwisler. 

This event is hosted by the SEA (Student Entrepreneurship Association), Berklee Law and Management Club, Berklee Licensing and Publishing Society, the Music Business Club, and BerkleeICE. 

 

Admission: 
Free

Making to Think: Leadership through Art

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 10:00 a.m.
University of Cyprus
Kallipoleos 75
Nicosia
Cyprus
1678
Panos Panay

The Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) goes on tour to Israel's Rimon School of Music and the Centre for Entrepreneurship with Cyprus University. Artist and Massachusetts Institute of Technology lecturer Aithan Shapira joins BerkleeICE's managing director Panos Panay to present a lecture on music and the arts as a catalyst for entrepreneurial thinking at the Rimon School of Music. The team then travels to Cyprus for a two-day program with the Centre for Entrepreneurship. This workshop will uncover unique perspectives and arts-based tools for observation, analysis, and problem-solving as a strategy for leading change.  

Admission: 
Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Paul Wachter

Monday / April 25, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
Eisenson Room
160 Massachusetts Avenue, third floor
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Paul Wachter

Paul Wachter, financial management advisor to entertainment and sports giants such as Jimmy Iovine, LeBron James, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, will speak with the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship on sustaining financial success in an evolving media market, and developing oneself as a brand. Hear how Wachter has helped his clients transition from being athletes and actors to also become investors and producers.

Admission: 
Free

Listening Session: Andy Milne

Thursday / April 21, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.
Eisenson Room
160 Massachusetts Avenue, third floor
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Andy Milne

Andy Milne has been influential on the New York jazz scene for over two decades. What makes his music tick? Check out Milne's influences, his perspectives, and his works.

Admission: 
Free

Making a Murderer's Dean Strang and Jerry Buting: A Conversation on Justice

Saturday / April 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Dean Strang and Jerry Buting

Join Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, defense attorneys for Steven Avery in Netflix's documentary series Making A Murderer, in conversation about the Avery case and its broader implications. At a time when the nation is gripped with pressing questions about the fairness and effectiveness of our criminal justice system (concerns that have been highlighted by true-crime narratives like Making A Murderer, Serial and The Jinx and the murder trial of OJ Simpson, Strang and Buting will explore our process of justice today and throughout history. In reviewing these situations, they will highlight the imperfections in our judicial system and suggest improvements that are sorely needed. This lecture will include a Q&A and the opportunity for the audience to address questions directly to both men.

Local ticket presale begins on Thursday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m. EST, and the general sale begins Friday, March 4 at 12:00 p.m. EST.  

The VIP ticket includes a premium seat in the first 11 rows, a signed program, and a photograph with Strang and Buting.

Admission: 
$49.50 / $55 / $95

A Conversation with Astrolith: Red Bull Music Academy Info Session

Wednesday / February 17, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115

Join Red Bull Music Academy alumnus Astrolith for a conversation style info session about RBMA applications, the academy, and how the program contributed to Astrolith’s own success as an artist. The discussion will be moderated by DJ Star Eyes. Plus, expect Berklee’s own DWILL to perform.

The event will be held on Wednesday, February 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To apply for Red Bull Music Academy Montreal, fill out the application online or apply at this event.

Admission: 
Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Stephanie-Aloysia Moretti

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Stephanie-Aloysia Moretti

Stephanie-Aloysia Moretti, artistic director of the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation, will speak with the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship on the role of music festivals in the streaming era. Hear how the Montreux Jazz Festival has grown beyond an annual live music series, celebrating musical giants and new artists alike, to become an international musical brand that includes over 5,000 hours of recordings with greats such as Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, and David Bowie and an archive of 4,000 recorded concerts and 45 vintage posters by artists such as Andy Warhol and Keith Haring.

Admission: 
Free

Seminar with Soprano Tony Arnold

Wednesday / February 10, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Tony Arnold
Claudia Hansen
World-class soprano Tony Arnold kicks off the Berklee Composition Department's spring Words and Music Festival with a lecture on writing modern music for voice. Hailed by the New York Times as “a bold, powerful interpreter” and called a "luminary in the world of chamber music and art song" by the Huffington Post, Arnold is recognized internationally as a leading proponent of new music in concert and recording, having premiered over 200 works. Since becoming the first prize laureate of both the 2001 Gaudeamus International Competition and the 2001 Louise D. McMahon Competition, she has collaborated with the most cutting-edge composers and instrumentalists on the world stage and shares with the audience her “broader gift for conveying the poetry and nuance behind outwardly daunting contemporary scores” (Boston Globe).
Admission: 
Free

A Reasoning with Vivien Goldman

Wednesday / January 27, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.
Room 112, 22 Fenway
22 Fenway
Boston
MA
United States

The Office of the President, the Division of Student Affairs, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2016 present biographer Vivien Goldman speaking about her work and friendship with Bob Marley. A Q&A with Goldman will follow her talk.

Please note that this is a private event. A Berklee or Boston Conservatory ID is required. Email mlkcelebration@berklee.edu with questions.

Admission: 
Free with Berklee or Boston Conservatory ID

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