Lecture

Alumni Entrepreneurs: Stephen Canfield at Berklee's Campus in Valencia, Spain

Tuesday / November 15, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía – Anexo Sur, Av. Profesor Lopez Piñeiro, 1
46003 Valencia
Spain
Stephen Canfield

BerkleeICE is joined this November by alumnus Stephen Canfield, program director at Red Bull Sound Select. Previously, Canfield worked for music tech startup Sonicbids, leading its music marketing and advertising division as well as serving on the company’s executive team. 

Admission: 
Free

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.

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Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Nick Susi

Thursday / October 27, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115
Nick Susi

Join us as BerkleeICE welcomes back alumnus Nick Susi to speak at October's installment of the Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations. Now as cofounder of artist management and consulting company New Torch Entertainment, he has helped sign artists such as recent graduate and funk newcomer Alissia Benveniste.

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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.

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Free

Africana Studies Lecture

Tuesday / November 1, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Speakers will share scholarship and its application to the music of the African Diaspora.

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Free

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. 

 

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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Free

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