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Master of Music in Contemporary Performance Commencement Ceremony

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Please join the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and the office of Academic Affairs in celebrating the commencement of Boston’s master’s degree students. Commencement ceremony for the Master in Contemporary Performance in Global Jazz plus reception and student concert.

Admission: 
Free

SING FOR YOUR LIFE Book Discussion and Dialogue

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
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The Loft
939 Boylston St.
Boston
MA
United States

Please join Cindy Albert Link, senior vice president for institutional advancement, and Christina Davis, associate dean for residential and campus life in dialogue regarding the book Sing For Your Life by Daniel Bergner.

Sing for Your Life chronicles a young man’s suspenseful, racially charged and artistically intricate journey from solitary confinement to stardom. Daniel Bergner takes readers on a path toward redemption, introducing us to a cast of memorable characters—including the two teachers from his childhood who redirect his rage into music, and his long-lost father who finally reappears to hear Ryan sing. Bergner illuminates all that it takes—technically, creatively—to find and foster the beauty of the human voice. And Sing for Your Life sheds unique light on the enduring and complex realities of race in America.

If you would like to join us for this discussion, please RSVP. We will provide a book to you upon completing the RSVP form. In addition, food and refreshments will be provided to all participants. 

The Vagina Monologues Community Workshops

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.
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Berklee's Valencia Campus
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia - Anexo SurAvda. Profesor López Piñero 1
Valencia
Spain
46013

Journaling Club at Berklee Valencia will have community workshops for The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler on Wednesday, March 29 from 3 pm - 5 pm in B81 in honor of Women's History & Sexual Assault Awareness Months.  Workshop topics include monologue preparation, close reading and journal analysis skills through the work of the The Vagina Monologues. Workshops will be led by Catalina Millan, Mikayla Bishop, Jeffrey Cobbold & Keegan Fitzpatrick. Students should see Marisol Arcis in the Student Affairs Office to sign up by Tuesday, March 28.

Victor Wooten’s Woodshed

Tuesday / April 18, 2017 / 10:00 a.m.
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Room 2Z2
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States

Bring your instrument and play with Victor Wooten with the ultimate goal of making your playing better and better as he shares techniques to do just that.

Admission: 
Free

George Massenburg: High Resolution Listening Event

Tuesday / March 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
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George Massenburg and Jonathan Wyner will discuss all things mastering with a focus on High Resolution Audio. Learn about MQA, Tidal Masters and the benefit of REALLY high quality sound.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

M Works

60 Hampshire Street

Cambridge, MA

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

For more information, contact: brthomas@berklee.edu.

Percussion Days: From Rudiments to Music with Sergio Bellotti

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

As part of Percussion Days 2017, Sergio Bellotti, an assistant professor in the Percussion Department, presents a workshop on how to master the rudiments of drumming. Topics discussed will be strategies, analysis, music applications, groove construction, fills, and solos.

Admission: 
Free

Percussion Days: Workshop on Bongos, Congas, and Timbales

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This is a workshop on bongos, congas, timbales, guiro, maracas, and clave, along with a full rhythm section. We will cover a brief history of these and their "signature hits" against the clave.

Admission: 
Free

Seminar: Music of South America

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
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1140 Boylston St, Room N
Boston
MA
02215
On Tuesday April 11th, will be the final seminar on the Music of South America by Leo Blanco. 
 
Open to the general public. Recommended to faculty, students and all the music community in Boston. 
 
This is part of a series of seminars that studies the music of South America. Each session is dedicated to the music of Perú, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia. We discuss their traditional and folk genres and how it has evolved into current contemporary expressions.
 
Each session is dedicated to the music of Perú, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia. Their traditional and folk genres and how it has evolved into current contemporary expressions.  
How history, culture, politics, geographic among considerations, have influenced the music in this region. 
 
Participants will have a comprehensive understanding of the multi-cultural and multi-racial roots of hispanic american music. How indigenous presence, european occupation and african diaspora have shaped the music of South America and its differences compared to North american’s music development. 
 
Audio recordings, documentaries, scores and different musical examples will be used in each session.Through the analysis of performances and compositions, performers and composers will learn how to extract musical elements of South American traditional genres and how to apply them in different modern musical scenarios. 
 
TUESDAY April 11th at 4PM
Room N (basement)
1140 Boylston St
 
for any questions, email: lblanco@berklee.edu

 

Admission: 
Free

Study Abroad Spring Mid Semester Mixer

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
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Berklee's Valencia Campus
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia - Anexo SurAvda. Profesor López Piñero 1
Valencia
Spain
46013

We would like to invite you to our Mixer for Study Abroad on Wednesday, March 29 at 5.00PM at Contrapunto (the lovely restaurant just in front of campus).

Join us for yummy Valencian snacks so we can hear from you about your experience so far, your definite highlights and whether you are keeping true to the goals you set up for yourself when you decided to come to Valencia.

 


Best of Berklee Awards Ceremony & Nominations

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
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Westin Copley Place
Boston
MA
United States
Invitation to Best of Berklee Awards Ceremony

Student Activities and Leadership Team is excited to invite all of you to our Best of Berklee Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6-7:30PM at Westin at Copley Place Boston. The dress code will be business professional and heavy appetizers, refreshments, and dessert will be served. The programs will start promptly at 6pm.  Please fill out this form to confirm your attendance. See invitation attached.

We are looking for nominations for students, clubs/organizations, and your fellow colleagues to be honored at this event. We need you to share with the selection committee the incredible work being done. Please take 30 minutes to fill out a nomination by April 3, 2017 at noon. See awards packet here. There are several new awards created this year to celebrate staff, departments, and advisors also.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions!

 

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