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Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Monday / September 26, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
921 Boylston Street, Room 311
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees. 

Please join us Mondays from 1:00-2:00PM in 921, room 311.

Admission: 
Free

Weekly Alexander Technique for Berklee Faculty/Staff with Bob Lada

Monday / September 19, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
921 Boylston Street, Room 311
Boston
MA
02215

The Alexander Technique is concerned with how you use and tune yourself as an instrument to play your instrument or perform the activities of daily life. Bob Lada's role, as the teacher, is to provide guidance through touch, insight, and language to aid in this exploration.  We'll focus on activities that resonate with the attendees.

Please join us Mondays from 1:00-2:00PM in 921, room 311.

Admission: 
Free

Percussion Dept. Entering Student meeting

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Percussion department meeting to introduce entering students to the varied complexities and resources within the department.

Admission: 
Free

Body-Mapping Class for Percussion for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / October 13, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

Please Join us Thursday 10/13 1:00-2:00PM, Rm 2E, 1140 Boylston. Open to all Faculty and Staff!

During these sessions you will be introduced to Body Mapping and I will share some of what I have learned doing the research supported by the Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship Grant. I can promise that you will learn some surprising things about yourself that will be relevant to you as a performer and teacher.  There are general sessions and instrument specific sessions. You are welcome to come to any or all. 

The class will be helpful if you would like to…

  • Play without pain and help your students play without pain.

  • Understand how your student’s mis-mappings are causing them to move poorly, limiting their potential and putting them at risk for pain or injury.

  • Achieve another level of technical facility.

  • Understand why some students just don’t get it when you are trying to teach them to move better.

  • Understand how a shift in your understanding and awareness can create a positive shift in your playing, singing or teaching
Admission: 
Free

Body-Mapping Class for Piano for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / October 6, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

Please Join us Thursday 10/6 1:00-2:00PM, Rm 2E, 1140 Boylston. Open to all Faculty and Staff!

During these sessions you will be introduced to Body Mapping and I will share some of what I have learned doing the research supported by the Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship Grant. I can promise that you will learn some surprising things about yourself that will be relevant to you as a performer and teacher.  There are general sessions and instrument specific sessions. You are welcome to come to any or all. 

The class will be helpful if you would like to…

  • Play without pain and help your students play without pain.

  • Understand how your student’s mis-mappings are causing them to move poorly, limiting their potential and putting them at risk for pain or injury.

  • Achieve another level of technical facility.

  • Understand why some students just don’t get it when you are trying to teach them to move better.

  • Understand how a shift in your understanding and awareness can create a positive shift in your playing, singing or teaching
Admission: 
Free

Body-Mapping Class for Piano for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

Please Join us Thursday 9/29 1:00-2:00PM, Rm 2E, 1140 Boylston. Open to all Faculty and Staff!

During these sessions you will be introduced to Body Mapping and I will share some of what I have learned doing the research supported by the Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship Grant. I can promise that you will learn some surprising things about yourself that will be relevant to you as a performer and teacher.  There are general sessions and instrument specific sessions. You are welcome to come to any or all. 

The class will be helpful if you would like to…

  • Play without pain and help your students play without pain.

  • Understand how your student’s mis-mappings are causing them to move poorly, limiting their potential and putting them at risk for pain or injury.

  • Achieve another level of technical facility.

  • Understand why some students just don’t get it when you are trying to teach them to move better.

  • Understand how a shift in your understanding and awareness can create a positive shift in your playing, singing or teaching
Admission: 
Free

Introduction to Body-Mapping Class for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

Please Join us Thursday 9/22 1:00-2:00PM, Rm 2E, 1140 Boylston. Open to all Faculty and Staff!

During these sessions you will be introduced to Body Mapping and I will share some of what I have learned doing the research supported by the Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship Grant. I can promise that you will learn some surprising things about yourself that will be relevant to you as a performer and teacher.  There are general sessions and instrument specific sessions. You are welcome to come to any or all. 

The class will be helpful if you would like to…

 

  • Play without pain and help your students play without pain.

  • Understand how your student’s mis-mappings are causing them to move poorly, limiting their potential and putting them at risk for pain or injury.

  • Achieve another level of technical facility.

  • Understand why some students just don’t get it when you are trying to teach them to move better.

  • Understand how a shift in your understanding and awareness can create a positive shift in your playing, singing or teaching
Admission: 
Free

Introduction to Body-Mapping Class for Faculty and Staff

Thursday / September 15, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
1140 Boylston St, Room 2E
Boston
MA
02215

Please Join us Thursday 9/15 1:00-2:00PM, Rm 2E, 1140 Boylston. Open to all Faculty and Staff!

During these sessions you will be introduced to Body Mapping and I will share some of what I have learned doing the research supported by the Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship Grant. I can promise that you will learn some surprising things about yourself that will be relevant to you as a performer and teacher.  There are general sessions and instrument specific sessions. You are welcome to come to any or all. 

The class will be helpful if you would like to…

 

  • Play without pain and help your students play without pain.

  • Understand how your student’s mis-mappings are causing them to move poorly, limiting their potential and putting them at risk for pain or injury.

  • Achieve another level of technical facility.

  • Understand why some students just don’t get it when you are trying to teach them to move better.

  • Understand how a shift in your understanding and awareness can create a positive shift in your playing, singing or teaching
Admission: 
Free

Canceled: Al Jarreau Faculty Luncheon

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 12:30 p.m.
Capital Grille 900 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style and innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically acclaimed jazz and R&B performers of our time, with seven Grammy Awards, scores of international music awards, and popular accolades worldwide. Jarreau has the distinction of being one of the few vocal artists to win Grammys in jazz, pop, and R&B categories. During his nearly six-decade career, he has collaborated with Herbie Hancock, Sir Paul McCartney, Kathleen Battle, Jill Scott, and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of the Roots, among others.

Al will be visiting campus September 21-23 and performing at the Beantown Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 24. 

Admission: 
Open to faculty, chairs and deans

Effortless Mastery Forum hosted by Lincoln Goines

Tuesday / November 1, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B16
Boston
MA
02215

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

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