Family and Friends Welcome

Sunday / August 28, 2016 / 10:00 a.m.

Please stop by the 160 Massachusetts Avenue dining hall for a complimentary brunch. 

CBC Faculty/Staff Happy Hour

Thursday / August 25, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Lir, 903 Boylston Street

Join the Community-Building Committee for its monthly happy hour. This month, we'll gather at Lir to spend the evening with colleagues and enjoy a selection of free appetizers. Cash bar.

For more information or questions about the CBC, email communitybuilding@berklee.edu.

Sidewalk Celebration

Sunday / August 28, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Corner of Boylston and Massachusetts Avenue

Get to know Berklee’s extended campus by sampling food from local vendors and enjoying some outdoor entertainment.


Sunday / August 28, 2016 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
United States

The first step of orientation is to check in and receive information about the week.

Jackson Browne Stage Dedication

Thursday / August 4, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
United States
Jackson Browne
Nels Israelson

Join us as we dedicate the 160 Massachusetts Avenue dining hall stage to singer-songwriter Jackson Browne.

Thanks to a generous gift from the O'Brien and Pullum families, the dining hall stage at 160 Massachusetts Avenue has been named in honor of singer-songwriter Jackson Browne. Jackson will join us for this special dedication. Berklee students will perform two tunes from his vast collection of work.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.


Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner

Tuesday / August 2, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
1260 Boylston St, Room 201

In this series of forums Kenny Werner will discuss performance practices that support the full creative potential of each musician as presented in his book Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within.


Berklee Alumni Night at Fenway Park: Red Sox vs Rays

Friday / July 8, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.
1140 Boylston Street, First Floor
United States

Please join your fellow alumni and friends on Friday, July 8th to cheer on the Red Sox as they take on the Rays at Fenway Park!

Alumni can purchase tickets for a discounted price of $20.00 each. More tickets for the game have just become available, so alumni can now purchase as many tickets as needed. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the game with your family and friends!

Prior to the game at 7:10pm, join us for a casual Pre-Reception from 5:30pm-6:30pm at 1140 Boylston Street in the Steve Heck Room (First Floor Lounge). Pick up your tickets, enjoy light refreshments, and connect with other alumni attending the game.

Go Sox!

Ticket Details

5:30pm-6:30pm is the only time available to pick up your tickets. Tickets will not be available after 6:30pm. All tickets that are left after 6:30pm will be given away. All sales are final.

Register and view full event details here.

$20.00 (please use Registration link above)

Alumni Discount - Varieté + The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

Friday / June 3, 2016 / 7:15 p.m.
The Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street
San Francisco
United States

Come hear the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra's score and live musical accompaniment for Varieté at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. 

Discount tickets are $20 per person. To receive discount information, register on this page and you'll receive an email with details.*

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra is made up of six students and eleven players overseen by professor Sheldon Mirowitz. The group is full of extraordinary talent, showcasing the thriving film scoring major and masterful musicians from both Berklee and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Don't miss this west coast performance of musical brilliance!

To complement the performance, we'd like to organize a small alumni gathering of attendees. Please register and we'll contact you with more details soon.

Read a review of their performance in Boston and interview with Sheldon Mirowitz. 
Read about Varieté.
The BSFO on Facebook

For questions, contact Justine Taormino of Berklee's Alumni Affairs' office: jtaormino@berklee.edu.

*Registering via Eventbrite does not provide show access. Register via Eventbrite for discount information. Tickets must be purchased through the Silent Film Orchestra website.

Register and view full event details here.

$20.00 (please use Registration link above)

Berklee Comes to India

Wednesday / May 18, 2016 / 10:00 a.m.

Berklee is coming to India! Join us in a series of events to celebrate the collaboration between Berklee and India. You can sign up for one event or all, depending on your availability! All events are complimentary with registration.


Rehearsal and Master Class

Join Berklee Alumni all-stars, faculty, and staff for a once in a lifetme master class opportunity featuring Annette Philip

When: May 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

Where: St. Andrew's Auditorium, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050 

Berklee India Exchange Celebration

This celebration is graciously hosted by Mr. A.P. and Mrs. Harsha Hinduja with Berklee President Roger H. Brown and Linda Mason, and will include special performances by faculty member Livingston Taylor and multidimensional sound artist and DJ Satya Hinduja '04.

When: May 18, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

Where: The Hinduja Residence, Param Jamuna, J. Mhatre Marg, Ruia Park, Military Road, Juhu, Mumbai 400049

Berklee A.R. Rahman Scholarship Concert

Hosted by Berklee President Roger H. Brown and Linda Mason, this concert will feature the announcement of the first Berklee A.R. Rahman Scholarship recipients. The evening will include performances by an all-star Berklee faculty and student band as well as guest appearances by A.R. Rahman, Vijay Prakash, Clinton Cerejo, Gino Banks, and the scholarship recipients.

When: May 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Where: St. Andrew's Auditorium, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050

Music and Business: An Alumni Networking Breakfast in Mumbai 

Join the Berklee Alumni Network of India for a networking breakfast dedicated to connecting Berklee Alumni with musicians and entrepreneurs in the field.

Bring your business cards and hear industry insights from fellow graduates and other community leaders. Whether you are a performer working in Bollywood or a sound engineer building your business, come to connect and stay for the conversation.

Your registration includes a continental breakfast of coffee, tea, espresso drinks, or juice, scrambled eggs, morning pastries, and fruit salad. 

When: May 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m.

Where: Taj Lands End, Byramji Jeejeebhoy Road, Bandstand, Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050

Register and view full event details here.

Free (please use Registration link above)

Opening Day 2016

Friday / September 2, 2016 / 8:00 a.m.
39 Dalton Street
Stefon Harris

Please join us on Friday, September 2 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel for the 11th annual celebration of Berklee's Opening Day and our first community event with our colleagues from Boston Conservatory. Opening Day is a time to celebrate the start of the new academic year and to come together as a community of faculty and staff to reflect on our achievements and our shared mission to serve our students and cultivate a supportive learning environment. This year, we welcome vibraphonist and composer Stefon Harris as our keynote speaker.


For Faculty and Staff
Friday, September 2
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
  • 8:00 a.m.—Registration and breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.—Program, followed immediately by our annual welcome BBQ



RSVP here by Friday, August 26, 2016. 

Questions and Accommodations

Please direct any questions or concerns to Opening Day committee chair Roya Hu. To request accommodations on the basis of disability, email Tracy Gibbs or call 617-747-6967