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Paco de Lucía Band

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Paco de Lucía Band continues the legacy of the Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, who passed away in 2014. The band will visit Berklee and offer a clinic on flamenco music and de Lucía’s repertoire.

Admission: 
Free

Opening Day 2017

Friday / September 1, 2017 / 8:00 a.m.
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The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02116

Please join us on Friday, September 1 at the Westin Copley Place Hotel for the 12th annual Berklee Opening Day celebration. 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. 

Our featured keynote speaker this year is Kaitlyn Lusk, lead soloist for the Lord of the Rings Symphony. You can read more about Kaitlyn here.

All faculty and staff at the College and the Conservatory are encouraged to attend Opening Day, however, we understand that some offices must stay open during regular business hours. Part-time College and Conservatory faculty will be compensated for attending Opening Day. Please be sure to check in at the registration table.

Please RSVP to Opening Day by Friday, August 25.

 


 

Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast

9:00 a.m. Program

12:00 p.m. Program concludes

Please note, the Welcome Back BBQ sponsored by Student Affairs will not be taking place this year. Please view the Fall Entering Student Orientation Schedule for additional events.

 

Questions and Accommodations

Please direct any questions or concerns to Opening Day committee chair Roya Hu.

To request accommodations on the basis of disability, contact Tracy Gibbs by email or by phone at 617-747-6967. Shuttle service will be available between 1140 Boylston Street and the Westin Hotel. 

Admission: 
For Faculty and Staff

Writing For Harp

Tuesday / October 10, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Hosted by ProfessorJerry Gates and the CWP department, harpist extraordinaire Professor Felice Pomeranz will give her annual clinic revolving around how to write for the harp. As will be demonstrated by Felice and her talented students, the event will highlight a number of different types of harps in common use and how to compose, orchestrate and arrange effectively for them. It is a must-see event for writers of all genres that want to learn about these instruments.

Admission: 
Free

Music Therapy Symposium

Friday / October 6, 2017 / 8:30 a.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

The Music Therapy Department presents its semester symposium.

Admission: 
Free

Oscar Acevedo: Musicians' Marketing Concepts in Latin America

Wednesday / October 25, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Oscar Acevedo
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Berklee alumnus Oscar Acevedo '83 presents a clinic on musicians' marketing concepts in Latin America.

Admission: 
Free

Ross Ramsay Keyboard Clinic

Wednesday / October 4, 2017 / 1:15 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Check out the latest in keyboard and synthesizer technology and live performance techniques featuring Berklee faculty member Ross Ramsay and Yamaha clinician Blake Angelos. This clinic is sponsored by the Piano Department and Yamaha.

Admission: 
Free

CWP Major Declaration Workshop

Friday / July 14, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.
150 Massachusetts Av.
Boston
MA
02215

Thursday, July 19, 2017 at  1:00 p.m.

Professional Writing Center
150 Mass Av.
2nd Floor - Room 220 "Fishbowl"
 

Join CWP Chair Andrea Pejrolo for a special Major declartion workshop on Thursday, July 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Professional Writing Center, 150 Mass Av., 2nd Floor - Room 220 "Fishbowl"

We'll cover:

  • how to declare the CWP major

  • CWP declaration requirements

  • semester abroad options for CWP students

  • CWP major software bundle

and any other questions you might have!

Pizza will be served!

 

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Andrea Pejrolo

 


CWP Major Declaration Workshop
A.Pejrolo

Sound Design for Video Games

Thursday / July 20, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Sound Design for Video Games

The Sound Design Network, a student led group, presents the Video Game Sound Design program at Berklee. What exactly is sound design? Join us as the SDN discusses sound design and it's various applications, then shares some of the exciting and influential work of Berklee alumni in the professional world, particularly the video game field. Come discover what current students are exploring in the realm of sound design and the various resources both online and at Berklee to learn more.

Admission: 
Free

Berklee Alumni Boat Cruise 2017

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Provincetown II Boat, Commonwealth Pier, 200 Seaport Blvd. (next to the World Trade Center and Whiskey Priest)
Boston
MA
United States
02210

Join the Berklee Alumni Network of Boston and celebrate summer by enjoying a cruise. The schedule is as follows:

7:00 p.m. Board the Provincetown II Boat  

7:30 p.m. Boat departs

10:30 p.m. Boat returns

NOTE: Participants must be over 21 years of age with a valid ID (U.S. driver's license or foreign license with a passport). 

The boat leaves promptly at 7:30 p.m. Plan to arrive by 7:15 p.m. at the latest to board the vessel or you may be denied admission.

Parking is available at surrounding parking lots, approximately $15+.

Event is rain or shine. No refunds.

This boat has a cash bar and it is cash only. (There is an ATM in the 7-Eleven at the entry to the pier.)

If you have any questions, please contact the alumni office at alumniaffairs@berklee.edu

Admission: 
$10.00

Berklee Alumni Night at Fenway Park: Red Sox vs. White Sox

Friday / August 4, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Join your fellow alumni and friends to cheer on the Red Sox as they take on the White Sox at Fenway Park.

Alumni can purchase a maximum of four tickets each for a discounted price of $20.00 each.

From 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. there will be a casual pre-reception 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.

7:10 p.m.: Game time

Ticket Details:

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

If you have any questions, please contact the alumni office: alumniaffairs@berklee.edu

Admission: 
$25.00

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