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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.
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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

Effortless Mastery Forum hosted by Bob Lada

Tuesday / October 11, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.
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150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B16
Boston
MA
02215

In this week's forum Bob Lada 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

Effortless Mastery Forum hosted by Doug Johnson

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

In this week's forum Doug Johnson 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

CBC Faculty and Staff Happy Hour

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Woody's, 58 Hemenway Street
Boston

All faculty and staff are invited to join the Community-Building Committee for its monthly happy hour. This month, we'll gather at neighborhood institution Woody's 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.

Admission: 
Free

Auditions for "The Music and Life of Bob Marley" course for Fall 2016

Wednesday / September 7, 2016 / 1:20 p.m.
150 Massachusetts Ave, Room B92
Boston
MA
02215

Auditions are now open for Matt Jenson's Fall 2016 course "The Music and Life of Bob Marley" on Wednesday September 7th from 4-6PM and 7-9PM in room B92 at 150 Mass Ave

This is a 2 credit Performance Studies class, meeting Wednesday's from 4-6PM

We are looking for Bass, drums, 2 guitars, 2 percussion, 1 lead singer, 2 backup singers, tenor, trumpet (or alto sax), bone

Just show up ready to play or sing. The audition is a big JAM SESSION!

Tunes to know: Waiting in Vain (key of G), Rebel Music, Positive Vibration

There are no ensemble rating requirements to get in. Please contact Matt Jenson mjenson@berklee.edufor questions.

Admission: 
Free

Info Session: BerkleeICE Ambassador Internships and Silicon Valley Student Trip

Thursday / October 13, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Berklee students visit Facebook Headquarters during the Silicon Valley Student Trip.

Come hear from students and alumni about BerkleeICE opportunites to put your music-thinking skills into practice in the new media industry. The BerkleeICE Ambassadors internship program will be covered, including featured companies, how to apply, and what types of stipends and supports are available. The Silicon Valley Student Trip, scheduled for January 2017, will also be discussed. 

Find out how you can engage with BerkleeICE, and treat your career like a startup.

Admission: 
Free and open to all Berklee students.

Promoting Your Music

Thursday / November 17, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Prince Charles Alexander presents tips and strategies for promoting your music.

Date, time, and location to be confirmed.

Admission: 
Free

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