Free apps, cash bar, great company! Join the Community Building Committee for a post-workday hang. Loretta's Last Call will provide free apps, including fried hushpuppies, buttermilk chicken tenders, and more.
The BMI at Berklee Day keynote presentation will be given by award-winning film and game composer Harry Gregson-Williams, known for his work on the "Shrek" films, "The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe," the Metal Gear Solid video games, and many other titles. Gregson-Williams will play examples of his work and be interviewed by Film Scoring chair George S. Clinton.
Join the Berklee Jewish Student Organization for Snacks in the Sukkah! Learn about the Jewish festival holiday of Sukkot, make blessings over the lulav and etrog, do the mitzvah of eating in the sukkah (over mizonot like cookies and crackers), and bring acoustic instruments if you want to play. Snacks, tea, and coffee will be served. We'll be there from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., rain or shine.
The Berklee Women's Collective invites you to hear Berklee staff member, Maria Judge, share her story and presentation, titled, "Healing, Humor and Holding Down the Fort: Lessons Learned in Illness and in Health."
Maria Judge, business administrator in the Admissions and Scholarship Offices and a member of the Berklee Women's Collective Agenda Committee, tells the surprisingly humorous story of how she balanced life, work and healing during a year of cancer treatment. The program includes her photo-essay, "Toxic, Tattooed and Tougher than Margaret Thatcher: Chronicle of a Year with Cancer", which the Boston Globe said reveals "the poignancy, as well as the unexpected humor, of being treated for cancer."
Join BUGLE (Berklee Union of Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone Else) and Allies for lunch and an opportunity to meet new people while learning about all the wonderful initiatives that Berklee has to offer the LGBTQ community.
Come hear Doug Sax speak as a visiting artist sponsored by the Professional Writing and Music Technology Division.
If you’ve heard Pink Floyd, Ray Charles, Alison Krauss, Barbra Streisand, The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, and The Doors, you have heard the work of Doug Sax. Widely acknowledged for being the founder of the first independent mastering facility (The Mastering Lab) and for establishing the audiophile market (Sheffield Lab Records direct-to-disc recording). We are honored to have him come talk to us about the ever-changing trends of the music industry and its relationship to the audio professional field. The event will conclude with a Q&A.
Founder and CEO of Slate Digital and Slate Media Technology and recent Herb Trawick Visionary Award winner Steven Slate will be speaking about future tech in the music industry. Discussing everything from analog modeling and drum replacement to touch-screen technologies, Steven will address where the industry has been and where it is headed. He will also be showcasing the Raven Touch Sreen Production Console, an innovative tool which was named 2013 Gear of the Year by AudioMedia Magazine, “Best of Show” at AES and NAMM “Best of Show”, and was nominated for a TEC award.