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Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal Feedback Session

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
1140 Boylston Street, room 6N
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Berklee's college leadership recently drafted a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal, and is seeking feedback and reaction to the draft document. Please consider joining Christopher Kandus-Fisher, Vice President of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Equity Officer to engage in conversation regarding the strategy proposal. 

This document is a draft intended to solicit input about how to better create a culture at Berklee within the newly merged institution in which students, faculty, and staff can be who they are and do their best work.

Food and Refreshments will be provided

February 2017 Diversity Charts and Trends at Berklee

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde

Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal Feedback Session

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 9:00 a.m.
1140 Boylston Street, room 6N
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Berklee's college leadership recently drafted a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal, and is seeking feedback and reaction to the draft document. Please consider joining Christopher Kandus-Fisher, Vice President of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Equity Officer to engage in conversation regarding the strategy proposal. 

This document is a draft intended to solicit input about how to better create a culture at Berklee within the newly merged institution in which students, faculty, and staff can be who they are and do their best work.

Food and Refreshments will be provided

February 2017 Diversity Charts and Trends at Berklee

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde

Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal Feedback Session

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
1140 Boylston Street, room 6N
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Berklee's college leadership recently drafted a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal, and is seeking feedback and reaction to the draft document. Please consider joining Christopher Kandus-Fisher, Vice President of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Equity Officer to engage in conversation regarding the strategy proposal. 

This document is a draft intended to solicit input about how to better create a culture at Berklee within the newly merged institution in which students, faculty, and staff can be who they are and do their best work.

Food and Refreshments will be provided

February 2017 Diversity Charts and Trends at Berklee

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde

Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal Feedback Session

Wednesday / March 22, 2017 / 9:00 a.m.
1140 Boylston Street, room 6N
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Berklee's college leadership recently drafted a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Proposal, and is seeking feedback and reaction to the draft document. Please consider joining Christopher Kandus-Fisher, Vice President of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Equity Officer to engage in conversation regarding the strategy proposal. 

This document is a draft intended to solicit input about how to better create a culture at Berklee within the newly merged institution in which students, faculty, and staff can be who they are and do their best work.

Food and Refreshments will be provided

February 2017 Diversity Charts and Trends at Berklee

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde

Percussion Days: Marko Djordjevic: When the Soloist Does This, I Should Do...?

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Marko Djordjevic

Percussion faculty Marko Djordjevic will give a clinic/performance discussing improvisation and group interaction. Djordjevic's performance credits include Matt Garrison, Lionel Loueke, Jonah Smith, Clarence Spady, the Mason Brothers, Eric Lewis, Ole Mathisen, Michael Henderson, and many others. Djordjevic also leads and writes music for his own group, Sveti.

In a chapter dedicated to him in the recently published book, The New Face Of Jazz (author Cicily Janus, Random House, Inc.), it is said that "Marko's name is quickly becoming synonymous with greatness and diversity." Modern Drummer magazine dubs him a "world class drummer" and a "true innovator." Djordjevic will be joined by star students Justin Salisbury on piano and Petar Krstajic on bass. Natal Drums, Vic Firth, Evans, and Zildjian are supporting Marko's appearance at Percussion Days 2107.

Admission: 
Free

International Folk Festival Clinics

Tuesday / March 28, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Participants in this year's International Folk Festival will present clinics and perform traditional and contemporary music from Spain and the French West Indies.

Admission: 
Free

A Celebration of Life: Mili Bermejo-Greenspan

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Mili Bermejo-Greenspan

Faculty and staff are invited to join us as we gather to share our favorite memories and pay musical tribute to our dear colleague, Mili Bermejo-Greenspan. The musical program features an all-star lineup including Peter Eldridge, Rebecca Shrimpton, Lisa Thorson, Andrea Capozzoli, Maggie Scott, Ana Guigui, David Scott, Larry Baione, Tony Germain, Patrice Williamson, Jan Shapiro, Rene Pfister, Tim Ray, Doug Johnson, Dave Clark, and Yoron Israel. Light refreshments will be provided.

Please note that due to the serving of alcoholic beverages, the college strictly prohibits student attendance at this event.

Admission: 
Free

Community-Building Committee's Faculty and Staff Happy Hour

Thursday / March 23, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Summer Shack, 50 Dalton Street
All faculty and staff are invited to join the Community-Building Committee for its monthly happy hour. This month, we'll gather at Summer Shack to spend the evening with colleagues. Cash bar.
 
For more information or questions about the CBC, email communitybuilding@berklee.edu.
Admission: 
Free

Artist Styling Workshop with American Crew

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Photo © 2017 Alfred Wertheimer

Stylists from American Crew will give a workshop to students on grooming and styling techniques, share tips, and even demonstrate techniques and styles on some students. 

Admission: 
Free

Film Screening: '68 Comeback Special

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Join BerkleeICE for a special screening of Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special, the network broadcast TV special that marked a comeback in Elvis's career. The film includes live-recorded segments of Elvis spontaneously jamming in the studio with his band on classic blues and rock 'n' roll songs, as well as performances by the leather-clad Elvis of his top hits. These sessions showcased Elvis's raw talent, and would come to influence and inspire MTV's unplugged concerts.

Admission: 
Free

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