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Q-Brew Series: How to Land a Gig at the Red Room

Friday / April 26, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Q-Brew Series

Fresh Prospects Presents:

We will be having an informal Q&A to help walk you through our process but also to answer any questions you might have about playing at the Red Room at Cafe 939 and booking venues in general. We have seen some amazing success stories while identifying and working with some Berklee bands and artists and we want you to be part of the Red Room at Cafe 939 story as well. Bring your demos and your lunch.

About Q-Brew:

Cafe 939 and the Professional Music Department bring you a monthly series about the reality of branding, booking, touring, and producing your band in the now. It's called the Q-Brew series because you have questions and we have answers.

Whether you're a band, solo/duo artist, or a future business and industry person, come and join us and our speakers from various fields in the industry for a heartfelt conversation. We will keep it concise and honest. Come with questions or email them ahead of time to 939booking@berklee.edu with the subject line "Q-Brew questions."

Admission: 
Free

Gender in Music Discussion Series

Thursday / April 4, 2013 / 12:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

 

Panel discussion with faculty, staff, and students about gender in the music industry.

Admission: 
Free

Gender in Music Discussion Series

Tuesday / February 26, 2013 / 12:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

 

A panel discussion with faculty, staff, and students about the impact of gender stereotypes in music.

Admission: 
Free

Live Interview with Joe Lovano Hosted by Steve Schwartz

Monday / April 1, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute is proud to present a new series called BGJI Masters Speak. Based on the Inside the Actors Studio format, acclaimed radio personality Steve Schwartz will host a series of live and interactive interviews with the BGJI faculty and artists in residence.

Admission: 
Free

Envisioning 21st-Century Music Business Models

Thursday / April 18, 2013 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

This annual event features a panel of speakers from the music industry with daytime activities involving student participation and an evening panel discussion.

Admission: 
Free

Chat with Bass Chair

Thursday / October 25, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Chair meeting with all bass students, featuring clinics from faculty and guest artists including, Lee Sklar, Victor Wooten, John Patitucci, Robert Trujillo, and Jonas Hellborg.

Admission: 
Free

Tom Jackson: Your Live Show and Your Career

Wednesday / October 24, 2012 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

The Music Business/Management Department and the Professional Education Division present The Musician as an Entrepreneur:  How Your Live Show Affects Your Career, with live music producer Tom Jackson. This Evening with Entrepreneurs event features an interview with Jackson. After the interview, Jackson will conduct a live make-over of the Berklee band Canary

 

 

 

Admission: 
Free

Composing for Video Games Panel Discussion

Friday / October 5, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Before their performance at Symphony Hall on Sunday, October 7, five prominent composers from Japan come to Berklee for a panel discussion about composing for video games, moderated by Berklee faculty member Michael Sweet. Hosted by the Video Game Orchestra, the composers are: Hitoshi Sakimoto (Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy 12, Valkyria Chronicles), Masashi Hamauzu (Saga Frontier 2, Final Fantasy 13), Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill, No More Heroes), Noriyuki Iwadare (Grandia, Phoenix Wrights), and Kinuyo Yamashita (Castlevania).

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Envisioning 21st-Century Music Business Models

Thursday / April 12, 2012 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A panel of music industry experts discussing new revenue bloodlines for artists and music entrepreneurs, fousing on startup financing, branding, and rights management. 

Panelists include:

  • Kerri Cockrill Brand Entertainment, Blackberry/RIM
  • Jim Griffin, WIPO's International Music Registry
  • Trudy Lartz, VP, Neilsen Entertainment
  • Caz McChrystal, Attorney, University of Wisconsin
  • Mark Montgomery, Echo Music & Tech Entrepreneur
  • Kristin Thomson, Artist Revenue Expert, FOMC
  • Chris Woods, Cofounder, TuneSat

Admission: 

Interview with Game Composers Tsutomu Narita & Yoshitaka Suzuki

Monday / April 9, 2012 / 11:00 a.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Hear creative perspectives from the next generation of Japanese video game composers. Tsutomu Narita and Yoshitaka Suzuki will discuss working in Japan and the tools and software used for making music for games.

Moderated by Berklee faculty Michael Sweet with Berklee alumnus Shotaro Kaizuka.

Learn more.

Admission: 
Free

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