Clinics and Master Classes

Performers, engineers, and music business professionals are among the industry experts who visit Berklee to offer clinics and master classes about the business and art of making, recording, promoting, and composing music. Often only open to the college community, these visits are opportunities for Berklee students and faculty to get an intimate and inside perspective of the industry. 

 

Interview with Guest Artist India Arie

Friday / February 3, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for a talk with India Arie about her journey as an artist, the soulfulness and sincerity of her music, her e-book release titled SongVersation: I Am Light, about colorism and being a black woman in America and in the public’s eye, and more.

Admission: Free

India Arie Student Clinic During Berklee MLK Celebratory Events

Friday / February 3, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

India Arie will be interviewed by a Berklee student.

Admission: RSVP Below

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The Yuval Ron Ensemble: "The Spicy Score"

Tuesday / February 7, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In this master class, composer Yuval Ron '89 will discuss and demonstrate the unique properties of Middle Eastern instruments and Eastern musical modes, as well as innovative approaches in film scoring. 

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Bruce Cox Drum Set Clinic

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee alumnus Bruce Cox will offer a drum set clinic and share his professional experience.

Admission: Free

Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Conducting

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Richard Carrick, chair of the Composition Department, Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department, and Conducting faculty Eric Stern and Tiffany Chang as they present a training session on the core conducting courses at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie Visits Berklee

Friday / February 10, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer/pianist Sarah McKenzie took part in the Umbria Jazz Festival competition and was awarded a rare full scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Oscar Stagnaro: The Peruvian Connection

Friday / February 10, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Faculty bassist Oscar Stagnaro will present original compositions and versions of jazz tunes. 

Admission: Free

Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Ear Training

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, as he presents an overview of the methods used to teach students to hear and apply melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic musical forms, and the technical proficiency requirements at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Upper Stucture Triads in Motion

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join Suzanna Sifter, piano professor, to learn a concise method to find upper structure triads for all tension-specific chord types. 

Admission: Free

Master Class/Clinic on Indian Classical Music

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Renowned artists from India present a master class/clinic on Indian classical instrumental music. 

Admission: Free