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. 

 

Vocal Health and Wellness Seminar

Thursday / September 1, 2016 / 11:00 a.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Members of the Berklee Voice Department and the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Voice Center will conduct an interactive and informational seminar on vocal health and wellness for all entering voice principals during orientation week.

Admission: Free

Daniel Rotem Clinic

Tuesday / September 20, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Berklee alumnus and Thelonious Monk program graduate Daniel Rotem will present a clinic concentrating on his concepts of improvisation in jazz. 

Admission: Free

Writing for the Harp

Tuesday / September 27, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Please join us for the annual writing for the harp clinic.

Admission: Free

Andy Forsberg: The First Three Years: How To Survive the Beginning

Tuesday / October 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

The Loft

The First Three Years is a look at the foundational time of your career you will enter upon graduating from Berklee.  

Admission: Free

Brazilian Clinic with Zé Paulo Becker and Semente

Friday / October 7, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A clinic/performance of traditional Brazilian samba, choro, and baião by noted guitarist and educator Zé Paulo Becker with the renowned quintet Semente.

Admission: Free

Australian Harpist Alice Giles Master Class

Monday / October 17, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Australian harpist and international prize winner Alice Giles will lead a master class and discuss her life, her career, and her trip with her harp to Antarctica. 

Admission: Free

Derico Sciotti Clinic/Concert

Monday / October 24, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

With his flute melodies, Derico Sciotti will illustrate some history of Brazilian music. 

Admission: Free

Keisel Jimenez: Timba - The Evolution of Cuban Roots

Wednesday / October 26, 2016 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This clinic will cover the function of the different percussion instruments in the Cuban timba.

Admission: Free

Ravi: Get Sponsored

Wednesday / October 26, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

The Loft

In this session, Ravi will discuss how to position your brand, attract sponsors, and elevate the artist/entrepreneur in you to create a sustainable career that has a positive impact on the world.

Admission: Free

Weeklong Intensive: Music as Catalyst for Change

Monday / October 31, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Various Berklee venues

Join artistic directors Carla Dirlikov and Tony Woodcock as they explore the different ways music can be a catalyst for change, through social and cultural entrepreneurship.

Admission: Free

Once Upon a Story: The Key to Getting your Career in Gear

Thursday / November 10, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

The Loft

In this workshop, you will practice conveying your personal narrative in the form your intended audience can respond to.

Admission: Free

Kelly Price Clinic

Tuesday / November 15, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

R&B/gospel recording artist Kelly Price will share challenges she experienced regarding body image and the standards and perceptions that many women artists face in the music industry.  

Admission: Free

Kenny Werner Master Class

Wednesday / November 16, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Kenny Werner of the Effortless Mastery Institute will host a master class for piano.

Admission: Free