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. 

 

Drum Clinic: Mike Clark

Wednesday / May 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Come to this clinic by Mike Clark, who is renowned worldwide as one of America's foremost jazz and funk drummers and who has performed with jazz greats such as Herbie Hancock, Chet Baker, and Tony Bennett.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Shelby Lynne Clinic

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

CANCELED: This event has been cancelled
Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne will give an informal talk about her career path, songwriting process, philosophy, and her record label, Everso Records. 

Admission: Free

Analogue Heaven

Sunday / May 10, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Sponsored by the Electronic Production and Design Department, Analogue Heaven is a gathering for synthesizer enthusiasts to share their interests in analogue, modular, virtual analogue, and DIY synthesizers and controllers.

Admission: Free

Master Class with Sean Jones

Monday / May 18, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Trumpeter Sean Jones will give a general master class covering a variety of topics ranging from brass pedagogy to the music business.

Admission: Free

Reach Out Initiative: Visiting Artist Clinic

Friday / September 11, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Reach Out Initiative will host a major visiting artist to speak about the connection between healthy lifestyle choices and the sustainability of a musician's career. 

Admission: Free

Music Education Symposium

Tuesday / November 3, 2015 / 9:00 a.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The 2015 Music Education Symposium is a lecture-style event on the common music assessments and the national standards.

Admission: Free