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. 

 

Forum Featuring Danilo Pérez and Alan Pasqua

Wednesday / March 9, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Danilo Pérez and Alan Pasqua.

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Ben Street and Terence Blanchard

Wednesday / March 23, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Ben Street and Terence Blanchard.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Master Class on Indian Classical Music

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Rekha Menon, a professor in Berklee's Liberal Arts Department, presents a master class and clinic on Indian classical music, including Carnatic music and Hindustani music, by renowned artists from India.

Admission: Free

Stanton Moore Drum Clinic

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

New Orleans drummer and founding member of Galactic Stanton Moore returns to Berklee for his second clinic. 

Admission: Free

Bombino Clinic

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Omara “Bombino” Moctar will perform and give a clinic on his life and music. 

Admission: Free

Uxia and Narf Clinic and Performance

Tuesday / March 29, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Uxia and Narf are two important and influential artists from Galicia, Spain. This clinic and performance will feature music from their recent collaboration, Baladas da Gazia Imaxinaria.

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Joe Lovano and John Patitucci

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, and the Washington BGJI Ambassadors.

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / April 5, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) workshop features its artistic director, Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Master Class with Jeanine Tesori

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Tony Award–winning Broadway composer Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet, Shrek, and Thoroughly Modern Millie, among others) will hold a master class for student theater writers and performers.

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Danilo Pérez and Riccardo Del Fra

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Danilo Pérez and Riccardo Del Fra.

Admission: Free

Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar Symposium: Latin Music Workshop

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

This guitar symposium presents two days of performance, clinics, panels, master classes, and private lessons exploring classical and fingerstyle traditions in modern practice. In this workshop, visiting artist Berta Rojas will work with Guitar Department faculty Freddie Bryant's Brazilian fingerstyle guitar lab in a clinic format.

Admission: Free

Words and Music Festival

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

As part of the Berklee Composition Department's second annual Words and Music Festival, a panel of distinguished guests including Yehudi Wyner, Jeanine Tesori, Charles Coe, and Susan Cattaneo will join moderators Lucy Holstedt and Dennis Leclaire for a lively discussion on words and music. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall with a view from above.

Drum Set Clinic with Andre Boyd

Monday / April 11, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Andre Boyd, an exceptional musician whose voice of choice is the drum set, gives a clinic. 

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and Dave Liebman

Wednesday / April 13, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and Dave Liebman. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Indian Classical Dance Clinic and Performance

Friday / April 15, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Rekha Menon, a professor in Berklee's Liberal Arts Department, presents a clinic on the performance of Indian classical dance featuring the Bharathanatyam/South Indian style of dance.

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Ben Street and Adam Cruz

Wednesday / April 20, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Ben Street, Adam Cruz, and the Blue Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Joe Lovano and Adam Cruz

Wednesday / April 27, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Joe Lovano, Adam Cruz, and the Orange Ensemble. 

Admission: Free

Danilo Pérez Workshop

Tuesday / May 3, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) workshop features its artistic director, Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

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