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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs to Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Thursday / June 22, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Martha's Vineyard Film Center
79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA, 02568
The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO), which film critic Leonard Maltin has described as "nothing short of thrilling," will perform its brand new score in sync to Harold Lloyd's classic romantic comedy, The Freshman, at Martha's Vineyard's FILMUSIC Festival.
Admission: $35.00 general; $30.00 members
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Berklee Silent Film Orchestra; image by Tommy Lau and MJ Lizarralde, courtesy the San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs to Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Tuesday / June 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Nantucket Dreamland Theater
17 South Water Street, Nantucket, MA, 02554, United States
The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO), which film critic Leonard Maltin has described as "nothing short of thrilling," will perform its brand new score in sync to Harold Lloyd's classic romantic comedy, The Freshman, as part of the Nantucket Film Festival at the Nantucket Dreamland Theater. The Freshman is one of comic genius Lloyd’s most successful and enduring films.
Admission: $35.00
Berklee Silent Film Orchestra to perform live to silent film "The Freshman"

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Performs to Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Saturday / June 17, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
The Cabot
286 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA, 01915, United States
The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO), which film critic Leonard Maltin has described as "nothing short of thrilling," will perform its brand new score in sync to Harold Lloyd's classic romantic comedy, The Freshman, at the Cabot Theatre. The magical vaudeville-era movie palace is a fitting home for one of comic genius Lloyd’s most successful and enduring films.
Admission: $27.50-$32.50

San Francisco Silent Film Festival to Feature Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

Thursday / June 1, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Castro Theatre
429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA, 94114, United States
Harold Lloyd's classic 1925 comedy, The Freshman, comes to life with a new score written—and to be performed live-to-picture—by the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra to kick off the internationally renowned San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
Berklee Plays Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra in New York Debut, with Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Saturday / May 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts - Tony Bennett Concert Hall
35-12 35th Avenue, Astoria, New York, 11106, United States
One of the world's most beloved silent comedies gets a great new score, and the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra makes its New York debut.
Admission: 18 and younger: $10; FSSA, MoMI and Berklee Communities: $20; General Public: $25
Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Rehearses The Freshman

Saturday / May 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts - Tony Bennett Concert Hall
35-12 35th Avenue, Astoria, New York, 11106, United States
In an open rehearsal of a film orchestra, see and understand some of the musical slight of hand that helps make the movies magical.
Admission: Free

World Premiere: Harold Lloyd's The Freshman Scored and Performed by Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA, 02446, United States
The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) will perform the world premiere of its new score to Harold Lloyd's classic romantic comedy, The Freshman, in the magnificent Coolidge Corner Theatre.
Admission: $23
Berklee composes music for Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Master Class: A Winning Score: Composing Music for the Silent Classic The Freshman

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA, 02446, United States
Composer Sheldon Mirowitz, professor of film scoring at Berklee, three-time Emmy nominee, and artistic director of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) will discuss the process of creating a new, world-class score for a silent feature and performing it live-to-picture.
Admission: Free

Howard Shore Clinic

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Legendary film and concert music composer Howard Shore ’69 will speak about his music and career.
Admission: Free

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
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BMI Day at Berklee Presenting Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler

Monday / November 14, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
BMI and the Film Scoring Department welcome film composers and cofounders of the Alliance for Women Film Composers, Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler.
Admission: Free
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Film Composer Lawrence Shragge: Anne of Green Gables and Thematic Development

Thursday / October 6, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.
FS Room 268
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Film Scoring Department welcomes film composer Lawrence Shragge for an open presentation on Anne of Green Gables and thematic development.
Admission: Free
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Film Composer Lawrence Shragge: Business and Career Q&A

Wednesday / October 5, 2016 / 2:30 p.m.
FS Room 268
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Film composer Lawrence Shragge will presenti a Q&A on business and careers.
Admission: Free