Events

Master Class with Singer-Songwriter Mary Gauthier

Wednesday / September 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Join singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier for a master class on songwriting. Learn how to blaze a path to your unique voice, and how to use it to tell a story with truth that connects to listeners.
Admission: Free

Song Screening with Brill Building A&R Benjamin Groff

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Want to get feedback on your song from an industry pro?   Benjamin Groff's career in music publishing extends over 25 years, including stints in A&R at BMG and EMI. He was also the first U.S. employee of Kobalt Music Publishing, where he helped build the roster over 10 years as the company's executive vice president of creative.  Groff is currently heading up his own publishing company, Brill Building, as well as the label, We Are: The Guard, in partnership with Kobalt. His signings include Ryan Tedder, Kelly Clarkson, The Lumineers, Grimes, Savan Kotecha, SOPHIE, Ariel Rechtshaid, Greg Kurstin, Tiesto, Kid Cudi, Ariel Pink, TOKiMONSTA, TR/ST, and Steel Panther. He specializies in early artist, writer, and writer/producer development.  Get the link to submit your song by writing to songwriting@berklee.edu.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Songwriters: Simple Lead Sheets, Sketches, and Written Parts

Wednesday / July 31, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Ensembles professor Dave Weigert demonstrates the many types of written (or not) parts that songwriters use for gigs, recordings, and performances. Handouts will be available.
Admission: Free

Giulia Emily Dukes

Thursday / July 11, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Giulia Emily Dukes, an Italian singer-songwriter, violinist, pianist, and guitarist, presents an evening of indie, pop, funk, and R&B originals and arrangements.
Admission: Free
Berklee in the Round

Berklee in the Round

Tuesday / April 2, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In this signature series of the Songwriting Department, five Berklee College of Music songwriters take turns playing their songs and telling their stories. Scheduled performers include Alida McKeon, Leng Bian, Brandon Xue, Jenni Rudolph, and Olivia for Now.
Admission: Free

Songwriting Scholarship Winners Showcase

Tuesday / March 5, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert features performances by winners of the Songwriting Scholarships.
Admission: Free

The Music of András Hodorog: Last Master of the Carpathian Village Flute Tradition

Monday / February 4, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
András Hodorog is the last living virtuoso among native flute players in the Carpathian region of Hungary.
Admission: Free

Songwriters Squared

Thursday / November 1, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Curated and organized by the Student Leadership Council of the Songwriting Department, this concert features small group collaborations performing original songs.
Admission: Free

Song Screening with Benjamin Groff of Brill Building Publishing

Wednesday / October 3, 2018 / 2:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Benjamin Groff B.M. ’93 of Brill Building Publishing will give a short talk followed by an open song screening.
Admission: Free

Emily Dukes

Tuesday / September 25, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Italian singer-songwriter Emily Dukes, who also is a violinist, pianist, and guitarist, presents an afternoon of indie, pop, funk, and R&B originals and arrangements.
Admission: Free