Events

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Past Events

ASCAP Day with Ryan Miller of Guster

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Ryan Miller,  frontman for the 90's indie rock band Guster and composer for the films Tig, the Five-Year Engagement, and the Fundamentals of Caring, will visit the college to talk about songwriting, his band, their hit record, and his second career scoring films and TV shows.
Admission: Free

Songs for Social Change Concert

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Songs for Social Change Concert showcases the winners and runners-up of the Songs for Social Change Contest. 
Admission: Free

Berklee Original Open Mic Night

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present the monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of every month. 
Admission: Free / Standing Room Only

Songwriting and Cultural Revival: A Conversation with Ado Kaliting Pacidal

Friday / February 10, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
What role can musicians play in movements for cultural revival? In this discussion, indigenous Taiwanese (Pangcah) songwriter Ado Kaliting Pacidal brings examples from her work. 
Admission: Free
The David Friend Recital Hall

CANCELED: Songwriting Department Collaboration Concert

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. In this concert, Songwriting Department faculty will feature collaborations with writers from other departments and divisions.
Admission: Free

Songwriters Squared

Monday / November 21, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Berklee Songwriting Department is excited to present Songwriters Squared, a showcase specifically for cowritten songs. 
Admission: Free
The Red Room

Hip-Hop Showcase

Thursday / November 17, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
The Berklee Songwriting Department presents an evening of hip-hop, showcasing performances from current students.
Admission: Free
The Red Room

BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic for Halloween

Monday / October 31, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic's special Halloween event welcomes students from Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Electronic Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Thursday / October 27, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Join the Songwriting Department for our second electronic singer-songwriter showcase hosted by faculty member Erin Barra-Jean.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Songwriting Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / October 11, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Berklee Songwriting faculty show their best work in this short but sweet concert.
Admission: Free
The Red Room

BOOM

Tuesday / September 27, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present our monthly open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of every month.
Admission: Free

Lead Sheet Prep for Songwriters

Thursday / August 4, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Various songwriter lead sheets and part styles will be shown, described, and discussed. 
Admission: Free