Events

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

Past Events

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

Singing for the Circus: Cirque du Soleil Vocalist Eirini Tornesaki

Monday / May 23, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join Eirini Tornesaki, a Berklee Online songwriting student and Cirque du Soleil vocalist, as she shares her experiences of life in the circus, an alternative musical path in the theater industry, and performs.
Admission: Free

Master Class with Songwriter Steve Seskin

Friday / April 15, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Steve Seskin, one of the most successful songwriters in Nashville, Tennessee today, will give a short talk about songwriting followed by a master class. Bring a song to get some feedback.
Admission: Free