Virtual Events

Virtual Internship and Job Expo

Thursday / October 1, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
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The Career Center's Internship and Job Expo is an exclusive opportunity for students and alumni to network with a diverse mix of employers from across the arts and entertainment industries. Representatives will meet with students and alumni to discuss open internships, full-time and part-time jobs, and freelance work.

Admission: Free

An image of Patrice Rushen.

Lessons from the Artist with Patrice Rushen

Thursday / October 1, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Hear from Patrice Rushen about her beginnings in music, her solo career, and her work in film and television.

Admission: Free

Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary Tribute (Video Rewind)

Thursday / October 1, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, Joe Musella and his band, along with guest vocalist Chris Cote, perform Led Zeppelin I in its entirety. Select songs from Led Zeppelin IV will also be performed.

Admission: Free

Carl Woideck

Bird LIVES! An Evening with Carl Woideck (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 1, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
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In the first program of our Charlie Parker tribute, saxophonist, jazz historian, and author of Charlie Parker: His Music and Life Carl Woideck will give an overview of Bird's life and musical career.

Admission: Free

Global Connections: Audience Building and Entrepreneurship for the Creative Performing Artist

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 11:00 a.m.
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Berklee Global Initiatives and Positive Grid team up to offer this free session for musicians, students, and music lovers worldwide. 

Admission: Free

Theater Content Creators (Virtual Event)

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
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This alumni panel will feature musical theater content creators.

A&R Industry Workshop with Josh Hallbauer (Virtual Event)

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 6:30 p.m.
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Josh Hallbauer, vice president of business and operations at S10 Entertainment, will share his insight on songs, publishing, branding strategies, and successful demos. 

Admission: Free with registration

Louisa Byron

Louisa Byron (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / October 6, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Louisa Byron is a multigenre violinist/violist and composer for multimedia. She is currently studying film scoring and violin performance with minors in conducting and video game scoring at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: American Roots Edition Featuring Sarah Jarosz, Sierra Hull, Chris Thile, and Molly Tuttle (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 7, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
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Join this American roots music edition of Berklee's Visiting Artist Series featuring Sarah Jarosz, Sierra Hull, Chris Thile, and Molly Tuttle.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 7, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others.

Admission: Free

'Ask an Exec' Series: Che Pope (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 8, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
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Want to learn about what it takes to be a Grammy-winning hip-hop producer? Submit your questions to Che Pope to find out.

Admission: Free with registration

Lewis Porter

Bird LIVES! An Evening with Lewis Porter (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 8, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
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In the second installment of our Charlie Parker tribute, musicologist Lewis Porter will compare and contrast Parker's solos of the 1940s with those of the '50s. He will also show video of Parker, including some little-known silent film clips.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Michael Franti (Virtual Event)

Friday / October 9, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
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Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian, activist, and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, and worldwide philanthropic efforts.

Admission: Free

Virtual Berklee in the Round no. 1

Tuesday / October 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
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Berkee in the Round is a series of free performances showcasing Berklee students and is inspired by the intimate performances at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe rounds in Nashville, Tennessee.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Mickey Guyton and Karen Kosowski (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 14, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
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Recently Mickey Guyton made history as the first Black woman to perform an original song at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Karen Kosowski has produced the majority of Guyton’s new EP, Bridges (Capitol Records Nashville). “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” is one of three tracks from the EP that Kosowski also cowrote, and it has received critical national media praise following Guyton’s stunning live performances first at the Country Radio Seminar 2020 (during which Kosowski accompanied her on piano) and then at the internationally televised 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards (during which Keith Urban accompanied her on piano). 

Admission: Free

Charles McPherson

Bird LIVES! An Evening with Charles McPherson (Virtual Event)

Thursday / October 15, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
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In the third installment of our series, Berklee's Woodwind Department Chair Walter Smith III interviews the noted alto saxophonist Charles McPherson about Charlie Parker's influence on his musical career.

Admission: Free

Guitar Performance and Composition Clinic: Tosin Abasi

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Modern guitarist, composer, and eight-string player Tosin Abasi will perform and speak with Sheryl Bailey, assistant chair of the Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner and Ben Wendel (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. This week's forum will feature Ben Wendel, Grammy-nominated saxophonist, bassoonist, and composer known for his work in the band Kneebody.

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 2 (Virtual Event)

Monday / October 26, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
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Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 28, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. 

Terri Lyne Carrington and Danilo Pérez in Concert (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / October 29, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Terri Lyne Carrington, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, and Danilo Pérez, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, will perform a virtual concert with students from their respective institutes.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 4, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. 

Admission: Free

'Ask an Exec' Series: Zack O'Malley Greenburg (Virtual Event)

Thursday / November 5, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
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Want to know what it's like to be a senior editor at Forbes magazine? Submit your questions to Zack O'Malley Greenburg to find out.

Admission: Free with registration

Visiting Artist Series: Pinar Toprak (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
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Pinar Toprak B.M. ’00 is one of the most refreshing voices in film music. With her orchestral music for Captain Marvel, she became the first female composer to score a film set in the Marvel cinematic universe. 

Admission: Free

Performance Ear Training Clinic with New York City Jazz Guitarists

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Four New York City jazz guitarists—Mike Stern, Leni Stern, Wayne Krantz, and Sheryl Bailey—will share performances, advice, and conversation with Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, and Kim Perlak, chair of the Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Oscar D'León Meets Berklee (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / November 12, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Venezuelan artist Oscar D'León will perform a virtual concert with Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Audra McDonald (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 13, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
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Audra McDonald is known for the breadth and versatility of her artistry as a singer and an actor. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, in 2015 she was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people and received a National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the field—from President Barack Obama.

Admission: Free

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 3 (Virtual Event)

Monday / November 30, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / December 2, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others.

'Ask an Exec' Series: Gina Miller (Virtual Event)

Thursday / December 3, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Want to learn more about music artist campaigns, label operations, and how to be an entrepreneur? Submit your questions to Gina Miller.

Admission: Free with registration

The Show: A Celebration of 75 Years (Virtual Experience)

Thursday / December 3, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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After the success of their Signature Series concert, The Show, held earlier this year, Rob Lewis ’94 and Ash Rodriguez B.M. ’10 are back with a new installment to celebrate Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / December 9, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others.

Admission: Free

Singers Showcase: Bond...James Bond: Theme Songs (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / December 10, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
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As the world eagerly awaits the 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die, prepare to be shaken and stirred as Berklee’s most outstanding lead vocalists, instrumentalists, and arrangers pay tribute to novelist Ian Fleming’s immortal and debonair Secret Intelligence Service agent, 007.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Daniel Platzman of Imagine Dragons (Virtual Event)

Friday / December 11, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
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Daniel Platzman B.M. ’09 is the drummer for the Grammy-winning rock band Imagine Dragons.

Admission: Free