Visiting Artist Events

Performers, engineers, and music business professionals are among the industry experts who visit Berklee to offer clinics and master classes about the business and art of making, recording, promoting, and composing music. Often only open to the college community, these visits are opportunities for Berklee students and faculty to get an intimate and inside perspective of the industry.

Survey of Colombian Music from the Andean Region

Monday / July 23, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Trumpet player Yohanny Díaz and pianist Hector Vargas will offer a discussion and recital, at which they will perform traditional Colombian music such as the bambuco and the pasillo. 

Admission: Free

Alfredo Cardim Presents the Music of Tom Jobim

Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guest artist and Berklee College of Music graduate Alfredo Cardim will perform and discuss the music of Tom Jobim.

Admission: Free

German Schauss: The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss will present a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions Clinic: Robert Godin

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Robert Godin of Godin Guitars presents a clinic on instrument making and demonstrates new models of his guitars as part of the Guitar Sessions summer program.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions Clinic: Guy Van Duser

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guy Van Duser, a legendary fingerstyle guitarist, is joined by faculty members Larry Baione on rhythm guitar, Bob Winter on piano, Bruno Raberg on acoustic bass, and Jon Hazilla on drums, working as a typical Nashville session band of the 1950s and ’60s.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Art of the Jam with Wayne Krantz

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitarist Wayne Krantz and his group host the Art of the Jam, a Guitar Sessions visiting artist clinic.

Admission: Free

JACK Quartet Reading of Music by Berklee Student Composers

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The famed JACK Quartet ensemble will read and record original music by Berklee College of Music student composers.

Admission: Free

JACK Quartet in Concert

Tuesday / October 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The famed JACK Quartet presents a concert of new music, including works by Berklee College of Music student composers.

Admission: Free

Shizuka Viola Duo Presents Music Composed by Berklee Faculty

Thursday / March 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The viola duo Shizuka, composed of Sam Kelder and Hannah Nicholas, present a concert of music by Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty composers, including Andrew List, Marti Epstein, Yoon-Ji lee, Mischa Salkind-Pearl, and Eun Young Lee.

Admission: Free