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.

Master Class with Amal Markus

Wednesday / February 28, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join us for this unique clinic with leading Palestinian vocalist and actress Amal Murkus, who will share her remarkable journey as an artist and political activist, as well as the motivations and ideas behind her rich musical projects. 

Admission: Free

Doug Johnson Trio with Guitarist Marcio Philomena

Thursday / March 15, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Doug Johnson Trio will be joined by Marcio Philomena, an accomplished guitarist and Berklee graduate. The performance will include Brazilian music, jazz standards, and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Rebecca Levi Presents Debarro

Friday / March 16, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

With Debarro, Rebecca Levi focuses on Latin American folk music, examining the process of finding these deeply rooted songs and transforming them with original arrangements, using influences from jazz, rock, pop, funk, and other genres.

Admission: Free

El Piraña: The World of Cajón

Monday / March 26, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee students and faculty are invited to a special clinic featuring Israel Suárez, a.k.a. El Piraña, one of the most renowned cajón players in the world.

Admission: Free

Clinic with Leo Nocentelli of the Meters

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

As part of Funk Week, Berklee students and faculty are invited to a special clinic featuring Grammy Award–winning Leo Nocentelli of the Meters. 

Admission: Free

Guitar Clinic with Wayne Krantz

Thursday / April 12, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee students and faculty are invited to this clinic featuring Wayne Krantz, American guitarist and composer known for his use of complex rhythmic and harmonic concepts. 

Admission: Free

Master Class with Wayne Krantz

Friday / April 13, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Wayne Krantz is an American guitarist and composer known for his use of complex rhythmic and harmonic concepts. Krantz is an alumnus of the Berklee Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Maria Schneider on Composing

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Composition Department visiting artist Maria Schneider discusses her creative process with chair Richard Carrick.

Admission: Free

Maria Schneider: Composition Department Visiting Artist

Friday / April 20, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Don't miss this master class with Maria Schneider, visiting artist in the Composition Department.

Admission: Free