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.

George Lewis on Composing, Including an Interview with Q&A

Thursday / February 7, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In a public interview and Q&A, George Lewis discusses his composing process with Richard Carrick, chair of Composition at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

George Lewis Coaches the Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble

Friday / February 8, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

George Lewis coaches the Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble on student works.

Admission: Free

Godwin Louis Clinic

Wednesday / February 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A graduate of Berklee College of Music and the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute for Jazz Performance, Godwin Louis B.M. ’08 leads a clinic on ethnomusicology with demonstration of the diasporic principles.

Admission: Free

Flute Colors with Rogier de Pijper

Wednesday / February 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Flute Colors with Rogier de Pijper features music for flute and piano, including works by Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Daniel Sadownick/Art Ensemble Clinic

Monday / February 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Daniel Sadownick, a conga player and percussionist extraordinaire, will discuss his unique approach by performing microtonal versions of original and Art Ensemble of Chicago compositions with David Fiuczynski and Planet MicroJam students.

Admission: Free

Art Ensemble Goes Micro with Daniel Sadownick and David Fiuczynski

Monday / February 25, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Daniel Sadownick, a conga player and percussionist extraordinaire, and the Planet MicroJam Institute, under the direction of David Fiuczynski, perform microtonal versions of compositions by Sadownick and the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

Admission: Free

John Hollenbeck Meets Berklee

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

World-renowned jazz composer and drummer John Hollenbeck will share his brilliant and original large jazz ensemble music with the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and the larger Berklee community.

Admission: Free

Guitar Clinic with Leni Stern

Wednesday / March 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Leni Stern ’80 is a guitarist who fuses jazz and world music into compositions and a sound that is uniquely her own.

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