BerkleeICE Events

At Berklee, every career is a startup, and every startup needs inspiration. BerkleeICE presents panels, workshops, and lecture series featuring innovative leaders and thinkers from the worlds of business, creativity, and technology. All events are open to the entire Berklee community and to students of all universities, unless otherwise specified. 

BerkleeICE also regularly goes "on tour" to bring its message to locations across the globe, including South by Southwest, Midem, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Sonar, and the Library of Congress. See our Sights and Sounds page to view archives of past presentations, and please contact us if you are interested in hosting BerkleeICE at your company, institution, or event.

Learn, interact, and be inspired. 
 

Upcoming Events

(Virtual) Remote Creativity: Digital Meetup, Session 2

Thursday / April 2, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

Join BerkleeICE managing director Nicole d’Avis, music business professor George Howard, and guests from the creative industry for a presentation on RAIDAR, Berklee's student music licensing platform, and further online discussion on cultivating creativity and community in this new remote and digital space.

Admission: Free

 

Past Events

Remote Creativity: Digital Meetup

Thursday / March 26, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.

Join BerkleeICE managing director Nicole d’Avis, music business professor George Howard, and guests from the creative industry for an online discussion on cultivating creativity and community in these suddenly remote and isolated times.

Admission: Free

Introducing RAIDAR, a Music Licensing Platform

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Learn how to license your music to student creators through RAIDAR, a new platform designed by Berklee and MIT Connection Science, led by George Howard, music business/management professor at Berklee, and Nicole d'Avis, director of operations and programs for BerkleeICE.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Rick Beato

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join Rick Beato, a prominent YouTuber, producer, jazz guitarist, songwriter, arranger, and teacher, for a conversation with Panos A. Panay, Berklee’s senior vice president for global strategy and innovation, on using social media as a 21st-century musician.

Admission: Free

A black and white headshot photo of composer Robert Kraft. He is sitting in front of a piano with a piece of music visible in the background.

Creative Entrepreneur Conversation with Robert Kraft

Monday / November 18, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join Robert Kraft, an award-winning songwriter, film composer, recording artist, and record producer, in a conversation with Don Gorder, chair of the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Open Music 2019 Members Meeting

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 9:30 a.m.
195 Chrystie Street, No. 200, New York, NY, 10002, United States

Join Open Music for its 2019 Members Meeting in New York City.

Admission: Free

photograph of artist Imogen Heap

MI.MU Gloves: Demonstration with Imogen Heap

Saturday / April 13, 2019 / 10:00 a.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Artist in residence Imogen Heap will demonstrate MI.MU Gloves, the wireless, sensor-enabled wearable controller gloves she designed for creating and performing music through movement and gesture. Current MI.MU users include Kris Halpin, Chagall, and Ariana Grande.

Admission: Free

photograph of artist Imogen Heap

Life of a Song: Clinic with Imogen Heap

Friday / April 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Artist in residence Imogen Heap presents her project Life of a Song, created to analyze the economics of Heap’s song “Hide and Seek” and explore its relationship with the wider music industry. From its release in 2005 to today, she will break down its revenue streams, as well as looking at other factors, such as the impact of sync deals, remixes, and samples.

Admission: Free

photograph of artist Imogen Heap

Master Class with Imogen Heap

Thursday / April 11, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Artist in residence Imogen Heap plays songs from her catalog on piano, and discusses her creative process through an open conversation with the audience. This acoustic session will be an opportunity for students to get closer to the Grammy Award–winning musician and creative entrepreneur, as well as have their questions answered.

Admission: Free

photograph of artist Imogen Heap

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversation: Imogen Heap and Linda Perry

Thursday / April 11, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join Imogen Heap, a Grammy-award winning artist, producer, and engineer, and Linda Perry, a Grammy-nominated artist and member of the Songwriter Hall of Fame, for a conversation with Panos A. Panay, Berklee vice president for Innovation and Strategy, on how they have blurred the boundaries between art and entrepreneurship, designing successful careers based on their passions.

Admission: Free