Beyond Hits

Mark Small

For the past few years, Joe Mardin ’85 has poured all his energy into two projects that document the legacy of his late father, Arif Mardin, as one of the all-time great pop-record producers.

The Power of Patterns

For TV or film background music, instrumental beds should provide mood, lift, and some momentum without getting in the way of the dialogue or voice-over. To deliver interesting instrumental pieces unaided by vocals, you need to be creative.

Job Application Demo Derby • April 21 @ 1pm in 22 The Fenway, Rm 112.

Job Application Demo Derby • April 21 @ 1pm in 22 The Fenway, Rm 112.

Get insight into the hiring process, how applicants are reviewed, and what you can do to ensure your demo reel is listened to and considered.

Alum Richard Ludlow ('14), Audio Director at Hexany Audio, will accept resume, cover letter, and website applications to review for his mock job posting for a composer at his production studio specializing in music and sound for games and game trailers.

Attention May 2016 Graduates: Cap and Gown Pick Up April 25 through April 29

Your cap and gown for the commencement ceremony will be available for pick up Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in The Loft (room 221, 2nd floor of 939 Boylston Street). Please bring your Berklee Student ID or another form of photo identification, such as a passport or driver’s license, or else you will not be able to get your cap and gown.

Also during this time, representatives from Global Initiatives, Career Development Center, and Alumni Affairs will be in the Loft to speak with you. 

Tips for International Musicians Who Want to Work in the U.S.

Linda Rose is an attorney and a musician in Nashville, Tennessee and is also the managing member of Rose Immigration Law Firm PLC.

What Brings You Here?

“One of the reasons that Berklee was interested in accepting me is that I could add something.” —Ali Amr

Music for the Small Screen

Mark Small

CSI: NY composer Bill Brown

A Juxtaposition of Two Worlds

Mark Small

Rob Mathes '84

Faculty Profile: Maggie Scott

Mary Hurley

Professor Maggie Scott

Berklee International Events

Jason Camelio

For this edition of the Global Groove column, I’ve included images from various Berklee international events over the past several months.