New To Berklee? The Orientation Issue of Student Health 101

As part of your Orientation, you’re required to read the Summer issue of Student Health 101 and complete the wellness survey inside the issue:

You’ll be entered to win $1,000 when you complete the survey!

Here's what you’ll find in Student Health 101:

Research on the Go

Is it modern society, the Boston hustle, or just a Berklee thing? Whatever the cause, we're always on the move, always multi-tasking, always taking it to go.

This session will walk you through the books, magazines, and music that are available to you wherever you are, whatever you're doing, whichever electronic device you have handy.

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Audition for P Funk and Funk & Soul Ensembles


P- Funk Ensemble and FUNK & SOUL Ensemble

Under the direction of Faculty Member Lenny Stallworth

Funk and Soul Review Ensemble Auditions: Wednesday September 10th, from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Uchida building (921 Boylston St.) Room 323

P-Funk Ensemble Auditions: Wednesday September 10th, from 7:30 pm- 9:00 pm Uchida building ( 921 Boylston St.) Room 323

Friday, September 5: Jim Kweskin at David Friend

Jim Kweskin created one of the bedrock guitar styles of the folk revival, adapting the ragtime-blues fingerpicking of artists like Mississippi John Hurt and Blind Boy Fuller to the more complex chords of pop and jazz. He has maintained a remarkably consistent musical vision since his jug band days, and in recent years he and Geoff Muldaur have often revisited and expanded their jug band repertoire as a duo, and Kweskin performs regularly with other legendary musicians including Happy Traum, Suzy Thompson, and Samoa Wilson, among ot

Million-Dollar Night for the 15th Annual Encore Gala

Beverly Tryon


During a musical extravaganza that entertained 800 guests, Berklee celebrated its 15th Annual Encore Gala on October 17, 2009, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. In attendance were Berklee President Emeritus Lee Eliot Berk and his wife, Susan, who created the first Berklee gala in 1995 in honor of the college's 50th anniversary. This year's event raised nearly $1.3 million for the Berklee City Music Program (BCMP).

A Nod to the Past and a Look Forward


In October of 2009, Senior Vice President and Provost Dr. Lawrence J. Simpson delivered a town hall meeting to the Berklee community outlining changes to the college's core curriculum. As recommended by the executive committee of the Curriculum Review Initiative (CRI), the changes will affect all Berklee students in a meaningful way and are set to be phased in beginning in the fall 2010 semester and continuing throughout the 2011-2012 academic year.

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