Welcome Berklee's Newest Employees - August 2014

Dear Berklee Community:

Please join Human Resources in extending a warm welcome to our newest employees!



•    Steph Durwin, Weekend & Vacation Relief Supervisor, Studio Operations – Music Production & Engineering

•    Steve Goldshein, Lab Monitor – Professional Writing & Technology

Flu Shot Clinics on Boston Campus

Reminder…  Flu Shots Available at Berklee.

Faculty and Staff can obtain free flu shots during two clinics to be held on the following dates:


  • Thursday, September 25 - David Friend Recital Hall - 11 am to 5 pm
  • Wednesday, October 8 - Steve Heck Room  - 11 am to 6 pm


No appointments are required and waiting time should be minimal.  Tell your colleagues!

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Professional Development Opportunities for Staff & Faculty

Human Resources and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion facilitate training and development sessions throughout the year for all employees. Sessions are designed to provide a dynamic sharing of ideas among seasoned and new employees. Topics are related to personal and professional development. Snacks and beverages are served at each session. There is limited capacity, so please register early. 

Masizakhe, Building Each Other screening with special guest Rushay Booysen

Come hear the story of South Africans ten years after the end of apartheid through powerful spoken word and music. Poverty, segregation, racism, and the struggle to rebuild a nation are met with huge amounts of positive energy and youthful creativity in this powerful film.

Q&A to follow with film contributor, speaker and activist Rushay Booysen.

Are you interested in spending a semester abroad?

Come learn about our campus in Valencia, Spain! 

Stop by our information session on Thursday, September 25th at 3 pm in the Steve Heck Room (1140 Building)

We look forward to seeing you there!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at studyabroad@berklee.edu

Kari Juusela

Members of the Composition Department, Kari JuuselaElena Lucas, and Julius Williams were part of an exchange between Berklee and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. They met with Russian cultural leaders and performed at a contemporaray music festival called Moscow Autumn 2009.

Donna Chadwick

In November, Associate Professor of Music Therapy Donna Chadwick presented "Thriving as a Lifelong Clinician" at the American Music Therapy Association conference in San Diego, CA. Her presentation examined factors that affect longevity for therapists and offered strategies to promote long-term satisfaction in the field of music therapy.