Information for Registered Students in the Berklee/Boston Conservatory Brass Program

2018 Information

The following information will help you plan and prepare for your time on campus:


Check-In/Registration

 

Monday, June 25

8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Check in at the Summer Programs registration table.
  • Pay any fees at the Office of the Bursar, 921 Boylston Street, room 242.
  • Move in to your room at your convenience.
  • Campus tours will be leaving from the 160 Massachusetts Avenue lobby every 15 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Program Schedule

All participants will receive an individual class schedule upon registration. Please note that this outline is an approximation and is subject to change.

Monday, June 25

 

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Welcome and Faculty Introductions
132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Placement Auditions
132 Ipswich Street
 
Trumpets: Room 104
 
Horns, Trombones, and Tubas: Room 204
 
Brass Open Session (after auditions): Room 106
 
4:00 p.m.
Ensemble Placements Posted
132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Practice
 
5:45 p.m.–6:45 p.m.
Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:00 p.m.

Housing Meeting for All On-Campus Students
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Opening Concert
132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

8:45 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Faculty/Student Jam Session
Red Room at Cafe 939, 939 Boylston Street
 
There is a nightly curfew of 10:30 p.m. for all on-campus students.
 

Tuesday, June 26

 

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Warm-Ups
8 Fenway
 
Trumpets: Room 303
 
Horns: Room 401
 
Trombones: Room 406
 
Tubas: Room 503

 

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Contemporary Music Session: Jazz
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A06
 
Contemporary Music Session: Funk
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A07
 
Contemporary Music Session: New Orleans
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B01
 
Brass Ensemble Session
Seully Hall, 8 Fenway and 132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Jam Session
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B01
 
Brass Ensemble Session
Seully Hall, 8 Fenway and 132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

2:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Classical Elective: Sounding Your Best with an Accompanist
Larry Isaacson
Houston Hall, 8 Fenway
 
Contemporary Elective: Improvising with Clave Rhythm
Angel Subero
7 Haviland Street, Room 310
 
Horn Track
8 Fenway, Room 406
 

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Classical Elective: Free for All
Norman Bolter
Houston Hall, 8 Fenway
 
Contemporary Elective: Improvising with Clave Rhythm Continued
Angel Subero
7 Haviland Street, Room 310
 
Horn Track
8 Fenway, Room 406
 

5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Dinner and Practice Time
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Faculty Classical Recital
Seully Hall, 8 Fenway
 

Wednesday, June 27

 

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Studio Classes
 
Trumpets: 22 Fenway, Room 204
 
Horns: 8 Fenway, Room 303
 
Low Brass: 8 Fenway, Room 503
 

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Contemporary Music Session: Jazz
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A06
 
Contemporary Music Session: Funk
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A07
 
Contemporary Music Session: New Orleans
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B01
 
Brass Ensemble Session
Seully Hall, 8 Fenway and 132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Being Versatile: Playing Different Styles
Angel Subero
22 Fenway, Room 204
 

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Contemporary Music Class: Working on Tunes
Billy Buss
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B23
 
Trumpet Ensemble Sectional
Seully Hall, 8 Fenway
 
Horn Ensemble Sectional
Houston Hall, 8 Fenway
 
Low Brass Ensemble Sectional
31 Hemenway Street, Room 401
 

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Practice Time
 

5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Dinner and Practice Time
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Workshop: Stanislavsky Acting Techniques for Authentic Emotional Expression
Eli Epstein
132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

8:15 p.m.

Faculty Jazz Recital
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

9:15 p.m.

Faculty/Student Jam Session
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B08
 

Thursday, June 28

 

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Warm-Ups
8 Fenway
 
Trumpets: Room 303
 
Horns: Room 401
 
Trombones: Room 406
 
Tubas: Room 503
 
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
 
Contemporary Music Session: Jazz
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A06
 
Contemporary Music Session: Funk
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room A07
 
Contemporary Music Session: New Orleans
130 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B01
 
Brass Ensemble Session
31 Hemenway Street, Room 401 and 132 Ipswich Street, Room 106
 

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Classical Elective: So You Want to Go to Music School?
Larry Isaacson
Houston Hall, 8 Fenway
 
Contemporary Elective: Working with FX Pedals
Billy Buss
921 Boylston Street, Room 311
 
Horn Track
8 Fenway, Room 406
 

3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Classical Elective: Musicality + Technique = Art
Norman Bolter
Houston Hall, 8 Fenway
 
Contemporary Elective: Improvisation Class
Jeff Stout
921 Boylston Street, Room 311
 
Horn Track
8 Fenway, Room 406
 

5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Dinner and Practice Time
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Boston-Area Activity 
31 Hemenway Street, Room 401
 

Friday, June 29

 

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

9:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Contemporary Music Session Dress Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor, Main Stage
 
Classical Trumpet Studio Class
8 Fenway, Room 303
 
Classical Horn Studio Class
8 Fenway, Room 503
 
Classical Low Brass Studio Class
8 Fenway, Room 406
 

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
 
Brass Ensemble Dress Rehearsal
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor, Main Stage
 
Contemporary Trumpet Studio Class
1140 Boylston Street, Room 3B
 
Contemporary Trombone Studio Class
1140 Boylston Street, Room 2E
 

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Closing Concert
31 Hemenway Street, Second Floor, Main Stage
 

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Final Party and Awards Ceremony
31 Hemenway Street, Room 201
 
 
 

How to Contact Us

 

Class Schedule Questions

Program Directors:
Larry Isaacson: 617-510-5264 or lisaacson@berklee.edu
John Faieta: 617-699-0147 or jfaieta@berklee.edu
 

General Questions

Office of Summer Programs
155 Massachusetts Avenue, Fourth Floor
617-747-2245
 

Tuition and Fees

Office of the Bursar
921 Boylston Street, Room 242
617-747-2165 or 617-747-2610
 

Public Safety

155 Massachusetts Avenue, Basement
Public Safety staff is here for students’ protection and assistance 24 hours a day. Security can be reached by phone at 617-747-8888 in an emergency or 617-747-2682 for regular business.
 

Housing Office

150 Massachusetts Avenue, Third Floor
617-747-2292
 
 

Additional Information

Please visit Parent and Student Resources on the Berklee Summer Programs website for general information applicable to all Berklee summer programs, including:

  • what to bring,
  • directions to campus,
  • visa requirements for international students,
  • services available for students with disabilities,
  • information on facilities, and
  • information on policies and expectations.

Helpful information may also be found on the Summer Programs Housing and Tuition and Payment pages.

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