Information for Registered Students in the Global String Program

2018 Information

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


Check-In/Registration

 

Monday, June 25

8:00 a.m.–9:00 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.
  • Receive your personalized schedule from the Berklee String Department, Steve Heck Room, 1140 Boylston Street. 
  • Campus tours will be leaving from the 160 Massachusetts Avenue lobby at 8:15 a.m, 8:30 a.m., and 8:45 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

 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles
  • Celtic 
  • Chamber 
  • Improvising Harps
  • Bluegrass 
  • Blues 

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Style Labs
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Gospel
  • Greek
  • Rock/Funk

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Faculty Clinic: Listening Party
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles
  • Gypsy Jazz and Swing 
  • R&B/Pop
  • Eastern European
  • 21st Century String Band
  • Old-Time

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Style Labs
  • Free Improv
  • Arabic
  • Celtic
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • Classical

4:00 p.m.–5:20 p.m.

Large Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Qantara Ensemble
  • Berklee World Strings

5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:00 p.m.

Housing Meeting for All On-Campus Students
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Berklee Faculty Concert and Five-Week Presentation
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

9:00 p.m.–10:20 p.m.

Jam Sessions
  • Bluegrass
  • Blues and Pop
  • Celtic
  • Open Style
There is a nightly curfew of 10:30 p.m. for all on-campus students.
 

Tuesday, June 26

 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles
  • Celtic 
  • Chamber 
  • Improvising Harps
  • Bluegrass 
  • Blues 

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Style Labs
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Gospel
  • Greek
  • Rock/Funk

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Faculty Clinic: Awareness Training
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles
  • Gypsy Jazz and Swing
  • R&B/Pop
  • Eastern European
  • 21st Century String Band
  • Old-Time

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Style Labs
  • Free Improv
  • Arabic
  • Celtic
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • Classical

4:00 p.m.–5:20 p.m.

Large Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Qantara Ensemble
  • Berklee World Strings

5:30 p.m.–7:20 p.m.

Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Berklee Faculty Concert
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

9:00 p.m.–10:20 p.m.

Jam Sessions
  • Old Time
  • Jazz
  • Klezmer, Hungarian, and Greek
  • Open Style

 


Wednesday, June 27

 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles
  • Celtic 
  • Chamber 
  • Improvising Harps
  • Bluegrass 
  • Blues 

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Style Labs
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Gospel
  • Greek
  • Rock/Funk

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Faculty Clinic: Listening Party
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles
  • Gypsy Jazz and Swing
  • R&B/Pop
  • Eastern European
  • 21st Century String Band
  • Old-Time

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Style Labs
  • Free Improv
  • Arabic
  • Celtic
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • Classical

4:00 p.m.–5:20 p.m.

Large Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Qantara Ensemble
  • Berklee World Strings

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Student Soundcheck
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

7:30 p.m.–8:50 p.m.

Student Open Mic Night
David Friend Recital Hall, 921 Boylston Street
 

9:00 p.m.–10:20 p.m.

Jam Sessions
  • Arabic
  • Bluegrass
  • Classical Chamber
  • Open Style

 


Thursday, June 28

 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ensembles
  • Celtic 
  • Chamber 
  • Improvising Harps
  • Bluegrass 
  • Blues 

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Style Labs
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Gospel
  • Greek
  • Rock/Funk

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Faculty Clinic: Artist Panel
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue
 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Lunch
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles or Theory in Action and Style Labs
 

2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Ensembles
  • Gypsy Jazz and Swing
  • R&B/Pop
  • Eastern European
  • 21st Century String Band
  • Old-Time

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Theory in Action Labs
 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Style Labs
  • Free Improv
  • Arabic
  • Celtic
  • Bluegrass
  • Jazz
  • Classical

4:00 p.m.–5:20 p.m.

Large Ensemble Rehearsal
 

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Dinner
160 Massachusetts Avenue
 

6:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Student Soundcheck
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue
 

7:30 p.m.–8:50 p.m.

Large Ensemble Concert
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue
 

9:00 p.m.–10:20 p.m.

Jam Sessions
  • Open Style
  • Jazz
  • Celtic
  • Old-Time
 

Friday, June 29

 

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Master Classes
 

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Lunch
 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Soundcheck
 

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Student Small Ensemble Concerts
 
 

How to Contact Us

 

Class Schedule Questions

Artistic Director David Wallace: 617-747-6925
1140 Boylston Street, Room 5E2
Managing Director Jamie Davis-Ponce: 617-747-6276
1140 Boylston Street, Room 5J
 

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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