Event Videos

Composing for TV Animation June 5th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Keith Horn, Composer, Disney Keith Horn is a composer from Los Angeles, CA known for his work on "Muppet Babies", "The 7D", "Jake and the Neverland Pirates", and "Descendants:Wicked World".

Creative Production Approaches in Logic X April 18th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Presented by Keyhan Kamelian '17 Join us for a clinic on the use of Apple Logic X in contemporary music production. Topics discussed will include:

Frank Sinatra: "The Voice" April 3rd, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by John Hasse, Curator of American Music, Smithsonian   Frank Sinatra was many things: husband, father, controversial celebrity, and acclaimed movie actor. But it’s his genius as a singer and interpreter of American popular song that has secured his place in history.   

Interview with Kurtis Blow, Iconic Rapper, Songwriter and Producer March 28th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

moderated by Prince Charles Alexander, Professor, MPE   As one of the founders of hip-hop, Kurtis Blow has been lighting up stages since 1979. Kurtis was just 20 years old when he signed rap's first record deal, igniting a movement that now dominates popular culture. Join us as multi-Grammy award winning engineer Prince Charles Alexander moderates a discussion on hip-hop and Kurtis's career as an artist.   Kurtis is responsible for many firsts in hip-hop.  

A conversation with Charles “Charlie Prince” Wilson III February 28th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Keyboardist, Music Director and Record Producer for Justin Timberlake and Rihanna. moderated by Prince Charles Alexander, Professor, MPE  

Future is Female February 23rd, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

with Sirintip - vocalist, composer & GroundUP Music recording artist co-sponsored by the Women in Jazz Collective   Future is Female even for us Future is Female Everywhere Future is Female (Art), Hell Yeah!  

Music and the People of God: book signing & performance February 21st, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join the Stan Getz Library for a book signing with Professor, Pianist and Author Jetro da Silva. Also on the program for the evening is a performance featuring Jetro da Silva on piano, Ron Mahdi on bass and Ron Savage on Drums.   "This project is based on my personal journey as both a sacred and secular musician. By sacred, I refer to my work in religious music as a choir director, pianist, or organist in several denominations, By secular, I refer to my Journey as a solo artist, sideman for American music superstars, and music educator."

Poetic Jazz Symphonic February 21st, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Berklee professor Jerry Gates will moderate a panel discussion with European jazz quartet, Poetic Jazz.The discussion will focus on the process of reimagining previously written songs for jazz quartet. In this case the instrumentation is enlarged to add orchestra and what advantages and challenges that presents. Additional topics may include the production of bringing Poetic Jazz Symphonic to venues such as the Berklee Performance Center.  

In Conversation with Lewis Capaldi January 23rd, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

In Conversation with Lewis Capaldi, Singer-Songwriter and Capitol Records Artist

Producing the Producer November 30th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Presented by multi-platinum producer/engineer/mixer/musician David Bendeth (Paramore, Vertical Horizon, Breaking Benjamin) Moderated by Enrique Gonzalez Müller, Associate professor, MP&E  

Journey of a Video Game Sound Designer November 16th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

This presentation will look at various aspects of what it takes to be an audio professional in the game industry. Matteo Stronati '11, Lead Sound Designer at Riot Games, makers of League of Legends, will discuss the skills that are needed to be an effective game audio designer, as well as the roles and responsibilities that game sound designers are called upon to cover in the industry today. Matteo will share excerpts from his experience as a professional and provide tips on how to get into the industry.

Gender Equality in Jazz and the Music Industry November 9th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

This panel discussion will focus on personal experiences with gender inequality in the music industry, how these issues have been handled, solutions for gender inequality, and the role educational institutions can play in shaping a more equitable industry for future generations.

Masterclass with Harvey Mason Jr. November 7th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Real Tales From Behind the Console
Making hit records and building a sustainable career in the music business.

DJ Clinic featuring DJ Shortee October 31st, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join us as DJ Shortee performs an intimate set, followed by an interview and Q/A moderated by Jason "DJ JD" Dawson, Music Production & Engineering Instructor.
 

The Sober Side of Drunk History October 13th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Dan Gross ’08, Erik Groysman ’11, and Gray Bashew ’11, the mad minds behind the music of Comedy Central's Drunk History, discuss how they meet the high demands of composing for a cable television show using only home studios, strong organization, and teamwork.

Digital Entrepreneurship within Music Technology October 5th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Whether you're creative, technically minded, or both; this workshop promises to challenge your perspective of digital music technology outside of Berklee.

Hit Songs Deconstructed October 3rd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join David and Yael Penn of Hit Songs Deconstructed for their astonishingly detailed analysis of today's top hits.

Compression Techniques September 8th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Compression is an essential tool for just about any mix in every style of music. From subtle smoothing to aggressive smashing, compressors can help make your mixes louder and more modern-sounding. In this workshop, we will look at how compressors work and techniques for dialing them in to suit your tracks.

Building Your Artist Profile with Guest Jimmy Pemberton August 3rd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Are you an aspiring artist looking to get a jump start on your career, but don't know where to start? With tips and tricks provided by guest speaker, drummer, and consultant Jimmy Pemberton, you will leave with the motivation to kickstart your career and the proper steps to get you there.

Song Production with iZotope's Creative Instruments July 27th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Come learn how to use the cutting edge production tools made by iZotope. Brandon Carroll, producer, Berklee alumnus and iZotope specialist will present an event focused around composing and producing a song using creative tools such as BreakTweaker, VocalSynth and Iris 2—aimed at anyone writing music and looking to expand their production skills

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