Event Videos

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

Sound Design for Video Games July 20th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

The Sound Design Network, a student led group, presents the Video Game Sound Design program at Berklee. What exactly is sound design?

 

Produce a Song in a Day July 13th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Interested in music production? In this event, Learning Center staff will produce a song using Ableton Live, touching on virtual instruments, audio recording, and effects.

SESAC Day Keynote June 26th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Multi-Emmy-nominated SESAC composer Danny Lux will visit and discuss his scoring process. Moderating the conversation will be Erin Collins, SESAC Vice President for Film, Television and Developing Media and Alison Plante, Chair of Film Scoring.  Erin Collins will also be available to answer any questions about SESAC.

Archiving the Past for the Future June 21st, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

What should be archived, why and how?  Join us as Toby Scott and Brad Mindich share their experiences developing the archives of Bruce Springsteen and other major artists.

The Virtuality Continuum June 8th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Jason Parks '11, COO at ROTU VR   Jason Parks joined us for an overview of the current virtual reality and augmented reality landscape and the opportunities and resources available within. The discussion also included information on content development and the opportunity to demo VR and haptic audio equipment, including the HTC Vive and Subpac.  

Scoring the Bollywood Musical May 11th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

How does a composer use song themes in the underscore for a Bollywood film? And if there is more than one composer on a film, each using their own musical scales, what is the Bollywood score composer to do to make them fit together harmonically?

Making Money On YouTube May 3rd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Presented by Songwriting, in Partnership with Live Nation Video Network  

Disintermediation in the Music Industry May 2nd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

co-sponsored by the Music Business Club and Music2020   This event was a dynamic forum to discuss a variety of approaches to building a better music industry. The evening kicked off with several students sharing their vision for opportunities focused on disintermediation in the music industry.  

Creating Sounds from Scratch with Synthesizers April 27th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Andrea Pejrolo, Chair, Contemporary Writing & Production and Scott B. Metcalfe, Director of Recording Arts and Sciences at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University

Interview with Composer John Debney via Skype April 21st, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Interviewed by Jeffery Gaiser and Oliver Price from the Film Scoring Network, composer John Debney kindly took time out of his busy writing schedule to talk about his decades of experience working in the film and game industry. With credits including blockbuster movies such as The Passion of the Christ, The Jungle Book and Iron Man II, John has composed music for a wide range of drama, comedy and animated films.

Copyright 101 April 19th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

hosted by George Howard, Associate Professor, Music Business/Management with guest panelists Kyle Thornton, Berklee and Jennifer Marr, Harvard Law School   co-sponsored by the Music Law & Mangement Club.  

Crowdfunding 101: Finding and Engaging Your Superfans April 13th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Chloe Johnson, Campaign Manager at Pledge Music visited to provide a complete look at the ins and outs of successfully running a crowdfunding campaign. From determining when to launch a campaign, leveraging data metrics,  to selecting unique rewards for different levels of support Chloe gave an in-depth look at what it takes to run a successful campaign. Joining her was Will Dailey, Boston-based songwriter who shared his experiences funding his album on the Pledge Music platform.

Brass Recording Techniques April 7th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Although the quality of today's virtual brass libraries is very high, recording brass players live can be a rewarding way to achieve natural sounding parts. In this workshop, we will record solo instruments and small brass ensembles, looking at methods applicable to working in orchestral settings.

Panel with Film & TV Producer Robin Sweet March 3rd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

An Inside Look into the Film & TV Production Industry Co-sponsored by the Women's Film Initiative  

Capture Your Sound with Universal Audio's Apollo March 1st, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Universal Audio has been a staple in the modern recording studio for decades with analog classic compressors and preamps, but today Universal Audio has bridged the analog and digital worlds with their Apollo interfaces and UAD2 plug-ins.

Make your Speakers Speak the Truth February 24th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

In this seminar Dave Maclaughlin, Director of Educational Services USA for Genelec dicussed how speakers work and some basic acoustics principles that will help any speaker operate more accurately. Dave explained the differences between speakers and monitors and why accuracy is important. To achieve accuracy, Dave highlighted several areas of importance, including power handling, proper matching of speaker to amplifier, the importance of proper placement and the power of DSP speaker correction tools.  

Sound Design in Electronic Dance Music February 23rd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

In this event you will learn how to create synth sounds in various electronic dance music sub-genres like House, Techno, Future Bass & Dubstep. 

Key Concepts of Electronic Music Production February 17th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join us as Electronic Music Production Club President Stéphane Lo Jacono and Vice President Griffin Brown lead a clinic where they will discuss the techniques and concepts that are vital to electronic production in the modern day. 

Scholarship Portfolio Workshop: Renewing Your Scholarship February 16th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

If you are renewing your Berklee scholarship you likely have some questions about submitting your renewal. In this workshop, staff from the Office of Scholarships and the Learning Center will be on hand to explain the process, outline the requirements and discuss any technical considerations.

A Conversation with Om'Mas Keith, Grammy award winning producer and Prince Charles Alexander, Professor, MP&E January 31st, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Om'Mas Keith, well-known for his Grammy award-winning collaborations with Frank Ocean, joined us for a conversation with Prince Charles Alexander, Professor of MP&E and three-time Grammy award-winning engineer.

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