Past Events

Virtual Reality On-Campus Kickoff September 21st, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Step into an immersive future and kick off the launch of Exit Reality's virtual reality (VR) pods on campus. 
 

Get the Score on Digital Scores (and More!) September 19th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Danielle Relyea, an editor from Alexander Street Press, will be talking about the Alexander Street Press databases: Music Online: Classical Music Scores Library, Classical Music

Hearing Health Info Session September 14th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

The Berklee Student Chapter of AES (Audio Engineering Society) has invited an audiologist from Northeastern University's Bouvé College of Health Services to discuss hearing health and provide information on getting fitted for custom earplugs.

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.

Sync Jam! August 26th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Come get your hands on a variety of iOS apps, MIDI controllers and analog devices as we showcase how to sync up multiple iPads, Ma

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.  

Interview with Tony Ann, Keyboardist for The Chainsmokers June 2nd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

After posting a piano cover on YouTube in 2016 of “Roses” and “Don’t Let Me Down”, the hit songs by The Chainsmokers, Tony Ann, Contemporary Writing and Production student at Berklee, found himself invited along for their current tour.

Music Production Apps Showcase May 24th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Your laptop is a powerful tool for music creation, with a suite of bundled software providing you with a veritable modern studio in a very portable package.

Sync Jam! May 23rd, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Come get your hands on a variety of iOS apps, M

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

Music Intelligence April 26th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Ralph Jaccodine of the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music conducted an interview with Jim Lucchese, Former Global Head of Creator and CEO of The Echonest @ Spotify. With a customer base reaching 100 million fans a month, through over 400 apps, The Echo Nest @ Spotify is the industry’s leading music intelligence company, providing developers with the deepest understanding of music content and music fans.  

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.

Interview with Rich Vreeland and Akash Thakkar via Skype April 20th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join us for an interview with composer Rich Vreeland ’09 and sound designer Akash Thakkar ’12, two Berklee alumni who worked in tandem on the hit indie game Hyper Light Drifter.

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