Event Videos

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

John Debney’s career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. 

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

Join us for a discussion delving into the basics of copyright. This talk will address several questions. Do I need a copyright? What can I do with my copyright? What are the different types of copyright? Can I collect royalties? What is a PRO? What is the impact of streaming on copyright? Come learn how copyright impacts you as a music professional.

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.

Building Your Website presented by Wix January 26th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Having a well-crafted personal website is a must in the modern age for any aspiring performer or professional.

Interview with Riot Games Audio Team via Skype December 1st, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

co-presented by the Sound Design Network and the Video Game Music Club   We were joined for an interview by several members of the Riot Games audio team based out of Los Angeles. All are Berklee alumni and discussed their experiences working in the game industry as well taking a look at professional life post-Berklee.  

Terence Blanchard Master Class: Writing for Strings November 30th, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Grammy award winning artist and composer, Terence Blanchard worked with student composer's on their original scores for non-traditional string ensembles. Mr. Blanchard went over techniques and discussed his many experiences writing and arranging for string ensembles in the jazz idiom.

Video Production: Focus on What Matters November 17th, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Presented by freelance video producer Joe Barnard '14 & Kevin Greene '13 of K. Greene Productions   Joe Barnard has been shooting and editing video for YouTube for the past six years. Joining the Berklee community in 2011, he focussed primarily on producing music videos, performance videos, and most visual media involving music. Since then, Joe has worked closely with Berklee to produce the majority of Berklee's official Youtube videos, racking up millions of views along the way.  

Promoting Your Music November 17th, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Prince Charles Alexander presents tips and strategies for promoting your music.

Master Class with K.Flay November 16th, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join us for an intimate conversation with K.Flay, songwriter and Interscope Records recording artist.

Expressive Electronic Performance with the LinnStrument November 10th, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Roger Linn is arguably the most influential instrument designer of the past 35 years. His 1980 creation, the LM-1, was the first drum machine to use samples and swing.

Theme Writing and World Building November 4th, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Kazuma Jinnouchi '03 and Nobuko Toda '03 co-sponsored by the Film Scoring Network   Video game composers Kazuma Jinnouchi and Nobuko Toda discussed concepts and techniques for writing themes and building virtual worlds in large scale works.   Kazuma Jinnouchi Since 2006, Kazuma Jinnouchi has worked on several award-winning video game titles including Halo 4 and Metal Gear Solid 4. He is currently a music composer and supervisor at Microsoft's 343 Industries.

Careers in Game Scoring: Halo and Beyond November 3rd, 2016 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Kazuma Jinnouchi '03 and Nobuko Toda '03