Event Videos

The Art of Collaboration November 14th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by composer Joe Kraemer '93 and director Robert Krzykowski   Learn how to collaborate with a director, featuring Berklee Film Scoring alum, Joe Kraemer '93. He returns to his alma mater with director Robert Krzykowski to discuss their collaboration on the new film, The Man who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot.  

Legal Matters: Interactive Workshops for the Informed Musician November 13th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

co-sponsored by the Music Business/Management and the Career Center.   Presented by: Music Business Management Attorneys Valerie Lovely, Esq. and Tonya Butler, J.D., LL.M. Session I – How to Work with Producers  6:00pm-7:15pm

Live Sampling and Remix Techniques with Mark de Clive-Lowe October 16th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Join us as well-known pianist, composer/producer, remixer Mark de Clive-Lowe demonstrates his live performance/production setup and breaks down how he uses technology as a creative tool, incorporating Native Instrument's Maschine along with a variety of synths and processing devices.  He is a leading voice in 'on the fly' production and remixing.  Mark combines his love for jazz and production of electronic music and blends genres with refined creative expression and an impressive technical workflow.  Mark has worked with artists such as Harvey Maso

Hybrid Production Techniques September 13th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

The contemporary producer has a variety of tools at their disposal to write songs and craft their music. Many production workflows take a hybrid approach, combining recorded instruments with MIDI tracks and utilizing a wide variety of hardware and software. In this event, we will produce a track from scratch and showcase how to record audio, sequence MIDI tracks and incorporate analog synthesizers and drum machines into your productions.

Interview with Angie Swan '05 July 30th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Guitarist for David Byrne, Cirque du Soleil, Cee Lo Green, will.i.am Moderated by Jeff Lockhart, Assoc. Professor, Guitar Co-sponsored by the Guitar Department

Eat What You Have In The Kitchen July 23rd, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by award winning sound designer Pam Aronoff

Neal Pogue: A Grammy Winning Engineer’s Story June 27th, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Moderated by Prince Charles Alexander, Professor, MP&E   Grammy Award-Winning Mixer/Producer/Engineer Neal H. Pogue is best recognized for his work with

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.  

Mixing and Production for the Freelancer March 1st, 2018 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Pablo San Martin '14, engineer   Join us for a conversation with Pablo San Martin '14 discussing multiple production and mixing techniques used in various styles of music. Come learn tips and tricks to enable you to land a wider variety of gigs and make new connections.  

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 Tuesday, January 23 1pm-2pm  

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.

Mastering Clinic with Martina Albano '14 November 14th, 2017 at 150 Mass Ave, Media Center

Martina Albano is an Italian Mastering Engineer based in Atlanta. She currently serves as a Governor of the Atlanta Chapter of The Recording Academy. Some of her recent works include Nate Butler "God And The Drum Maschine", Theo Croker "DVRK Funk", Olivia Castriota "All At Once", NONIE "Sirens", Sailing to Denver "Writing On The Wall", Seersha "Wasteland", "Zabaduo" and numerous other works for American, Chinese and Italian artists.  

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

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