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Upcoming Dates

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Eguie Castrillo & Palladium Mambo Orchestra - TBD
100 W. Dedham St.
Boston, MA 02118
USA
Price: TBD

FESTIVAL BETANCES: ANNIVERSARY EDITION

July 21st and 22nd, 2018 at Villa Victoria Community of Boston’s South End, 100 W. Dedham St.
New England’s longest-running Latino Cultural Celebration.

What is Festival Betances?

Festival Betances has become a staple in New England’s Latino community. As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, we’re making Festival Betances bigger and better than ever. Every year it draws a 3,000 multi-cultural audience. Through the years, Betances’ stage has seen multiple musical and dance performances, ranging from local and regional acts to international Latin music icons such as Larry Harlow from Fania All Stars, Tony Vega, and Tito Rojas.

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Berklee in Dublin: DCU Groove School - Click Here to Learn More!
St. Patrick’s Campus Drumcondra Road, Drumcondra
Dublin D9
IRELAND
+1-617-747-2700
Price: Registration Fee - TBD

The Berklee in Dublin: DCU Groove School program offers you access to the Berklee method of music education, encompassing theory, ear training, improvisation, ensemble performance, and instrumental instruction. During the program, you may also audition to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Logos of collaborating organizations

Berklee in Dublin: DCU Groove School is possible due to a collaboration between Berklee, academic partner Dublin City University, and the Fingal County Council in Ireland.

Program Faculty:
Sheryl Bailey, Guitar
Christiane Karam, Voice
Ron Savage, Drum Set
Michael Buckley, Saxophone
Ronan Guifoyle, Bass and academic director
Jason Camelio, program director
Luis Santiago, assistant director

Past Dates

Monday, June 18th, 2018

JMC Academy - Melbourne
Berklee College of Music in Melbourne, Australia - 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM
171 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
AUSTRALIA
+61 3 9624 2929
Price: FREE!!

Friday, June 15th, 2018

2018 Berklee Takes Over!!! - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
561 Harris Street
Ultimo, NSW 2007
AUSTRALIA
+61-02 8241 8899
Price: FREE!

2018 BERLEE TAKES OVER - JMC Academy in Sydney
Friday, June 15, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

AUDITIONS & INTERVIEWS
Saturday, June 16, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

TEAM:       Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives - Matthew Nicholl
                Dean of Admissions - Damien Bracken
                Director of Global Initiatives - Jason Camelio
                JMC Academy Lecturer - Rick Grossman

JMC Academy - Sydney
561 Harris Street
Ultimo, NSW  2007
Tel: 02 8241 8899
Email:     sydney@jmcacademy.edu.au/
Web:    https://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/
 
9:00am – 10:30am: Performance Critique (Our band The East will be ready to perform for us)
Student ensembles perform a short selection and their work is critiqued for various musical qualities, including groove, style, improvisation, tone and general performance aesthetic.

10:45am – 12:15pm: Improvisation (The East will be available to participate in this workshop)
An overall approach to improvising over chord changes in a variety of styles. Working with a student ensemble would be ideal.

12:30pm – 1:15pm: Berklee Admissions and Transfer Process
An introduction to Berklee College of Music - presenting the programs, admissions requirements and transfer process from ICOM to Berklee. Suitable for parents/guardians to consult or discuss with Berklee and ICOM admissions staff team during the session.

1:15pm – 2:00pm: Lunch
 
2:00pm – 3:30pm: The Art & Craft of Producing Music
An overview of the process of composition, arranging, performance and production. Participants are encouraged to submit your music works (lead sheet, arrangement or recording) in advance to be listened to and selected for discussion by Berklee faculty during the session (time permitting).
 
3:45pm – 5:00pm: Practice Techniques
A practical guide to practicing, including developing a routine, warming up, technical exercises, repertoire development, and mental aspects. Tips for preparing for the Berklee Audition and Interview will also be covered in the session.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

International College of Music (ICOM) - Malaysia
2018 Berklee at ICOM - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Lot 126, Section 85A, Lorong Setapak
Kuala Lumpur 53000
Malaysia
+603 4023-6000
Price: FREE!

Information Session and Master Classes
Berklee Workshops

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
11:00 a.m.—The Art and Craft of Producing Music
Matthew Nicholl, Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives

3:00 p.m.—Practice Techniques

Matthew Nicholl, Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives Jason Camelio, Director of Global Initiatives

6:00 p.m.—Admissions and Transfer to Berklee Jason Camelio, Director of Global Initiatives

Damien Bracken, Dean of Admissions
Irma Seleman and Ali Aiman, Berklee and ICOM alumni

Berklee Auditions and Interviews

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

2018 PORCH FEST!!!
2018 Porch Fest Brookline - 4:00 PM
White Place
Brookline, MA 02147
USA
Price: FREE!!!!

Bring your dancin' show, bring a cooler, bring a chair, bring your friends and family...and GET READY TO ROCK!!!

DÚBH will once again be playing Porch Fest in Brookline on Saturday, June 9th. We've got a bunch of new music for you to shake your money maker!!!

White Place is easily accessible by the T. Get off at the Brookline Village stop, grab a cool beverage and boogie on down the road and join the FUN.

Visit the Porch Fest for details.


Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

2018 Berklee in Puerto Rico - Daily from May 29 to June 3
San Juan, PR
USA
+1 (617) 747-2700
Price: See web site

Berklee in Puerto Rico
Presented by Fundación Banco Popular

May 29–June 3, 2018

APPLY NOW!

The Berklee in Puerto Rico program offers you access to the Berklee method of music education, encompassing theory, ear training, improvisation, ensemble performance, and instrumental instruction. During the program, you may also audition to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Rick Peckham - Academic Director
Eguie Castrillo - Percussion
Casey Scheuerell - Drum Set
Yulia Musayelyan - Woodwinds
Ayn Inserto - Piano
Patrice Williamson - Voice
Jeff Claassen - Trumpet
Bob Pilkington - Trombone
Tom Appleman - Bass
Amanda Gouldthorpe - Program Director

Berklee in Puerto Rico, presented by Fundación Banco Popular, is also made possible by the generous contributions of Méndez & Co., Inc.; Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico; Carrión, Laffitte & Casellas; Triple-S and Fiddler; and González & Rodríguez PSC.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

DÚBH - Spring ROCKS!!! - 8 to 10:00 PM
5 1/2 Lansdowne Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617)421-9678
Price: $10.00 at the Door

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Fernando Huergo Big Band at Ryles Jazz Club
Fernando Huergo Big Band - 9:00 PM
212 Hamshire Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-876-9330
Price: $10.00

Bassist and composer Fernando Huergo's latest project features his original compositions and arrangements for big band, performed by some of Boston's finest jazz musicians.

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Dave Valentin Tribute - 8:00 PM
939 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
617-747-2261
Price: FREE!!!!

The Dave Valentin Tribute Band will perform another show at The Red Room at Cafe 939. Don't miss this stellar band led by GRAMMY Award winning bassist Oscar Stagnaro, featuring a global group of musicians including Fernando Brandao, Anggie Obin, Kristalis Sotomayor, Lolivone De La Rosa, Jiwon Kwon, Gen Yoshimura and Alexis Soto!!

This tribute to Dave Valentin was the brainchild of Berklee bass professor and Latino director Oscar Stagnaro, who was inspired by many years of working alongside one of the most important Latin flute players of all time.

The event will also feature professors Lincoln Goines and Fernando Brandão. The band will be composed of Berklee students and alumni.

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Villa Victoria Center for the Arts
Dave Valentin Tribute - 8:00 PM
85 W Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118
USA
(617) 927-1707
Price: FREE - Must RSVP

Leader Lolivone De La Rosa, is excited to play with this amazing band the great tunes Dave either wrote or interpreted in his own unique way. Please join us on 02/23 at Villa Victoria Center For The Arts at 8PM. MC, José Massó will lead us into the journey of Dave's history and contributions to latin music. No cover. Limited space! RSVP dvtribute@gmail.com



Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Berklee Clinics and Discussion - 5:00 to 6:30 PM
LB Level, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road
Wanchai, HONG KONG
HONG KONG
2980-3668
Price: FREE

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE IN LOCATION

The Mcauley Studio:
LB Level, Hong Kong Arts Centre,
2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Hong Kong

http://www.hkac.org.hk/en/facilities_mcaulay.php

 

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Mambo Mania with Eguie Castrillo - 7:30 to 10:30 PM
85 W Newton St
Boston, MA 02118
USA
(617) 927-1707
Price: $25.00

Mambo Mania with Eguie Castrillo

Imagine dancing to mambo in a New York ballroom in the 1950s, during the height of this genre’s time; Eguie Castrillo, a Grammy Award winning timbalero and his 18-piece big band will take you there. This world-class musician’s infectious rhythms and electrifying performance has entertained audiences from around the globe – in Europe, Asia, South America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S.A.. His latest touring performance, entitled “Mambo Mania,” sold out at the prestigious Carnegie Hall for their Family Concert Series and now he is bringing this same concert to our Villa Victoria Center for the Arts.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Berklee Latino: Santiago - Click here for details.
Ulogia Sanchez 39, Providencia
Región Metropolitana, Santiago, CHILE 7500896
CHILE
617-747-2700
Price: Click here for details.

With Oscar Stagnaro, Darcel Wilson and Jim Kelly!!

La música latina es uno de los géneros más destacados de la industria musical actual. El programa Berklee Latino te ofrece la oportunidad de explorar la esencia de la música latina y se centra principalmente interpretación de tú instrumento.

Impartido en ingles y español, este programa está diseñado para mejorar tu capacidad musical y para ofrecerte herramientas básicas que te permitan llevar el conocimiento de este género al siguiente nivel. El programa está abierto a músicos de 15 años en adelante con al menos 6 meses de experiencia.

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Fernando Huergo Jazz Orchestra - 8:30 PM
212 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
USA
(617) 876-9330
Price: $10.00

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Berklee Clinics and Information Session - 5:00 to 8:00 PM
561 Harris Street
Ultimo, 2000 NSW
AUSTRALIA
+61 2 9281 8899
Price: FREE

5:00 PM - Road Map for the Writer and Arranger
This sessions presents concepts and techniques to help writers and arrangers complete their musical ideas and bring their pieces to life!
• Jason Camelio, director of global initiatives

6:30 PM - Admissions Information Session and How to Prepare for and Audition and Interview
In addition to covering important details about the process for applying to Berklee, this session will also touch on approaches to preparing for a live audition and interview. Students are encouraged to bring their instruments or be ready to sing.
• Damien Bracken, dean of admissions

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

2017 ROCK ENROLL! FUNDRAISING EVENT - 7:00 PM
5 1/2 Lansdowne Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 421-9678
Price: $15 in Advance and $25 at the Door

Join DÚBH at Bill's Bar on Lansdowne Street in Boston on Thursday, September 21st at 7:00 PM for the 7th Annual ROCK ENROLL BERKLEE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISING concert.
This concert will help one gifted student entering Berklee pursue a career as a rock musician. An effort led by Berklee’s dean of admissions, this event is designed to highlight rock ‘n’ roll artistry while helping a deserving rock musician launch his or her Berklee career. Come rock with us at Bill's Bar for a night of heart-throbbing music! You could be supporting the next big name in rock 'n' roll.

Make YOUR donation and buy your tickets TODAY!!
at https://www.berklee.edu/events/rock-enroll-2017

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Something Borrowed, Something Blues - 7:30 PM
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
USA
Price: FREE

DON'T MISS this opportunity to hear the amazing music of composer/pianist Ayn Inserto and her acclaimed Jazz orchestra - FOR FREE!!!!, including;

Saxophones
Allan Chase, Rick Stone, Kelly Roberge, Mark Zaleski and Ben Whiting

Trumpets
Jeff Clausen, Walter Platt, Dan Rosenthal and Matthew Small

Trombones
Randy Pingrey, Chris Gagne, Jason Camelio and Garo Saraydarian

Rhythm Section
Eric Hofbauer, Jason Yeager, Sean Farias and Auston McMahon

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

2017 Shanghai Conservatory - Berklee College of Music Contemporary Music Summer Program - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
359 Zhenghe Rd, Yangpu Qu
Shanghai, China
CHINA
+86 21 6532 0280
Price: Contact SHCM

The Shanghai Conservatory and Berklee present their first contemporary music summer program featuring top instructors from the SHCM along with pianist Rebecca Cline, drummer Lee Fish, guitarist Leandro Pellegrino, electronic musician and producer Loudon Stearns and writer/producer/engineer Enrique Gonzalez. The program will take place at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Shanghai Contemporary Music High School from August 22-26, 2017.

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Jazz on the Water - Creative Ensemble Collective - 5:00 PM
Rockport Marine Park
Rockport, ME
USA
207) 236-2823
Price: FREE

Jazz on the Water - Creative Ensemble Collective

A FREE outdoor jazz performance on picturesque Rockport Harbor. A prestigious ensemble of artists from around the world come together to play for the Creative Ensemble Collective, a nonprofit organization fostering exceptional and diverse music. The concert this year will explore the development of jazz in the 20th century. This unique musical journey will reveal the music’s unwavering loyalty to its roots in blues and dance, as well as its restless spirit of innovation and change.

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Songwriting Program in Los Angeles - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
Emerson Los Angeles (ELA)
Los Angeles, LA 90028
USA
617-747-2245
Price: See web site for details.

The Songwriting Program in Los Angeles will guide aspiring musicians in a variety of aspects in songwriting, lyric writing, stage performance, vocal technique, and other key skills to enhance your development as a songwriter.

Lectures, master classes, and interactive sessions will cover topics such as song form, harmony, melody writing, lyric writing, and stage performance techniques. Guest lecturers will provide their expertise to help you gain insights into today’s ever-changing music industry.
This program takes place at:
 
Emerson College Los Angeles Center
5960 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90028

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

DÚBH - Live at Porchfest 2017! - 2:00 to 4:00 PM
White Place
Brookline, MA 02147
USA
Price: FREE

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

2017 Berklee on the Road: Puerto Rico - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
Carolina, PR
USA
617-747-2700
Price: See web site for details.

Presented by Fundación Banco Popular

May 23–28, 2017

The application will open on February 1, 2017.

The Berklee in Puerto Rico program offers you access to the Berklee method of music education, encompassing theory, ear training, improvisation, ensemble performance, and instrumental instruction. During the program, you may also audition to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Berklee in Puerto Rico, presented by Fundación Banco Popular, is also made possible by the generous contributions of Méndez & Co. Inc.; Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico; Carrión, Laffitte & Casellas; Triple-S and Fiddler; and González & Rodríguez PSC.

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Alex Anderson - Liberty Band - 1:00 PM
939 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
617-747-2261
Price: FREE!

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Berklee in Cape Verde - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
Praia, Cabo Verde
CABO VERDE
617-747-2700
Price: See web site for details.

The City of Praia, in conjunction with the Kriol Jazz Festival and the University of Cape Verde, is pleased to present the inaugural Berklee in Cape Verde program. The City of Praia, in conjunction with the Kriol Jazz Festival and the University of Cape Verde, is pleased to present the Berklee in Cape Verde program. This performance workshop is for all musicians—instrumentalists and vocalists alike, performing in styles ranging from classical to pop and rock to jazz and more—interested in developing the skills to be well-rounded contemporary musicians. This program will present classes in lecture and master class formats on topics such as instrumental technique, improvisation, and harmony. Students will then apply these skills in ensembles and special lectures.

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The Music of Michael Abene - 8:00 PM
136 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA 02108
617-747-1400
Price: $8.00 (Visit web site for details)

Join us for an evening of the music of composer/arranger/pianist and artist in residence Michael Abene. This concert will feature a large ensemble of music written by Abene and will feature some of the finest soloists and ensemble players around. Abene is known for his work with the GRP All-Star Big Band, the NDR Big Band, Maynard Ferguson, and the WDR Big Band, among many others. This will be a special concert in honor of Abene's residency here at Berklee this year.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Berklee Clinics, Information Session and A&I - TBD
7,rue Emile Dubois
Paris, France 75014
FRANCE
+33 (0)1 4604-9087
Price: Clinics and Info Session - Free

Details to come! Check back before the holiday break.

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Berklee on the Road: Gabon - Visit web site
La sablière
Libreville, GABON
Gabon
Price: Visit web site

Full details


January 9–13, 2017
Libreville, Gabon

Taught by teachers from Berklee and organized by the initiative of the Gabonese Republic, these workshops are designed to foster the discovery and study of performance techniques in contemporary music. These workshops are for all musicians—instrumentalists and vocalists alike—from classical to traditional who are interested in developing the skills to be well-rounded contemporary musicians. The program is open to applicants from any African nation who meet the eligibility requirements.

The program will present classes in lecture and master class formats on topics such as instrumental and vocal technique, improvisation, and harmony. Students will then apply these skills in ensembles and special lectures.

Translators will be available for all classes. Students must be from an African nation, must be between the ages of 18 and 30, and must have been playing or singing for a minimum of six months to attend the program.

This workshop is graciously supported by the Gabonese Republic and is free to students who are admitted.

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Berklee Week at Holland College - TBD - Details to Come
140 Weymouth Street
Charlottetown, PEI, CANADA C1A 4Z1
CANADA
Price: FREE

Featuring vocalist, composer arranger and producer Lee Abe, guitarist Scott Tarulli and trombonist Jason Camelio.

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Rhythm Alley
Berklee Clinics and Information Session - Evening - TBD
Roosevelt Road section 2, lane 66, no 21, 1F
Taipei, TAIWAN
TAIWAN
+886-2-23587039
Price: FREE

Presenter:
Michael Farquharson
Topic:
Why scales are important
Description:
A look at how scales form the foundation for all music, and why mastering them is critical for performers and writers.

Presenter:
Bonnie Hayes
Topic:
Songwriters Workshop
Description:
In this workshop, you’ll play your songs in front of your peers and program faculty. You may perform solo, have a friend accompany you, or use a prerecorded track on CD. It is recommended that you have a typed or neatly written lyric sheet of the song(s) you are going to perform. We will need to have participants ready to get up and perform their song for Bonnie and the team.

Berklee Information Session with Tim Lee

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Berklee Clinics and Concert - 2:00 PM t0 8:30 PM
110-460 YunGun-Dong, 89 DaeHakRo
Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
SOUTH KOREA
+82 2-766-7779
Price: FREE and OPEN TO PUBLIC

Details to come shortly.

Guest artists include;

Bonnie Hayes, chair of songwriting
Jane Miller, professor of guitar
Dino Govoni, associate professor of woodwinds
Michael Farquharson, professor of contemporary writing and production
Tim Lee, assistant director of admissions
Damien Bracken, dean of admissions
Jason Camelio, director of global initiatives
Jungbae Kim, international department chief

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

2016 Rock Enroll - 7:00 to 10:00 PM
22-24 Clinton St.
Boston, MA 02109
617-747-2020
Price: Ticket will be donation (see site for details)

Join us for the 2016 Berklee Rock Enroll Scholarship Benefit Concert at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston on Thursday, September 29. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the show starts at 7 PM and will feature top performing musicians from the Office of Enrollment, Digital Strategy and Communications and Berklee Online.

Your gift will go to help a deserving rock musician start his/her Berklee career. Join us at the Hard Rock Cafe for a night of heart-throbbing rock! You could be supporting the next big name in music.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the door.

Purchase your tickets and make your donation now at https://www.berklee.edu/events/rockenroll

Connect with us at https://www.facebook.com/berkleerockenroll/

Monday, September 26th, 2016

DÚBH - Debut release!
DÚBH - iTunes PRE-ORDERS
Digital Release
DÚBH, Digital Release
Price: Download $9.99

DÚBH album cover

Official iTunes pre-order date for the release of THIS IS DÚBH featuring Damien Bracken (vox and keys), Jason Camelio (gtr and backing vox), Marek Dykta (gtr), Tom Griesgraber (bass, Chapman Stick, gtr, Theremin and Taurus pedals) and Dave Brooks (drum set, percussion and backing vocals). This driving set of ten original songs, including the epic Shanghai Taxi Driver (Love Affair)!

Go to www.dubhmusic.com/store to get your copy!

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Jazz on the Water - 5:00 PM
Rockport Marine Park
Rockport, ME
USA
Price: FREE

The Irene and Billy Wolf Concert

CREATIVE ENSEMBLE COLLECTIVE WITH SAXOPHONIST DONNY MCCASLIN

A free outdoor jazz performance on picturesque Rockport Harbor, marking the Town of Rockport’s 125th Anniversary. Renowned saxophonist and David Bowie collaborator Donny McCaslin will perform with an ensemble of artists from around the world brought together by the Creative Ensemble Collective, a nonprofit organization fostering exceptional and diverse music. The program will feature a number of Creative Ensemble Collective original compositions that have been developed over the past three years at workshops around the globe, with a selection of standards from the Great American Song Book.

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Berklee in Los Angeles: Performance Program - 5-Day Program
Santa Monica High School
Santa Monica, CA 90405
USA
617-747-2245
Price: See web site.

The contemporary musician: What are the stylistic considerations? Why should all instrumentalists—drummers, guitarists, bassists, pianists, wind players, string players—and vocalists strive to be well-rounded artists? These questions will be our guide in this workshop for all musicians—from classical to pop, and rock to jazz, and more—interested in learning to be the best they can in the contemporary music styles. Classes will be in lecture and master class formats on topics such as instrumental technique, improvisation, and harmony. Students will then apply these skills in ensembles and special lectures.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Berklee in Los Angeles: It's All in the Song - 5-Day Program
Santa Monica High School
Santa Monica, CA 90405
USA
617-747-2245
Price: See website for details.

The It's All in the Song program at Berklee in Los Angeles will guide the aspiring musician in a variety of aspects in songwriting, stage performance, production, and the business of music. Through both individual and team efforts, students will work through the processes and techniques involved in writing, producing, and marketing a song from conception to completion.

Lectures and ensemble sessions will range from song form and lyric analysis to using various tools to facilitate the creative process, including introductions to music software and the fundamental procedures of a recording studio. Berklee’s Music Business/Management Department will tie it all up by introducing you to the business tools necessary to compete in today’s ever-changing music industry.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Berklee on the Road: Puerto Rico - Daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Escuela De Belles Artes De Carolina
Carolina, PR
USA
617-747-2700
Price: TBD

The Berklee in Puerto Rico program offers students access to the Berklee method of music education, encompassing theory, ear training, improvisation, ensemble performance, and instrumental instruction. During the program, interested students may audition to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Berklee in Puerto Rico is made possible with generous support from Berklee alumnus and trustee Luis Alvarez '83, vice president of Mendez & Company, Inc. and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest. In addition to helping coordinate the program, Alvarez and his corporation will donate $20,000 for the Mendez & Co. Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Scholarship, which will be awarded at the end of the Berklee in Puerto Rico program.

For more details about the Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Festival, please visit prheinekenjazz.com

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Performance and Writing Clinics and Presentations - 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Ulogia Sanchez 039. Providencia
Santiago, Chile 7500896
Chile
+56-2-2596-8420
Price: FREE!

Berklee at PROJAZZ 2016 April

Durante abril, destacados profesores y directivos de Berklee College of Music visitarán el Instituto Profesional Projazz, presentando diferentes master clases relacionadas a la composición e improvisación en el jazz con entrada liberada y abiertas al público interesado.

La visita se enmarca en la primera audición masiva que la destacada escuela norteamericana hace en nuestro país, en búsqueda de nuevos talentos que puedan continuar sus estudios en Boston.

Las audiciones se realizarán los días 5 y 6 de abril de 2016 entre las 9 de la mañana y las 5 de la tarde en dependencias de IP Projazz  tras un proceso de postulación on line, directamente en el portal de la institución norteamericana.

Las master  clases agendades se realizarán el 4 de abril y  estarán a cargo de Jane Miller, Rick DiMuzio, Jason Camelio y Alexia Rosari.

DiMuzio y Camelio son reconocidos músicos y docentes de Berklee y sus charlas estarán orientadas a temas relacionados con el jazz contemporáneo y la improvisación, y a entregar herramientas para los compositores y arreglistas. El encuentro con Rosari estará enfocado en la transmisión de consejos y directrices a todos los postulantes que audicionarán para Berklee en las jornadas siguientes.

Para finalizar el día de actividades, se realizará una jam session con los profesores de Berklee y alumnos y docentes de Projazz.

Berklee College of Music es considerada como una de las escuelas de música contemporánea más importante del mundo con cifras que respaldan una larga tradición vinculada a la educación personalizada a través de programas académicos de excelencia. Es así como un 80% de los graduados trabajan en la industria musical, 290 han ganado alguna categoría de los premios Grammy y Latin Grammy, poseen más de 380 agrupaciones de estudiantes en representación de cada género musical y el 25 % de los estudiantes pertenecen al ámbito internacional con presencia de más de 80 países.
Programa de actividades

4 de abril – Campus Ramón Carnicer

9:30 am Jane Miller “Chord Melody”

La guitarrista, compositora, arreglista y titulada de Berklee College of Music, Jane Miller, presentará  la charla “Chord Melody” en el auditorio Ramón Carnicer de Projazz el 4 de abril a las 9:30 horas.

En este encuentro, Miller nos acercará a la práctica conocida como “Chord Melody”, término usado sin traducción por los guitarristas y que cuando se domina logra simular el efecto de las ejecuciones simultáneas de melodía y acordes en el piano.

Jane Miller es líder del Jane Miller Group, con quienes ya ha editado 3 discos de estudio. Además es guitarrista del trío de jazz Miller- Clark- Miller, junto al saxofonista Cercie Miller y el bajsta David Clark. Miller además es colaboradora para las revistas Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Classical Guitar Magazine, Premier Guitar Magazine y Guitar Sessions.

11:30 am Rick DiMuzio “Improvisación en el jazz contemporáneo”

El próximo 4 de abril en nuestro campus Ramón Carnicer se desarrollará la master class del saxofonista, compositor y profesor de Berklee College of Music, Rick DiMuzio, titulada “Improvisación en el jazz contemporáneo”.

Líder del ensamble que lleva su nombre, DiMuzio es músico estable de agrupaciones como Greg Hopkins’ Jazz Orchestra, Leo Blanco Quartet, Bert Seager Quartet y Fernando Huergo Quintet. Además, ha grabado con artistas como David Liebman, Steve Grossman, Bill Perkins, Jaleel Shaw, Kenny Wheeler, Conrad Herwig, Lage Lund, Danilo Pérez, James Williams, Leo Genovese, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roger Humphries, Francisco Mela y Jamey Haddad. Su disco debut se titula First Offerings,  está compuesto por composiciones propias y se encuentra disponible en iTunes.

DiMuzio es también profesor de Berklee College of Music, donde está a cargo de ramos de entrenamiento auditivo, improvisación, saxofón y ensamble. Es doctor en composición titulado del New England Conservatory y Magister en Jazz de la Eastman School of Music.

15:00 pm Jason Camelio “El mapa para un compositor y arreglista”

El compositor, trombonista, guitarrista y arreglista Jason Camelio desarrollará la master class “El mapa para un compositor y arreglista” a las 15:00 horas en el campus Ramón Carnicer del Instituto Profesional Projazz.

La actividad se enmarca en la primera audición masiva que Berklee College of Music hace en nuestro país, en búsqueda de nuevos talentos que puedan continuar sus estudios en la destacada escuela norteamericana de Boston.

Camelio lidera la agrupación Bending Dogma, además es cofundaror de la Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band (BBEBB), compuesta sólo por alumnos de Berklee y es guitarrista de la a grupación de rock Dúbh.

Como trombonista, Jason se ha presentado en destacados escenarios internacionales, como el Festival de Jazz de República Dominicana, Beantown Jazz Festival, Hue Festival de Vietnam, Panamá Jazz Festival, entre otros.

Como el director de Iniciativas Globales de Berkleee College of Music, Jason trabaja junto a un equipo de personas creativas ya apasionadas por la educación, para que jóvenes talentos cumplan sus metas musicales.

17:00 pm Alexia Rosari “Como preparar la audición para Berklee”

Para todos los inscritos e interesados en la audición que Berklee College of Music realizará en Projazz este abril, la Directora de Reclutamiento para Pre y Postgrado de la casa de estudios de Boston, Alexia Rosari, presentará la charla “Cómo preparar la audición para Berklee” el próximo 4 de abril a las 17:00 horas.

La primera audición masiva que la destacada escuela norteamericana hará en nuestro país, se realizará los días 5 y 6 de abril de 2016 entre las 9 de la mañana y las 5 de la tarde en el campus Ramón Carnicer del Instituto Profesional Projazz.

Alexia es Directora de Reclutamiento para Pre y Postgrado de Berklee College of Music. Nacida en Suiza, comenzó su carrera musical como cantante y compositora a comienzo de los ‘90s. En 1994 fue elegida para ser parte de la versión europea del musical Chicago. En 1999 se graduó de Berklee en Producción e Ingeniería y ha trabajado componiendo para compañías a cargo de programas televisivos como Plaza Sesamo.

19:00 pm Jam Session

Ramón Carnicer #27, metro Baquedano

Entrada liberada para todas las actividades.

¡Los esperamos!

9:30 am Jane Miller “Chord Melody”

11:30 am Rick DiMuzio “Improvisación en el jazz contemporáneo”

15:00 pm Jason Camelio “El mapa para un compositor y arreglista”

17:00 pm Alexia Rosari “Como preparar la audición para Berklee”

19:00 pm Jam Session

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Performance and Writing Clinics and Presentations - TBD
Bartolomé Mitre 1352
Buenos Aires, Argentina C1036AAZ
Argentina
+54-11-5081-0111
Price: Free Open to the Public!!

2016 EMC Clinics Schedule

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Performance and Writing Clinics and Presentations - See details.
41 Hippocratous Street
Athens, Greece 106 80
Greece
+30-301-363-4000
Price: Free Open to the Public!!

17:00  Admissions information Session (Ana Calvillo)
Come and learn about Berklee College of Music, about our programs, how to apply, be consider for scholarships and our long connection with the Berklee International Network founding partner the Philippos Nakas Conservatory.

18:30  Road Map for the Composer and Arranger (Jason Camelio)
This presentation will reveal some techniques and strategies to help songwriters, composer and arrangers accomplish that all-important goal of completing their piece of music.

20:00  Vocal Performance Clinic (Christine Fawson)
Master vocalist and trumpeter, Christine Fawson will review tips and techniques to help vocalist and instrumentalists effectively convey their musical message. It is also a great opportunity for rhythm section players to learn more about accompanying vocalists.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

2016 Berklee in Santo Domingo - See web site for details.
Conservatorio Nacional de Música César Nicolás Penson Esquina Avenida Tiradentes
Santo Domingo, DN
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
+1-617-747-2700
Price: Free to accepted candidates.

Please note: This program is open to residents of the Dominican Republic only. 

Berklee is partnering with the Dominican Republic's Ministry of Culture to present the 2016 Berklee on the Road program at the National Conservatory in Santo Domingo.

This workshop is for all musicians—instrumentalists and vocalists alike, from classical to pop and rock to jazz and more—interested in developing the skills to be well-rounded contemporary musicians. Berklee in Santo Domingo will present classes in lecture and master class formats on topics such as instrumental technique, improvisation, and harmony. Students will then apply these skills in ensembles and special lectures.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Berklee Clinics and Information Sessions - TBD
398 Waihuanxi Road
Guangzhou Higher Educations Mega Center, Guangzhou 510006
PRC
Price: Free

Founder and chair of music business and management Don Gorder, assistant director of admissions Tim Lee and director of global initiatives Jason Camelio will make presentations on a range of topics, including;



• An Introduction to Music Business and Management

• Road Map for the Composer and Arranger

• Information Session and How to Prepare for a Berklee Audition and Interview

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Berklee Clinics and Information Sessions - TBD
No. 20 Fenyang Road
Shanghai 200031
PRC
+86 21-64316745
Price: Free

Founder and chair of music business and management Don Gorder, assistant director of admissions Tim Lee and director of global initiatives Jason Camelio will make presentations on a range of topics, including;



• An Introduction to Music Business and Management

• Road Map for the Composer and Arranger

• Information Session and How to Prepare for a Berklee Audition and Interview

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Berklee Clinics and Information Sessions - TBD
NO. 1 East Street, Ding Fuzhuang, Chaoyang District
Beijing
PRC
Price: Free

Founder and chair of music business and management Don Gorder, assistant director of admissions Tim Lee and director of global initiatives Jason Camelio will make presentations on a range of topics, including;

• An Introduction to Music Business and Management
• Road Map for the Composer and Arranger
• Information Session and How to Prepare for a Berklee Audition and Interview

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

CNM Jazz Orchestra - TBA
Plaza Ocean Dream, Local #7
Sosua
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
809-571-0882
Price: TBA

The National Conservatory of Music Jazz Orchestra will premier new compositions by Jason Camelio, Jim Kelly and Jim Odgren.  We will also be presenting lectures and master classes in conjunction with the Festival.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

CNM Jazz Orchestra - 7:00 PM
Av 27 de Febrero 146
Santiago De Los Caballeros 51053
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
+1 809-582-2315
Price: TBD

Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo with Javier Vargas (Dominican Republic) Featuring Special Guests Jim Kelly, Jim Odgren and Jason Camelio (USA)
Also performing will be the Student Loan String Band (United States)

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

CNM Jazz Orchestra - 7:00 PM
Avenida César Nicolás Penson esquina Alma Mater
Santo Domingo
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
(809)-689-4642
Price: Free

Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo with Javier Vargas (Dominican Republic) Featuring Special Guests Jim Kelly, Jim Odgren and Jason Camelio (USA)

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Jazz Composers Alliance - 3:00 PM
820 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-661-9622
Price: TBD

Showcase featuring works by Darrell Katz, Bob Pilkington, Dave Harris, Norm Zocher and Mimi Rabson!


Learn more.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

2015 Rock Enrolled - 7:00-10:00PM
Hard Rock Cafe
Boston, MA 02215
USA
+1-617-747-2020
Price: All donations are appreciated. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door.

Join us for the fifth annual Rock Enroll event to raise scholarship funds that will help one gifted student entering Berklee pursue a career as a rock musician. An effort led by Berklee’s dean of admissions, this event is designed to highlight rock ‘n’ roll artistry among Berklee staff from the Enrollment, Berklee Online, and Digital Strategy and Communications divisions while helping a deserving rock musician launch his or her Berklee career. Join us at the Hard Rock Cafe for a night of heart-throbbing rock! You could be supporting the next big name in music.

All donations are appreciated.  Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door.  Get you tickets now or make your donation online.

Thursday / September 24, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe
22-24 Clinton St., Boston, MA, 02109, United States

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Berklee in Los Angeles: Performance Program - See details on program web site.
601 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
617 747-2245

The contemporary musician: What are the stylistic considerations? Why should all instrumentalists—drummers, guitarists, bassists, pianists, wind players, string players—and vocalists strive to be well-rounded artists? These questions will be our guide in this workshop for all musicians—from classical to pop, and rock to jazz, and more—interested in learning to be the best they can in the contemporary music styles. Classes will be in lecture and master class formats on topics such as instrumental technique, improvisation, and harmony. Students will then apply these skills in ensembles and special lectures.

Apply Now!

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Berklee in Los Angeles: It's All in the Song - See program web site.
601 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
617-747-2245

The It's All in the Song program at Berklee in Los Angeles will guide the aspiring musician in a variety of aspects in songwriting, stage performance, production, and the business of music. Through both individual and team efforts, students will work through the processes and techniques involved in writing, producing, and marketing a song from conception to completion.

Lectures and ensemble sessions will range from song form and lyric analysis to using various tools to facilitate the creative process, including introductions to music software and the fundamental procedures of a recording studio. Berklee’s Music Business/Management Department will tie it all up by introducing you to the business tools necessary to compete in today’s ever-changing music industry.

Apply Now!

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Berklee in Puerto Rico presented by Fundación Banco Popular - See program site for details.
Ave. Manuel Fernández Juncos
Carolina, PR
USA
617-747-2700
Price: Accepted applicants will pay a $50.00 registration fee to confirm their space in the program.

The Berklee in Puerto Rico program offers students access to the Berklee method of music education, encompassing harmony, ear training, improvisation, ensemble performance, and instrumental instruction. During the program, interested students may audition to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Berklee in Puerto Rico is made possible with generous support from Berklee alumnus and trustee Luis Alvarez '83, vice president of Mendez & Company, Inc. and executive producer of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest. In addition to helping coordinate the program, Alvarez and his corporation generously support Berklee scholarships with the Mendez & Co. Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest Scholarship, which will be awarded at the end of the Berklee in Puerto Rico program.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Berklee in Cape Verde
University of Cape Verde
Praia, Cape Verde
Cape Verde
Price: Admissions based on application acceptance.

Berklee in Cape Verde 2015
Presented by the City of Praia and Kriol Jazz Festival

April 9 - 10, 2015

The City of Praia, in conjunction with the Kriol Jazz Festival and University of Cape Verde, is pleased to present the inaugural Berklee in Cape Verde 2015 program. This two-day performance program will create opportunities for students, young musicians and music instructors in Cape Verde to participate in lectures, master classes, ensembles and other presentations highlighting a number of aspects of professional musicianship taught in the Berklee methodology.

Additionally, this program will help Berklee to identify skilled and talented college-aged musicians from Cape Verde to be awarded merit-based scholarships to attend Berklee summer programs in Boston, MA, USA, in addition to a scholarship for one online course offered through Berklee Online.

Preferred Application Filing Deadline: March 27, 2015
Decisions Issued: April 3, 2015
Program Dates: April 9-10, 2015

REGISTER NOW!

Berklee Instructors:
Ron Savage, drum set and program director
Chantel Hampton, voice
Sharik Hasan, piano
Leandro Pelligrino, guitar
Alexander Toth, bass

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

International Folk Festival - 8:15pm
136 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA 02108
617-747-1400
Price: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

The 27th annual Berklee International Folk Music Festival will feature the music, costumes, and dancing from the following styles, countries, and regions: Colombia, Nigeria, Ireland, Jewish folk music, flamenco, world strings (gypsy jazz, Arabic oud, Indian sarod), Mexico, Balkan brass band (Turkey, Serbia), and Korean Percussion Ensemble.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Berklee in Los Angeles KICK OFF! - 4:00 to 6:00pm
601 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
617-747-2245
Price: FREE! Please RSVP.

What: Learn about two Berklee in L.A. programs: It's All in the Song(July 20 - 24) and the Performance Program (July 27 - 31).

Mingle with Berklee faculty, alumni, and music students from L.A. area high schools

Meet Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum songwriter, record producers, and rapper Dawaun Parker

Special performance by the Regiment Horns, the featured horn section on the JT 20/20 Experience World Tour

One full scholarship will be awarded at the event (must be present to win)

First 10 students to register for a Berklee in L.A. program will receive a 20% discount

We look forward to seeing you in L.A.!

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Rhythm Alley
Berklee Clinics and Information Session - TBD (Afternoon or Evening)
Roosevelt Road section 2, lane 66, no 21, 1F,
Taipei, TAIWAN
Taiwan
+886-2-23587039
Price: FREE

Berklee team: clinics and performance at Rhythm Alley
Time:          TBD
Presenter:    Michael Farquharson
Topic:          Why scales are important
Description:  A look at how scales form the foundation for all music, and why mastering them is critical for performers and writers.

Time:          TBD
Presenter:    Bonnie Hayes
Topic:          Songwriters Workshop
Description:  In this workshop, you’ll play your songs in front of your peers and program faculty. You may perform solo, have a friend accompany you, or use a prerecorded track on CD. It is recommended that you have a typed or neatly written lyric sheet of the song(s) you are going to perform. We will need to have participants ready to get up and perform their song for Bonnie and the team.

Performances
Now Hear This!
Contact
At the Social