Library Events

Diversity in Show Business

Diversity in Show Business: Acting Beyond Stereotypes April 5th 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm 150 Mass Ave, Media Center   Successful monolgue preparation for actors of all types This two-hour workshop offers practical tools for preparing audition monologues for actors. Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory students are encouraged to attend. Pre-selected students will prepare and present a memorized two to three minute contemporary dramatic or comedic monologue. Participants will receive feedback from Associate Professor Ana Guigui and Assistant Professor Rene Pfister regarding the audition process, and how to select the best monologue. Our guest moderator Susan Nelson is the Executive Director of the New England Local of SAG-AFTRA, and will be joined by local professional performers to discuss the topic of actors playing into a stereotype or acting against it. Ms. Nelson will moderate an open conversation and Q&A with our actors, panelists, and audience members about various aspects of diversity in show business. Please come and join the conversation!  Diversity/ Monolgue library resource guide. This event is co-sponsored by the Stan Getz Library and Berklee Office of Diversity & Inclusion.
The Black Panthers Party: Vanguard of the Revolution
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm 150 Mass Ave, Media Center   In celebration of Black History, The Student Activities Center, Stan Getz Library and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion are proud to screen: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution This is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.  The Glory Project will lead a short Q&A after the film...
Listening Party
150 Mass Ave, Media Center Hear a new take on an old song!   Which is better: the original song or the cover? Our panel of students and staff will present a selection of cover songs for you to listen, ponder, debate and vote on. Hear an old favorite in a whole new way at our Covers Listening Party.   (Light refreshments provided)  
Welcome to the Jungle: Intro to the Stan Getz Library
New to Berklee?  (Or at least feeling new?)   Come find out how to navigate the jungle of treasures the Stan Getz Library has to offer you as you begin your Berklee journey.  We'll walk you through the various services and resources available to you. Plus, win prizes and get tips that will help you breeze through your semester!   No sign up required—just swing by the Media Center at 150 Massachusetts Ave. either Tuesday, January 12, 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. or Wednesday, January 13, 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. . Hope to see you there!
Sounds of Philly, with Berklee faculty Tony Carbone
Join us as we explore the artists, writers, producers, labels and studios that helped to create some of the most influential and profitable records of its time.  Come listen to the music of the period as well as the impact of those sounds on contemporary releases with Berklee faculty Tony Carbone. Tony Carbone has written songs for artists on both major & independent labels, such as Atlantic, Prelude, Casablanca, West End, London, Emergency, and Clockwork racking up five Top 20 ‘Dance’ records and three Top 5 in Billboards Dance Charts. As a producer, Tony has produced for...
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm 150 Mass Ave, Media Center Michael Salvatori has been writing and producing music for many years. His relationship with Bungie began in 1997 with Myth: The Fallen Lords and continues to this day with Destiny: The Fallen King. Along the way have been many award-winning collaborations: With Marty O'Donnel, Oni and 5 Halo games among others. In 2012, Michael collaborated with Marty O'Donnell and Paul McCartney on Music of the Spheres; a 48-minute, eight-movement suite that remains unreleas...
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 150 Mass Ave, Media Center iZotope's innovative and award-winning studio tools make it easy to perfect your audio or vocal tracks. Glue a mix together, control dynamic range, and add rich character with Ozone 7's critically-acclaimed music production tools. Give your mix an analog vibe with Ozone 7's new Vintage EQ, Vintage Compressor, and Vintage Tape modules. Fix troubled audio with unprecedented power and precision using RX 5 audio repair and restoration software. RX 5 Audio Editor’s groundbreaking improvements make RX the go-...
Beats of the Antonov
What can music do in the face of a refugee crisis? Join us for a glimpse into the everyday life of the Sudanese, who, although they have lost kin, homes and farms, improvise ways to continue harvesting their crops and raising cattle. The filmmaker weaves together the voices of militants, social workers, intellectuals and everyday people to tell the story of refugees reclaiming their humanity in the midst of a complex conflict. "I named the film after the Antonov, a Russian airplane bombing the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile," he says. "'Beats' refers to the sound of the bombing — people are r...
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 150 Mass Ave, Media Center Presented by Joe Barnard of 21 Summit Productions.   Learn the basics of consistently shooting and producing quality video. In this event you will come to better understand lighting, shot composition, and editing for YouTube.   Joe Barnard has been shooting and editing video for YouTube for the past five years. Joining the Berklee community in 2011, he focussed primarily on producing music videos, performance videos, and most visual media involving music. Since then, J...
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 150 Mass Ave, Media Center Presented by the Video Game Music Club -Discussion of the past, present, and future of game music -Analysis of interactive elements and techniques -Reactive vs. Proactive audio -Introduction to audio middleware solutions This fall, the VGMC will be talking about the history and evolution of interactivity in video games. This talk will cover a broad area of topics including; discussion of the past, present, and future of game music, analysis of interactive elements and techniques, reactive vs....

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