Educational Programs At BerkleeNYC present a variety of inspiring and informative sessions for everyone, from students to working professionals, across the spectrum of art, creativity and expression.
There are numerous multi-disciplinary programs happening Spring & Summer 2018; check back here for more information and new events.
May 23 // Joe Lovano In Session w/ All-City High-School Jazz Band
This event is the result of a partnership between Power Station At BerkleeNYC and the Department Of Education.
High-school students from across New York City, comprising the All-City High-School Jazz band, will have the opportunity to enter the studio & work with and learn from legendary Saxophonist, Composer and Educator, Joe Lovano.
This is a session for public school students in New York.
June 9-10 // Vocal Production Masterclass
This is a 2-day hands-on intensive Masterclass that takes participants through the entire vocal production process.
From preparation and microphone selection through editing and vocal mixing, participants will have the opportunity to work alongside Grammy and Emmy winning Producers and Engineers, Educators and Power Station staff, learning how to step up their game in an effective and professional manner, while utilizing the storied, vintage hardware and gear found at Power Station.
Enrollment $600 // Discounted rate = $450!
June 16 // Intro To Music & Sync-Licensing Workshop
Part of Music Month, participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to play their music for a Publisher & Music Supervisor and get a look behind the curtain to see what makes music for TV, film, and advertising tick.
This workshop is open to songwriters, producers, music supervisors, music industry professionals, entertainment lawyers and those looking for a career shift. Attendees can expect to walk away with a working knowledge of the business, legal, and creative components behind licensing for film, television, and advertising.
June 23 // Method Acting For Musicians
Part of Music Month, this is a workshop led by Berklee Alumnus and theater veteran Dana McCoy that introduces principles of Method acting as a way for performers, vocalists and instrumentalists to learn how to emote fearlessly and break through the barriers that prevent them from connecting completely with their performance & audience.
June 24 // Advanced Songcraft w/SongArts Academy
Part of Music Month, this Masterclass introduces Advanced Song Craft techniques to writers looking for an edge.
Learn to identify the true power source of the songs you’re writing & put your songs on a collision course with the hearts of millions of listeners.
Bring your original songs & ideas and be prepared to go deep!
June 26 // Taking Care Of Business: Creating Band Agreements
Part of Music Month, BerkleeNYC has partnered with nationally renowned lawyer Barry Skidelsky Esq., to present essential topics in Music Business Law.
Musical Partnerships often begin as labors of love, with inadequate or no consideration given up-front to relevant business and legal issues. Invariably, it becomes more difficult and expensive to address them later, such as after significant investments of time, money and equipment are made or when financial and other disputes arise.
July 14 // Musical Direction Masterclass
Explore the challenges and processes required to be a top Musical Director in this workshop led by premier Musical Director, David Rosenthal.
David has decades of experience as a keyboardist and Musical Director for artists ranging from Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow and up-and-comer Ethan Bortnick, to his long-standing stint with Billy Joel.
You will find value in David’s discussion and his experiences whether you are currently a Musical Director, an aspiring MD or a talented performer/composer/arranger/multi-instrumentalist.
Sign-Up coming soon.
July 13-15 // Intro To Music Video Workshop
The Intro to Music Video Workshop at Power Station At BerkleeNYC is a three-day, hands-on intensive specifically focused on capturing musical performance. Utilizing the legendary Power Station studios as locations, students will be taken through the entire process of creating an original performance video – pre-production, production, and post – culminating with a class video screening.
The BerkleeNYC Intro To Music Video Workshop is the perfect opportunity for any musician or burgeoning video artist looking to expand their knowledge and gain real-world experience in this field.
More Programs are currently in development. Stay tuned!
Songwriting & Production Masterclass // March 10
Musical Theater Web Seminar #1 // April 17th
This seminar, broadcast to the Boston campus of Berklee College Of Music and Boston Conservatory featured legendary Broadway Copyist Russ Anixter, providing knowledge, training and guidance to students.
Kara DioGuardi Songwriting Camp // April 20-23
Musical Theater Web Seminar #2 // April 27th
This seminar, broadcast to the Boston campus of Berklee College Of Music and Boston Conservatory featured legendary Broadway programmer Russ Anixter, providing insight and training on Synth Programming utilizing Mainstage to students.
May 3 // WIMinTechNY @BerkleeNYC
Join Women in Music NY and Beats By Girlz on Thursday, May 3rd from 6-9PM for an evening of networking and presentations from key women working in music and technology.
At the event, money will be raised for the local Beats By Girlz NY Chapter with a raffle and silent auction. DJ Niara Sterling on the 1s and 2s!!