브로드웨이 쇼 ‘마틸다’

1488057_10202967673859454_893676143_n Suhhyun Sarah Kwon is a sixth semester student at Berklee, dual majoring in Film Scoring and Contemporary Writing and Production. 버클리에서 Film Scoring과 Contemporary Writing and Production 복수전공으로 여섯번째 학기를 맞는 권서현입니다. 영어로 발음하기 어려운 이름이라 Sarah라는 이름을 사용하고 있습니다.

저번주에는 잠시 뉴욕에 다녀왔는데요 뉴욕하면 브로드웨이 뮤지컬이죠! ‘찰리와 초콜릿 공장’ 책의 작가로 널리 알려진 로알드 달의 또 다른 책, ‘마틸다’ 이야기를 담은 같은 이름의 ‘마틸다’ 뮤지컬을 보았습니다.

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Playing on the High Seas: Part 3

Making The Most of Your Cruise Ship Contract

by Elena Bonomo ’14

Read Part 1 & Part 2

Elena BonomoMany people shy away from working as a musician on cruise ships because their previous expectations and experiences as a musician on land are different than those of which are expected of them on a ship. The notion of being away from home for months at a time, the thought of playing music that has been provided for you by a company, and the fact that you will be playing consistently every day can be intimidating and even mundane to some people. But there are ways to take these experiences and turn them into something that will be beneficial and rewarding for your musical career in the long term.

What I enjoyed the most about working on cruise ships was the fact that I had the opportunity to play a variety of styles of music every day. From jazz standards, to ballroom dance music, to Broadway-style show tunes, to pop classics, there are opportunities to play a variety of styles in just one night! For all us musicians who are hoping to make a career out of performing, it is extremely important to be as versatile as possible in your playing. The more styles of music you can play, the more job opportunities there are that you can take advantage of. Continue reading

PANDATONIC Concert

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a Contemporary Writing and Production major, finished her 5th semester in the Spring 2015. She studies arranging, recording/mixing with ProTools, and singing in vocal ensemble. She graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with Bachelor of Music from Music Education major, Music Education minor, with a license of teaching music in japanese Junior high/senior high schools.

こんにちは。一週間空いてしまいましたが、いかがお過ごしでしょうか。
今日は、先日開催されたバークリーの新しいクラブ’PANDATONIC’による初めてのコンサートについてご紹介します。
私も所属しているこのクラブは、名誉顧問にバークリーでソルフェージュやイヤートレーニングを長年教えていらっしゃる松岡由美子先生をお迎えしています。学生の45%が留学生であるバークリーならではの、それぞれの国や地域ごとの音楽、食べ物、服装などのオリジナリティを理解し合い、それを共有/融合できるように、バークリーの教員によるクリニックや、学生による学内外やバークリー最大のコンサートホールでのコンサート開催を目的としています。 Continue reading

Two-Five-One: Eric Kalver

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Name: Eric Kalver
Major(s): Contemporary Writing & Production and Drum Set Performance
Hometown: Cranston, RI
Current City: Los Angeles, CAEric Kalver

Why did you move to the city you’re living in now?

Two months before graduating, I was on spring break visiting Los Angeles with my dad. I had no set plans for what I would do after graduating but an old friend, while meeting up at In-N-Out Burger, convinced me that I should move to LA as soon as possible. As a pop arranger, drummer, and movie buff, I knew that he was right, plus, I was done dealing with snow. I visited LA one more time to make sure this was the right move and then drove 3000 miles with all my belongings from Rhode Island to Los Angeles. My best friend joined me and flew back once we arrived. We were so excited that our 5 day plan ended up turning into a 3.5 day plan. For those who are planning on driving, TAKE YOUR TIME! I had to rush because I had a job waiting, but I wish I had left earlier to explore more of the country.  Continue reading

학교에서 세상으로

1488057_10202967673859454_893676143_n Suhhyun Sarah Kwon is a sixth semester student at Berklee, dual majoring in Film Scoring and Contemporary Writing and Production. 버클리에서 Film Scoring과 Contemporary Writing and Production 복수전공으로 여섯번째 학기를 맞는 권서현입니다. 영어로 발음하기 어려운 이름이라 Sarah라는 이름을 사용하고 있습니다.

세계에서 제일가는 음악 대학교 중 하나인 버클리인 만큼 졸업 후나 재학 중에 유명해지는 아티스트들을 많이 만날 수 있습니다. 가끔은 다른 세계에 있는 사람들 같기도 하지만 그들 역시 한때 숙제를 하고 점수를 받는 학생이었다는 사실을 생각하면 재밌기도 하고 용기도 생깁니다.

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