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Finding Opportunity in Spatial Audio

By Yao Wang

Last spring, I was 9 months away from graduating, and the panic of post-graduation uncertainty was becoming unbearable. I was struggling to plan my career and I wanted to do something different. That was when I first got introduced to the world of virtual reality and spatial audio by my friend Jason Parks.

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Berklee College of Music Featuring Ava Suppelsa

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 2.43.54 PMWith her blend of folk, pop and country Ms.Ava Suppelsa has the voice of an angel that will sweep you off your feet. Born and raised in Evanston, Illinois, at 18 years old Suppelsa is already well beyond her years with her achievements. Starting at only 12 years old she began writing her own music and performing all over the Chicago area. In 2013, Suppelsa participated in the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. The Academy is a boarding school for grads 9-12 specializing in the arts and music. Her emphasis was being involved in their singer/songwriting program.

Now many years into the future the extensive high school music career paid off when she received her acceptance letter for the Berklee College of Music Class of 2019. Currently she is duel majoring in Songwriting and Music Business. We will soon be treated with the release of her newest EP that has not been titled yet. I was honored to be able meet with Ms.Suppelsa to talk about her first year of Berklee and the newest accomplishments to her repertoire of experience.

To hear Ava talk about her journey at Berklee and her future Click Here.

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バークリー最大のレコーディングスタジオご紹介

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a 5th semester Contemporary Writing and Production major, trombone principal student. She studies arranging, recording/mixing with ProTools, and vocal ensemble. She graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with bachelor of music from music education major. She has license of teaching music in japanese Junior high/high school.

こんにちは。早いもので3月になりましたね。
私は3月4日に迫った初のリサイタルに向け、アカペラ2バンドと、ブラジル音楽の楽器バンドとの3グループのリハーサル三昧の日々を過ごしています。
3グループとも良い音楽をお届けする準備が出来ているので、本番が楽しみです。

さて今回は、この週末土曜日に、去年オープンした新校舎の地下にあるバークリー最大のスタジオでレコーディングをしたので、少しその様子をご紹介させていただきます。

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ドラムレコーディングワークショップ

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a 5th semester Contemporary Writing and Production major, trombone principal student. Also, she has many experiences of singing in choirs and a cappella choruses since she was a child. She Graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with bachelor of music degree from music education major. Therefore, has license of teaching music in japanese Junior high/high schools.

みなさんこんにちは。
1月からずっと、積もっている雪が増えるばかりでしたが、2日前に久しぶりの雨が降って、積もっている雪の量が減りました。まだまだ春到来までは遠そうですが、束の間の暖かい気候をみんな喜んでいます。

さて、先日ドラムのレコーディングワークショップに参加してきました。
これは私が専攻しているCWPの先生、Chrissyが個人的に企画したもので、彼女の知人であり、バークリーの卒業生である方が所有しているレコーディングスタジオで無料開催されました。

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Midterm終了間近!

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a 4th semester Contemporary Writing and Production major, trombone principal student. She also studies jazz vocals, and vocal ensemble. She graduated Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo with bachelor of music from music education major. She has license of teaching music in japanese Junior high/high schools.

こんにちは。
ボストンでは11月1日の深夜にサマータイムが終わって、iPhoneやMacBookの時計は午前1:59の1分後に午前1時になりました。これで日本との時差は14時間差です。

さて、私は中間試験のプロジェクトが一つ残っているのですが、昨日レコーディングが全て終わったので、これからミックスをしてウェブサイトにアップロードをしたら中間試験は終了です!
このプロジェクトはCWP major必須のWriting for Small Ensembleという授業のもので、Smallと言ってもLead vocal, Backup vocals(男女2人ずつ), 5horns, rhythm section, percussionという編成でポップス曲を自分で編曲して録音する、というプロジェクトです。
少ない楽器編成ではないのにスモールと名前がつくのは、CWPはこの後Big bandのアレンジを習う授業があるからだと思われます。

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