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Berklee Summer Program – Stage Performance Workshop for Vocalist

yoshieYoshie Nakayama, from Tokyo, is a second semester Contemporary Writing and Production major and trombone principal. She also studies jazz vocals, and has a strong interest in a cappella.

こんにちは。ボストンも暑い日が続くようになり、夏本番に向かっているようです。
ヨーロッパからの留学生などが「蒸し暑い!」と言う度に、日本は湿度80%になるからボストンはマシと説明するのですが、イスラエルも日本と同様80%前後の湿度になるようで、びっくりしました。

さて、Berkleeでは夏期講習として色々なプログラムが開催されます。 Continue reading

Cluttered Clarity: Getting into the Montreux Jazz Festival

Ben KonenBen Konen is a student at Berklee College of Music. With the help of International Programs he and his band, Cluttered Clarity, will be touring around Europe this summer. Read more about Ben’s adventures here.

Last week I explained how Cluttered Clarity ended up having the US embassy in Luxembourg support our tour. This week, I will talk about the way Jason Camelio and his team helped us organize a 3 week-tour and get into the Montreux Jazz Festival.

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Cluttered Clarity: The troubles of Sponsoring a Tour

Ben KonenBen Konen is a student at Berklee College of Music. With the help of International Programs he and his band, Cluttered Clarity, will be touring around Europe this summer. Read more about Ben’s adventures here.

Last week I explained how we found the members for the band Cluttered Clarity. Today I will talk about getting sponsors to pay the most expensive part in touring: the plane tickets.

As soon as I knew that the band had been accepted to the 2 biggest Jazz festivals in Luxembourg, Jernej and I were brainstorming about how to come up with 5,000 dollars, the amount of money you need to pay for 4 plane tickets. First, we started by walking into every office at Berklee that might have the slightest interest in funding the tour. It took us a whole afternoon to walk to about 10 different offices. Most offices couldn’t help us, but gave us advice, which office or person to contact. Further more they explained to us which kind of projects they will fund and told us to come back if we need more help. Continue reading

Cluttered Clarity: The Project

Ben KonenBen Konen is a student at Berklee College of Music. With the help of International Programs he and his band, Cluttered Clarity, will be touring around Europe this summer. Read more about Ben’s adventures here.

Eight months ago, Jernej and I realized, that living in Boston was great. However, being away from your hometown for such a long time had one major downside. The local music scene forgets who you are. We decided to start a new band and apply at local festivals in Luxembourg and Slovenia. Continue reading

Tommy Emmanuel virá à Berklee para apresentação no BPC!

Vinicius SaVinícius Cavalieri de Sá Coutinho, born in São Paulo on March 8, 1992, is a Brazilian guitarist and composer. 

 

Bem, meus amigos, hoje irei falar sobre um evento que irá acontecer no dia 8 de julho, terça-feira, às 7:30 da noite no Berklee Performance Center. Um dos meus músicos preferidos, Tommy Emmanuel virá para Boston para apresentar-se. A data ainda é distante, por isso programem-se!

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