Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music was founded by Lawrence Berk in 1945 as the Schillinger House school of music, as the curriculum centered on the Schillinger Method of Music Composition. The name was changed in 1954 to the Berklee School of Music, and again in 1970 to Berklee College of Music.
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Teaching materials created and compiled by former Berklee faculty member and chair of Harmony, Barrie Nettles (BCM '69). Materials include workbooks, exams, and instructional recordings for Harmony, Arranging, and Ear Training courses.
Parts and scores for three overtures composed by Berklee College of Music alumni, commissioned for and performed at the Berklee 60th Anniversary Concert on January 28, 2006.
Recordings on VHS and audiocassette from the 1980s-1990s produced and/or compiled by Berklee College of Music's Career Resource Center as reference resources for students and faculty, including Career Center events, visiting artist clinics and interviews, workshops, lectures, and presentations.
Berklee College of Music collection of campus event recordings on analog and optical media, 1995 - 2019
Audio and video recordings of Berklee College of Music events from campus venues including the: Berklee Performance Center, Lawrence and Alma Berk Recital Hall, Steve Heck Room, David Friend Recital Hall, Red Room, and Stan Getz Library and Media Center. The sources of these recordings include Berklee’s Concert Office, Video Services, and the Stan Getz Library and Media Center.
College campus event recordings on quarter-inch audio tape from approximately 1969 to 1995, most likely produced or compiled by the Concert Operations department. Recordings include clinics, master classes, concerts, opening convocation, and commencement ceremonies.
Photographs, negatives, slides, and other promotional materials produced by or for Berklee's Communications office documenting Berklee buildings, student life, selected individuals, and campus events from the late 1990s to early 2000s.
This collection consists of concert programs generated by Berklee College of Music’s Concert Operations department, known colloquially as the Concert Office. Events include student, faculty, visiting artist, and professional performances in the following five campus venues: Lawrence and Alma Berk Hall, Oliver Colvin Hall, David Friend Hall, The Red Room @ Café 939, and the Berklee Performance Center.
This collection comprises press releases distributed by the Berklee College of Music Office of Media Relations, compiled press clippings about Berklee and its alumni, and news media segments about Berklee on VHS, CD, and DVD. This collection is the primary source for information about Berklee from the mid-2000s through the 2010s.
Berklee College of Music Music Production and Engineering departmental recording collection, 1958-1995
This collection contains 700 audio reels created and/or collected by the Music Production and Engineering (MP&E) department at Berklee College of Music. Recordings include faculty and student projects, visiting artist clinics, master classes, lectures, annual commencement concerts and ceremonies, selected and student performances.