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Berklee College of Music collection of campus event recordings on analog and optical media, 1995 - 2019

Identifier: BCA-017

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1995-2019


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research by appointment. Advance notice is required for access because materials are stored offsite.

The majority of recordings have not been transferred. Patrons may request viewing appointments; Berklee community members may request streaming access to digitized copies. Contact Archives staff for further information.

Berklee Event Recordings Access Policy

Berklee Archives can only grant personal copies of event recordings to event participants. Remote streaming access is restricted to the Berklee community with a Berklee OnePass login; requests from patrons outside the Berklee community will require an on-campus appointment to view.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials from Berklee Archives are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. Permission to examine materials, or to obtain copies, does not imply the right to publish, exhibit, or broadcast them, in whole or in part. Visitors and researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of any materials they may wish to use, making fair use determinations, investigating the owner(s) of the copyright and, where necessary, obtaining permission for the intended use. For additional information regarding copyright, fair use, and reproduction services, please consult our Access and Use Policies.

Biographical / Historical

Dedicated in 1998, the Stan Getz Library is committed to collecting and providing access to both electronic and print resources for music materials and to providing bibliographic, reference, and instructional support for Berklee’s research, scholarly, and creative pursuits. The Library’s Media Development Office receives event recordings and related materials from various campus offices, including Video Services and the Concert Office, and prepares these materials for inclusion in the library and college archives collections, as appropriate.


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This collection has been minimally processed. Materials are currently housed in the original order they were received.

Berklee College of Music collection of campus event recordings (1995 - present)
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The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid were completed with support from a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the Berklee Archives Repository

Berklee College of Music
1140 Boylston St
Boston MA 02215 USA