Concerts, Clinics and Events

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Registration
First level hallway

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Ensemble Competition/Performances
First, second, and third levels

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Educator and Parent Hospitality Lounge
Room 202, Third Level

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Jazz Singer Showcase  
Room 201, Second Level

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Berklee College of Music Information Tables
(Including Office of Admissions, Summer Programs, and more) second and third level hallways

Music Industry Exhibit Tables
Third level hallways

9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Berklee Bookstore, Festival Merchandise, and Music Supplies
Veterans Memorial Lobby, second Level

10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Campus Tour
Leave from Admissions table, second level hallway

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Open Jam Sessions
The Jazz Workshop Room, Ballroom C, third level

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Berklee City Music High School Academy All-Star Band
Berklee Showcase Room, Ballroom A, third level
Program Director: Misael Martinez

The City Music High School Academy program provides year-round music instruction to high school students in underserved communities in Boston and the Greater Boston area. The program is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Campus Tour
Leaves from Admissions table, second level hallway

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
The Jazz Singers Showcase Finals
Room 201, second level

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
The Maggie Scott Trio
The Jazz Workshop Room, Ballroom C, third level

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Berklee Tower of Power Ensemble
Berklee Showcase Room, Ballroom A, third level
Directed by Bobby Gallegos

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Funkestra
The Jazz Workshop Room, Ballroom C, third level
Directed by Mimi Rabson

Mimi Rabson – violinist, violist, composer, educator
Dubbed “…dazzling, violin phenom” by the Boston Globe, Mimi Rabson has distinguished herself as one of Boston’s most creative and versatile musicians. She appears regularly in classical, jazz, Klezmer and other eclectic performances. She is afirst-prize winner of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship in composition. Ms. Rabson was a founding member of the Klezmer Conservatory Band and appeared with
Itzhak Perlman on the recording called “In the Fiddler’s House” and on “The Late Show with David Letterman”. Ms. Rabson is a Stringletter Press composer and arranger providing many pieces for the String Charts catalogue. She is an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music and a sought after clinician. For more: Mimirabson.com

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
The Berklee Rainbow Band All Stars Combo
Berklee Showcase Room, Ballroom A, third level
Directed by Tia Fuller

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, second level
Directed by Greg Hopkins

3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Campus Tour
Leaves from Admissions table, second level hallway

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Berklee P Funk Ensemble
Berklee Showcase Room, Ballroom A, third level
Directed by Lenny Stallworth

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sean Jones Clinic- The Routine, Maximizing Your Daily Practice Schedule
The Jazz Workshop Room, Ballroom C, third level

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
The 99th Army Band
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, second level

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, second level

Tonight’s award ceremony will open with Greg Hopkins and the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, featuring the winner of the new Berklee Jazz Singer Showcase category, and the winning arrangement of the fifth annual Herb Pomeroy Jazz Composition/Arranging Contest

Ensemble packets will not be distributed after the Awards Presentation because all scoring will be done online. Competition scores for all classes will be posted outside the auditorium at the conclusion of the awards ceremony. Ensemble directors will have access to their ensemble’s individual scoring forms by logging into their account on the Berkleejazz.org website.

6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Winners Showcase Concert
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, second level

 

          February 11, 2017