Career Jam 2021 Career Jam 2021

Inspire. Educate. Connect.

Career Jam is an annual event that connects you with prominent artists and industry leaders, grows your professional network, and broadens the scope of your career possibilities.



Friday, April 2, 2021

Performance Production Composition
Behind the Music with Adam Blackstone
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Adam Blackstone
Adam Blackstone Music Director, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show (Shakira and Jennifer Lopez)
Danielle "Queen D." Scott B.M. ’02
Danielle "Queen D." Scott B.M. ’02 Berklee College of Music, Assistant Chair of Ensembles
Business Composition
The Art of Turning Music into Groceries
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Eve Nelson B.M. ’86
Eve Nelson B.M. ’86 Solid Ground Sound, Co-Founder
Caitlin Hill
Caitlin Hill Solid Ground Sound, Cofounder
Jason Ve
Jason Ve 88rising, Vice President of Artist Partnerships
Emily Weber B.M. ’97
Emily Weber B.M. ’97 Position Music, Vice President/Head of Synch
Adrian Miller
Adrian Miller Manager, Music Supervisor, Executive Producer, Anderson .Paak
Lady Bri
Lady Bri Performer, Songwriter
Tonya Butler
Tonya Butler Berklee College of Music, Chair of Music Business/Management
Education Composition
Those Who Can, Teach
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Sheryl Bailey
Sheryl Bailey Berklee College of Music, Assistant Chair of Guitar
Colin Sapp B.M. ’02
Colin Sapp B.M. ’02 Berklee College of Music, Associate Professor, Guitar
Tomo Fujita
Tomo Fujita Berklee College of Music, Professor, Guitar
David Tronzo
David Tronzo Berklee College of Music, Professor, Guitar
Jane Miller
Jane Miller Berklee College of Music, Professor, Guitar
Kim Perlak
Kim Perlak Berklee College of Music, Chair of Guitar
Business Composition Design Education Health and Wellness Keynote Performance Production
Career Jam Keynote Presentation: With Keynote Speaker H.E.R.
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H.E.R. Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist
Jeanine McLean
Jeanine McLean MBK Entertainment Inc., President/Managing Partner
Alonzo Harris
Alonzo Harris Musical Director/Arranger
Swagg R’Celious
Swagg R’Celious Songwriter and Producer
Sean Skeete B.M. ’04
Sean Skeete B.M. ’04 Berklee College of Music, Chair of Ensembles
Business Performance
Everything I Wanted…Discovering Billie Eilish
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Paul Wachter
Paul Wachter Main Street Advisors, Founder/CEO
Hannah Gold
Hannah Gold Vice President of Marketing, Interscope Records (IGA)
Brandon Goodman
Brandon Goodman Co-Manager, Billie Eilish
Danny Rukasin
Danny Rukasin Co-Manager, Billie Eilish
Chelsea Dodson
Chelsea Dodson Interscope Records (IGA), Manager of Creative
Justin Lubliner
Justin Lubliner The Darkroom, Founder/CEO
Panos Panay B.M. ’94
Panos Panay B.M. ’94 Berklee College of Music, Senior Vice President for Global Strategy and Innovation
Production Composition
Songwriting and Production Open Session: Unpacking the Process
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Rice N' Peas
Rice N' Peas Bazzi feat. Camila Cabello, Lennon Stella, Hailee Steinfeld, Producers
Will Wells B.M. ’11
Will Wells B.M. ’11 Songwriter, Producer, Performer
Jonathan Perkins B.M. ’00
Jonathan Perkins B.M. ’00 Berklee College of Music, Assistant Chair of Songwriting
Business Performance Composition Design Education Health and Wellness Production
Staying on the Cutting Edge of Social Media
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Olivia Rudensky
Olivia Rudensky Head of Marketing and Digital for Miley Cyrus, Maverick Management
Fadia Kader
Fadia Kader Clubhouse, Media Partnerships and Creators
Sarah Michaelson
Sarah Michaelson City Media Entertainment, Brand Partnerships/Social Media
Isabel Quinteros
Isabel Quinteros TikTok, Music Partnerships/Artist Relations
Walter Smith III '02
Walter Smith III '02 Berklee College of Music, Chair of Woodwinds
Performance Business Design
You Oughta Know...Jagged Little Pill: the Road from Boston to Broadway
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Diane Paulus
Diane Paulus American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), Artistic Director
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Royal Ballet Flanders, Eastman, Artistic Director
Ebony Williams B.F.A. ’05
Ebony Williams B.F.A. ’05 Dancer/Choreographer
Scott Edmiston
Scott Edmiston Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Dean of Theater
Design Composition Production
Adventures in Music for Video Games
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Adam Burgess B.M. ’14
Adam Burgess B.M. ’14 Blizzard Entertainment, Composer
SungHa Hong B.M. ’20
SungHa Hong B.M. ’20 ArenaNet, Associate Sound Designer
Matteo Stronati B.M. ’11
Matteo Stronati B.M. ’11 Riot Games, Audio Director
Gina Zdanowicz
Gina Zdanowicz Berklee College of Music, Associate Professor, Film Scoring; Composer and Sound Designer
Chase Bethea
Chase Bethea Video Game Composer & Sound Designer
Michele Darling
Michele Darling Berklee College of Music, Assistant Chair of Electronic Production and Design
Health and Wellness Business
Rhythm and Truth: Music to Empower
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Summer Lall B.M. ’08
Summer Lall B.M. ’08 CradleSong Birthing and Rhythm and Truth Music Therapy, Founder
Jon Lall B.M. ’07
Jon Lall B.M. ’07 Songwriter, Producer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocalist
Joy Allen
Joy Allen Berklee College of Music, Chair of Music Therapy
Business Composition Production
The Art of A&R
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Derrick Aroh
Derrick Aroh RCA Records, Vice President of A&R
Amanda Samii B.M. ’09
Amanda Samii B.M. ’09 Capitol Records, Senior Vice President of A&R
Derek Cournoyer
Derek Cournoyer Kobalt Music, Senior Director of Synch and Business Development
Lanre Gaba
Lanre Gaba Atlantic Records, General Manager/Senior Vice President of Urban A&R
Yvonne Drazan
Yvonne Drazan PeerMusic, Vice President, Latin Division
Tina Davis
Tina Davis Empire Inc., Vice President of A&R
Bonnie Hayes
Bonnie Hayes Berklee College of Music, Chair of Songwriting
Prince Charles Alexander
Prince Charles Alexander Berklee College of Music, Professor, Music Production and Engineering

This event is closed to the public and is only open to the Berklee community.