Career Jam 2022 Career Jam 2022

Design

Friday, April 1, 2022

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3. Bedroom Beats with TAETRO
TAETRO
TAETRO
Music Producer and Electronic Music Mentor
Claire Lim B.M. '18 - Moderator
Claire Lim B.M. '18 - Moderator
Assistant Professor, Electronic Production and Design, Berklee College of Music

In this session, musician and educator TAETRO will discuss his dynamic career as a freelancing digital content creator, electronic music producer, brand collaborator, and more. Based in Los Angeles with a reach that has spread internationally through the Internet, TAETRO's music technology-focused YouTube videos have garnered over 17 million views, with support from the likes of esteemed audio companies like Novation, AKAI, and Roland. His original music blends the organic and electronic to make catchy beats that cross chillhop, lofi, and other contemporary genres, which he composes using whatever can fit in his backpack.

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2. Musicians are Natural Entrepreneurs
Albhy Galuten B.M. '68
Albhy Galuten B.M. '68
Founder/CEO, Agora Media
Mike Cassidy '97
Mike Cassidy '97
Vice President of Product Management, Astra
Debbie Cavalier B.M. '87
Debbie Cavalier B.M. '87
CEO, Berklee Online/Senior Vice President, Online Learning
Stephen Webber - Moderator
Stephen Webber - Moderator
Executive Director, Berklee NYC/Dean of Strategic Initiatives, Berklee College of Music

The skills needed to make a living as a musician are the exact same skills required to be a successful entrepreneur including the ability to listen, improvise and collaborate. These Berklee alumni are successful executives who are innovating and breaking new ground in music, technology, and education. They are also amazing musicians, performers, and a Grammy Award-winning producer for artists such as Eric Clapton, Barbara Streisand, and the Bee Gees.

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3. Reel Talk: Music for Video Games
Chase Bethea
Chase Bethea
Composer, Technical Audio Designer
Tom Salta
Tom Salta
Composer, Producer, Artist
Gina Zdanowisz B.M. '94 - Moderator
Gina Zdanowisz B.M. '94 - Moderator
Associate Professor, Film Scoring, Berklee College of Music

It only takes a few seconds of playing your favorite game on mute to realize how important sound and music are when it comes to creating a captivating experience. Hear from top video game audio professionals, sound designers, and composers who have worked on your favorite games.

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4. Bursting the Berklee Bubble
Arielle Tindel B.M. '19
Arielle Tindel B.M. '19
A&R / General Manager, We Are: The Guard / Brill Building Music Publishing
Leo Varella B.M. '20
Leo Varella B.M. '20
Producer, Songwriter, Musical Director
Micah Montgomery B.M. '18
Micah Montgomery B.M. '18
Creative Strategist
Stefanie Henning - Moderator
Stefanie Henning - Moderator
Associate Vice President for Career and Digital Strategy, Berklee College of Music

A candid conversation about the industry, finances, adult friendships and what happens after you leave the Berklee Bubble. Learn from recent Berklee graduates working in all facets of the entertainment business about how to find your stride, your people, and pay bills while maintaining your health and wellness as you pivot from student to professional.

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2. Indie Artist Toolkit
Sam Bailey
Sam Bailey
Founder and Managing Director, Harbour Artists & Music
Bianca Bhagat
Bianca Bhagat
Senior Vice President of Creative Marketing, AWAL
David Macias
David Macias
President, Thirty Tigers
Charlie Tadman
Charlie Tadman
Songwriter & Publishing Relations, Spotify
Seth Saltzman B.M. '81
Seth Saltzman B.M. '81
Senior Vice President, ASCAP
Chris Wares - Moderator
Chris Wares - Moderator
Assistant Chair, Music Business/Management, Berklee College of Music

If you’re an independent artist looking to bring your career to the next level, this session is for you. The guests on this panel have been crucial in helping to build sustainable careers for artists such as Lizzy McAlpine, Jason Isbell, John Prine, Little Simz, Jungle, Tom Misch, Banks, and many more. Learn proven tactics to develop your brand, grow your fanbase, and monetize your music career.

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3. So You Think You Can Dance: An Interview with Kylie Jefferson
Kylie Jefferson B.F.A. '16
Kylie Jefferson B.F.A. '16
Actress (Netflix's Tiny Pretty Things), Dancer, Choreographer
Mila Thigpen M.F.A. '01 - Moderator
Mila Thigpen M.F.A. '01 - Moderator
Chair, Dance, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Hear from actress, dancer, choreographer, Kylie Jefferson B.F.A. '16 as she tells the story of her life after graduating and her journey in the performing arts industry.