Career Jam 2022 Career Jam 2022

Education

Friday, April 1, 2022

- EDT
4. Embracing the Hyphen: Artist-Educator
Otto Gross B.M. '10
Otto Gross B.M. '10
Creative Director / Producer / Artist, Otto Gross Music
Yonit Spiegelman B.M. '14
Yonit Spiegelman B.M. '14
Composer / Bassist, Yonit Spiegelman / Squeak E Clean
Latoya Lewis B.M. '10
Latoya Lewis B.M. '10
Music and Movement Educator, KIPP Pueblo Unido
Justin Stoney
Justin Stoney
Founder and President, New York Vocal Coaching Inc.
Karen Peterson B.F.A. '76
Karen Peterson B.F.A. '76
Founder, Artistic Director, Karen Peterson and Dancers, Inc.
Philip Lima - Moderator
Philip Lima - Moderator
Assistant Chair, Voice, Berklee College of Music

Teaching is often a gratifying piece of a successful career for musicians. Many artist-educators have the drive to pay it forward and make a difference in the lives of others and believe in the global impact and importance of the arts in society. Learn how teaching has impacted and enriched the lives and careers of the panelists, the different ways and settings where teaching can be a valuable part of your artistic lifestyle, and how to build your brand, business, and revenue stream as an artist-educator.

- EDT
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.

- EDT
6. Breaking Down the Riff with Natalie Weiss
Natalie Weiss
Natalie Weiss
Vocal Performer/Coach, Breaking Down The Riffs / Riffsky Business LLC
Jules Braverman
Jules Braverman
Project Manager / Assistant, Natalie Weiss / Riffsky Business LLC
Jermaine Hill - Moderator
Jermaine Hill - Moderator
Assistant Chair, Theater, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Ever wonder what it takes to be a critically-acclaimed artist and entrepreneur? Natalie Weiss has sung on The Greatest Showman Soundtrack, the Dear Evan Hansen cast recording, Broadway, national tours, American Idol, and at sold-out concerts and stadiums around the world. She has quickly become one of the most sought-after celebrity vocal coaches, and her collaborations, performances, and YouTube series, "Breaking Down the Riffs," have been viewed more than 4 million times. Join us as she talks about her career as a singer, vocal coach, and businesswoman and works with our students on her trademarked method of breaking down the riffs and runs from pop icons.