Boston Conservatory at Berklee Fall 2021 Graduate Orientation Boston Conservatory at Berklee Fall 2021 Graduate Orientation

Welcome to Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Graduate Programs.

Fall 2021 graduate orientation is for students entering their first semester at the Conservatory, as well as for students who began their studies during the pandemic in 2020 or 2021. Returning students should reference the schedule for specific sessions that are open to them with the tag Open to Returning Students.

IMPORTANT: You must reserve an arrival time in advance for vaccination clearance and testing, and be cleared from testing by the start of orientation in order to participate. Learn more about the arrival and testing process.

Dates

Monday, August 30–Saturday, September 4, 2021

Information

Please review the following information before the start of the fall semester.

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Orientation at a Glance

Below you will find a simplified schedule of the week's events. You can filter events by day, location, or tag, or use the search bar. For more information on the events, view the Detailed Orientation Schedule.

Schedule

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Speakers

Andy Chau
Director of Career Engagement
Andy Vores
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Betsy Newman
Berklee Executive Officer; Senior Vice President for Student Enrollment and Engagement
Cathy Young
Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Christopher Kandus-Fisher
Vice President for Student Affairs, Berklee
Danilo Pérez
Founder and Artistic Director, Berklee Global Jazz Institute
Darla Hanley
Dean, Professional Education Division, Berklee College of Music
Erica Muhl
President, Berklee
Jay Kennedy
Berklee Executive Officer; Vice President for Academic Affairs/Vice Provost
Jennifer Caraluzzi
Program Manager, Graduate Studies
Jonathan Bailey Holland
Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Kelly Downes
Chief Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Lacretia Johnson Flash
Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Berklee
Lawrence J. Simpson
Berklee Executive Officer; Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost
Marco Pignataro
Managing Director, Berklee Global Jazz Institute
María Cabané
Associate Director of Student Wellness Promotion and Services
Mason Bynes, M.M. ’21
Career Services Advisor
Matthew Marsit
Chair of Instrumental Studies, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Michael Shinn
Dean of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Nicole Mlynczak
Associate Director of Career Services
Patty Thom
Chair of Voice, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Rhoda Bernard
Managing Director, Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs
Robert C. Lagueux
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Berklee
Ron Savage
Dean of the Professional Performance Division, Berklee College of Music
Roya Hu
Senior Director, Faculty Development, Berklee
Terri Lyne Carrington
Founder and Artistic Director, Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Institute