Berklee's back!

Picture of BSFO by Pamela Gentile from SFSFF's presentation of The Freshman in 2017

SFSFF is pleased to continue our collaboration with the extraordinary Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, who will accompany the opening night film THE MAN WHO LAUGHS on Wednesday, May 30. Incubated at Boston's world-renowned Berklee College of Music, the all-student orchestra composes and performs original scores for classic silent films under the leadership of Department Chair Alison Plante and Assistant Professor Peter Bufano. Rob Hayes is Managing Director.

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra composers, 2018:
Phil Carlson, Benjamin Knorr, Marcelle Simpson, Sonia Coronado, Daniel Tauber, Emi Nishida, and Dai Haraguchi
Berklee Silent Film Orchestra instrumentalists, 2018:
Keren Satkin, flute; Andrew van der Paardt, oboe; Stephanie Clark, clarinets; Grant Bingham, bassoon; Braden Williams, horn; Jeremy Alvarez, trumpet; Ethan Santos, trombone; Eren Başbuğ, keyboard; Patrick Hanafin, percussion; Tania Mesa, violin; Nate Taylor, cello; Michael Simon, contrabass