Berklee’s Composition Department sponsors a songwriting competition featuring finalists in three categories: pop song, theater song, and contemporary art song. Prize-winners will be announced and the evening will also include a performance of Schoenberg’s groundbreaking song cycle, “Pierrot Lunaire,” performed by an all-star Berklee faculty lineup.
Berklee College of Music’s Women’s Choir, conducted by Sharon Brown and Ned Rosenblatt, will perform selections from Johannes Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes (Op. 52), Vier Gesänge für Frauenchor (Op. 17), and the London version of his German Requiem, performed in German with piano duet. Kathleen Flynn and Brad Gleim will be featured soloists.
This annual performance celebrates Berklee's abundant international student population, proving that music is truly a cultural bridge. Students and faculty will perform, some wearing vibrant clothing and playing rarely seen instruments from their homelands. They will showcase a vast range of musical styles.
Beautiful, mesmerizing, and profoundly musical, Ghazal brings together world-renowned Persian and Indian musicians to create an exquisite and harmonious dialogue between the two traditions. Iran’s kamancheh (spiked fiddle) master Kayhan Kalhor and India’s sitar virtuoso Shujaat Husain Khan have toured the world to critical acclaim. They will be joined by the superb tabla player Sandeep Das.
The Contemporary Writing and Production student concert features some of the department's best students and their dynamic songs and arrangements in an exciting mix of electrifying music. On March 10, Contemporary Writing and Production majors will showcase, along with a dynamite student band, their original pieces and arrangements. The concert will feature a wide variety of styles and compositions. Andrea Pejrolo and Dave Howard are the directors of the show. This is a concert that you don’t want to miss!