Events

Modern Impression Featuring Ron Savage, Ron Mahdi, and Jetro Da Silva

Monday / January 27, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Enjoy trio arrangements of music of the African diaspora, featuring Ron Savage, Jetro Da Silva, and Ron Mahdi.
Admission: Free

The City of Tomorrow

Wednesday / January 29, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The celebrated woodwind quintet the City of Tomorrow will present a concert of new music.
Admission: Free

Immortal Technique: A [R]evolution in Hip-Hop Songwriting and Production

Monday / February 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Rapper Immortal Technique (Felipe Coronel) will discuss his new book, and talk about his creative process when writing hip hop-song lyrics and producing.
Admission: Free

Adam Cruz Drum Clinic

Tuesday / February 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Adam Cruz presents a drum clinic, co-sponsored by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute and the Percussion Department.
Admission: Free

Al Natale Scholarship Concert

Tuesday / February 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The three finalists for the Al Natale Brass Scholarship will perform, with a winner being chosen at the concert's conclusion.
Admission: Free

ALEA III @ Berklee

Wednesday / February 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
ALEA III, the contemporary music ensemble of Boston University, will perform newly commissioned works by Berklee students and alumni.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Ariana Corradi: TangoIntimo y Algo Mas

Thursday / February 6, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
CANCELED: This event has been canceled.  Argentinian singer-songwriter Ariana Corradi will lead a recital, accompanied by a talented group that will bring Corradi’s chacarera and zamba compositions to life.
Admission: Free

Mark Shilansky and Fugue Mill

Monday / February 10, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Fugue Mill weaves jazz through the fabric of Americana, world, and classical music, creating a complex yet attractive blend of musical and improvisational styles. Original group pieces are featured side by side with music by such composers as Leonard Cohen and Samuel Barber. Violin and mandolin augment the quartet of piano, guitar, bass, and drums, creating a transparent and vibrant palette of improvisation and counterpoint.
Admission: Free

New Works for Jazz Orchestra 4

Tuesday / February 11, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Harmony Department Faculty Big Band presents a concert of new, original works and arrangements for concert jazz orchestra.
Admission: Free

Apostolos Paraskevas in Music and Film

Wednesday / February 12, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Original compositions and film work by composer, guitarist, and filmmaker Apostolos Paraskevas.
Admission: Free

On The Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Poetry and Music

Thursday / February 13, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Soprano Krista River, pianist George Lopez, poet Mary Pinard, composer Andrew List, and a bird specialist from Massachusetts Audubon will present a special evening of poetry, spoken work, and music. The event will include the world premiere of Andrew List's "On the Wing, A Song Cycle in Celebration of Birds."
Admission: Free

A Conversation with Vanessa Rubin

Tuesday / February 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Visiting artist-in-residency Vanessa Rubin will discuss her experiences in musical theater, performance, and jazz.
Admission: Free

Mandolin Mashup

Tuesday / February 18, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee's annual celebration of all things mandolin. Students and faculty will present a broad array of mandolin-related music and groups in numerous styles.
Admission: Free

Vanessa Rubin Jazz Composition Workshop

Wednesday / February 19, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Visiting artist Vanessa Rubin, an acclaimed vocalist and actress, will deliver a workshop on jazz composition with Eric Gould, the chair of Berklee's Jazz Composition Department.
Admission: Free

Clarinets and Friends

Wednesday / February 19, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Clarinets and Friends will feature Berklee faculty members performing Poulenc's sextet for woodwind quintet and piano, with Wendy Rolfe (flute), Peter Cokkinias (clarinet), Dominick Ferrara (bassoon), Michael Weinstein (French horn), and Wayne Ward (piano), and guest Joe Halko (oboe). Members of the Berklee Clarinet Choir will also perform some traditional and modern repertoire.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Thursday / February 20, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A program of Berklee Composition Department faculty compositions.
Admission: Free

Zafris Distinguished Lecture for Music Business Featuring Lyor Cohen

Friday / February 21, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Lyor Cohen’s career in the music industry spans more than 30 years, beginning with Russell Simmons’ Rush Management, to leading Def Jam Records in its pioneering of hip-hop music, to his most recent position as chairman and CEO of Recorded Music for Warner Music Group North America.   
Admission: Free

Greg Laswell

Friday / February 21, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
It’s been seven years since musician Greg Laswell released his debut album. Four records later, many things have changed, including many his songs. The result is I Was Going To Be An Astronaut.
Admission: $18 in advance, $20 day of show, general admission
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Greg Laswell

Friday / February 21, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
It’s been seven years since musician Greg Laswell released his debut album. Four records later, many things have changed, including many his songs. The result is I Was Going To Be An Astronaut.
Admission: $18 in advance, $20 day of show, general admission
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Bass Department Student Concert

Monday / February 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Annual showcase of Bass Department students.
Admission: Free

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