Events

Music Therapalooza

Thursday / March 5, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A Music Therapy event.
Admission: Free

Roots Roadshow

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Students in the newly created American Roots Music Program offer a smorgasbord of fantastic performances in blues, gospel, folk, country, bluegrass, Western swing, polka, and more. The artistic director for the American Roots Music Program is Matt Glaser, chair of Berklee's String Department for 28 years.
Admission: Free

Maggie Scott: Jazz Vocal Series

Tuesday / March 10, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Jazz vocalists perform songs from the American Songbook accompanied by a faculty rhythm section.
Admission: Free

Winds, Strings, and Mallets

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This show will feature new compositions and improvisations for saxophone quartet, voice, violin, and marimba, by jazz composer and faculty member Darrell Katz. Faculty member Helen Sherrah-Davies will also perform. 
Admission: Free

The City of Tomorrow: Woodwind Quintet in Concert

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The acclaimed ensemble the City of Tomorrow will present a concert of 20th and 21st century music for woodwind quintet. Included on the program will be "Island Universe," written by Berklee professor Andrew List.
Admission: Free

Reeds Showcase

Monday / March 23, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee's double reeds are showcased in this concert under the direction of oboe professor Barbara LaFitte.
Admission: Free

Those Who Can Teach, Perform!

Tuesday / March 24, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Each semester, the students and faculty of the MUED department present an eclectic program of music. Ensembles include the MUED Concert Choir, Big Band, Orff ensemble, and lots of surprises.
Admission: Free

Indian Classical Music Master Class/Clinic

Monday / March 30, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Well-known Indian musicians present a clinic and master class on northern Hindustani and southern Carnatic styles of Indian classical music.
Admission: Free

Kevin Bleau: Curtain Up

Monday / March 30, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The sixth annual Curtain Up theatrical concert showcases the winning songs of a campus-wide musical theater songwriting contest, with new arrangements by students of musical theater arranging and orchestration.  
Admission: Free

Chord Scale Madness

Wednesday / April 1, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Each year, the best compositions from the Jazz Composition Department's chord scale voicings class are on display, as performed by the Chord Scale Madness Ensemble under the direction of Jackson Schultz.
Admission: Free

Percussion Days 2015

Friday / April 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Percussion Department presents a faculty and student recital.
Admission: Free

Flowers of the Forest: The Berklee Anglo-Celtic Vocal Ensemble

Monday / April 6, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Eight of Berklee's premier vocalists present a concert of rollicking, rowdy, and achingly beautiful songs from the British Isles. Come enjoy an evening of story songs, ballads, and shanties.
Admission: Free

Improvisation Master Class with Marshall Gilkes

Tuesday / April 7, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Marshall Gilkes will conduct a master class on jazz improvisation and critique various student groups on their original compositions. Sean Jones will host a brief Q&A session during the class.
Admission: Free

Music Education Recital

Tuesday / April 7, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Music Education director Libby Allison presents the annual Music Education Department recital.
Admission: Free

Music Therapy Symposium

Friday / April 10, 2015 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Music Therapy Department presents its annual symposium highlighting the work of music therapy around the world.
Admission: Free

The Music of Eric Gould

Monday / April 13, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This concert will feature works by pianist, composer, and arranger Eric Gould, chair of the Jazz Composition Department.
Admission: Free

A Cappella Mixé Spring

Tuesday / April 14, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee's contemporary a cappella ensemble will present works directed by Joey Blake. Also performing is the Jubilee Spirit Ensemble, directed by Donna McElroy, a former member of the world-renowned Jubilee Singers of Fisk University.
Admission: Free

Kai Turnbull: Sonic Collision IX

Tuesday / April 14, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty member Kai Turnbull presents a concert of high-energy electronica, performed by Electronic Production and Design students and featuring live improvised sets on laptops and controllers.
Admission: Free

Beautiful Songs from Latin America

Wednesday / April 15, 2015 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Advanced Latin and Jazz Workshop students present their work, directed by faculty member Mili Bermejo. This is a recital of songs from Latin American countries arranged by the singers and the band with a jazz aesthetic and improvisation.
Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition

Wednesday / April 15, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department sponsors a concert of the top student works. This semester's performance will feature the Billy Strayhorn Centennial Competition winner's six-horn ensemble piece. 
Admission: Free

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