Events

Jazz Violin Summit

Wednesday / October 30, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Jazz Violin Summit will be a showcase of the jazz violin faculty and top students at Berklee. Instrumentation will include multiple violins along with a rhythm section of piano, bass, and drums.
Admission: Free

Music Education Symposium

Wednesday / November 6, 2013 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Music Education Symposium
Admission: Free

Tenor Sax Summit: Gary Campbell, George Garzone, and Frank Tiberi

Thursday / November 7, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A talented trio of legendary tenor saxophone players and music educators – Gary Campbell, George Garzone, and Frank Tiberi – collaborate for this very special concert, joined by Tim Ray on Piano, John Lockwood on bass, and Yoron Israel on drums.
Admission: Free

The Ostinato Project with Maeve Gilchrist

Tuesday / November 12, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Virtuoso playing and delicate soundscapes define the music of U.S.-based Scottish harpist Maeve Gilchrist. The Ostinato Project originated as a concept for Gilchrist's first solo harp album, a recording intended to explore and celebrate the harp.  
Admission: Free

Storytellers Unplugged

Thursday / November 14, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Nine of Berklee's most exciting singer-songwriters and vocal interpreters present a special acoustic concert performance, revealing the stories behind the songs.
Admission: Free

The World is Too Much

Friday / November 15, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
With influences and interests that range from metal to the folk music (passing by styles like jazz, R&B, and funk) of countries in Latin America, Europe, and North America, Felipe Guzmán presents an eclectic and rich blend of his experiences as an artist, a musician, and a human being that seeks to affect physically and emotionally every person he can. 
Admission: Free

BGJI Masters Speak Series: Ben Street

Monday / November 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Radio legend Steve Schwartz leads an interactive interview with master bassist Ben Street on November 18.
Admission: Free

BGJI Masters Speak Series: Ben Street

Monday / November 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Masters Speak Series is a collection of interactive, exclusive interviews led by jazz radio legend Steve Schwartz. On November 18, world-renowned bass player Ben Street will be featured. A native of Gorham, Maine, Street is considered one of the most sought-after bass players in the jazz community.  
Admission: Free

Jordan Brooks: The Complete Percussionist

Tuesday / November 19, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This program includes a wide range of music that revolves around percussion as the main voice. The program includes a marimba concerto, xylophone concerto, timpani solo, multipercussion solo, and pop compositions and arrangements by Jordan Brooks for marimba and rhythm section. 
Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition in Fall 2013

Tuesday / November 19, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A collection of the best student compositions from the fall semester.
Admission: Free

Autumn Winds, Flutes, and Piano

Wednesday / November 20, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A lively and lyrical concert featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble, directed by Woodwind Department faculty member Wendy Rolfe. Original Berklee compositions and arrangements, as well as classics in styles from Latin to baroque, to romantic to world music, will delight listeners.
Admission: Free

Vox One

Wednesday / November 20, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A cappella quintet Vox One one celebrates its 25th anniversary since forming at Berklee as students.
Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival

Thursday / November 21, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Vocal jazz ensembles perform a variety of songs, some featuring original arrangements by Berklee faculty and students.
Admission: Free

Jazz Vocal Series

Thursday / November 21, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Jazz vocalists perform songs from the Great American Songbook jazz standards. A rhythm section accompanies the singers.
Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival

Friday / November 22, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Vocal jazz ensembles perform a variety of songs, some featuring original arrangements by Berklee faculty and students.
Admission: Free

Performance Wellness Institute Presents

Monday / November 25, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Performance Wellness Institute presents an afternoon of lectures and performances.
Admission: Free

The Cotton Club: A Reading of a Work in Progress

Monday / November 25, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This event, lasting 60-90 minutes, will be a reading of a work in progress about the Cotton Club.  It will feature student readers/performers and a music ensemble. The purpose of the event is to test the script before an invited audience.
Admission: Free

BGJI Masters Speak Series: Danilo Perez

Tuesday / November 26, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Masters Speak Series is a collection of interactive, exclusive interviews led by jazz radio legend Steve Schwartz. On November 26, Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Danilo Pérez will be the featured guest. Pérez is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. In just over a decade, his distinctive blend of pan-American jazz has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences.   
Admission: Free

BGJI Masters Speak Series: Danilo Perez

Tuesday / November 26, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Radio legend Steve Schwartz will lead an intervactive, exlcusive interview with Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Danilo Perez.
Admission: Free

Benjamin Britten Concert

Tuesday / November 26, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This concert will feature various chamber works by Benjamin Britten in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth year.
Admission: Free

Pages