Events

Composers and Friends

Tuesday / February 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty compositions performed by faculty instrumentalists.
Admission: Free

On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Music and Spoken Word

Wednesday / February 26, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
On the Wing includes songs and poems about backyard birds, birds of the field, shorebirds, and vanishing species. 
Admission: Free

Graduation Processional Playoff

Thursday / February 27, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Berklee Faculty Brass Ensemble will explore three to five student compositions for brass ensemble, with the winning composition to be performed as the processional and recessional at Berklee’s graduation ceremony in May.
Admission: Free

The Latin Side of Billy Strayhorn

Thursday / February 27, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A concert featuring the music of the composer, pianist, and other half of Duke Ellington's heartbeat, Billy Strayhorn. We'll be putting a Latin spin on his timeless compositions with arrangements by all the band members, including John Baboian, Fernando Huergo, Nando Michelin, and saxophonist/bandleader Daniel Ian Smith.
Admission: Free

John Patitucci Clinic

Friday / February 28, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Legendary bassist and Berklee artist-in-residence John Patitucci will present this clinic along with Berklee Bass Department chair Steve Bailey and a drummer to be announced. The clinic is open to the general public.  
Admission: Free

Steelgrass Five-Year Anniversary Luau

Friday / February 28, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Come celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Steelgrass Residency with music, poetry, and delicious Hawaiian food.
Admission: Free

All Styles: Solo Piano Demo

Tuesday / March 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Piano Department faculty member Tim Ray will give an overview of all the important styles associated with jazz piano, including ragtime, stride, boogie-woogie, bebop, Latin, New Orleans, and others. 
Admission: Free

Yakir Arbib: Original Solo Piano Compositions

Tuesday / March 4, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Pianist and composer Yakir Arbib will be giving a solo recital of his music. 
Admission: Free

All Keys: Piano Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / March 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Piano Department faculty will perform their original compositions in a variety of styles and settings. Don't miss this chance to hear your faculty perform their original music!
Admission: Free

Stride Piano

Wednesday / March 5, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Piano Department faculty member Bob Winter will perform a solo piano concert featuring stride piano styles.
Admission: Free

Alina Galueva: Classical Piano

Wednesday / March 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Zambelli Scholarship winner Alina Galueva will present a program of classical piano music.
Admission: Free

Piano Department's Student Composer/Performer Winners

Wednesday / March 5, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Winners of the Piano Department's student composer/performer competition will perform their original pieces. Performances include jazz piano trio, gospel organ, solo piano, and small ensemble.
Admission: Free

Tamara Usatova

Thursday / March 6, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Vocalist Tamara Usatova presents a concert of original soul, R&B, and jazz tunes written while studying at Berklee. 
Admission: Free

Your Role in Music and Health

Friday / March 7, 2014 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Hear perspectives on arts and health presented by some of Boston's leaders in the field. Join us as we provoke discussion, interaction, and celebration among professionals in the arts in health.   
Admission: Free

Berklee Chamber Players

Monday / March 10, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Berklee Chamber Players are a group of versatile Berklee faculty committed to the art and craft of chamber music. In addition to the much-loved classical chamber music repertoire, this ensemble plays fresh and vibrant music by Berklee faculty, some with the ink barely dry, and some that never saw ink in the first place. Founded by string department chair Melissa Howe, the Berklee Chamber Players deliver vivid, innovative, and beautiful string music to its listening audiences.  
Admission: Free

Africana Studies Lecture

Tuesday / March 11, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.  An evening lecture given by a leading scholar in the field of Africana Studies.
Admission: Free

Explorations of Eavesdropping with Scanner

Wednesday / March 12, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Explore works created by Berklee students in collaboration with pioneering audio artist Robin Rimbaud, also known as Scanner.
Admission: Free

Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase

Thursday / March 13, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Guitar faculty member Thaddeus Hogarth presents the sixth annual Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase, featuring six stellar guitarists leading their groups in an evening of original and cover material in the genres of R&B and funk.
Admission: Free

A Tribute to Elis Regina

Friday / March 14, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The great Brazilian singer Elis Regina will be celebrated in this concert featuring vocalist Marcella Camargo Silva.
Admission: Free

Mates of State / Golden Bloom

Saturday / March 15, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The minimalist indie pop duo Mates of State has been performing music for the past 15 years, releasing albums with Polyvinyl and, later, Barsuk while touring with bands such as Superdrag, the Anniversary, and Beulah. This show also features Golden Bloom.
Admission: $18
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