Events

Anthony Tòth Quintet

Thursday / November 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The Anthony Tòth Quintet presents an evening of swing.
Admission: Free

Kai Turnbull: Sonic Collision VIII

Thursday / November 6, 2014 / 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

Songwriting Department Battle of the Bands Contest

Thursday / November 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
This battle of the bands contest will feature the best bands playing original music in the Berklee community. A panel of music industry professionals will judge the competition, along with faculty from the songwriting department and other faculty.
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Keyhan Kamelian: Edghâm (Fusion)

Friday / November 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In his first recital at Berklee, pianist and composer Keyhan Kamelian will perform original compositions that combine jazz, electronic, and Persian music.
Admission: Free

Clemens Grassmann Group

Friday / November 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Drum set principle Clemens Grassmann leads a recital of original jazz compositions and covers of standards.
Admission: Free

Rachel Sumner: Something Old, Something New

Friday / November 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Composer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Sumner performs original songs and compositions plus standard bluegrass tunes, a smattering of old and new. The show will feature the five-piece bluegrass band Twisted Pine and members of the CanvaSounds Collective Ensemble.
Admission: Free

Ana Moura

Friday / November 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice trolls freely though the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre with stunning results.
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From the 'Hood to Carnegie Hall Tour

Saturday / November 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Thee Phantom combines the raw energy and passion of hip-hop with the beautiful, sweeping sounds of live orchestration. Hailing from Philadelphia, Phantom is stalking his dream of bringing his brand of B-Boy Meets Beethoven to Carnegie Hall.
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Mary Black

Saturday / November 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Performing for more than 25 years and retiring after this farewell tour, Mary Black has long been considered one of the finest female vocalists in the Celtic world. An unparalleled interpretive singer with a beautiful, dynamic voice, she draws on her traditional Irish folk and ballad background to create music that soars with a contemporary edge. Her daughter, Róisín O, will open.
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Parham Haghighni: Second Chance

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Iranian singer and pianist Parham Haghighni will perform some of his original music as well as arrangements of Persian folk tunes and jazz standards.
Admission: Free

Shoko Igarashi Senior Recital

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Tenor saxophonist Shoko Igarashi presents her final recital with a set of originals.
Admission: Free

Virginia's Concert

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Virginia McMahon will present her second concert at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Erica Telisnor: Abstract Scenario's "Abstract Friends: Deux"

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
This concert will feature pianist Erica Telisnor's jazz fusion quartet, Abstract Scenario, as well as several guest performers. The program will showcase original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Mandu Medga

Tuesday / November 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The words "Mandu Mega" come from one of the many languages spoken in Kenya called Kikuyu, a saying that means "good things." This recital will be a selection of pianist Kathy Kiragu's favorite songs by artists from Kenya and other parts of Africa.
Admission: Free

Brian Seymour's Senior Recital

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Woodwind doubler Brian Seymour will play his original jazz fusion tunes and arrangements with his band.
Admission: Free

Classic Etude Recital

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Live performances of classical studies for double bass, violin, and electric bass.
Admission: Free

Autumn Winds, Flutes, and Pianos

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble and the Berklee Flute Choir, directed by professor Wendy Rolfe, will present a concert featuring a variety of music, including Latin, baroque, romantic, and more. Lively and lyrical classical favorites, originals by Berklee musicians, and music from across the globe will be performed by some of the college's finest woodwind, piano, and rhythm section players.
Admission: Free

Classical Art Songs

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Students in the Introduction to Classical Art Song class will sing a program of French chansons, including works of Fauré, Debussy, and Poulenc.
Admission: Free

Kiri Tse: Boundaries

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Influenced by the likes of pianists such as Taylor Eigsti and Aaron Parks, electronic acts like Flying Lotus and Underground Resistance, and EDM producers such as Zedd and 3LAU, Kiri presents a taste of her acoustic voice across the landscape of synthesized instruments and beats.
Admission: free

Best of Jazz Composition

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A concert of the best works from student composers in the Jazz Composition Department for the fall semester.
Admission: Free

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