Events

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical Theater Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias.
Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating
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The Future of Large Ensembles, with Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Patrice Rushen, and Maria Schneider

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This panel will discuss the current realities and future of jazz composition for large ensembles.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: The Music of Art Blakey, Salsa Ensemble, State of Jazz Comp. Symposium

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Art Blakey, salsa music, and original jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

How Composers Get Paid (or Don't): The Broad Issues of Compensation in the New Music Business, with Maria Schneider, Bonnie Hayes, Patrice Rushen, and Don Gorder

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Composer Maria Schneider's recent testimony before Congress is part of a much larger discussion about issues of compensation and protection of intellectual property for composers and songwriters. We will examine some of these issues in this forum, which is held in conjunction with our Music Business and Songwriting departments.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Original Fusion, Reggae Dub, The Music of Pat Metheny

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present original fusion music, reggae dub music, and the music of Pat Metheny.  
Admission: Free

Ensembles: ECM/Free Jazz, the Music of Cedar Walton, Miles Davis Acoustic

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present free jazz, the music of Cedar Walton, and the music of Miles Davis.  
Admission: Free

Jazz Composition with Maria Schneider and Geri Allen

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Grammy-winning composers Maria Schneider and Geri Allen will critique the works of some of Berklee's finest jazz composers
Admission: Free

Stevie Marie Duffek: You Call Me a B*tch

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Vocalist Stevie Marie Duffek performs a set of rock music by artists including Bon Jovi, Halestorm, Black Veil Brides, and others.
Admission: Free

Miku Okano's Senior Recital

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In her final recital at Berklee, drumset principle Miku Okano will perform jazz tunes with her quintet.
Admission: Free

Women in Jazz: Geri Allen meets Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Grammy-winning composer and pianist Geri Allen will present a concert led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller and the Rainbow Ensembles featuring arrangements by up-and-coming pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston.
Admission: Free

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical Theater Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias.  
Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating
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Wake Owl / Lyla Foy / DJ Carbo

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Wake Owl showcases the music of singer-songwriter Colyn Cameron, whose words and melodies are rich with raw, honest emotion. London-based singer-songwriter Lyla Foy, who is releasing her debut album on Sub Pop, opens the show.
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
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Mad Satta at BAMcafé Live

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Mad Satta is at the forefront of a new movement in music. This exciting and sophisticated eight-piece band merges elements of old-school soul with hip-hop, rock, and jazz to create an intriguing sound that spans generations. Catch them at BAMcafé Live on April 25.
Admission: Free

Rainbow Big Band: Music of Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller, the exciting and versatile Rainbow Big Band will perform music of pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston for a Friday night big band hang. Free and open to the public.
Admission: Free