Berk Recital Hall

 

The Berk Recital Hall is located on the ground floor at the 1140 Boylston Street building. Named in honor of Berklee's founder Lawrence Berk and his wife Alma, the hall can accomodate 118 audience members. 

 

Oscar Feldman Tango Clinic

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Tango clinic by renowned saxophonist and composer Oscar Feldman, accompanied by Berklee students.

Admission: Free

EMYO

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Emyo, a Swedish artist and songwriter, presents a set of original compositions and selected covers. She and her group will perform piano-based indie-pop songs with a melancholic core. 
 

Admission: Free

Oscar Feldman Tango Clinic

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Performance by renowned saxophonist and composer Oscar Feldman, featuring faculty members Dave Samuels, Leo Blanco, Fernando Huergo, and Bertram Lehman.

Admission: Free

Rogerio Boccato, After Bossa Nova Project

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Rogerio Boccato brings his Ritmica clinic back to Berklee, followed by a performance of the After Bossa Nova Project, "re-composing" some of the best music written by the After Bossa Nova generation.

Admission: Free

Sapporo Junior Jazz School Band Premiere

Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Presented by faculty trumpeter Tiger Okoshi, this 22-piece jazz big band with selected junior high school students from the city of Sapporo, Japan, will premiere its concert before the BeanTown Jazz Festival show on September 27.

Admission: Free

Alon Yavnai: Improvisation and Free Play

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Berklee associate professor and pianist Alon Yavnai presents an interactive workshop which focuses on being "in the moment" when improvising.

Admission: Free

Norm Zocher's Electric Strings Quartet

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Norm Zocher’s Electric Strings Quartet will perform excerpts from Rock Ethic and other original compositions, arranged for the unique instrumentation of this ensemble.

Admission: Free

Jarabe De Palo

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Latin Grammy-winner Jarabe De Palo, a Spanish pop/rock group formed in 1996, will perform an acoustic set of all of its major hits, such as “La Flaca,” “Agua,” “Dejame Vivir,” and many more.

Admission: Free

The 98 Project

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The 98 Project is a sextet of Berklee students playing original tunes and arrangements of jazz repertoire.

Admission: Free

Flamenco Influences

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

After a yearlong study of different flamenco styles, pianist and Berklee faculty member Nando Michelin will share the influences that he has found as a result.

Admission: Free

Penelope Santana Group

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Dominican jazz guitarist Penelope Santana will present an evening of original compositions and standards with her band.

Admission: Free

Alain Caron

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Bass Department welcomes MarkBass artist and Canadian bass virtuoso Alain Caron. From the seminal fusion group Uzeb to Mike Stern, Alain covers all basses. He  brings to Berklee a wealth of experience in improvisation, composition, slapping, and fretless bass.
 
 

Admission: Free

Funny Girl

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

An afternoon at the theater with numbers from musicals that are all about comedy! Hosted by two improv emcees, this hour of hilarious will feature many wonderful singers, musicians, and a variety of tunes.

Admission: Free

Gilad Barakan Quintet

Monday / October 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

A few weeks after recording its debut album, Gilad Barakan's Quintet will perform with special guests at Berk Hall. The music reflects Barakan's classical, jazz, and rock background.
 

Admission: Free

Antoni Vaquer: Voodoo Children Big Band

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Antoni Vaquer performs a mix of rock, jazz, and other styles with a modern jazz big band.

Admission: Free

Sophisticated Lady: In Memory of Magdalene Liptay

Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Composer, arranger, and pianist Suzanna Sifter presents an acoustic jazz quartet with some Berklee all-stars: Dino Govoni on tenor sax, Bruce Gertz on bass, and Casey Scheuerell on drums.

Admission: Free

Rhiannon

Wednesday / October 8, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Rhiannon presents a voice clinic titled "The Improvised Life."

Admission: Free

Shir Zehavy: Golden Melody

Wednesday / October 8, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer and songwriter Shir Zehavy presents a set of her own music that combines American electro-pop with Israeli tones and timbres.

Admission: Free

Two for the Road: Jazz for Piano and Guitar

Wednesday / October 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Berklee faculty members Bob Winter and Larry Baione present a recital of jazz repertoire for piano and guitar.

Admission: Free

Nancy Rumbel: Oboist Outside the Box

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In this session, Nancy Rumbel will share concepts about improvisation both in live music and in her career. She will help us open our horizons to possibilities that exist here at Berklee and beyond.

Admission: Free

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