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. 

 

The Music Of Joni Mitchell / Country Ensemble / Big Band Ensemble

Monday / December 1, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Abigail Zocher, Kevin Belz, and Jerry Cecco present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Aleif Hamdan's Recital

Tuesday / December 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Aleif Hamdan presents a showcase of original music.

Admission: Free

Sam Cooke/Tina Turner/Otis Redding Ensemble / The Music of James Brown and Jimi Hendrix

Tuesday / December 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Dennis Cecere and Kenwood Dennard present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Organ Grooves Ensemble / Jazz Composition Ensemble / Directed Studies Ensemble

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Dennis Cecere, Eric Gould, and Winston Maccow present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Cooperative Big Band

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Students from the jazz composition department in their senior year present arrangements and compositions they have written for a large jazz ensemble.

Admission: Free

Yellowjackets / Directed Studies Ensemble / 21st-Century Grooves Ensemble

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Dave Weigert, Chantel Hampton, and Dave Fiuczynski present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Gabriele Milozzi: Sounds of the Universe

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In his final recital at Berklee, alto saxophonist Gabriele Milozzi presents original compositions that offer a blend of jazz, free improvisation, and Western and Indian classical influences.

Admission: Free

Indian Ensemble / Original Fusion Ensemble / Salsa Ensemble

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Annette Philip, Tiger Okoshi, and Bernardo Hernandez present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Simona Minns: A Hunger Artist

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Simona Minns will present her final project for the Berklee Interdisciplinary Art Institute, which combines her original jazz compositions, dance, theater, and literature. 

Admission: Free

Matthew McGrath: The Xmas Files

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Matthew McGrath performs music from "The Xmas Files," a sci-fi holiday musical by Roger Emerson and John Jacobson.

Admission: Free

Eva Gertz: Breathing Art, Chapter 2

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 11:30 a.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist and vocalist Eva Gertz will present a recital of original compositions and covers of her favorite artists, such as Paul Simon. 

Admission: Free

Big Band Ensemble / Microtonal Grooves Ensemble / Music of the Meters

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members John Pierce, Dave Fiuczynski, and Bob Tamagni present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Dillinger Escape Plan Ensemble / Prog Rock Ensemble / Directed Studies Dwele Ensemble

Tuesday / December 9, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members David Marvuglio, Jon Finn, and Tia Fuller present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Tinn Kisten (Part 2)

Tuesday / December 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

See the final chapter of Tinn Kisten's tale in the progressive rock opera Tinn Kisten, set in 12th century Scandinavia. Composed and arranged by Kevin Kopsco, and directed by Khiyon Hursey and assistant director Chris Cho.
 

Admission: Free

Cluttered Clarity

Wednesday / December 10, 2014 / 11:45 a.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Cluttered Clarity is a mix of jazz and gospel featuring some of Berklee's finest musicians.

Admission: Free

Contemporary Chamber Ensemble / Original Fusion Ensemble / The Music of Tower of Power

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Barbara LaFitte and Ken Zambello present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Vid Jamnik

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vibraphonist Vid Jamnik presents a diverse program of original music in the jazz idiom with his quartet and several guests.

Admission: Free

Divas Ensemble / Music Of Herbie Hancock / George Duke/George Benson Ensemble

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty member Jetro Da Silva presents several ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Performance Majors' Recitals: Part 1

Monday / December 15, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform in solo a piece of their choice. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester. Led by Piano Department professor Laszlo Gardony.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival

Monday / December 15, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocal jazz ensembles will perform original arrangements as well as the music of groups such as the New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer, the Real Group, the Swingle Singers, Take Six, and more.

Admission: Free

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