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. 

 

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

From The New World

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Hankyul Kang will debut original compositions, as well as reharmonizations of famous songs in a piano trio setting. 

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

David Caalaman Trio

Thursday / October 9, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist David Caalaman presents compositions by Cedar Walton, Hank Mobley, John Hicks, and others in a trio setting.

Admission: Free

The Nikko Salvador Sextet

Friday / October 10, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Nikki Salvador Sextet will perform arrangements and tunes by Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, George Coleman, John Hicks, Cedar Walton, and Mulgrew Miller.

Admission: Free

Arabic-Inspired Music

Friday / October 10, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Presenting primarily original compositions, Aliya Cycon's Arabic-inspired music will feature seven talented musicians from around the world in a salute to Cycon's passion for the genre.

Admission: Free

Sheri Sanders Workshop

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Visiting artist and vocalist Sheri Sanders presents a workshop on musical theatre, performance, and auditions.

Admission: Free

Guitarist Danny Nagy

Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Danny Nagy performs energetic fusion music.

Admission: Free

Moira Lo Bianco: Improvisation for Classical Pianists - Session 2

Wednesday / October 15, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Students of this clinic will acquire the necessary tools to create their own improvisations using classical compositions as source materials and eventually write original compositions that can freely reinvent a classical composition.

Admission: Free

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