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. 

 

Akenda Live at Berklee

Friday / February 27, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Four-piece band Akenda performs compositions by guitarist Bert Cheshire. The band is influenced by jazz fusion, progressive rock, classical, and electronic dance music.

Admission: Free

The Music Of Persia

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This Middle Eastern Festival clinic will feature the guest artists who will perform at the Seventh Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival (The Music Of Persia) at the Berklee Performance Center on March 3. 

Admission: Free

Composition Awards Concert

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Berklee's top student composers present their diverse and energetic music.

Admission: Free

Brass Master Class with Marshall Gilkes

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Trombonist and composer Marshall Gilkes will conduct a brass master class and critique various student groups on their original compositions. Sean Jones, chair of the Brass Department, will host a brief Q&A during the class. 

Admission: Free

Carlos Capacho: The Cuatro Project

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Venezuelan cuatro player Carlos Capacho gives a performance of his original repertoire, featuring merengue, jazz, bossa nova, and other music in various unusual time signatures, with a diverse group of musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

Admission: Free

Multicello: A Night with Steph Dye

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In her final recital at Berklee, cellist Steph Dye presents a solo concert featuring multiple layers of pre-recorded and live cello.

Admission: Free

Piano Reimagined with Barbara Lieurance

Wednesday / March 4, 2015 / 6:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Barbara Lieurance produces sounds from the piano unlike any other artist. In this concert she will play works by Berklee faculty and students.

Admission: Free

Jake Richter and Friends

Thursday / March 5, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Jacob Richter and his group perform funk and soul music.

Admission: Free

Jacob Ferrini: Lands

Friday / March 6, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Electric bassist Jacob Ferrini and his ten-piece band, Lands, perform neo-soul, funk, jazz, fusion, and other styles.

Admission: Free

Dan Pugh: Beautiful Music

Friday / March 6, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Daniel Pugh and a small jazz band perform Brazilian songs, jazz tunes, and originals.

Admission: Free

Rose Kanj: A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Rose Kanj performs a collection of original pieces and some of her favorites.

Admission: Free

Best Inventions Plus

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student compositions from Berklee's counterpoint courses.

Admission: Free

Julian Jimenez Quartet

Tuesday / March 10, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Julian Jimenez and his quartet give a performance of originals, accompanied for the first time by a horn section.

Admission: Free

Dhruv Agarwala

Tuesday / March 10, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Drummer Dhruv Agarwala gives his first recital at Berklee.

Admission: Free

John Knowles Fingerstyle Guitar Clinic

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

John Knowles leads Berklee faculty and students in a performance, master class, and discussion of the meeting places within classical and traditional approaches to fingerstyle guitar, and his process of finding a persoanl voice on the instrument.
 

Admission: Free

Erick Peralta: Un Toque de Sabor

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Erick Peralta will lead a tribute performance to the great composers of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican music.

Admission: Free

A Night With V

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist V. Blackburn will perform originals off of her EP, 50 Shades of Crazy, as well as some classic covers.

Admission: Free

Open Forum with Ambrose Akinmusire

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire will hold an open forum, discussing topics ranging from brass tips to making it on the jazz scene today. There will be a Q&A during the forum.

Admission: Free

Steven Finn's Senior Recital

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In his senior recital, drummer Steven Finn will perform a combination of his favorite styles to showcase the skills he's acquired at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Nadav Shapira

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Electric bassist Nadav Shapira and his band perform original music in this recital.

Admission: Free

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