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. 

 

Ensembles: Big Band Jazz, Improv 21st Century Grooves, Mahavishnu, Return to Forever

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present big band jazz, modern improvised groove music, and jazz fusion.

Admission: Free

Jonah Francese: Barely Thinkin'

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In his final recital at Berklee, trumpeter and big band leader Jonah Francese presents original compositions with a quintet.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: The Music of Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Tina Turner, and Otis Redding

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Tina Turner, and Otis Redding.

Admission: Free

Into the Astral Plane: Matt Hull's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Trumpet principle Matt Hull presents an evening of original music, free improvisation, and arrangements featuring his band Jackie Molassess.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Music of Esperanza Spalding, Directed Study, Women in Rock

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by Esperanza Spalding, directed study students of Chantel Hampton, and music by women rock musicians.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Country Music, Directed Studies, Original Fusion

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present country music, directed-study students of Darren Barrett, and original fusion music.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Directed Study-Led Zeppelin, Directed Study-Grateful Dead, Contemporary Chamber Music

Friday / May 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, and contemporary chamber music.

Admission: Free

Jan Mazura: Jazz Composition Portfolio Recital

Friday / May 2, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Composer Jan Mazura presents original contemporary jazz compositions for small- to medium-size ensembles.

Admission: Free

Solo Piano Recital

Monday / May 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Students of Neil Olmstead will perform the music of Maurice Ravel, Alexander Scriabin, and Frederic Chopin, as well as Bill Evans and Lennie Tristano, in a solo piano recital....

Admission: Free

Composition, Improvisation, and the Visual Arts

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Several Berklee Global Jazz Institute students will perform original compositions and improvisations based on works of art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. 

Admission: Free