Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

MultiCello: A Night with Steph Dye

Monday / December 1, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Cellist Steph Dye presents her one-woman cello choir. Using multiple layers, she will perform the music of pop and rock artists, as well as original music.

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

Directed Studies Ensemble / Directed Studies Esperanza Ensemble / The Music of Art Blakey

Tuesday / December 2, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Tia Fuller and Ralph Peterson present their ensembles. 

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

Small Jazz Band Ensemble

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty member Joanne Brackeen presents her small jazz band ensemble, rating 6.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival, Day 2

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

Berklee Performance Center

Vocal Jazz Ensembles perform music in the styles of such groups as the Manhattan Transfer, New York Voices, Take 6, the Real Group, the Andrew Sisters, and the Swingle Singers, as well as original arrangements.

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Trombone Dave Hits Up Mass Ave

Tuesday / December 2, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

For his second recital at Berklee, trombonist David Joslin will showcase original material in various styles.

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Ensemble / Hardcore and Heavy Metal Ensemble / Radiohead Ensemble

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Terri Lyne Carrington and Robert Schlink present their ensembles.

Admission: Free

Vocal Music of South Africa Ensemble / Directed Studies African Strings Ensemble / New Orleans Street Band

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty members Joe Galeota and Charlie Lewis 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

The Checkout—Live at Berklee: Revive Big Band

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Heralded by the Village Voice as having some of New York City’s “most electrifying young lions in jazz,” Revive Big Band has a finger on the pulse of today’s emerging progressive sound.  

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Anthony Fung's Senior Recital

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Anthony Fung will perform a variety of original music that has been written over the past four years.

Admission: Free

Girl Band Ensemble / Hip-Hop Ensemble / World Music Ensemble

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Chantel Hampton, Brian Ellis, and Alain Mallet present their ensembles. 

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

Kenny Cha Group

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist Heechan Cha, (known as Kenny Cha) will present his original music with a group.

Admission: Free

Rob Taylor's Transcendence

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

An inquisitive look into the past, present, and future of improvised music, by acoustic bassist Rob Taylor. 

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

Vulnerable: A Marvin Gaye Tribute

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Featuring Aloe Blacc, Bilal, Chris Turner, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the Berklee Neo-Soul Ensemble, and the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, this homage to Marvin Gaye will feature the first live performance of Vulnerable in its entirety alongside some of his popular and lesser-known compositions. Curated and produced by Revive Music.

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in a concert featuring the Purple Ensemble.

Admission: Free

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