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. 

 

Linda Dallimore: Explorations

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The flutist and composer Linda Dallimore presents her first concert at Berklee: original classical compositions as well as jazz and Latin standards with her band, which features Sahil Warsi on bass, Juan Felipe Mejia Tobon on drums, and Tracy Yang on piano. 

Admission: Free

Quintet East Plays the Music of Bain Smith

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Quintet East, comprised of Five-Week faculty members, will play the music of Bain Smith under his direction.

Admission: Free

Seyoung Jung: Chapter 2

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Composer and pianist Seyoung Jung will present original pieces in various settings, including solo piano and small orchestra.
 

Admission: Free

Phil Beaudreau and Dawaun Parker Present 'Ether'

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Three-time Grammy Award-winning producer an Berklee alumnus Dawaun Parker ‘05 introduces Phil Beaudreau and his debut album, Ether.

Admission: Free

Kangwan Kim: From the Nojae

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Guitarist Kangwan Kim performs his original compositions.

Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Davis Whitfield performs solo piano. As the son of two musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina. 
 

Admission: Free

Bobby Wesley

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.

Harvard Longwood Campus

Bobby Wesley is an up and coming guitarist, songwriter and vocalist from Detroit, now based in Boston. His compositions are a timeless mixture of contemporary jazz and neo-soul. He is in the process of recording his debut album.

Admission: Free

Chris Geller's Senior Recital

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Chris Geller celebrates his time at Berklee by bringing a bunch of his friends on stage to play selections from all the genres he's played in the past three years, ranging from jazz to surf rock.

Admission: Free

Bora Han: Summer's Dance

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Bora Han will perform original tunes and standards.

Admission: Free

Arnold Friedman: Summer Compositions

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee Composition Majors perform their new music.

Admission: Free

Adam Halliday and the Blue Stuff

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

A showcase of vocalist Adam Halliday's original music, both solo and with his band, the Blue Stuff. The concert will cover a wide range of musical influences, from rock to hip-hop to alternative.

Admission: Free

Derrick Elliott's Senior Recital

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Electric bassist Derrick Elliott presents and performs with two different bands, playing a wide variety of music.

Admission: Free

Once More, with Feeling

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee vocalists bring an iconic dramatic presentation of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to life, with musical theater repertoire by Joss Whedon. Hanna Hoyt and Zoe Lustri lead a team of vocalists backed by the rock band Flight of Fire.

Admission: Free

The Music of John Scofield

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Nicholas Urie Large Ensemble will perform arrangements, written by Urie, of music composed by John Scofield.

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Kathryn Hallberg

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Emotional, evocative, warm, and natural, rooted in Americana with pop and country stylings lightly layered on top: This describes Kathryn Hallberg's music. Her second EP, Nocturnal, with musical contributions from Lloyd Maines (Dixie Chicks, Robert Earl Keen) was mixed by Niko Bolas (Neil Young, James Taylor) at the Surf Shack in Los Angeles.

Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.

Admission: FREE

Luis D’Elias Ensemble

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Using Venezuela as a point of departure, the Luis D'Elias Ensemble blends traditional South American music with contemporary jazz, rock, and classical music. 

Admission: Free

Yujung Jung: Mosaic Experiences

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

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Yujung Jung presents her senior recital with a program of original pieces and covers.

Admission: Free

Dan Pugh Trio

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Dan Pugh Trio presents songs and compositions in an electrifying, improvisational style by way of piano, bass, and drums.

Admission: Free

C-bass' Infinity Band

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Kendall Plaza

C-bass' Infinity Band is an improvisational group led by percussionist and composer Santiago Sebastian "C-bass" Chiriboga. The group combines music with visual arts, dance, speech, and theatre.
 
 

Admission: Free

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