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. 

 

Marc Thomas and Christine Fawson: The Connection Between Singing and Playing

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty member, jazz vocalist, and trumpet player Christine Fawson is joining forces with French jazz vocalist and saxophonist Marc Thomas. Together they will perform and talk about the relationship between playing an instrument and singing.

Admission: Free

Leahy Ardon: Love at First Sound

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

From cello covers and Israeli music to pop/rock originals, this concert is a celebration of sounds led by Leahy Ardon and featuring artists from around the world.

Admission: Free

Funktastic by Sunwoo Han

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Sunwoo Han's quintet will perform various funk compositions by the Joshua Redman Elastic Band, Yellowjackets, Snarky Puppy, and many others.

Admission: free

Keith Radigan: The Cardigan Quartet

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Keith Radigan and his group perform original fusion and rock.

Admission: Free

Caleb Hensinger: Dilandia

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

This performance features the talents of Bradley Hamilton, Akos Fargaks, Jesse Tait, and Yun Huang, among other artists performing the originals of trumpeter Caleb Hensinger. Caleb's originals span various genres, including jazz, funk, gospel, Afro-Cuban, and Asian. 

Admission: Free

Julien Kasper Band

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Guitar professor Julien Kasper will lead his trio through an hour of heavy grooves, outrageous psychedelia, and ethereal harmony.

Admission: Free

Lisa O'Neill / Tumbleweed Company

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Irish-born singer Lisa O'Neill's unrushed, natural, straight-talking approach and witty lyrics have made her a new favorite on Dublin's folk and traditional music scene. Tumbleweed Company will also perform.

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Fall Together

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee Jazz Composition Department faculty present a concert of original music.

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Felipe Guzmàn Group

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Felipe Guzmàn Group returns to Berklee with a performance reflecting on learning, understanding, and the merging of cultures that can influence a musician. The group will blend South American fusion, Afro-Cuban jazz, hip-hop, R&B, and timba to shape this concert.

Admission: Free

Jae Seok Jang: The Blue Night

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Jae Seok Jang presents an evening of blues, R&B, and soul.

Admission: Free

Halloween Storytellers

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Now in its 18th year, Storytellers features Berklee singers and singer-songwriters in an intimate concert performance. Since the concert falls on the night before Halloween, expect spooky songs, ghoulish giggles, and devilish delights.

Admission: Free

Giulia Malaspina in Musica

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Pianist and composer Giulia Malaspina presents an afternoon of original tunes and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Ekatmā by Ksitijā Rawal

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 4:10 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

A collaborative effort of musicians from all around the world, appreciating and playing music from all around the world.

Admission: Free

Lyle Williams and the Space Congress

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Lyle Williams and the Space Congress is composed of musicians who have a passion for exploring the depths of improvised and experimental music. They will present a recital of mainly jazz, but will incorporate hip-hop and electronica elements.

Admission: Free

Tessanne Chin / Kristen Merlin

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Tessanne Chin is the fresh soulful voice of a new generation of Jamaican musical talent. Kristen Merlin will also perform. 

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Larkin Poe / Benjamin Cartel

Saturday / November 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Atlanta-based sisters Larkin Poe will perform in support of a debut full-length album, Kin, on Restoration Hardware's RH Music label. Benjamin Cartel will also perform. 

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Patrick Bruel

Sunday / November 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Patrick Bruel is a French actor and who has sold millions of albums over the course of his versatile career.

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Alex Layton Live

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist Alex Layton will present an afternoon of acoustic rock, blues, and music in the singer-songwriter style.

Admission: Free

Experience Part 2: Music of the Jazz Contemporaries

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Calvin Limuel is an Indonesian-born jazz pianist and composer. As a follow-up to his first recital, Calvin will present an afternoon of contemporary jazz covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Keeping It Real

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In classical music, much as in jazz, the composer has been the performer, creating the works and bringing them to life. Continuing in that tradition, this concert presents works by performing composers and works specifically composed for this recital by the performers, as well as contemporary works by Leonard Bernstein and others. Faculty clarinetist Jeri Sykes and pianist David McGrory are featured.

Admission: Free

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