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. 

 

The Music of Paul Simon and Sting / Stage Performance Ensembles

Tuesday / December 9, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Alain Mallet and Larry Watson present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Dillinger Escape Plan Ensemble / Prog Rock Ensemble / Directed Studies Dwele Ensemble

Tuesday / December 9, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members David Marvuglio, Jon Finn, and Tia Fuller present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Tinn Kisten (Part 2)

Tuesday / December 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

See the final chapter of Tinn Kisten's tale in the progressive rock opera Tinn Kisten, set in 12th century Scandinavia. Composed and arranged by Kevin Kopsco, and directed by Khiyon Hursey and assistant director Chris Cho.
 

Admission: Free

Vlade Guigni: My First Step

Tuesday / December 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In his first recital, Dominican drummer Vlade Guigni will perform some contemporary jazz music with great musicians from all over the world. 

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam

Tuesday / December 9, 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 Red, Blue, Orange, and Silver Ensembles.

Admission: Free

Cluttered Clarity

Wednesday / December 10, 2014 / 11:45 a.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Cluttered Clarity is a mix of jazz and gospel featuring some of Berklee's finest musicians.

Admission: Free

David Tangney Senior Recital

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

Cafe 939

Cellist David Tangney and friends will explore the many different styles of music played on the cello.

Admission: Free

Afro-Pop Ensemble / Foundations of Singing Ensemble / Motown Ensemble

Wednesday / December 10, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Bob Pilkington and Larry Watson present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Pei Chieh Weng: The Music We Love

Wednesday / December 10, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In his first recital at Berklee, guitarist Pei Chieh Weng and his band will present an evening of music that inspires them.

Admission: Free

Juan Ale Quartet

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Juan Alejandro and his quartet will play original compositions as well as jazz standards.

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Ensemble / Reggae Dub Ensemble / The Music of Pat Metheny

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Terri Lyne Carrington and Winston Maccow present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Contemporary Chamber Ensemble / Original Fusion Ensemble / The Music of Tower of Power

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Barbara LaFitte and Ken Zambello present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Arreanna Lerner: Parallels

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Singer and songwriter Arreanna will showcase her 2014 EP as well as songs that have influenced her writing. The songs combine grooves with lyrics that allude to Scandinavian folklore.

Admission: Free

Vid Jamnik

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vibraphonist Vid Jamnik presents a diverse program of original music in the jazz idiom with his quartet and several guests.

Admission: Free

Chirality / Seven Spires / Slumberjack

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Chirality was formed at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in February 2011, with their current four-piece lineup solidified in October of the same year.

Admission: Free

Singers Showcase: A Tribute to Muscle Shoals

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Many great songs in music history have been recorded in this small town in Alabama by such legendary performers as Etta James, Percy Sledge, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, among others. Singers Showcase features some of Berklee's finest student vocalists, instrumentalists, and arrangers in a tribute to Muscle Shoals.

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Dag Hanken's Senior Recital

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Dag Hanken gives his final recital at Berklee. The concert will showcase improvised electronic music as well as Dag's Boston-based indie band, Night Lights.

Admission: Free

Divas Ensemble / Music Of Herbie Hancock / George Duke/George Benson Ensemble

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty member Jetro Da Silva presents several ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Jen Aldana

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Local songwriter and performer Jen Aldana will be performing some of her favorite songs and originals in the style of folk, rock, and soul.

Admission: Free

Brad Mehldau Trio

Saturday / December 13, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Acclaimed jazz pianist Brad Mehldau, a four-time Grammy nominee, and his group present Mehldau's music, which often juxtaposes dense pieces with stripped down, emotionally direct works.

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