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. 

 

Berklee Global Jazz Institute at the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

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

Cabarete Beach

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature original repertoire as well as arranged standards in a concert presented on Cabarete Beach.

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Last Dance with Aubin Wise

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

Cafe 939

"Last Dance" is a theatrical performance highlighting the multiple colors and voices of Aubin Wise. 

Admission: Free

Shoko Igarashi Senior Recital

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Tenor saxophonist Shoko Igarashi presents her final recital with a set of originals.

Admission: Free

Virginia's Concert

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Virginia McMahon will present her second concert at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Cabaret

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

The Cabaret is an intimate live showcase of Broadway favorites as well as musical theater–inspired originals. Begun in 2012, the Cabaret is a student initiative to give musical theater enthusiasts at Berklee the chance to perform in a professional setting beyond the mainstage musical season. 

Admission: Free

Erica Telisnor: Abstract Scenario's "Abstract Friends: Deux"

Monday / November 10, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

This concert will feature pianist Erica Telisnor's jazz fusion quartet, Abstract Scenario, as well as several guest performers. The program will showcase original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

BITR: Berklee In The Round

Tuesday / November 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Berklee In the Round (BITR) occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Each month, a different faculty member selects four or five students and one special guest (a visiting artist, touring songwriter, or other performer), and hosts an in-the-round performance.

Admission: Free

Mandu Medga

Tuesday / November 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The words "Mandu Mega" come from one of the many languages spoken in Kenya called Kikuyu, a saying that means "good things." This recital will be a selection of pianist Kathy Kiragu's favorite songs by artists from Kenya and other parts of Africa.

Admission: Free

Brian Seymour's Senior Recital

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Woodwind doubler Brian Seymour will play his original jazz fusion tunes and arrangements with his band.

Admission: Free

CIM: Creative Improvised Music

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Come experience the music of jazz fusion percussionist Henrique De Almeida and jazz fusion keyboardist Steve Hunt on this collaborative project. 

Admission: Free

Classic Etude Recital

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Live performances of classical studies for double bass, violin, and electric bass.

Admission: Free

Peruvian Music

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 1:50 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty member Oscar Stagnaro will present a concert of music from Peru.

Admission: Free

Autumn Winds, Flutes, and Pianos

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble and the Berklee Flute Choir, directed by professor Wendy Rolfe, will present a concert featuring a variety of music, including Latin, baroque, romantic, and more. Lively and lyrical classical favorites, originals by Berklee musicians, and music from across the globe will be performed by some of the college's finest woodwind, piano, and rhythm section players.

Admission: Free

Ledisi- Live

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Grammy nominated R&B, soul, and jazz vocalist Ledisi will be performing some of her best works.

Admission: Free

Classical Art Songs

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Students in the Introduction to Classical Art Song class will sing a program of French chansons, including works of Fauré, Debussy, and Poulenc.

Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A concert of the best works from student composers in the Jazz Composition Department for the fall semester.

Admission: Free

Caleb Tay: The Last, The First

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Pianist Caleb Tay will present covers and arrangements of jazz and contemporary tunes.

Admission: Free

María Fajardo Quartet

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The María Fajardo Quartet is a project that brings jazz and other musical influences together.

Admission: Free

McKain Webb-Lakey: All The Good Things

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Vocalist McKainn Webb-Lakey presents an eclectic mix of original compositions and covers.

Admission: Free

Mark Joseph: Finish Line

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

For his final recital at Berklee, vocalist Mark Joseph presents a collection of favorites and originals.

Admission: Free

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