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. 

 

Best of Jazz Composition

Wednesday / April 1, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department produces a concert of the best compositions by its majors. Featuring a variety of approaches by a talented group of composers and performers, this show promises to be an enjoyable one.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days 2015

Friday / April 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Percussion Department presents a faculty and student recital.

Admission: Free

Flowers of the Forest: The Berklee Anglo-Celtic Vocal Ensemble

Monday / April 6, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Eight of Berklee's premier vocalists present a concert of rollicking, rowdy, and achingly beautiful songs from the British Isles. Come enjoy an evening of story songs, ballads, and shanties.

Admission: Free

Music Education Recital

Tuesday / April 7, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Music Education director Libby Allison presents the annual Music Education Department recital.

Admission: Free

Music Therapy Symposium

Friday / April 10, 2015 / 9:00 a.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Music Therapy Department presents its annual symposium highlighting the work of music therapy around the world.

Admission: Free

The Music of Eric Gould

Monday / April 13, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This concert will feature works by pianist, composer, and arranger Eric Gould, chair of the Jazz Composition Department.

Admission: Free

A Cappella Mixé Spring

Tuesday / April 14, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee's contemporary a cappella ensemble will present works directed by Joey Blake.
Also performing is the Jubilee Spirit Ensemble, directed by Donna McElroy, a former member of the world-renowned Jubilee Singers of Fisk University.

Admission: Free

Kai Turnbull: Sonic Collision IX

Tuesday / April 14, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty member Kai Turnbull presents a concert of high-energy electronica, performed by Electronic Production and Design students and featuring live improvised sets on laptops and controllers.

Admission: Free

Beautiful Songs from Latin America

Wednesday / April 15, 2015 / 2:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Advanced Latin and Jazz Workshop students present their work, directed by faculty member Mili Bermejo. This is a recital of songs from Latin American countries arranged by the singers and the band with a jazz aesthetic and improvisation.

Admission: Free

Jazz Revelation Records Showcase: Can You Dig It?

Wednesday / April 15, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Join Jazz Revelation Records for its spring showcase.

Admission: Free

Lauren George's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 23, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Singer Lauren George and her band perform a broad array of music from artists such as Sara Bareilles, Allen Stone, and Concha Buika.

Admission: Free

Jernej Bervar: The Sound Experiment

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Jernej Bervar and his band present a recital of original compositions and standards, exploring the sound of an unconventional ensemble and orchestration.

Admission: Free

Ghislaine van de Laarschot: Gigi's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 29, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer Ghislaine van de Laarschot performs a set of originals and pop covers. 

Admission: Free

2CELLOS

Friday / May 1, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have achieved sensational success by taking the cello to a new level. Their playing style has broken down the boundaries between different genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock.
 

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The Wailin' Jennys

Sunday / May 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Wailin' Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody, and Heather Masse, three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Together they forge a unified folk-pop sound — all delivered with the irresistible vocal power of three.

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Marimba Concert

Monday / May 4, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A mix of styles, from classical to pop, will be presented by student performers from Berklee marimba courses.

Admission: Free

Marimba Concert

Monday / May 4, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A mix of styles, from classical to pop, will be presented by student performers from Berklee marimba courses.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival

Tuesday / May 5, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Vocal jazz ensembles will perform original arrangements as well as the music of groups such as the New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer, the Real Group, the Swingle Singers, Take Six, and more.

Admission: Free

String Chamber Music

Tuesday / May 5, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

String chamber music of varying styles will be performed in quartet or larger group formats.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival

Tuesday / May 5, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Vocal jazz ensembles will perform original arrangements as well as the music of groups such as the New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer, the Real Group, the Swingle Singers, Take Six, and more.

Admission: Free

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