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 Concert Series and Jam

Thursday / December 4, 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 Purple Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Vulnerable: A Marvin Gaye Tribute

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Featuring Aloe Blacc, Bilal, Chris Turner, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the Berklee Neo-Soul Ensemble, and the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, this homage to Marvin Gaye will feature the first live performance of Vulnerable in its entirety alongside some of his popular and lesser-known compositions. Curated and produced by Revive Music.

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The Music of the Crusaders / The Music of P-Funk / Funk and Soul Review

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Walter Beasley and Lenny Stallworth present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Indian Ensemble / Original Fusion Ensemble / Salsa Ensemble

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members Annette Philip, Tiger Okoshi, and Bernardo Hernandez present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Matthew McGrath: The Xmas Files

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Matthew McGrath performs music from "The Xmas Files," a sci-fi holiday musical by Roger Emerson and John Jacobson.

Admission: Free

Mark O'Connor & Friends: An Appalachian Christmas

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Violinist and composer Mark O'Connor presents a program of Appalachian music. "Appalachia is the original melting pot of our country, featuring more diverse styles of American music than just about anywhere,'' O'Connor says. 

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Bent Knee / Bury Me Standing / Jaggery

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Experience Boston's best dark, experimental rock bands in the same room on the same night. Come have your brains broken and your hearts stomped by Bent Knee's avant indie rock, Jaggery's dark wave, and Bury Me Standing's gypsy dirge-core. 

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Mirel Wagner

Saturday / December 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Mirel Wagner's songs are like smooth, polished pebbles thrown into a bottomless pond, drops of life that set the darkness rippling.

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Pianist, Vocalist Eva Gertz: Breathing Art, Chapter 2

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 11:30 a.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist and vocalist Eva Gertz will present a recital of original compositions and covers of her favorite artists, such as Paul Simon. The performance will include dance, video, and poetry.
 

Admission: Free

Ludovica Burtone's Senior Recital

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Italian violinist/composer/arranger Ludovica Burtone came to Berklee in September 2012 to follow her passion for jazz. Coming from years of study and performing classical, world, and folk music around Europe, in her jazz composition portfolio recital she will present a variety of original compositions in different ensemble settings.

Admission: Free

Contemporary Middle Eastern Ensemble / Middle Eastern Fusion Ensemble / Directed Studies Balkan Choir

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty members Craig Macrae and Christiane Karam present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Big Band Ensemble / Microtonal Grooves Ensemble / Music of the Meters

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty members John Pierce, Dave Fiuczynski, and Bob Tamagni present their ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Pianist Bora Han: Last Season

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In her final recital at Berklee, pianist Bora Han will perform original tunes.

Admission: Free

James Labrosse & The International Chamber Band

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Composer, arranger, and guitarist James Labrosse presents some of his latest work with a diverse band.

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

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

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