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 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

Gwen Leathers: Groovalicious

Wednesday / May 6, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Groovalicious, directed by Gwen Leathers, showcases the talent and musicianship of the students in the voice department. The students performing are currently taking voice-department-offered courses: rhythm section grooves, rehearsal techniques, and advanced performance ensembles.

Admission: Free

Marlen Tjosvoll

Wednesday / May 6, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Marlen Tjosvoll presents a recital of soulful melodies and lyrics in the styles of jazz and R&B.

Admission: Free

Fabrizio Cavallaro's Senior Recital

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Fabrizio Cavallaro presents his senior recital with a program of covers and original compositions in the jazz and fusion styles.

Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Contemporary jazz for five guitars and rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Bebop Guitars

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Guitar Artist Ensemble: Bebop Guitars consists of five guitars and a rhythm section. The group plays arrangements and compositions written specifically for the band by the faculty member and ensemble leader John Baboian. The styles include mainstream and contemporary jazz, Latin, and blues forms. 

Admission: Free

Cheng Li: Me

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer Cheng Li and his band perform original songs and arrangements influenced by the musical traditions of Li's hometown.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival

Thursday / May 7, 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

Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase

Tuesday / May 26, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Associate Professor of Guitar Thaddeus Hogarth presents the 6th annual Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase, an evening of music featuring six stellar guitarists leading their groups in a program of original and cover R&B and funk music.

Admission: Free

The Esterhazy Quartet: Reading Session of Student Works

Tuesday / October 20, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Esterhazy Quartet will present a reading and recording session of music written by Berklee student composers.

Admission: Free

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