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. 

 

Max Holmberg's Senior Recital

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Max Holmberg performs with a number of different groups. The program will include original compositions by various members of the groups as well as some familiar jazz songs.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Hardcore/Heavy Metal

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present heavy metal music.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Big Band Jazz, Improv 21st Century Grooves, Mahavishnu, Return to Forever

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present big band jazz, modern improvised groove music, and jazz fusion.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Bluegrass

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present bluegrass music.

Admission: Free

Jonah Francese: Barely Thinkin'

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In his final recital at Berklee, trumpeter and big band leader Jonah Francese presents original compositions with a quintet.

Admission: Free

Jared Pease

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Drummer Jared Pease's Boston-based band is the musical vision of four people combining rock, soul, and old-school punk philosophy.

Admission: Free

The Berklee Dwele Ensemble

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Dwele Ensemble, directed by Tia Fuller, features the music of neo-soul artist Andwele ‘Dwele’ Gardner.

Admission: Free

The Music of Paul Simon

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 9:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Paul Simon.

Admission: Free

Enya Lim: Bounty

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

In her first Berklee recital, vocalist Enya Lim presents a selection of arrangements.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Mixed World Ensemble, Stage Performance I and II

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present mixed world music, rock, pop, and soul.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: The Music of Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Tina Turner, and Otis Redding

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Tina Turner, and Otis Redding.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Small Band Jazz

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present jazz in a small-band format.

Admission: Free

Rock Pop and Soul: Sam Cooke, Johnny Taylor, Thelma Houston, and the Ojays

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This annual spring concert will focus on the rich sounds of many of the early pioneer artists who personify stage performance technique. 

Admission: Free

Hannah Hoyt's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Singer Hannah Hoyt presents a classical voice recital, featuring works by Mozart, Bellini, Fauré, and Seiber.

Admission: Free

Into the Astral Plane: Matt Hull's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Trumpet principle Matt Hull presents an evening of original music, free improvisation, and arrangements featuring his band Jackie Molassess.

Admission: Free

Jeff LeBlanc / Ken Yates

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Sirius/XM's Singer/Songwriter Discovery of the Year nominee Jeff LeBlanc returns to Cafe 939 for a special headlining performance. Ken Yates will open the show.

Admission: $12 in advance, $15 day of show, general admission

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The Fourth Berklee Global Jazz Summit: Global Report

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents the fourth annual Berklee Global Jazz Summit: Global Report, which will feature BGJI artistic director and UNESCO Artist for Peace Danilo Perez and several BGJI faculty members, including master saxophonist George Garzone, world renowned bassist John Patitucci, and highly acclaimed percussionist Roman Diaz.
 

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Xi Chen: Under the Root Influence

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Singer Xi Chen presents a concert of covers, with music by Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Steely Dan, and others. Styles covered include R&B, blues-rock, and bossa nova.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Small Band Jazz, Brazilian

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present jazz and Brazilian music.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Music of Esperanza Spalding, Directed Study, Women in Rock

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by Esperanza Spalding, directed study students of Chantel Hampton, and music by women rock musicians.

Admission: Free

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