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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Ensembles: Radiohead Ensemble, Rage Against the Machine Ensemble

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 4:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Radiohead, and of Rage Against the Machine.

Admission: Free

Berklee Open Mic

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

The Songwriting department, in conjuction with the Red Room, is proud to present a new monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters.

Admission: Free

Thomas Anello: Into the Fray

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist Thomas Anello presents a performance of solo acoustic guitar songs as well as music for a country quartet.

Admission: Free

Motown at the Apollo

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Professor Larry Watson will recreate the weekly excitement listeners enjoyed in the heyday of the Apollo Theater. 

Admission: Free

Motown Tribute Concert

Wednesday / April 30, 2014 / 9:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present soul and Motown music. The evening will be rounded out with the music of Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Tata Vega, and Marvin Gaye.

Admission: Free

Corey Sanchez's Portfolio Concert

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Composer Corey Sanchez presents original compositions combining styles including jazz, funk, soul, and fusion.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Middle Eastern Fusion, Balkan Ensemble, Music and Life of Bob Marley

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present Middle Eastern fusion, Balkan music, and the music of Bob Marley.

Admission: Free

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