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. 

 

Akenda

Monday / October 20, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Akenda is a four-piece band of current Berklee students influenced by jazz fusion, progressive rock, classical, and electronic dance music. This recital will showcase compositions by guitarist Bert Cheshire.

Admission: Free

16th Annual Berklee Octoboefest

Monday / October 20, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The oboists of Berklee celebrate 16 years of unique concerts showcasing the double reeds in all genres of music. From baroque to fusion, you are sure to hear something new. Costumes are encouraged. Dress up and join the fun!

Admission: Free

Prong P. Praison

Monday / October 20, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Vocalist Prong Praison and her band will perform originals and covers in jazz, fusion, and R&B styles.

Admission: Free

Sandahl/Ullén Transatlantic

Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Bassist Mats Sandahl and trumpeter Henning Ullén present original pieces inspired by the music of their home country, Sweden, and that of the USA.

Admission: Free

Lena Glikson: Kaleidoscope

Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Lena Glikson will present her own compositions and original arrangements of her favorite pieces.

Admission: Free

Esterhazy Quartet Reading Session of Student Works

Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Admission: Free

A Cappella Mixé

Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Music of the rich a cappella tradition of the famed Fisk Jubileee Singers is performed by vocal group Jubilee Spirit, under the direction of Professor Donna McElroy. The A Cappella Ensemble, led by Professor Joey Blake, will follow.

Admission: Free

Perceptions of Time

Wednesday / October 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Inspired by one of the most important aspects of music—rhythm—this performance experiments with different perceptions of time and "time-feel."

Admission: Free

Jazz Drum Battle: James Gillespie vs. Nikko Salvador

Wednesday / October 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Drum set principals James Gillespie and Nikko Salvador revive the tradition of the Drum Battle. This recital will feature compositions by Thad Jones, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, and many more.

Admission: Free

Evening With Entrepreneurs

Wednesday / October 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

An annual event featuring a panel of successful business entrepreneurs.

Admission: Free

Call Me Doxy at 1Q

Wednesday / October 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Call Me Doxy is a baroque rock band based in Boston. This five-piece band strives to bring impressionist classical themes into a rock 'n' roll context.

Admission: Free

Yoav Eshed Solo

Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Israeli guitarist Yoav Eshed will perform, painting thoughts and moods with music.

Admission: Free

Meitar Forkosh

Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Violinist Meitar Forkosh presents a recital of covers and original music.

Admission: Free

Marlen Tjosvoll

Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer-songwriter Marlen performs more of her original pop, soul, and R&B music.

Admission: Free

Esterhazy Quartet in Concert

Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Esterhazy Quartet will perform a concert of new and traditional music for string quartet.

Admission: Free

Gabrielle Goodman & Friends

Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Gabrielle Goodman, along with Walter Beasley, Donna McElroy, David Alan Bunn, Larry Watson, and other special guests, will perform songs from Gabrielle's catalogue as well as songs by artists she has worked with over the years: Chaka Khan, Michael Buble, Roberta Flack, Patti Labelle, and others.
 

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Cordelia & the Buffalo / Andrea Charls / Mike Caprarola

Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

In an evening of folk-rock, pop, and R&B, Cordelia & the Buffalo, Andrea Charls, and Mike Caprarola deliver emotionally resonant performances.

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A&R Pitch Session with Disney Music Group A&R Director Mike Daly

Friday / October 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Mike Daly, Berklee alum and director of A&R at Disney Music Group, will give a short talk and demo followed by a live pitch session for the upcoming Demi Lovato record. The session is open to all Berklee students, but the pitches will feature songs from a select group of Berklee songwriters. 

Admission: Free

Emily Shibata & Friends

Friday / October 24, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Singer-songwriter Emily Shibata performs a set of her own songs which incorporate pop, rock, folk, and fusion, with influences from French, Spanish, and Japanese cultures.

Admission: Free

Marina Maiztegui

Friday / October 24, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer Marina Maiztegui performs a set of songs that contain a mix of cultural influences and genres.

Admission: Free

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