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. 

 

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

Ensembles: Country Music, Directed Studies, Original Fusion

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present country music, directed-study students of Darren Barrett, and original fusion music.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Divas Ensemble, George Duke/George Benson, Progressive Rock

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present vocal music, the music of George Duke and George Benson, and progressive rock.

Admission: Free

Eden Forman's Senior Recital

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Violinist Eden Forman presents an evening of fiddle music from Scotland, Ireland, America, and more.

Admission: Free

Lily & Madeleine / Shannon Hayden

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Written by a pair of teenaged sisters over the course of their summer vacation and recorded with a band in just a few days, The Weight of the Globe is a musical snapshot of Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz at a pivotal moment in their lives. 

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Begin Being: Drew Krasner's Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Friday / May 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

"Begin Being" will feature the music of tenor saxophonist and composer Drew Krasner in a variety of musical settings.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Boy Band Ensemble, The Music of P-Funk, Funk and Soul Review

Friday / May 2, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by boy bands, P-Funk, and more funk and soul.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Directed Study-Led Zeppelin, Directed Study-Grateful Dead, Contemporary Chamber Music

Friday / May 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present music by Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, and contemporary chamber music.

Admission: Free

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